TRAVEL INFORMATION - CROATIA: COVID-19

TRAVEL INFORMATION

Guests from the EU can enter Croatia without any problems and return to their countries. The epidemiological situation in the Adriatic is under control with less active cases than in other tourist destinations in the Mediterranean.

Entering the Republic of Croatia*

  • All holidaymakers entering the Republic of Croatia must have a booking confirmation and fill out the online form Enter Croatia

  • People travelling to the Republic of Croatia from green countries/regions are exempt from the obligation to provide negative test and to self-isolate.

  • Travellers from other countries must provide a negative PCR test or RAT (antigen) test no older than 48 hours or must be tested upon entering the Republic of Croatia and remain in self-isolation until they receive a negative result.

  • Feel free to come to your accommodation and contact us to help you organise testing. Stay and enjoy your accommodation while you wait for the results.

  • Children under the age of 7 who travel in the company of parents are exempt from the obligation to present a negative test result and to self-isolate if their parents have a negative PCR or RAT (antigen) test or have recovered or have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate.

  • People who have recovered from COVID-19 within the past 6 months are exempt from the obligation to provide a negative test and to self-isolate. To prove that they have recovered from COVID-19, travellers must provide a positive PCR or RAT (antigen) test result or a certificate of COVID-19 recovery issued by a doctor (this certificate is valid at the earliest on the eleventh day from the positive test result).

  • People who have recovered from COVID-19 and have been vaccinated with at least one dose of the vaccine after the recovery, don’ have to present a negative test result and self-isolate in the period of 5 months from the administration of the vaccine.

  • People who have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate are exempt from the obligation to provide a negative test and self-isolate. The certificate must state that at least 14 days have passed since receiving the second dose of the vaccine (in case of vaccines received in one dose only, 14 days since the 1st dose).

* The measures apply to all citizens of EU / EEA Member States and third-country nationals.

General rules for entering the Republic of Croatia

For easier and faster border crossing, we recommend submitting your data in advance via the website entercroatia.mup.hr. In this way you can avoid additional delays at the border crossing as the border police will have your data in the system. At the road border crossings Bregana, Macelj, Rupa and Plovanija there are special lanes for guests who have filled in and submitted the Enter Croatia form before arrival.

Passengers who have registered on entercroatia.mup.hr website will receive on their email address a confirmation of receipt and all the necessary information related to the instructions and recommendations of the Croatian Institute of Public Health.

Passengers who did not submit their data in advance via this application will be able to do so at the border crossing when entering the Republic of Croatia.

On the 'Re-open EU' European Commission website you can check, in real time, information on travel within the European Union, the situation at the borders, and all available transport and tourism services in EU member states.

Transit through Austria, Italy and Slovenia towards Croatia is proceeding normally.

Guests returning to their home countries

GERMANY

Latest measures from: 12/5/2021
When entering the country, guests returning from risk countries/regions must provide a negative PCR test or RAT (antigen) test not older than 48 hours and self-isolate for 10 days. After the 5th day, it is possible to perform a test (PCR or ANTIGEN). If the result is negative, the person can terminate the self-isolation. If traveling by plane, a negative antigen (RAT) test (not older than 48 hours) is required when boarding the aircraft. People who have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate or have recovered from COVID-19 within the past 6 months are exempt from the obligation to provide a negative test and to self-isolate. Children under the age of 6 are exempt from the obligation to present a negative test result and to self-isolate.
In addition to RAT and PCR tests, Germany also accepts TMA and LAMP tests.

Announcement of new measures from 23.5.2021:
Persons returning from Croatia are not obliged to go into self-isolation by presenting a negative COVID test result.

AUSTRIA

Latest measures from: 19/5/2021
When entering the country, guests returning from risk countries/regions must provide a negative PCR test not older than 72 hours or RAT (antigen) test not older than 48 hours or perform a test within 24 hours from entering Austria and self-isolate for 10 days. After the 5th day, it is possible to perform a free test (PCR or ANTIGEN). If the result is negative, the person can terminate the self-isolation. People who have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate or have recovered from COVID-19 within the past 6 months are exempt from the obligation to provide a negative test and to self-isolate.* Children under the age of 10 are exempt from the obligation to present a negative test result.
*All vaccines approved by EMA/WHO are recognised. You are considered "vaccinated" starting on the 22nd day after your first dose, lasting for 3 months. After the second dose, the validity extends for another 6 months. Vaccines that only require one dose are valid from the 22nd day after that dose. Proof of antibodies is also valid as a recovery proof and is valid for 3 months from the test date.

ITALY

Latest measures from: 17/5/2021
When entering the country, guests returning from risk countries/regions must provide a negative ANTIGEN or PCR test not older than 48 hours or self-isolate for 10 days. After the 5th day, it is possible to perform a test (PCR or ANTIGEN). If the result is negative, the person is free to come out of self-isolation. Children under the age of 2 do not need to be tested. People who have a certificate of COVID-19 vaccination in the last 6 months or have recovered from COVID-19 within the past 6 months are exempt from the obligation to provide a negative test and to self-isolate.

