No quarantine is required for travellers who enter Slovenia and have a permanent or temporary residence in a country which is on the list of epidemiologically safe countries (green list) and are coming from those countries. Prague – Amsterdam 7 weekly Prague – Copenhagen 2 weekly Prague – Frankfurt 3 weekly Prague – Helsinki 2 weekly Prague – Kosice 5 weekly Prague – Kyiv Borispil 7 weekly Prague – London Heathrow 7 weekly • the number of patients in Intensive Care Units. Anyone who claims to have COVID-19 symptoms will be denied entry. Depending on their epidemiological situation, Slovenia divides countries in three categories. COVID-19 Information Last updated: 01/20/2021 *** Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. No quarantine is required for travellers who enter Slovenia and have a permanent or temporary residence in a country which is on the list of epidemiologically safe countries (green list) and are coming from those countries [https://www.nijz.si/en/list-countries-crossing-national-borders-without-restrictions]. However, travellers entering Slovenia as exceptions under points 1.a, 2, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, and 16 also have to show a negative test for Covid-19 that is not older than 36 hours and must be taken in an EU/Schengen Area member state. • The number of hospitalised patients. This includes countries which registered more than 40 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over two weeks. Slovenia International Restrictions: Airports in Slovenia re-opened for passenger flights on 11 May. Please see: Article 10 of the Ordinance 25-06-2020 [https://www.policija.si/images/stories/NovinarskoSredisce/SporocilaZaJavnost/2020/06_junij/25_crossing_the_border_quarantine_exceptions/Quarantine_exceptions_Article_10_of_the_Ordinance_25062020.docx]. Access to public places is also prohibited. The Pomurje region is a land of springs of healing water. In these regions (which include the city of Ljubljana), the following rules will apply: No travel between regions, except for essential business, caring for close family members or accessing essential services, Face masks must be worn in all public spaces at all times, No visits to care homes or hospitals, Closure of restaurants and bars, Closure of gym and sports facilities for recreational team sports, Beauty salons and hairdressers to serve one customer at a time, Total ban on all public events, except those already mandated by the National Public Health Authority (NIJZ), Suspension of all non-essential hospital and dentist visits. For each category, a different set of entry rules applies. Wherever possible, tickets should be bought in advance (online, ticket machines and at sales counters). – This does not apply to passengers with diplomatic passports. You are required to wear a protective mask, sanitise your hands with the supplied hand cleaner and maintain a safety distance of at least 1.5m. COVID-19 - Preventative measures and restrictions. *Find out more: Police Website *Transit: Passengers are required to transit Slovenia within 12 hours from entering. Authorities in Slovenia have extended nationwide restrictions on business and travel until at least Jan. 22 as part of efforts to control the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). *****International Restrictions **From EU: Travelling from EU/EEA countries is allowed. The Slovene government provides English-language coronavirus guidance and updates. Croatian citizens are allowed to cross the border without facing the mandatory quarantine. This tourist gem of global dimensions on the edge of the Triglav National Park was nominated one of the seven new wonders of the world. Slovenia Several airlines cancel plans to resume Ljubljana flights. Travellers can enter Slovenia without any restrictions from countries that are epidemiologically safe. Airports in Slovenia reopened on 12 May. People arriving to the Republic of Slovenia from a EU member state or member of the Schengen Area that has been included on the orange list can enter Slovenia without restrictions or quarantine. People arriving to the Republic of Slovenia that are not an EU Member State or Schengen Associated country, shall be required to stay in quarantine for a period of ten days. Entry to Slovenia shall be denied to persons for whom it is foreseen that they may not be able to exit Slovenia due to measures in neighbouring countries. No quarantine is required for travellers who enter Slovenia and have a permanent or temporary residence in a country which is on the list of epidemiologically safe countries (green list) and are coming from those countries. Between 19 and 29 December temporary restrictions on cultural programmes have been relaxed, provided there is compliance with National Institute of Health rules. Slovenia Relaxes Travel Restrictions, But Parts of Austria, Hungary on Red List . Tests made by the mentioned institutions in third countries will therefore be recognised. **Transit: Item 5, Article 10 of the Ordinance states the exception to entry to Slovenia without limitations or ordered quarantine, which allows persons to transit Slovenian territory in a 12-hour period. From 24 December until 4 January, all non-essential shops and businesses where social distancing rules cannot be maintained will be closed; Hotels are closed, with a few limited exemptions to allow for business/diplomatic stays or for professional sports teams; Restaurants and bars are closed. Restrictions on entry of non-Armenian citizens to the Republic of Armenia have been lifted. Quarantine: Quarantine required on arrival. Commuting for work reasons or movements for health emergencies are allowed. Public transport is currently stopped in Slovenia. You are required to wear a protective mask, sanitise your hands with the supplied hand cleaner and maintain a safety distance of at least 1.5m. Additional information is available on the Police website *Third Countries: Entry Restrictions: Entry from EU+ countries is, in general, allowed without restrictions. 