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

Schools/Univercity closure:

29.03.2022

Presence according to the school traffic light on the basis of a written declaration of being asymptomatic is valid for kindergartens; primary; secondary and art schools or grammar schools; canteens. Presence with restriction: universities up to 20 people or up to 40 people with OTP; or 120 people fully vaccinated. Dormitories are available only for pupils and students with full-time teaching with strongly recommended OTP; 25/11/2021: limited full-time teaching for primary; secondary and tertiary school students; 29/11/2021: Basic art schools; leisure centres; language schools and extracurricular activities take part in distance learning; 10/01/2022:kindergartens and special kindergartens; primary schools and special primary schools; secondary schools (including 8-year grammar schools) and special secondary schools; practical schools; vocational schools and boarding schools will operate according to the SCHOOL SEMAFOR. Language schools; primary art schools; leisure centres; educational and prevention school facilities may resume full-time teaching and operation from 10 January; 14/03/2022: all operations; in addition to operating in base mode; can be open without capacity or opening hours restrictions.

10.11.2021

Higher education institutions can partially re-open; however distance learning methods in those subjects for which it is possible is recommended. Update 08/02/2021: re-opening of primary schools linked to the four levels of the 'COVID automat'. Fourth warning level (worst): schools remain closed; lessons takes place only in a distance form. Third warning level: nurseries are open; as well as primary schools if the regional public health authorities approve; pupils don't need to present negative test. Second warning level: nurseries are open; as well as primary schools and first level of secondary schools if the regional public health authorities approve; pupils of secondary schools and their guardians need a negative test not older than 7 days. First warning level: all educational institutions are open without restrictions. Teachers and employees of school facilities must have a negative result of RT-PCR or antigen test not older than 7 days; the test is not needed when a person has overcome COVID-19 and has a proof not older than three months; or if this person has been vaccinated against COVID-19 with a second dose of vaccine and at least 14 days have passed since this vaccination; or a person whose medical condition or contraindication does not allow a COVID-19 test to be performed - valid from 8.2.2021 (exception is 4th level where schools are closed).

10.11.2021

From 12/10/2020 until 15/11/2020 High school education and the second level of primary school education moved to distance mode; as well as lessons in language schools. Provision of educational activities; accommodation and meals in school dormitories for secondary school pupils is interrupted.; 16/11/2020 School education in secondary special schools; vocational schools and practical schools as well as in primary and secondary schools in small groups for pupils from socially disadvantaged backgrounds has been resumed. Provision of educational activities; accommodation and meals in school dormitories for secondary school pupils has resumed. Update 08/02/2021: re-opening of primary schools linked to the four levels of the 'COVID automat'. Fourth warning level (worst): schools remain closed; lessons takes place only in a distance form. Third warning level: nurseries are open; as well as primary schools if the regional public health authorities approve; pupils don't need to present negative test. Second warning level: nurseries are open; as well as primary schools and first level of secondary schools if the regional public health authorities approve; pupils of secondary schools and their guardians need a negative test not older than 7 days. First warning level: all educational institutions are open without restrictions. Teachers and employees of school facilities must have a negative result of RT-PCR or antigen test not older than 7 days; the test is not needed when a person has overcome COVID-19 and has a proof not older than three months; or if this person has been vaccinated against COVID-19 with a second dose of vaccine and at least 14 days have passed since this vaccination; or a person whose medical condition or contraindication does not allow a COVID-19 test to be performed - valid from 8.2.2021 (exception is 4th level where schools are closed).

20.10.2021

School education in secondary special schools; vocational schools and practical schools as well as in primary and secondary schools in small groups for pupils from socially disadvantaged backgrounds has been resumed. Provision of educational activities; accommodation and meals in school dormitories for secondary school pupils has resumed. Update 7/12/2020: Operation of school facilities can be renewed if pupils have negative results of the test for COVID-19 not older than 2 weeks. 08/02/2021: re-opening of primary schools linked to the four levels of the 'COVID automat'. Fourth warning level (worst): schools remain closed; lessons takes place only in a distance form. Third warning level: nurseries are open; as well as primary schools if the regional public health authorities approve; pupils don't need to present negative test. Second warning level: nurseries are open; as well as primary schools and first level of secondary schools if the regional public health authorities approve; pupils of secondary schools and their guardians need a negative test not older than 7 days. First warning level: all educational institutions are open without restrictions. Teachers and employees of school facilities must have a negative result of RT-PCR or antigen test not older than 7 days; the test is not needed when a person has overcome COVID-19 and has a proof not older than three months; or if this person has been vaccinated against COVID-19 with a second dose of vaccine and at least 14 days have passed since this vaccination; or a person whose medical condition or contraindication does not allow a COVID-19 test to be performed - valid from 8.2.2021 (exception is 4th level where schools are closed). From 01/06/2021; secondary or language schools may be open to a limited extent. Reasons when these schools can be opened: commission exams; examinations for completion of education; language exams; entrance exams; state language exams. Temporary opening of these schools will be possible under the condition of compliance with anti-epidemiological measures of the National Public Health Institute of the Slovak Republic. ; 02/09/2021 all schools are now open.

17.12.2020

High schools may reopen for facilitating the exams (school leaving exams; entrance exams etc.).

17.12.2020

Schooling suspended from 30 March until further notice.

17.12.2020

Primary school facilities may open if so decided by the establisher.

17.12.2020

Schooling suspended from 30 March 2020 until further notice.

17.12.2020

From Monday; 16 March 2020; all kindergartens; primary and secondary schools; universities and all leisure facilities and premises will be closed for 14 days.

17.12.2020

Daycare; nursery facilities may open if so decided by the establisher.

17.12.2020

Closure of all schools and school facilities.

16.12.2020

High school education and the second level of primary school education moved to distance mode; as well as lessons in language schools. Provision of educational activities; accommodation and meals in school dormitories for secondary school pupils is interrupted.

23.10.2020

Schools/Univ. closure: Partially closed

Restrictive measures mandatory between 26 October 2020 to 27 November 2020

Update of 23 October: all school closed except of first grade and maternity schools Update of 12 October: Secondary schools closed, all after school activities banned Update of 14 August: Obligatory face masks for all students from second grade onward. Parents will be requested to provide auto-certification stating that since 17 August children did not leave the country or participate in mass gathering. Update of 22 June: some communes in norther part of Slovakia temporarily closing schools Parents can still decide to keep the children at home.