Slovenia (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 27 October, 2021.

 

At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Entry For Vaccinated Travelers: Partially Allowed
Vaccination Requirements: All vaccinated travellers who fall under one of the following categories are allowed to enter Slovenia free of quarantine requirements:

-The second dose of Comirnaty by BioNTech / Pfizer was inoculated to the traveller at least seven days ago,

-The second dose of COVID-19 Vaccine by Moderna was administered at least 14 days ago,

-The first dose of Vaxzervria (COVID-19 Vaccine) from AstraZeneca was received at least 21 days ago,

-A dose of COVID-19 Vaccine Janssen by Johnson and Johnson / Janssen-Cilag was administered at least 14 days ago,

-The first dose of CoviShield by Serum Institute of India / AstraZeneca was administered at least 21 days ago,

-The second dose of Sputnik V was inoculated to the traveller at least 14 days ago

-The second dose of CoronaVac from Sinovac Biotech was received at least 14 days ago, or

-A second dose of COVID-19 Vaccine by Sinopharm was administered at least 14 days ago.
Tourist Entry: Partially Allowed
Testing: Negative PCR test is required for some travelers.
Quarantine Required: Depends
Quarantine Details: Quarantined required for some travelers.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: No
Events: Allowed
Transport: Operational
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Open with restrictions
 

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 05.10.2021
1. Passengers could be subject to quarantine for 10 days. Details can be found at https://www.gov.si/en/topics/coronavirus-disease-covid-19/border-crossing/ .
-This does not apply to passengers with a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before arrival. The test must be taken in an international transit area of an airport; or
– in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, New Zealand, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Fed., Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom or USA;
-This does not apply to passengers with a negative COVID-19 rapid antigen test taken at most 48 hours before arrival. The test must be taken in an international transit area of an airport; or
– in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, New Zealand, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Fed., Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom or USA. Tests accepted can be found at https://ec.europa.eu/health/sites/default/files/preparedness_response/docs/covid-19_rat_common-list_en.pdf ;
-This does not apply to passengers with a positive COVID-19 PCR test result issued at least 11 days and at most 6 months before arrival. The test must be taken in an international transit area of an airport; or in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, New Zealand, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Fed., Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom or USA; and
– a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they received the first vaccine dose at most 8 months after testing positive. Vaccines accepted are AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covishield, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm, Sinovac, Sputnik V;
-This does not apply to passengers who tested positive at most 6 months before arrival, with a COVID-19 recovery certificate issued in an international transit area of an airport or in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, New Zealand, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Fed., Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom or USA; and
– a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they received the first vaccine dose at most 8 months after testing positive. Vaccines accepted are AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covishield, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm, Sinovac or Sputnik V;
-This does not apply to passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated with AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covishield, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm, Sinovac or Sputnik V;
-More exemptions can be found at https://www.gov.si/en/topics/coronavirus-disease-covid-19/border-crossing/ .
2. Passengers must complete a Digital Passenger Locator Form (DPLF) obtained at https://app.euplf.eu/ .
3. More COVID-19 related information can be found at https://www.policija.si/enterslovenia/en .

 

Detailed Tourist Information

As of July 14, the country has brought back non-essential travelling for EU Member states, Schengen Area and small countries like Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and the Vatican City, as well as for the following third countries:

Albania
Armenia
Australia
Azerbaijan
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Brunei
Canada
Israel
Japan
Jordan
Lebanon
Montenegro
New Zealand
Qatar
Kosovo
Moldova
North Macedonia
Saudi Arabia
Serbia
Singapore
South Korea
Ukraine
United States of America
Hong Kong
Macao
Taiwan
 

Lockdown Details

Masks or other forms of protection covering mouth and nose are mandatory (from age 6 and over):

-in all closed public spaces,
-on public transport,
-in open public spaces or outside, if a distance of at least 1,5 metres is not maintained and
-in personal vehicles (masks are not compulsory when more than one member of the same household is in the vehicle)

Several exemptions exist (https://bit.ly/3lh8QLb)

The use of a mask is no longer mandatory: indoors in bars and restaurants, public cultural events, at sports events and inside catering establishments. For some of them RVT rule applies.

A social distance of 1.5 or 1 meter is mandatory

-Gathering (socialising) is permitted to groups of up to 50 persons only, unless they are close family members or share the same household.

Gatherings on organised public events, and public gatherings are permitted when the organiser is known and subject to the conditions prescribed by Public Assembly Act.

The following restrictions must be observed:

the number of persons in enclosed spaces and in the open is limited to one person per 10 square metres or more persons if they are from the same household, but not more than 100 participants in total,
the distance between participants must be at least 1.5 meters, except between persons sharing the same household,
protective masks are mandatory for all participants at events or gatherings in enclosed spaces.
Gatherings of people at organised public events and gatherings with over 100 participants are allowed if the participants meet the recovered-vaccinated-tested requirements.

These requirements do not have to be met by participants who have not yet reached the age of 18 and attend a public event or gathering together with close family members, guardians, a school or other institution

-No limitations for bars and restaurants.

Night clubs and discotheques are allowed to be open from 5:00 till 24:00.

Only consumers with proof of recovery, vaccination or testing (RVT condition*) may enter (indoor) facilities

100% venue capacity is allowed: at cultural events, at sports events and at conferences and congresses, subject to the following limitations:

the service and consumption of food and drinks is allowed if consumers meet the RVT condition (Recovered, Vaccinated, Tested).
Minimum distance of 1 meter is required.

 

Sources

Slovenia Entry Rules Amid COVID-19: What Travellers Need to Know


Data Source: covidcontrols.co