1. Restaurants and bars are permitted to open, if they are able to serve customers whilst observing social distancing requirements. Entry to Slovenia shall be denied to persons for whom it is foreseen that they may not be able to exit Slovenia due to measures in neighbouring countries. Public transport (buses and trains) resumed service on 11 May. Slovenian citizens or foreign nationals with a permanent or temporary residence in Slovenia travelling from a country on the yellow list (if the country is an EU member state or a Schengen Area country) may enter Slovenia without a quarantine if they submit a proof that they are not travelling from a country on the red list (example: original invoice for payment of overnight stays, proof of ownership of the real estate or vessel where they were staying, or official crew list in case of chartering a vessel, i.e., other adequate proof). For each category, a different set of rules of entry applies. For each category, a different set of entry rules applies. The Žiče Charterhouse with the oldest bar in Slovenia is located near Slovenske Konjice, and KSEVT, the Cultural Centre of European Space Technologies by Herman Potočnik Noordung, is not far away either. Also, certain categories of individuals coming from the countries on the red list (under points 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8) are specified as exceptions and may enter Slovenia without restrictions and quarantine. Full details on this statement can be found here. Slovenia Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport has reopened for all commercial flights, both from the European Union and third countries (EX-YU Aviation News, 12.05.2020) Government to allow international passenger air traffic from 12 May (Reuters, 11.05.2020) 1.Passengers are not allowed to enter Slovenia. *Public spaces and services: The Slovene authorities have introduced a Red, Amber, Green rating to determine which Covid-prevention measures are in place. In early October the Slovene authorities introduced a Red, Amber and Green rating system, to determine which additional COVID-19 prevention measures are in place within regions in Slovenia. In case of any questions and suggestions please contact us. Entry restrictions. Partially open. Public transport (buses and trains) is running. In October 2020, the Slovenian authorities introduced a Red, Amber and Green rating system, to determine which additional COVID-19 prevention measures are in place within regions in Slovenia. EU nationals (who have not been outside of the EU over the last 14 days) can travel freely to the country and are not subject to mandatory quarantine. A 14-day quarantine rule applies to all travellers arriving in Slovenia from countries with an unstable epidemiological situation (red list), irrespective of their citizenship or residence. Passenger train traffic between Italy and Slovenia and Austria has been suspended. From 15 December public transport (buses and trains) will be available across Slovenia but will be following a limited timetable. Several countries (Algeria, Canada, Georgia, Jordan, Morocco, Montenegro, Serbia, Tunisia and Uruguay) have been removed from the EU designated COVID-19 safe countries list since it was introduced in June 30 2020, and no new country was ever added to that list. While transiting, passengers may attend to necessary things such as fill up the gas tank, stop for physiological needs (drink, food, toilet, etc. Depending on their epidemiological situation, Slovenia divides countries in three categories. COVID-19 Country Specific Information, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. Slovenian can travel to 120 countries if they meet certain conditions. They will just receive instructions issued by the National Institute of Public Health upon entry. New measures will come into force from 20 October. How a region is rated is determined by three criteria: • the number of cases per 100,000 over the previous 14 days. It shall also be considered that a person is arriving from a country on a green list if they stayed in that country continuously for 14 days before entering Slovenia, which can be proven with a proper certificate. *Rules and Exceptions: A 14-day quarantine rule applies to all travellers arriving in Slovenia from countries with an unstable epidemiological situation (red list), and travellers with a temporary or permanent residence in these countries entering Slovenia (irrespective of their citizenship or residence). In statistical regions that are rated as red, movement between municipalities (občina) remains prohibited unless you