Poland (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 24 February, 2021.

 

At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Tourist Entry: Partially Allowed
Testing: No tests required for all countries.
Quarantine Required: Depends
Quarantine Details: Quarantine for 10 days required for some countries.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Operational
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Delivery/Takeout only
 

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 14.01.2021
1. Passengers are not allowed to enter.
-This does not apply to:
– nationals and residents of Poland;
– spouses, children of nationals of Poland;
– passengers under the constant care of nationals of Poland;
– nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland;
– British nationals;
– spouses and children of nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland;
– spouses and children of British nationals;
– nationals and residents of Australia, Belarus, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Korea (Rep.), New Zealand, Thailand and Tunisia;
– passengers with a permanent residence permit or a long-term residence permit issued by Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or United Kingdom and their spouses and children, returning via Poland to their country of residence;
– merchant seamen traveling on duty;
– passengers traveling as students.
2. Flights from Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Jordan, Kosovo (Rep.), North Macedonia (Rep.), Montenegro, Serbia or USA (except airports in Illinois and New York) are suspended.
– This does not apply to humanitarian, medevac and repatriation flights.
3. Passengers could be subject to quarantine for 10 days. A list of quarantine exemptions can be found at https://www.gov.pl/web/coronavirus/temporary-limitations .

 

Detailed Tourist Information

Citizens and residents of Georgia, Japan, Canada, New Zealand, Thailand, South Korea, Tunisia and Australia may enter Poland without additional restrictions.

Travellers from third-country outside the EU and Schengen Area are subject to the rules described hereafter.

Third-country travellers arriving in Poland by plane, bus, or other means of public transport, are required to quarantine for 10 days, counting from the day following the day of entry.
 

Lockdown Details

Effective February 1, art galleries, museums, and libraries are allowed to reopen, with some limitations. Theaters and cinemas remain closed.

Restaurant takeaways and deliveries are allowed but not indoor dining.

Hotels are not available to tourists. They’re limited to visitors traveling for business or on official trips, medical professionals, and patients and their carers.

Check all the latest closures and restrictions here https://www.gov.pl/web/coronavirus/temporary-limitations
 

Sources

https://reopen.europa.eu/en/map/POL
Data Source: covidcontrols.co