15/3/20 14 days of isolation for Covid cases.; 09/03/2022 All restrictions are lifted.;
Self-isolation at own accommodation- subject to categorisation.
COVID-19 travel restrictions have been lifted in Romania.
Providing proof of vaccination, recovery from COVID-19 or negative test results is no longer necessary, and travellers are not subject to quarantine anymore.
Ministry of Health Order imposing quarantine measures: all persons returning from red areas will be quarantined in specially dedicated facilities and persons returning from yellow areas will self-isolate at home for 14 days. Returning travellers from red or yellow areas. Update 25/08/2020: the quarantine is compulsory for travellers coming from at risk areas; based on a list proposed by the National Institute of Public Health based on ECDC data. Update 6/10: the list of countries in the yellow category updated and applicable from 7 October 2020 (exceptions 14 days quarantine) a) people coming from these countries if staying in Romania for less than 3 days (72hours) & have proof of negative SARS-CoV-2 test not older than 48h upon entering the country; b) people coming from these countries can exit 14 days quarantine after 10 days if no symptoms and negative SARS-CoV2 test performed on the 8th day of quarantine). 4/12/20: Order 56 1) updated list of yellow zone countries and 2) exceptions from mandatory quarantine for international travellers who had a confirmed SARS-CoV-2 within the last 90 days before arrival but not less than 14 days before arrival to Romania. Those coming from UK must present negative PCR test for SARS-CoV2 performed with max 72h before onboarding or entering the country (if by own means of transport)- except children up to 3y old- and obliged to quarantine for 14 days (including children up to 3years old). Travellers who can't present a negative PCR test for SARS-CoV2 when entering the country are obliged to quarantine for 14 days. The 14d quarantine is also exempted for travellers coming from yellow zone countries (except UK) who are staying in Romania less than 3 days (72hours) & have a negative SARS-CoV2 test not older than 72h upon entry; for all those that have been a confirmed positive case of SARS-CoV2 in the last 90 days prior entering Romania proved through a medical certificate or through verification of the Corona forms database and for which has passed at least 14 days from the date they have been positively confirmed until entering the country; for all travellers that had taken the vaccine; including the second dose; with at least 10 days before entering Romania or from the direct contact with a confirmed case. For direct contact of confirmed cases; the quarantine can cease on the 10th day if a test is taken and the result is negative; all travellers (except from UK) can exit the 14 d quarantine after 10 days if no symptoms and negative SARS-CoV2 test performed on the 8th day of quarantine. The 14d quarantine exceptions is also applicable for some occupational groups; students; and travel for some specific family situations (see Decision 9 from 11/02/2021).; As from 14/05/2021 an update on the classification of countries by epidemiological risk to establish the 14-day quarantine for the travellers coming from these countries. Based on the cumulative incidence rate at 14 days; the following categories of countries are established: a) green zone (countries where the cumulative incidence rate at 14 days is =1;5/1000 inhabitants)- no quarantine required; b) yellow zone (countries where the cumulative incidence rate at 14 days is between 1;5 and 3/1000 inhabitants) - 14 days quarantine at home or designated declared space (with exceptions for some defined categories of travellers but except travellers from India; for travellers that are in transit; not more than 24h in the country; travellers presenting a negative PCR test taken with max 72h before entering the country and travellers that are fully vaccinated; with at least 10 days after the last dose. See art 4; a-x); c) red zone (countries where the cumulative incidence rate at 14 days is higher or equal with 3/1000 inhabitants) - 14 days quarantine at home or designated declared space (with exceptions for defined group of travellers but except travellers from India; for travellers that are in transit; not more than 24h in the country; and travellers that are fully vaccinated; with at least 10 days after the last dose/ see art 5; a-w). Regarding PCR testing: negative PCR testing is not required anymore to enter the country; from all three zones; however all travellers coming from the yellow zone and presenting a negative PCR; will not require to quarantine. Travellers from the yellow and red zones; who enter the country without a negative PCR test; can exit the 14 days quarantine after 10 days; with a negative test on the 8th day and no symptoms. 