En De
Total doses
given
7.1M
People fully
vaccinated
2.8M
% Fully
vaccinated
50.73%
Masks
Mask is required in all public indoor areas and public transport
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): ISO

Movement Restrictions:

18.05.2022

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic recommends that Slovak citizens not travel to the region of South Africa due to the new variant of the coronavirus SARS-CoV2 B. 1.1.529. This applies to the following countries: South Africa; Namibia; Lesotho; Eswatini; Zimbabwe; Botswana and Mozambique.

06.04.2022

17/03/20: Entry ban for individuals other than citizens from countries in the European Union; European Economic Area; and United Kingdom; long-term residents and people with long-term visa or residence permits; family members of EU and EEA citizens; medical personnel and people responsible for transport of goods.; 1/03/2022: The European Union recommends that its member nations remove any non-essential travel bans for vaccinated tourists arriving from third countries starting March 1; 2022.

03.03.2022

Introduction of temporary border controls with all neighbouring countries except the Republic of Poland. All three international airports in Slovakia will be closed. International bus and train transport will also be stopped. Truck transport will be allowed. Border checks will begin on Friday 13.03.2020; 06/04/2020: the entry of foreign nationals to the territory of the Slovak Republic is not allowed (exceptions apply) and temporary reintroduction of border controls; 18/04/2020: the reintroduction of border controls at the internal borders of the Slovak Republic with the Republic of Austria; Hungary; the Czech Republic and the Republic of Poland and at international airports is extended; 08/05/2020: the reintroduction of border control at the internal borders of the Slovak Republic with the Republic of Austria; Hungary; the Czech Republic and the Republic of Poland and at international airports is extended; 28/05/2020: Border control at the internal borders of the Slovak Republic with the Republic of Poland and at international airports is being renewed.

03.03.2022

17/02/2021: The list of less risky countries and the possibility of crossing the border with a 72-hour RT-PCR test is abolished. People who have visited exclusively EU countries; Iceland; Norway; Liechtenstein; Switzerland; tand the UK in the last 14 days can undergo the RT-PCR test on day 8 of isolation. Exceptions apply. Upon entry; a negative result of an antigen or RT-PCR test not older than 7 days is needed. Travellers from more distant EU countries; Norway; Liechtenstein; Switzerland; Iceland and the UK; people who have recovered from COVID-19 and people vaccinated with a second dose of the vaccine more than 14 days ago: upon entry; they must present an antigen or RT-PCR test not older than 48 hours; 01/03/2021: A negative test for COVID-19 not older than 7 days is required to travel abroad and return home; 22/03/2021: People who have recovered from COVID-19 or have been vaccinated with a second dose of the vaccine more than 14 days ago must undergo a RT-PCR test at the 8th day after entry; 19/04/2021: Persons arriving in Slovakia and have visited exclusively EU countries; Iceland; Norway; Liechtenstein; Switzerland or the UK during the previous 14 days must have confirmation of a negative result in an antigen test not older than 48 hours or an RT_PCR test not older than 72 hours; 26/04/2021: Commuters from neighbouring countries and citizens of Slovakia living in a neighbouring state must have a negative antigen or RT-PCR test not older than 7 days; 21/06/2021: For people coming from countries in the Green List; no quarantine is needed if: a) upon arrival; they prove a negative result of RT-PCR test not older than 72 hours; b) they come from neighbouring countries included in the green list and have a negative antigen test result not older than 24 hours. People coming from countries in the Red and Black List must undergo domestic quarantine; 15/10/2021: Travellers coming from lower-risk countries do not need to have a negative 72 hour old PCR test; but travellers from other countries; are required to prove a negative 72-hour PCR test; 04/02/2022: Persons entering Slovakia; exercising the status of a fully vaccinated person or a person who has overcome COVID-19 disease; are obliged to prove themselves to a member of the Police Force; by presenting a COVID EU card or official COVID-19 vaccination or control documents issued in EU Member States or third countries.

