Life in Slovakia with COVID-19

COVID-19 Related Restrictions and Regulations in Slovakia

OBLIGATIONS BEFORE ENTERING SLOVAKIA:
- No later than upon entry into the territory, people arriving in Slovakia must register at korona.gov.sk/en/ehranica.
- People arriving in Slovakia by air are also obliged to fill in the form of passenger location in connection with public health protection at www.mindop.sk/covid

TRAVEL REGULATIONS TO SLOVAKIA (from October 15, 2021):

Quarantine:
All persons entering the territory of the Slovak Republic are obliged to go to the quarantine, which will end on the 10th day without testing.

The quarantine can be completed with a negative RT-PCR test, which can be performed on the fifth day at the earliest.
- Children under the age of 18 do not need to be tested. Their quarantine ends together with their parents.
- Vaccinated persons entering the territory of the Slovak Republic by air from countries not listed below are required to demonstrate a negative RT-PCR test result not older than 72 hours.
- Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Montenegro, China, Czech Republic, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland , France, Greece, Georgia, Netherlands, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Canada, South Korea, Kosovo, Cuba, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Latvia, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Germany, Norway, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Austria, Romania, San Marino, Northern Macedonia, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, USA, Mexico, Serbia, Switzerland, Sweden, Taiwan, Italy, Turkey, Ukraine, Vatican.

Quarantine is not required for:
- Fully vaccinated people
- Persons aged under 18, if no one else from the same household has a mandatory quarantine
- Persons who cannot be vaccinated for health reasons; must submit a confirmation, and at the same time, they must have a negative RT-PCR test result not older than 72 hours

DEFINITION OF THE VACCINATED PERSON: :
- at least 14 days and at most 12 months after the second dose of the two-dose vaccine
- at least 21 days and at most 12 months after the administration of a single dose vaccine
- not less than 14 days and not more than 12 months after the first dose of the vaccine, if administered within 180 days from overcoming COVID-19

In addition to the EU COVID card or the certificate of vaccination in Slovakia, it is also possible to prove it with certificates from other countries. The condition is that this confirmation is in Slovak, Czech or English.
Life in Slovakia and general regulations:

- Hotels, mountain huts and ski slopes are open under specific regulations
- Natural health spas are open to accommodated guests only
- Wellness centers, water parks, fitness centers, indoor and outdoor swimming pools are open under specific regulations
- Restaurants and bars can serve food and beverages in their interior premises under specific regulations. Summer terraces can be open without restrictions.
- Museums, theaters, galleries, and other tourist attractions are open under specific regulations
- International fights, bus and train lines to Slovakia are in operation

- Wearing a face mask in public interiors and public transport is compulsory

- Wearing a face mask in the exteriors is not required (only for mass events).

- Entry and stay in the operations (indoor areas) only with covered mouth and nose (face mask, scarf); this obligation does not apply to the time required for the consumption of beverages and meals in restaurants, bars, and cafes

- Apply hand sanitizer or disposable gloves at the entrance to the operation

- The number of customers in operation at one time cannot exceed the concentration of one customer per 15 m2 of the sales area of the premises

- Operations have to do a frequent sanitizing of the premises

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