Romania (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 27 October, 2021.

 

At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Entry For Vaccinated Travelers: Allowed
Vaccination Requirements: Travellers who have received their final vaccination for COVID-19 more than 10 days ago, are exempt from quarantine. It is required to show proof of vaccination, including the dates.

You do not need to have a PCR test to board your flight to Romania.

Allowed Vaccines:

Comirnaty – (BioNTech, Pfizer),
Moderna
Vaxzervria – AstraZeneca
Janssen – Johnson & Johnson
Covishield (AstraZeneca – Serum Institute of India)
Tourist Entry: Partially Allowed
Testing: No tests required
Quarantine Required: Depends
Quarantine Details: Quarantine for 14 days required for some countries.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Operational
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Open with restrictions
 

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 23.07.2021
1. Passengers must present a completed passenger locator form upon arrival. The form can be obtained at https://www.tarom.ro/sites/default/files/u1348/passenger_form_romania-_ro.pdf or https://chestionar.stsisp.ro/start
2. Passengers could be subject to quarantine for 14 days. Details can be found at https://www.cnscbt.ro/index.php/lex
3. Residence permits issued by Romania which have expired are considered valid with an extension of 90 days after 11 August 2021.

 

Detailed Tourist Information

Entry rules for Romania depend on its national classification of risk areas.

“Green” areas: countries where the cumulative incidence rate of new COVID-19 cases in the last 14 days is less than or equal to 1,5 per 1000 inhabitants;

“Yellow” areas: countries where the cumulative incidence rate of new COVID-19 cases in the last 14 days is between 1,5 and 3 per 1000 inhabitants;

“Red” areas: countries where the cumulative incidence rate of new COVID-19 cases in the last 14 days is greater than or equal to 3 per 1000 inhabitants.

 

Lockdown Details

The use of face masks is mandatory in indoor public spaces and in crowded outdoor areas, for anyone aged above 5 years old.

Private events (e.g. weddings, baptisms, and birthdays) may accommodate:

-a maximum of 150 guests outdoor, 100 guests indoor if the cumulative infection rate in the past 14 days is lower and equal than 3 per 1000 inhabitants.

-a maximum of 200 guests outdoor, 150 guests indoor if the cumulative infection rate in the past 14 days is lower and equal than 2 per 1000 inhabitants.

-a maximum of 300 guests indoor if ensuring a surface of 2 sqm for each guest and if those attending are all vaccinated (at least 10 days passed since the administration of the final dose) or have a negative PCR test (in the last 72 hours) or negative rapid test (in the last 24 hours) or have recovered from COVID-19 (at least 15 days passed since getting infected, and not more than 180 days) if the cumulative infection rate in the past 14 days is lower and equal than 3 per 1000 inhabitants

-a maximum of 400 guests indoor if ensuring a surface of 2 sqm for each guest and if those attending are all vaccinated (at least 10 days passed since the administration of the final dose) or have a negative PCR test (in the last 72 hours) or negative rapid test (in the last 24 hours) or have recovered from COVID-19 (at least 15 days passed since getting infected, and not more than 180 days) if the cumulative infection rate in the past 14 days is lower and equal than 2 per 1000 inhabitants
an unlimited number of guests outdoor if ensuring a surface of 2 sqm for each guest and if those attending are all vaccinated (at least 10 days passed since the administration of the final dose) or have a negative PCR test (in the last 72 hours) or negative rapid test (in the last 24 hours) or have recovered from COVID-19 (at least 15 days passed since getting infected, and not more than 180 days) if the cumulative infection rate in the past 14 days is lower and equal than 3 per 1000 inhabitants

Private groups of people that do not belong to the same household can gather in the public space up to 30 persons if the cumulative infection rate in the past 14 days is lower and equal than 3 per 1000 inhabitants, and up to 50 persons if the cumulative infection rate in the past 14 days is lower and equal than 2 per 1000 inhabitants.

Rallies and demonstrations can take place under strict regulations with maximum of 100 participants if the cumulative infection rate in the past 14 days is lower and equal than 3 per 1000 inhabitants, and with maximum of 500 participants if the cumulative infection rate in the past 14 days is lower and equal than 2 per 1000 inhabitants.

The organization and outdoor performance of shows, concerts, public and private festivals or other cultural events are allowed only with the participation of up to 2,500 spectators and wearing a protective mask, if the cumulative infection rate in the past 14 days is between 2 and 3 per 1,000 inhabitants. In this case, those attending must be vaccinated or have a negative PCR test (in the last 72 hours) or negative rapid test (in the last 24 hours) or have recovered from COVID-19 (at least 15 days passed since getting infected but no more than 180 days).

The organization and outdoor performance of shows, concerts, public and private festivals or other cultural events are allowed with the participation of over 2,500 spectators and wearing a protective mask. In this case, those attending must be vaccinated.

The organization and outdoor performance of shows, concerts, public and private festivals or other cultural events are allowed only with the participation of up to 75,000 spectators and wearing a protective mask, if the cumulative infection rate in the past 14 days is less than or equal to 2 per 1,000 inhabitants. In this case, those attending must be vaccinated or have a negative PCR test (in the last 72 hours) or negative rapid test (in the last 24 hours) or have recovered from COVID-19 (at least 15 days passed since getting infected but no more than 180 days).

Shops, shopping centres, and markets should close at 18.00 on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, if the cumulative infection rate in the past 14 days is between 6 and 7,5 per 1,000 inhabitants.

Shops, shopping centres, and markets should close at 18.00 on every day of the week, if the cumulative infection rate in the past 14 days is higher than 7,5 per 1,000 inhabitants.

Pharmacies and gas stations can remain open longer. Deliveries are permitted without time restrictions.

Restaurants and cafés may open between 05.00-02.00 at full capacity for counties where the cumulative infection rate in the past 14 days is lower or equal than 3 per 1,000 inhabitants.

 

Sources

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