13.01.2022

Curfew from 8pm to 5am. Exceptions apply.

09.12.2021

The Government of the Slovak Republic restricts freedom of movement until the 9th of December 2021.

25.08.2021

From 01/01/2021 curfew from 05:00 to 01:00 the following day applies; with minimum exceptions e.g. journey to and from employment; travel in order to meet necessary needs; trip to a medical establishment for the purpose of urgent medical care or to take COVID-10 RT-PCR test. From 08/02/2021 curfew from 05:00 to 01:00 the following day applies; with relaxation and exceptions according to the new COVID AUTOMAT system. Districts are divided according to the current epidemiological risk into 4 levels of warning. A negative exemption from the curfew requires a negative PCR result or antigen test for COVID-19 that is not older than seven days. An updated division of districts based on the COVID AUTOMAT will be published by the Ministry of Health every Tuesday. From 03/03/2021 the curfew continues to apply from 05:00 until 01:00 but stricter conditions are introduced during the night from 20:00 to 01:00. On 15/05/2021 the state of emergency is lifted and curfew is abolished.

31.05.2021

Travel to work by public transport; regional bus or train is allowed only with a negative test for COVID-19; not older than 7 days. Update 03/03/2021: If travel to work is necessary; it's necessary to prove it with a certificate from the employer specifying the working hours and place of work.

25.02.2021

Crossing without restrictions applies to people arriving from safe countries. When returning from risky EU countries: Option 1 - to stay in domestic isolation with members of the common household and register on the website https://korona.gov.sk/ehranica/. A SARS-CoV-2 test is taken on the fifth day; or if there are no symptoms of the disease; home isolation after 10 days even without the test. Option 2 - to provide a negative RT-PCR test result not older than 72 hours when entering the territory of the Slovak Republic When returning from risky countries outside the EU: Domestic isolation with members of the common household; registration at http://korona.gov.sk/ehranica and at the earliest on the fifth day test for COVID-19. Update 8/12/2020: Persons older than 7 years who regularly cross the borders of Slovakia (Slovak and foreign commuters; Slovak citizens living at the borders of neighbouring countries; pupils and students; people caring for their close ones; people who manage land to 10 km from the border; artists and other workers in the cultural sector) who are exempt from home isolation and testing will need to be able to demonstrate a negative RT-PCR test result not older than 2 weeks or a negative antigen test result; also not older than 2 weeks. Update 18/12/2020: When returning from EU countries; Iceland; Norway; Liechtenstein and Switzerland: Option 1 - domestic isolation with members of the common household and registration on the website https://korona.gov.sk/ehranica/. At the earliest on the fifth day to pass the test for Covid-19; or if there are no symptoms of the disease; home isolation can be terminated after 10 days without test. Option 2 - to prove a negative RT-PCR test results no older than 72 hours performed in laboratories outside the territory of the Slovak Republic; or a negative result of an antigen test from Austria or the Czech Republic; not older than 72 hours. When returning from other high-risk countries: home isolation with members of the common household; registration at http://korona.gov.sk/border and at the earliest on the fifth day pass the test for COVID-19. Update 11/01/2021: When returning from EU countries; Iceland; Norway; Liechtenstein and Switzerland - obligation to undergo home isolation or isolation in a quarantine accommodation facility. Isolation ends by a) receiving a negative RT-PCR test for COVID-19; or b)by completing its 10th day without symptoms appearing. Exceptions: to prove a negative RT-PCR test results no older than 72 hours performed in laboratories outside the territory of the Slovak Republic; or a negative result of an antigen test from Austria or the Czech Republic; not older than 72 hours. When returning from other high-risk countries: home isolation with members of the common household; registration at http://korona.gov.sk/border and at the earliest on the fifth day pass the test for COVID-19. Update 08/02/2021: When returning from EU countries; Iceland; Norway; Liechtenstein and Switzerland - obligation to undergo home isolation or isolation in a quarantine accommodation facility. Isolation ends by a) receiving a negative RT-PCR test for COVID-19; or b)by completing its 14th day without symptoms appearing. Exceptions: to prove a negative RT-PCR test results no older than 72 hours performed in laboratories outside the territory of the Slovak Republic; or a negative result of an antigen test from Austria or the Czech Republic; not older than 72 hours. When returning from other high-risk countries: home isolation with members of the common household; registration at http://korona.gov.sk/ehranica and at the earliest on the eighth day pass the test for COVID-19.

