Date Updated

09/17/2021



  • • Fully vaccinated travelers, are quarantine-exempt. Accompanying children aged 12-18 are quarantine-exempt if traveling from ‘low-risk countries and territories’.

    • Negative COVID-19 PCR test issued no more than 72 hours before entry, or antigen test issued no more than 48 hours before entry, for all travelers including vaccinated and/or recovered travelers except:
    - Travelers from ‘safe countries’.
    - Children under 12.
    - EU citizens and their family members transiting through Slovakia while travelling to another EU country (must remain in transit area for under eight hours).
    - Cross-border commuters for professional purposes, living no more than 100 km from the border in Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary or Poland; they can carry a negative COVID-19 PCR or rapid antigen test issued no more than 7 days before entry.

    • 14-day residential quarantine for all travelers and their cohabitants. Travelers aged 12 and over complete a COVID-19 test no earlier than day 5 of quarantine and can cease quarantine if obtaining a negative test. The following categories are quarantine-exempt:
    - Transiting travelers, in transit for under eight hours.
    - Travelers from EU/Schengen Area countries or the United Kingdom, working in Slovakia; they can complete an on-arrival COVID-19 PCR test and can cease quarantine upon receiving a negative test result.


  • • The embassy in India is closed until further notice.

    • Consular posts are resuming certain visa services.

    • The Foreign Police is accessible by appointment.

    • TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS: Entry is now permitted for the following categories:
    - Travelers from ‘low-risk countries and territories’, entering by direct flight from a low-risk country.
    - Travelers entering from non- ‘low risk’ Schengen or EU countries (quarantine requirements apply, see below).
    - Travelers from the United Kingdom, who have only been in EU/Schengen Area countries or the United Kingdom in the 14 days before entry, fully vaccinated (with a vaccine and vaccination schedule); or recovered from COVID-19 in the 180 days before entry.
    - Slovak nationals and permanent or temporary residents, and their family members.
    - EU nationals and their family members, and EU residents, in transit to their home or residence country for under eight hours.
    - Transport staff (cargo and passengers), cross-border workers, and students, among limited other exemptions.

    • Bratislava airport has reopened.
  • Services currently offered include:

    • Virtual, with limited face-to-face interaction

    • Lease checks

    • Check in/out: prior to move-in, the unit has been pre-inspected; latest health or medical certification of all incoming occupants which will state that occupant/s was never a suspected or probable case individual/s and has never been identified as positive COVID-19 case individual/s, if identified, submit result of negative RT-PCR as per DOH standard; mandatory wearing of facemask, body temperature screening and use of foot bath.

    • Negotiations

    • Timelines (normal)

    • Market availability; mobility is limited to verify available properties.

    • Additionally agents can assist with:
    - Needs assessment calls.
    - Sharing housing market information.
    - Sharing sample properties online.
    - Conducting lease contract reviews and negotiation.
    - Coordinating and assisting in utilities set-up such as internet and cable.
    - Providing school information.
    - Coordinating temporary housing bookings.
    - Providing information on bank accounts opening requirements.
    - Providing information on local registration requirements.
  • Unclear.
  • Unclear.
  • No information to report at this time.
  • Domestic bus and train service is running on a limited schedule.
  • Household Goods

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

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

    Freight Availability/Cost
    • Air: Limited services; high cost.
    • Sea: Normal service at present.

    Road Availability
    • Normal at present

    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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