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Slovakia Travel Restrictions

2,263.4 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
35.31% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 34.19% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from Canada will not be allowed to enter Slovakia.
For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Slovakia for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.

Slovakia entry details and exceptions

Travelers entering quarantine must register online at https://korona.gov.sk/en/ehranica/, the authorities will contact them no earlier than the 8th day of their self-isolation to arrange a free RT-PCR test for COVID-19. If travelers are self-isolating at a private residence, anyone living in the same household must also self-isolate. After the traveler receives a negative test result, they may end their self-isolation.


Outgoing travel to SlovakiaTraveling from Canada to Slovakia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from Canada must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Slovakia.

Exceptions

All persons with proof that they have taken the vaccine against the COVID-19 at least two weeks have passed since the first dose and have proof of recovery from the virus within the last 180 days prior to boarding are exempted.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from Canada will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Slovakia.

The isolation period can be shortened

Travelers can get tested after 8 days and may break the quarantine if the result is negative.

Details and exceptions

Children under three years old must remain in home quarantine for 10 days, and all members of the household must be asymptomatic during this time.


Return travelReturning to Canada from Slovakia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Slovakia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Canada.

Exceptions

Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test, other exemptions includes, a crew member or a person who seeks to enter Canada only to become such a crew member, emergency service providers, technical stops – flights refueling.

Travelers are required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival in Canada at their own expense. Travelers are also required to take another COVID-19 molecular test on day 8 of their 14-day quarantine. They will receive a COVID-19 test kit and instructions before leaving the airport/border. Those who refuse will receive a $750 fine.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Slovakia will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Canada.

Details and exceptions

Travelers are subject to a 14-day mandatory quarantine, this includes a mandatory 3 night pre-paid booking at a government-authorized hotel, at their own expense (approximately 2,000 CAD) and take a COVID-19 molecular test on arrival at their own cost.

Towards the end the quarantine period, travelers will be required to take another COVID-19 test. they will be required to stay in their place of quarantine until they receive a negative test result.

Certain persons are exempt from the mandatory quarantine requirement when entering Canada for the purposes of performing an essential job or function as identified in the Order under the Quarantine Act. Exemption will be validated for each entry into Canada.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Slovakia

Masks:Required in public spaces and public transportation.
Restaurants:Closed
Bars:Closed

FAQs

  • Most visitors from Canada can enter Slovakia but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure and to isolate for 14 days

  • Travelers from from Canada are required to isolate for 14 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Travelers coming from Canada will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

  • Required in public spaces and public transportation.

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