Date Updated

07/12/2021



  • • On-arrival testing and quarantine is not required for travelers from medium or high risk countries who recovered from COVID-19 at least 180 days before entry and vaccinated travelers who wait a minimum of 22 days after their first dose or 14 days after EU-administerd single-dose vaccine and are traveling from ‘medium risk’ and ‘high risk’ countries.

    • Czech nationals and EU nationals residing inthe Czech Republic are additionally exempt based on full vaccination with an EMA-approved vaccine administered in another country.

    • Restrictions apply based on the highest risk level, based on a stay of more than 12 hours in the 14 days preceding entry.

    • Travelers complete an electronic Public Health Passenger Locator Form prior to entry and carry the resulting certificate (Passenger card) at border control or the residence check. Completing the form serves as arrival announcement to a regional public health authority. Exceptions include:
    - Travelers from low-risk countries.
    - Children under 5
    - International transport workers
    - Persons on essential travel for under 12 hours.
    - Cross-border workers, pupils and students commuting from a neighboring country.
    - Recovered Czech/EU nationals and Czech long-term residents, carrying a positive test issued 14-180 days before entry with a written medical certificate in English, issued by a Czech/EU doctor, and stamped by the doctor.

    • Negative COVID-19 antigen test completed no more than 24 hours before departure, or PCR test completed no more than 72 hours before departure. Only Czech nationals and residents can carry a rapid antigen test if travelling from countries with a very high or extreme risk of transmission. The following categories are exempt:
    - Travelers from low-risk countries.
    - Children under 5
    - International transport workers
    - Individuals transiting by air in under 12 hours.
    - Persons on essential travel for under 12 hours.
    - Cross-border workers, pupils and students commuting from a neighboring country.
    - Recovered Czech/EU nationals and Czech long-term residents, carrying a positive test issued 14-180 days before entry with a written medical certificate in English, issued by a Czech/EU doctor, and stamped by the doctor.
    - Travelers from medium or high-risk countries; vaccinated in Austria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, or Slovenia (detailed requirements apply as regards dosage and vaccination timing).
    - Czech nationals and residents, entering by individual transport from countries with a medium or high risk of transmission; they can complete a COVID-19 PCR test within 5 days of entry, but need not quarantine until receiving test results.

    • Additional in-country COVID-19 PCR test for travelers aged 5 and over:
    - Within 24 hours of entry for travelers from countries with an extreme risk of transmission (travelers schedule an appointment before travel and carry reservation confirmation to ensure timely testing); and another test between 10-14 days of entry.
    - Between 5-14 days of entry for travelers from countries with a high or very high risk of transmission. These travelers quarantine until testing negative. Children under 5 are test-exempt but quarantine for the same duration as above.

    • The following categories are exempt from in-country testing and quarantine:
    - Children under 5
    - International transport workers
    - Individuals transiting in under 12 hours.
    - Persons on essential travel for under 12 hours.
    - Cross-border workers, pupils and students commuting from a neighboring country;
    - Recovered Czech/EU nationals and Czech citizens or temporary or permanent residents, carrying a positive test issued in the 180 days before entry (written medical certificate in English, issued by a Czech/EU doctor, stamped by the doctor) or who were fully vaccinated (this entire group can take a PCR test immediately upon arrival).
    - Travelers from medium or high-risk countries; vaccinated in Austria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia (detailed requirements apply as regards dosage and vaccination timing).


  • • Consular posts in countries with a very high or extreme risk of transmission as listed here have suspended all visa services until further notice.

    • Most reopened consular posts offer only the following limited services:
    - Schengen visa application filing and processing for family members of EU/Czech nationals; transport, critical infrastructure, seasonal, health and social services workers; among limited others.
    - Long-term visa and residence permit application filing and processing (including processing of pending applications) for seasonal workers; Key and Scientific Personnel Program applicants (including family members seeking to travel together); Highly Qualified Employees Program applicants; and Qualified Employees Program applicants employed in health and social services occupations.
    - Long-term visa and residence permit application filing and processing (including processing of pending applications) for family reunification, for spouses and minor children of Czech residents.
    - Long-term visa application filing and processing for residence permit collection (D/VR visa), for approved permits, provided that applicants fall in one of the above categories. Application filing and processing for other visa and residence permit types remains suspended.

