Travel conditions in Slovenia: negative PCR test COVID-19 or quarantine

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STATE OF NATIONAL EPIDEMIC: YES. The Slovenian government has extended the epidemic by 60 days, starting on January 17, 2021.

Romania is on the red list with the entire territory. Upon entry into Slovenia, persons residing in a red-listed state must undergo a quarantine period of 10 days at the declared address of residence, by decision communicated by the competent authority (Ministry of Health) to the border authorities.

Expenses incurred during the quarantine period shall be borne by the person concerned. Testing for SARS-CoV-2 infection is possible during the quarantine period, and if the result is negative, the competent authority will cancel the quarantine decision, but only after at least 5 days of quarantine.

Persons who present a PCR-type molecular test upon entry into Slovenia may be exempted from this obligation

Exempted from this obligation are persons who present at the entry into Slovenia a PCR-type molecular test with a negative result for SARS-CoV-2 infection, not older than 48 hours after harvest, carried out in an EU Member State, of Schengen area or in Slovenia, by an entity / person recognized / accredited by the Institute of Microbiology and Immunology and the National Laboratory for Health, Environment and Food (, or a rapid antigen test performed only in an EU Member State / Schengen area, valid for 24 hours after harvest.

People from the countries on the new list (Spain, Portugal and the Czech Republic) traveling to Slovenia must test negative for SARS-CoV-2 virus infection. Negative tests issued by third country laboratories approved by the National Institute of Public Health are also valid.

From 9 January 2021, the possibility of suspending the quarantine measure after at least 5 days in the case of a negative test shall also apply to foreign nationals with temporary or permanent residence in Slovenia.

Entry into Slovenia will not be allowed to a person who is not resident in Slovenia and who has tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 or shows obvious signs of COVID-19, but may pass through Slovenia if transported by ambulance. .

All persons coming from states / administrative units that are not explicitly included in the red list or in the new list of higher epidemiological risk than Slovenia, may enter this state without being quarantined and without presenting the result of a negative test for SARS-CoV-2 virus infection.

As of 13 February this year, the control points at the Schengen internal borders will be abolished, the border crossing with Austria, Hungary and Italy being possible through all border crossing points.

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