SLOVENIA

Latest measures from: 12/4/2021
When entering the country, guests returning from risk countries/regions must provide a negative PCR test not older than 48 hours or self-isolate for 10 days. Children under the age of 15 are exempt from testing.

People who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months or have received a COVID-19 vaccine are exempt from the obligation to provide a negative PCR test and self-isolate.

HUNGARY

Latest measures from: 21/5/2021
When entering the country, guests returning from risk countries/regions must provide a negative PCR test not older than 48 hours and self-isolate for 10 days. The self-isolation can be terminated if they take an additional PCR tests within 5 days of entering the country. People who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months or have received a COVID-19 vaccine are exempt from the obligation to provide a negative PCR test and self-isolate. Children under the age of 18 who travel in the company of parents are exempt from the obligation to present a negative test result and to self-isolate if their parents have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months or have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate.

POLAND

Latest measures from: 11/5/2021
When entering the country, guests returning from risk countries/regions must provide a negative PCR test or RAT (antigen) test not older than 48 hours or self-isolate for 10 days. People who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months or have a vaccination certificate do not have to self-isolate. Children under the age of 13 are exempt from testing.

CZECH REPUBLIC

Latest measures from: 11/5/2021
When entering the country, guests returning from risk countries/regions must provide a negative RAT (antigen) not older than 24 hours or PCR test not older than 72 hours. An additional test on the 5th day and self-isolation until the negative test result are mandatory. Children under the age of 5 are exempt from testing. People who have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate are exempt from the obligation to provide a negative test and self-isolate.

SLOVAKIA

Latest measures from: 14/5/2021
When entering the country, guests returning from risk countries/regions must provide a negative RAT (antigen) not older than 72 hours or PCR test not older than 48 hours and self-isolate for 14 days. After the eighth day, it is possible to do a PCR test and if its result is negative, the person can come out of self-isolation. Children under the age of 10 are exempt from testing. People who have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate or have recovered from COVID-19 within the past 6 months are exempt from the obligation to provide a negative test and to self-isolate.

UNITED KINGDOM

Latest measures from: 12/4/2021
When entering the country, guests returning from risk countries/regions must provide a negative RAT (antigen) or PCR test not older than 72 hours and self-isolate for 10 days. In addition to self-isolation, they are required to perform a PCR test on the second and eighth day. Children under the age of 11 are exempt from testing.

THE NETHERLANDS

Latest measures from: 16/4/2021
When entering the country, guests returning from risk countries/regions must provide a negative RAT (ANTIGEN) test not older than 24 hours or a PCR test not older than 72 hours and self-isolate for 10 days. After the fifth day, it is possible to do a test (PCR or ANTIGEN). If the result is negative, the person can come out of self-isolation. Children under the age of 13 are exempt from testing. If traveling by plane, a negative antigen (RAT) test (not older than 24 hours) is required when boarding the aircraft.
In addition to RAT and PCR tests, Netherlands also accepts TMA, LAMP and mPOCT tests.

SWITZEWRLAND

Latest measures from: 11/5/2021
When entering the country, guests returning from risk countries/regions must provide a negative PCR test not older than 72 hours and self-isolate for 10 days. After the 7th day, it is possible to perform a PCR test. If the result is negative, the person can terminate the self-isolation. People who have a certificate of COVID-19 vaccination or have recovered from COVID-19 within the past 3 months are exempt from the obligation to provide a negative PCR test and to self-isolate. Children under the age of 12 are exempt from testing.

FRANCE

Latest measures from: 21/4/2021
When entering the country, guests returning from risk countries/regions must provide a negative PCR test not older than 72 hours or self-isolate for 7 days. Children under the age of 11 are exempt from testing.

SERBIA

Latest measures from: 18/5/2021
When entering the country, guests returning from risk countries/regions must provide a negative PCR test not older than 48 hours or self-isolate for 10 days. Children under the age of 12 are exempt from testing. People who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months or have received a COVID-19 vaccine are exempt from the obligation to provide a negative PCR test and self-isolate.

USA

Latest measures from: 6/4/2021
When entering the country, guests returning from risk countries/regions must provide a negative PCR test not older than 48 hours. Mandatory self-isolation for 10 days and an additional PCR test within 5 days of entering the country. Children under the age of 2 are exempt from testing. People who have recovered from COVID-19 within the past 3 months are exempt from the obligation to provide a negative PCR test and to self-isolate. People who have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate are exempt from the obligation to self-isolate but need to provide a negative PCR test not older than 48 hours.

RUSSIA

Latest measures from: 4/5/2021
When entering the country, guests returning from risk countries/regions must provide a negative PCR test not older than 72 hours upon entry and perform 2 additional tests within 3 and 5 days from entering. Mandatory self-isolation until the negative test result. Children under the age of 12 are exempt from testing.

UKRAINE

Latest measures from: 16/4/2021
When entering the country, guests returning from risk countries/regions must provide a negative PCR test not older than 72 hours upon entry or go into self-isolation for 14 days. It is possible to perform additional testing to shorten the self-isolation.If the result is negative, the person can terminate the self-isolation. Children under the age of 12 are exempt from testing.


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