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Total doses
given
11.1M
People fully
vaccinated
4.1M
% Fully
vaccinated
80.75%
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated):
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated):
Test on arrival (vaccinated):
Test on arrival (unvaccinated):

Quarantine:

Covid-19 Quarantine
Not required
20.09.2022

For healthcare workers; identified as a household close contact; repeating antigen testing is required; unless recovered from COVID-19 in previous 3 months. For all other close contacts; no test is required if not symptomatic. Only tests for HCWs.

20.09.2022

12/03/2020: Individuals who have symptoms should self-isolate for a period of 14 days; 23/02/2022: After 7 days of self-isolation; people can go back to their normal activities; and take extra care for another 3 days.

20.09.2022

For ports and airports; in the event of a suspected case; contact tracing forms will be distributed to all passengers and pass completed forms to HSE lead personnel at the incident site; 01/01/2021: Close contacts will not be tested during this time. If you are a close contact you need to restrict your movements (stay at home); even if you feel well. If you develop symptoms of COVID-19; self-isolate (stay in your room) and phone your GP for further advice; 28/01/2021: close contact testing to begin shortly and those involved will receive a call if they are regarded as close contacts of someone diagnosed with Covid-19; 22/02/2022: new rules in place.

20.09.2022

Any traveller entering the country; with the exception of people from Northern Ireland; must “self-quarantine or self-isolate” on arrival for a 14-day period; 25/05/2020: Arrivals from overseas; including Irish residents; are asked to self-isolate for 14 days on arrival; 29/06/2020: Any person arriving into the country from abroad is still expected to self-isolate for 14 days after entering the country. They also must fill out a form showing where they will self-isolate; 22/07/2020: A 'green list' of 15 countries; excluding Great Britain and the US; that travellers can go to and not self-isolate on their return; has been released; 01/10/2020: Travellers are requested to restrict their movements for 14 days if they arrive into Ireland from another location that is not on the COVID-19 Green List; 05/10/2020: Only travelers from Northern Ireland; Cyprus; Finland; Latvia; and Lichtenstein are allowed to enter the country without having to self-isolate upon arrival. All travelers; including Irish citizens; entering Ireland from other locations; must self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival; 09/11/2020: Ireland implements the EU-wide “traffic light” system to regularize travel within the EU/international travel between member states. ECDC publishes a weekly map that assigns countries a red; orange; grey or green rating based on an agreed set of criteria including COVID-19 infection rates. International arrivals from red; orange; grey; and non-EU countries are advised to self-isolate for 14 days; 26/01/2021: A range of mandatory quarantine measures will be introduced; applying to all international arrivals; 28/03/2021: Mandatory hotel quarantine is now in place for all travellers arriving into Ireland and from 33 countries deemed 'high risk' for Covid-19 transmission; 09/04/2021: 16 countries added to hotel quarantine list; 13/07/2021: you must quarantine when you arrive into Ireland; unless your journey starts in Northern Ireland. If you arrive from a designated country without being fully vaccinated; or do not have a negative or not detected RT-PCR test as required; you have to quarantine in a designated hotel; 29/07/2021: If you’re fully vaccinated and arriving from the US; the UK; or the EU; there is no need to isolate on arrival; 13/08/2021: travellers into Ireland with an EU Digital COVID Certificate must be fully vaccinated with an EMA-approved vaccine to be considered exempt from mandatory hotel quarantine or self-quarantine; 25/09/2021: removal of all States from the list of States designated for the purposes of Mandatory Hotel Quarantine; 29/11/2021: international arrivals to Ireland with a travel history in 1 of 7 high-risk countries – Botswana; Eswatini; Lesotho; Mozambique; Namibia; South Africa; and Zimbabwe – are required to present a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test and to complete post-arrival home quarantine; 06/03/2022: no post-arrival quarantine requirements for travellers to Ireland.

26.08.2022

07/07/20: The Irish Government and the Health Service Executive released the 'COVID Tracker' app.

04.04.2022

Quarantine requirement at government designated site- subject to category.

COVID-19 travel restrictions have been lifted in Ireland. Travellers are not required to provide proof of vaccination, recovery or a negative PCR test result. There are no post-arrival quarantine or testing requirements.

An individual who develops COVID-19 symptoms while in Ireland should follow the HSE guidance in relation to isolation and undertake antigen or PCR testing as appropriate. Travellers are advised to consult current measures with the Government of Ireland and Citizens Information.

22.03.2022

Ireland's containment strategy to transition to the isolation of suspected COVID-19 in community settings; once tested. ; 12/03/20 Individuals who have symptoms should self-isolate for a period of 14 days. For cases of COVID 19 managed at home; they can return to work/leave self-isolation 14 days after symptom onset; provided that they have also been afebrile for the last 5 days. For hospitalised patients; 14 days after symptom onset; including 5 days without fever; and 2 negative tests 24 hours apart for COVID 19 if there are concerns about prolonged viral shedding due to the severity of the illness. ; 14/03/20 Individuals with fever or a cough you should stay at home regardless of your travel or contact history.; 27/02/2022: recommendations to self-isolate until until 48 hours after symptoms are mostly or fully gone wear a face mask if you have to be around other people

22.03.2022

Contact tracing guidance for close and casual contacts of a case of COVID-19 and relative updates in the source above; 09/03/20: Household close contacts who are fully vaccinated and showing no symptoms should restrict their movements until they have 3 negative antigen test results taken within a 5-day period. Restrict your movements for 14 days if you are not fully vaccinated and you do not have symptoms of COVID-19 and you a) are a household close contact or non-household close contact of a person that tested positive for COVID-19 b) live with someone who has symptoms of COVID-19; but you feel well; 01/12/2021: household close contacts who are fully vaccinated and showing no symptoms should restrict their movements until they have 3 negative antigen test results taken within a 5-day period; 28/02/2022: For healthcare workers; identified as a household close contact; repeating antigen testing is required; unless recovered from COVID-19 in previous 3 months. For all other close contacts; no test is required if not symptomatic. Only tests for HCWs.

