Arriving to Czech republic

We would like you to know that all university accommodation is managed in line with the latest government COVID-19 guidance and advice.

Please note, that face masks mandatory iside all buildings since 10th September 2020.

Effective from September 21st, 2020 all persons travelling from countries that are not on the list of the countries with a low risk of contagion have the obligation to contact the regional hygienic station according to the place of stay before their arrival. Electronic form is available here: Public Health Passanger Locator Form. This form has to be submitted also during the border control or the controls during the stay in the territory. Arriving persons are obliged to undergo a PCR test in the Czech Republic within 5 days from the arrival. If the persons do not submit a PCR test result to the respective hygienic station within 7 days from the arrival, a necessary quarantine measure shall be ordered.

It will also be possible to submit a PCR test result that was issued by other EU member country. This document have to be delivered to the respective hygienic station immediately after the arrival and cannot be older than 72 hours. This rule applies to the Czech citizens, EU citizens and third-country nationals with a long-term or permanent residence permit in the Czech Republic or other EU country.

Third-country nationals with a proven long-lasting relationship with the EU citizen (who must have a certificate of temporary residence or permanent residence permit in CZE) will be allowed to enter the CZE. For obtaining an authorisation of the Ministry of Foreign affairs it is necessary to submit a declaration of honour of partnership download here.

On September 11th, 2020 a new protective measure of the Ministry of Health came into effect. All persons coming from the countries with high risk of COVID-19 still have to undergo PCR test for the presence of SARS CoV-2 after they enter the territory of the Czech Republic and their free movement on the territory is limited. Spain, France, Canary Islands and Romania, Luxembourg, Malta are excluded from the list of countries with a low risk of contagion of COVID-19 and there is an obligation for students from Luxembourg and Malta to be tested after arrival. Also, students and teachers from the countries not on the list have to undergo the second PCR test 14 days after the entry to the territory.

The rules for entering the territory of the Czech Republic and quarantine measures are defined by the Ministry of Health

List of countries with a low risk of COVID-19 contagion is here If you are arriving from low risk countries, you do not need to be isolated or provide us with negative PCR COVID-19 test.

If your COVID-19 test is possitive do not hesitate to contact us immediately at: and we will provide you with all necessary information about next procedure.

All students arriving from low risk of COVID-19 countries

- do not have to undergo PCR test and doesn't need to report his/her arrival to the authorities.

- in case of any symptoms do not hesitate to contact your doctor or COVID-19 information hotline (dial 1221) is also available in English from anywhere in the Czech Republic on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on weekends from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

24th August 2020 press release of Ministry of Health of the Czech republic - Extraordinary measure shortens quarantine to ten days - you will find the full text here

Last change: September 24, 2020 13:09 
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