Covid-19 Information

Last updated: April 20, 2022

**As of February 15, 2022, the Czech government considers the validity of COVID-19 vaccinations to be nine months (270 days) from the date of the second dose. A booster shot extends the validity indefinitely. 

For Travel to the United States

As of December 6, all air passengers, regardless of vaccination status, must show a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 1 day before travel to the United States. Please review the CDC’s international travel requirements for full details. After reviewing the CDC’s information regarding exceptions, if you wish to request one, please send an email to CDCWaiverPrague@state.gov and carefully follow all instructions. For additional information, please visit our FAQs for answers to questions about the requirement for proof of negative COVID-19 test or recovery from COVID-19 for all air passengers arriving in the United States.

Non-citizen and nonimmigrant travelers must be fully vaccinated and present a negative COVID-19 test taken within 1 day of your trip.  Full details on requirements for non-citizen and non-immigrant travelers to the United States are available here.

For Entry to the Czech Republic

Effective April 9, 2022, the Czech Republic has suspended all COVID-19 related entry restrictions for travelers. Travelers to the Czech Republic are no longer required to complete a Passenger Locator Form, provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or prior infection, etc. Additional information is available on the Czech Ministry of Interior’s COVID-19 website and the Czech Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 portal.

If You Test Positive While in the Czech Republic

People who test positive for COVID-19 while in the Czech Republic should dial 1221 to reach the COVID-19 Information hotline.  The hotline is open daily from 8 am to 7 pm and is available in English.  For calling from abroad, use number +420 226 20 1221.

COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

 Entry and Exit Requirements

  • Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter for tourism? YES
  • For the most up-to-date travel guidelines in English, go to the Czech Ministry of Interior site here.
  • Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? NO
  • Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry? YES
  • For information on the legal status of foreigners in the Czech Republic, please visit the MFA web site here. For general information regarding visas and residency permits in the Czech Republic, visit https://www.mvcr.cz/mvcren/article/immigration.aspx

 Movement Restrictions

  • Is a curfew in place? NO
  • Are there restrictions on intercity or interstate travel? NO
  • More information: https://covid.gov.cz/en/

Quarantine Information

Fines for Non-Compliance (if applicable)

  • Are there fines for non-compliance?  YES, fines up to 10,000 Kc ($470) may be enforced.

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