22.03.2022

28/02/2022: For healthcare workers; identified as a household close contact; repeating antigen testing is required; unless recovered from COVID-19 in previous 3 months. For all other close contacts; no test is required if not symptomatic. Only tests for HCWs.

12.01.2022

If you've returned from an areas subject to travel restrictions you should restrict your movement for 14 days; 04/02/2021: A legal requirement to quarantine has been introduced for all travellers (except if your journey originates in Northern Ireland) – with very limited exceptions. 14-day quarantine period must be undertaken at the address specified on the Passenger Locator Form. You may leave to take a RT-PCR test no less than 5 days after your arrival – if you receive written confirmation that the result of this test is negative/‘not detected’ your period of quarantine can end; 26/03/2021: Mandatory hotel quarantine. All passengers arriving into Ireland from designated states are now required to pre-book accommodation in a designated quarantine facility; and to pre-pay for their stay. This includes: if you have been in a designated state at any time in the 14 days before you arrive in Ireland; if you have travelled through an airport or port in a designated state. The period of mandatory hotel quarantine may be reduced if a passenger receives a 'not detected' result following a COVID-19 PCR test that is taken on the tenth day in quarantine. It may also be extended if a passenger tests positive during their stay; 19/07/2021: Ireland will operate the EU Digital COVID Certificate (DCC) for travel originating within the EU/EEA. To protect its citizens against importation of variants; an ‘emergency brake’ mechanism will be coordinated at EU level to react swiftly to the emergence of a variant of concern. Government advice will be to avoid travel to a country where the emergency brake has been applied. - Scenario One (journey originates in a country to which the EU has not applied an ‘Emergency Brake’): If passenger has valid proof of vaccination; no travel-related testing or quarantine will be necessary. If passenger does not have valid proof of vaccination; they will need to a) present evidence of a negative RT-PCR test result within 72 hours prior to arrival into the country b) self-quarantine. Scenario Two (journey originates in a country to which the EU has applied an ‘Emergency Brake’): If passenger has valid proof of vaccination; they will need to a) produce a negative result from a RT-PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival b) undergo self-quarantine. If passenger does not have valid proof of vaccination; they will need to a) produce evidence of a negative result from a PCR test undertaken no more than 72 hours before arrival b) undergo mandatory hotel quarantine; 30/07/2021: The emergency brake mechanism concerns passengers arriving into Ireland from outside EU + Iceland; Lichtenstein; Norway; Switzerland; as well as Great Britain. For passengers arriving into Ireland from inside EU + Iceland; Lichtenstein; Norway; Switzerland; with valid proof of vaccination; no travel-related testing or quarantine is necessary; 25/09/2021: For passengers arriving into Ireland who have not travelled outside the EU + Iceland; Liechtenstein; Norway; Switzerland within 14 days of arrival- 1) If you have valid proof of vaccination; no travel-related testing or quarantine will be necessary 2) If you have valid proof that you have recovered from COVID-19 in the past 180 days; no travel-related testing or quarantine will be necessary 3) If you do not have valid proof of vaccination or recovery; you will need to present evidence of a negative RT-PCR result from a test taken within 72 hours prior to arrival into the country. No further travel-related testing or quarantine will be necessary. For passengers arriving into Ireland from outside EU + Iceland; Liechtenstein; Norway; Switzerland (and Great Britain) - 1) If you have valid proof of vaccination (see above); no travel-related testing or quarantine will be necessary 2) If you have valid proof of recovery from COVID-19 in the past 180 days; no travel-related testing or quarantine will be necessary 3) If you do not have valid proof of vaccination or recovery; you will need to present evidence of a negative result from a RT-PCR test taken within 72 hours prior to arrival into the country and self-quarantine for 14 days; 02/12/2021: All travellers from a scheduled State are required to quarantine at home for 14 days; from date of arrival; at the address declared on the Passenger Locator Form (PLF). Individuals may only leave the address for an emergency; to leave the State; or to take a COVID-19 RT-PCR test. Post arrival RT-PCR testing is required for all passengers from a scheduled State at day 2 and day 8 without exemptions; 06/01/2022: There is no home quarantine requirement for passengers arriving to Ireland from overseas.

17.11.2021

07/07/20 the Irish Government and the Health Service Executive released the 'COVID Tracker' app.

26.05.2021

Quarantine requirement at government designated site- subject to category.

All passengers arriving into Ireland from designated States are required to pre-book accommodation in a designated quarantine facility, and to pre-pay for their stay.

If you come into Ireland from any country deemed 'high risk', or If you come to Ireland without a negative or 'not detected' PCR test, you must complete a 14-day mandatory quarantine in a hotel.

If you are not arriving from high-risk countries, you may also shorten your quarantine period by taking a RT-PCR test no less than 5 days after your arrival.

17.02.2021

Government is advising all individuals returning from overseas should restrict movements for 14 days. Specific groups exempt from this request include pilots; hauliers and maritime staff either Irish-based or foreign-based.

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