    • Immigration offices continue to process only registration on arrival and residence cards, by prior appointment (scheduled via phone or online); and issue bridging labels (which confirm legal stay status) for those who need to travel abroad (proof required).

    • Travel Restrictions: Entry ban for nationals of countries with a very high or extreme risk of transmission a and travelers who spent over 12 hours in such countries in the 14 days prior to entry.

    • Foreign nationals returning from extremely high-risk countries can enter only if they are a Czech national or hold a Czech long-term or permanent residence permit. Returning long-term visa holders are not allowed to enter when travelling from these countries.

    • Entry is allowed for:
    - Nationals and residents of low-risk countries which includes Croatia, Estonia, France, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg and the United States.
    - EU/Schengen Area nationals and residents, unless traveling from a ‘country with an extreme risk’.
    - Fully vaccinated travelers, vaccinated in Austria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia or Slovenia (detailed requirements apply as regards dosage and vaccination timing).
    - Recovered Czech/EU nationals and Czech long-term residents, carrying a positive test issued 14-180 days before entry with a written medical certificate in English, issued by a Czech/EU doctor, and stamped by the doctor.
    - Travelers on work and business trips.
    - Students traveling for education purposes, including internships and examinations.
    - Travelers transiting/returning to their residence.
    - Persons traveling on essential travel purposes: care for children, relatives or animals; health and social facilities services; urgent official or emergency matters, including escorting relatives; and attending funerals.
    - Czech nationals and residents and their eligible family members (including partners).

    • Border checks and/or restrictions may apply.
  • Services offered include:

    • Virtual

    • Lease checks

    • Check in / out

    • Negotiations

    • Timelines

    • Market availability

    • Home searches: Clients are requested to undergo an Antigen self-test in the morning before the viewings (consultants do the same).


  • • Service is running on a normal schedule.

    • Bookings are not being taken for self quarantine guests.


  • • Elementary schools, Secondary Schools, High Schools, and Universities are open.

    • The testing at all schools will contine until June 30.


  • • The current restrictions are changing every week based on the development of the number of the positive-tested persons in Czech Republic.

    • Up to 200 people can meet inside, 500 people can meet outside.

    • Schools are open with mandatory testing of all students.

    • Shops, shopping centers and service providers are open, however, capacity is limited to 15 sqm/ person.

    • Restaurants, pubs are open, customers are obliged to have an Antigen teston hand not older than 72 hours / PCR test not older then 7 days, max 4 persons at 1 table.

    • Accommodations are open for people who have an Antigen test not older than 72 hours / PCR test not older then 7 days, the period is limited for 7 days. The extension of the accommodations is possible with another negative test.

    • Cultural Events: Outside and inside are allowed with a max capacity limit of 50 %. Max 1000 persons inside, 2000 persons outside. Obligation of attendees to have Antigen/PCR test plus respirators while attending. No food or beverages may be served.


  • • As of 1 March, homemade face masks are no longer allowed in inside venues or outside locations in cities and towns where a distance of more than 2 meters cannot be kept.

    • Respirators FFP2/KN95 or higher,grade surgerical masks or other face covers that follow conditions and requirements of CSN EN 14683+AC are required.
  • Household Goods

    Survey (Video/In-person)
    • Yes, both

    Packing/Delivery Services (After Customs Clearance) Available?
    • Yes

    Freight Availability/Cost
    • Air: Normal services, high rates, longer transit times.
    • Sea: Normal services, higher rates and longer transit time than usual for some destinations.


    Road Availability
    • Trucking capacity available

    Can packing/delivery take place without customer, or nominated representative?
    • No, customer must sign waiver if nominating a representative

Entry Restrictions

Partially Restricted

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