COVID-19 Update Poland

Who can enter Poland?

 Update 12.21. 

We have summarized the regulations and entry conditions for you. However, for further detailed information please check the official Polish Government website and refer to your local Embassy. 

Rules for travellers arriving into Poland from within the Schengen AreaRules for travellers arriving into Poland from Member States of the European Union, from within the Schengen Area and from Turkey (*)

Persons vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempt from quarantine.

This applies to persons who have a certificate of vaccination with a vaccine which has been granted a marketing authorisation within the European Union. Full vaccination is recognised 14 days after completion of the vaccination process.

Travellers) are subject to a 10-day entry quarantine, unless they meet one of the following conditions:

  • they have completed a full vaccination cycle, and 14 days have passed since their final dose,
  • their vaccination is confirmed by an EU Digital COVID Certificate,
  • they have recovered from a SARS-CoV-2 infection (so-called “convalescents”) at most 6 months (with a document confirming recovery from the disease)
  • they present a negative COVID-19 test result, confirmed by an EU Digital COVID Certificate (test issued 48 hours maximum before.
Rules for travellers arriving into Poland from outside the European Union, the Schengen Area and Turkey.

NEW: Persons vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempt from quarantine. This applies to persons who have a certificate of vaccination with a vaccine which has been granted a marketing authorisation within the European Union. Full vaccination is recognised 14 days after completion of the vaccination process.

Travellers are subject to a 10-day entry quarantine, unless they meet one of the following conditions:

  • they have completed a full vaccination cycle, and 14 days have passed since their final dose. Their vaccination is confirmed by an EU Digital COVID Certificate.
  • they have recovered from a SARS-CoV-2 infection in the last 6 months.

Locator Form

From July 17th onwards, any person who crosses the state border into the Republic of Poland by plane is obliged to fill in, prior to check-in, a Passenger Locator Form, either electronically via an ICT system or, if that’s not possible, on paper using the form provided by the on-board staff.

 

EU Digital COVID Certificate

EU Digital COVID Certificates are issued by the Ministry of Health. A vaccination certificate is issued in electronic form or in printed form by entities which carry out the COVID-19 vaccinations (or by a primary care physician or a primary care nurse).

 

Additional information:

  • Current information on persons allowed to cross the Polish border can be found on the website of the Border Guard.
  • Detailed information about the EU Digital COVID Certificate.
  • Source: https://www.gov.pl/web/coronavirus/travel

 

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(*) The above rules apply to persons arriving from:

  • Member States of the European Union: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden,
  • 4 non-EU countries which are part of the Schengen Area – Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland,
  • Turkey, with which a special agreement has been concluded.