COVID-19 travel restrictions: the Czech Republic

Travel Restrictions


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This article was published on December 20, 2021, and all the information in the article is correct as of this time. Before you book your trip, we highly recommend that you also check official sources for the most up-to-date travel requirements, as they are subject to constant change.

Can I enter the Czech Republic?

From April 2022, all COVID-19 travel requirements have been lifted in the Czech Republic. As of May 2022, you can travel to the Czech Rep. as it was before the pandemic.

Man on a tram in the Czech Republic, wearing a surgical maskMeasures are in place in the Czech Republic to prevent the spread of Covid-19 — Shutterstock

Regardless of your origin or vaccination status, the first thing you have to do when traveling to the Czech Republic is fill in an arrival form. The next steps depend on your vaccination status.

Can I enter the Czech Republic if I am vaccinated?

You can enter the Czech Republic if you are vaccinated. You are considered fully vaccinated if at least 14 days after completing your vaccination course.

As of December 2021, four vaccines are approved in the Czech Republic:

  • Moderna
  • Pfizer
  • Oxford / AstraZeneca
  • Janssen (Johnson & Johnson)

Travel documents if I am vaccinated

From April 2022, travelers no longer have to show any proof of vaccination.

Can I enter the Czech Republic if I am unvaccinated?

All unvaccinated travelers can currently enter the Czech Republic.

Travel documents if I am unvaccinated

From April 2022, travelers no longer have to show any tests or other COVID-19 documents.

Hluboká Castle in the Czech RepublicHluboká Castle, Hluboká nad Vltavou — Shutterstock

Can I leave the Czech Republic?

There are no covid-related restrictions for leaving the Czech Republic. Please ensure that you’ve checked the requirements of your destination country concerning COVID-19 tests for vaccinated travelers. Several countries, such as the US, demand tests anyway.

COVID-19 situation in the Czech Republic currently

As of May 2022, international travel to the Czech Republic is safe compared to the previous months.


View down the river Vltava in Prague in the eveningThe River Vltava, Prague — Shutterstock

Is it safe to travel to the Czech Republic right now?

Although all public places are currently open, your visit to the Czech Republic will be safer if you follow the local regulations like maintaining social distance in crowded places.

Is Prague open for travel?

Presently, Prague is open for travelers. Please follow the main covid-related regulations that are the same as in the rest of the country.

Do I have to quarantine if I go to the Czech Republic?

As of February 2022, travelers are not obliged to self-isolate upon arrival in the Czech Republic.

How do I get a health pass to travel to the Czech Republic?

Health pass is no longer required after lifting COVID-19 requirements.

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