Slovakia: COVID-19 Travel Bans & Travel RestrictionsUpdated on 21 Ιούν. 2021, 10:07 UTC+8
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Entry into SlovakiaPartially restricted
Persons arriving from certain countries or regions may be required to undergo a 14-day quarantine upon arrival.
All persons must self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival in Slovakia and must undergo a reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test for COVID-19 on the 8th day of their self-isolation period. This policy does not apply to persons arriving from neighboring countries or regions for work, students, or to persons who carry proof they have completed a full vaccination regimen using a COVID-19 vaccine recognized by Slovak authorities. Persons who, during the 14 days prior to their departure, have remained within the European Union, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, or the United Kingdom will be allowed to end their self-isolation period upon confirmation of a negative RT-PCR test result. Upon arrival, all persons must register with Slovak authorities. Persons traveling by air must submit on online passenger locator form. More information, including links to registration and locator forms, is available at the following URL: https://korona.gov.sk/en/travelling-to-slovakia-and-covid19/
Returning to United StatesEntry prohibited
From May 4, 2021, foreign nationals who have visited any of the following countries or regions within 14 days of their arrival in the United States are prohibited from entering: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mainland China, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican City, and the United Kingdom. This policy provides limited exemptions for persons providing vital support for critical infrastructure, journalists, students, and certain academics covered by exchange visitor programs.
All persons traveling to the United States (including US nationals) must present proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 3 days to departure using a nucleic acid or antigen test. Alternatively, persons who, at any point within 90 days of their scheduled departure for the United States, tested positive for COVID-19 may present "documentation of recovery" for travel to the United States. This must include proof of the positive test result along with a certificate from a recognized healthcare provider attesting that the traveler is not currently exhibiting symptoms consistent with COVID-19 is and cleared for travel. All travelers must additionally sign a form attesting that the information provided to airline staff is truthful and accurate to the best of the traveler's knowledge. Persons lacking such proof are prohibited from boarding flights bound for the United States. More information including post-travel recommendations is available via the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/testing-international-air-travelers.html
The United States government has mostly suspended the issuing of new visas and all US land border checkpoints with Canada and Mexico are closed to non-essential traffic. Additional restrictions are in place for persons holding special category visas including H-1B, H-2B, J-1, and L-1 visas. All travelers are encouraged to contact their local US embassy or consulate prior to finalizing travel arrangements. When arriving into or traveling within the United States, all persons must wear masks covering their mouth and nose while aboard any conveyance or at any transportation hub. Be advised, various state and local authorities in the United States have implemented additional policies and restrictions for persons arriving into their jurisdictions.