meet one of the exemptions which are listed below. Taxis will still be permitted to operate. During the epidemic, all events, public gatherings and weddings are banned in Slovenia. with an organisation or individual recognised as suitable and credible and published on the National Laboratory of Health, Environment and Food website. Between 19 and 29 December, temporary restrictions on religious gatherings have been relaxed, provided there is compliance with National Institute of Health rules, including only 1 person/household per 30 square metres; maintaining a minimum of 1.5 metre between individuals/households; mandatory use of facemasks; and hand hygiene. Non-EU nationals are subject to a 14-day quarantine, excluding diplomats, members of rescue and relief services, for attendance of funerals, lorry drivers and persons with certificates issued by the competent Slovenian authorities stating that they will provide essential services. People arriving to the Republic of Slovenia from a EU member state or member of the Schengen Area that has been included on the orange list can enter Slovenia without restrictions or quarantine. People arriving to the Republic of Slovenia that are not an EU Member State or Schengen Associated country, shall be required to stay in quarantine for a period of ten days. Piran is the most beautiful town on the Slovenian coast. Flights to EU destinations are suspended until 12 May, and flights to non-EU destinations are banned until further notice. 3. On 21 August, Croatia was added to Slovenia’s Red List. The red list includes countries which registered more than 40 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over two weeks. International Restrictions: Airports in Slovenia re-opened for passenger flights on 11 May. Additional information is available on the Police website [https://www.policija.si/eng/newsroom/news-archive/103470-crossing-the-state-border-during-the-coronavirus-epidemic]. Every two weeks this list of countries will be reviewed and the information updated here. In all statistical regions, libraries and outdoor cultural heritage sites are permitted to open. **Travelling from the EU: Travelling to Slovenia: Entry from EU and EEA countries is, in general, allowed. It is home to the world's oldest whistle and a unique Partisan hospital. Gatherings of up to 50 people are permitted without prior approval from health authorities, where health and safety guidance can be implemented. However, travellers entering Slovenia as exceptions under points 1.a, 2, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, and 16 also have to show a negative test for Covid-19 that is not older than 36 hours and must be taken in an EU/Schengen Area member state. International passenger train connections have re-started. Car thefts and break-ins can occur at gas stations and service areas along the highway, as well as in parking lots. Further measures may follow at short notice. Indefinite ban on gatherings.Public transportation, including inter-city rail and bus services, has ceased operations. for refueling and resting for physiological needs, but they cannot stay overnight. Last update: 14.11.2020 . Slovenian citizens or foreign nationals with a permanent or temporary residence in Slovenia travelling from a country on the yellow list (if the country is a EU member state or a Schengen Area country) may enter Slovenia without a quarantine if they submit a proof that they are not travelling from a country on the red list (example: original invoice for payment of overnight stays, proof of ownership of the real estate or vessel where they were staying, or official crew list in case of chartering a vessel, i.e., other adequate proof). STA. The exemptions for travelling between municipalities are: • Arrival to and from work and the implementation of work tasks, • Implementation of business, agricultural and forestry activities, • Elimination of immediate danger to health, life and property, • Care and assistance to people requiring aid or care for family members or implementation of parental care and contact with children, • Access to pharmacies, health and sanitary services, and health resort treatment, • Access to foreign diplomatic and consular representation offices, • Access to emergency services, • Access to the implementation of tasks related to the operations of judiciary, administrative and law enforcement authorities, • Access to services for people with special needs, • Implementation of maintenance and seasonal work at a private facility or land plot for members of the same household, • Travelling of people who entered the Republic of Slovenia with the purpose of transit through the territory of the Republic of Slovenia to the neighbouring country or to their residence in the Republic of Slovenia, • Access to shops or services in another municipality if these establishments are closer to the person’s residence than shops or services in the municipality of residence or if these facilities are not available in the municipality of residence, • Urgent maintenance of a grave, whereby an individual must demonstrate this right with evidence of the rental of the grave or other supporting evidence, • Individual outdoor exercise or outdoor recreation for members of the same household. 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