14day quarantine can be also suspended for travellers who travel for special events (birth; marriage; death; medical interventions; leaving the country; official documents business). All travellers direct contact of a confirmed case; fully vaccinated; with at least 10 days after the second dose do not require to quarantine.; Update of the green; yellow and red zone countries on 27/05/2021 and addition of new categories to the exceptions for quarantine; as it follows: a) for the countries in the yellow list; travellers will be also excepted from quarantine if they have a proof of past infection in the last 90 days (positive PCR at the date when was diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2 infection; hospital discharge ticket; or positive anti-bodies test done with max 14 days before the activity); children under 3y w/o obligation to have a negative PCR; children between 3-16y with a negative PCR done with max 72h before entering the country (own mean of transport) or boarding (by public transport); b) for the countries in the red list; travellers will be also excepted from quarantine if they stay in the country no longer than 72 hours (3 days); or have a negative PCR done with max 72 hours before entering the country (own mean of transport) or boarding (by public transport); travellers who have a proof of past infection in the last 90 days (positive PCR at the date when was diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2 infection; hospital discharge ticket; or positive anti-bodies test done with max 14 days before the activity); children under 3y w/o obligation to have a negative PCR; children between 3-16y with a negative PCR done with max 72 hours before entering the country (own mean of transport) or boarding (by public transport).; 29/05/2021 There is an additional update of the yellow and red zone countries; by moving UK from the yellow list to the red list of countries as from 1/06/2021; but also additionally adding in exceptions from the quarantine for the travellers coming from countries outside EU (see art 2 Decision 35 from 29/05/2021 (pc 2 a-s); completed by Decision 36 from 2/06/2021).; 15/8/2021 Update on the green; yellow; red list countries. The members of sports delegations who arrive in Romania to participate in sports competitions; cultural; artistic or entertainment events from countries in the red zone; are exempted from the quarantine measures. Only a negative PCR test no later than 72 before entering the country is needed. ; 23/08/2021 Update on the green; yellow; red list countries. ; 19/09/2021 Update on the green; yellow; red list countries. ; 03/10/2021 Update on the green; yellow; red list countries. ; 10/10/2021 Update on the green; yellow; red list countries. ; 17/10/2021 Update on the green; yellow; red list countries.; 27/11/2021 By exception from the provisions of art. 5; for all persons Romanian citizens; citizens of the countries of the European Union; the European Economic Area or the Swiss Confederation; arriving in Romania from Botswana; Eswatini; Lesotho; Mozambique; Namibia; South Africa and Zimbabwe; quarantine is mandatory for a period for 14 days at the domicile or at the declared location. The National Committee for Emergency Situations of Romania requires a PCR test for SARS-CoV-2 for all travellers upon arrival in Romania; as well as on the 8th day after arrival. ; 10/12/2021 Persons who arrive from countries in the Green or Yellow list and do not present proof of vaccination or proof of previous infection 180 days prior to entry or negative PCR 72 hours before entering and persons who arrive from countries in Red list and do not present proof of vaccination or proof of virus infection will have to stay in quarantine for a period of 14 days. Unvaccinated persons or persons who have not been tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 virus infection in the last 180 days before entry and arriving in the Member States of the European Union; European Economic Area or the Swiss Confederation included in the red list will have to stay 10 days in quarantine. Also; there is a 14 days quarantine measure for those arriving from third countries that don't show a negative result of an RT-PCR test for COVID-19 48 hours before boarding and a period of 10 days quarantine for unvaccinated or for those who have not been tested positive arriving from third countries if they present negative result of a test RT-PCR.; 07/01/2022 Quarantine for people arriving in Romania from countries / territories at epidemiological risk is 10 days for unvaccinated and 5 days for vaccinated.; 01/02/2022 Quarantine for 5 days is established for persons arriving in Romania and not presenting the EU digital certificate on COVID-19 or for persons from states whose authorities do not issue digital certificates of the European Union.; 09/03/2022 All restrictions are lifted.;
Direct contacts of infected persons should be quarantined 14 days. Some exceptions apply.; 09/03/2022 All restrictions are lifted.;
Self-isolation at own accommodation- subject to categorisation.
Travellers arriving from countries classified as "green" can enter Romania without being subject to any isolation or test requirement.
Travellers arriving from countries classified as "yellow", who do not provide a pre-departure negative PCR test taken within 72 hours prior to arrival, and "red" are subject to a 14-day quarantine.
The quarantine period may be shortened by taking a PCR test no less than 8 days after arrival. If the result of this test is negative, the period of quarantine can end on day 10.
Those coming to Romania from any other destination will be placed under home isolation for 14 days. From 25/03/20 - 24/06/20: Anyone coming in Romania from Italy; Spain; France; Germany; and Iran will be placed under quarantine in a state facility for a period of 14 days. UPDATE 15/06/2020: Asymptomatic travellers coming from green countries are not required to quarantine/isolate. List of low risk countries to be updated regularly.
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