09.12.2020

The movement restriction does not apply from 1.00 am to 5.00 am; it does not apply to persons with a negative PCR test or a COVID-19 antigen test performed in a nationwide test. (Art. 5 par. 3 letter g) of the Constitutional Act no. 227/2002 Coll. on security State in time of war; state of war; state of emergency and state of emergency).

23.10.2020

National movement restrictions: Partially banned

Restrictive measures mandatory between 24 October 2020 to 01 November 2020

exceptions: from 1:00 to 5:00 in the morning; travel to work; accompany children to school; nearest shop, doctor, pharmacy; family care, post, bank insurance, auto repair, petrol station or COVID testing facility,

International movement restrictions: Partially banned

Restrictive measures mandatory between 16 September 2020 to TBD

Update of 11 Sept: RED regions includes: Austria(Vienna, Tyrol, Vorarlberg); Czech Republic (Prague, Central Bohemian Region, South Bohemian Region, South Moravian Region, Karlovy Vary Region, Vysočina Region, Hradec Králové Region, Liberec Region, Pardubice Region, Pilsen Region); Hungary (Budapest, Fejér, Hajdú-Bihar, Pest); Poland (województwo małopolskie); Slovakia (Bratislava region), Bulgaria ( Blagoevgrad, Dobrich, Smolyan); Italy (Campania, Liguria, Sardinia, Trento); United Kingdom (England: North East, North West, West Midlands, Yorkshire and the Humber, Northern Ireland, Scotland: Greater Glasgow And Clyde, Wales: Aneurin Bevan, Cwm Taf); Ireland (Dublin, Mid-West); Sweden (Hallands Lan); Denmark (Hovedstaden); Estonia (Ida-Viru Maakond, Võru Maakond); Lithuania (Tauragės Apskritis) Update of 28 August: from 1 September the list of RED countries includes Croatia, France, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, Malta Update of 17/7: - Safe countries: Australia, Belgium, Cypress, Czech Republic, China, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Greece, Croatia, Netherlands, Republic of Ireland, Iceland, Japan, Korea, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, Latvia, Hungary, Malta, Monaco, Germany, Norway, New Zealand, Poland, Austria, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Italy, UK - Higher-risk countries extended to: Bulgaria and Montenegro (upon arrival 5 days quarantine then PCR Covid test) Update of 19/6: Free movement between Slovakia and Poland from 20/6 Update of 16/6: Poland is opening the borders but free travels from Slovakia are allowed for up to 48 hours (COVID test must be provided for longer stays) Update of 9/06: Free movement to Germany, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Slovenia, Croatia, Bulgaria, Greece, Cyprus, Malta, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Iceland Monaco and Montenegro. Update of 05/06: Free movement to Hungary, Czech Republic and Austria Update of 03/06: Free movement to Hungary and Czech Republic for people having a temporary residence (necessary to provide at least 2 documents to prove it) Update of 19/05: Travelling allowed for trips not exceeding 24hours to all neighbouring EU countries and Croatia, Slovenia, Switzerland and Germany. No quarantine nor testing obligation upon return. Update 28/04: Exception for cross border workers within 30km (NO obligation to provide negative test for COVID). Update of 6 April: All Slovak citizens returing from abroad will stay in state controlled isolation until they can be tested for COVID and then home isolation for a total of 14 days. There are some expceptions from this rule (e.g. pregnant, persons with medical issues, disabled, over 75, etc. )