New measures at border crossings

Today, the Civil Protection Headquarters of the Republic of Croatia passed a Decision on a temporary ban and restriction of crossings over the border crossings of the Republic of Croatia. From the EU to Croatia without a crown test ...

Today, the Civil Protection Headquarters of the Republic of Croatia passed a Decision on the temporary prohibition and restriction of crossings over the border crossings of the Republic of Croatia.

You can enter Croatia from the EU without a crown test only if you come from the green zone, according to the map Ecdc. All other travelers coming from the EU should present negative PCR test which is not older than 48 hours or will be tested on arrival and be in self-isolation until the findings are due. Exceptions are border workers, students and pupils, traffic staff and passengers in transit.

You can enter Croatia from non-EU countries only in case of exceptions such as health and border workers, pupils and students, as well as for other urgent reasons that require a negative PCR test.

Temporary ban and restriction on crossing Croatian border crossings

Passengers traveling to the Republic of Croatia from one of the EU / EEA Member States (regardless of citizenship)

Passengers coming directly from the countries and / or regions of the European Union, or countries and / or regions of the Schengen area and the countries associated with the Schengen area, and who are currently in the so-called. green list of the European Center for Disease Control and Prevention, regardless of nationality, will be made possible entry to the Republic of Croatia under the same conditions as before the onset of COVID-19 (they should not present a negative PCR test for SARS-CoV-2 nor be assigned a measure of self-isolation) unless they show signs of illness and have not been in close contact with the infected person.

If the above-mentioned persons are at the border crossings of the Republic of Croatia transited through other countries / regions without delay, at the border crossing should prove that they did not linger in transit areas and in that case they will not be required to take a negative PCR test for SARS-CoV-2 that is not older than 48 hours, as well as stay in self-isolation.

All other passengers who, regardless of citizenship, come to the Republic of Croatia from EU / EEA member states / regions, and which currently not found on the so-called. green list European Center for Disease Control and Prevention, must present a negative PCR test result on SARS-CoV-2 which not older than 48 hoursand (counting from the time of swabbing to arrival at the border crossing) or perform PCR testing for SARS-CoV-2 immediately upon arrival in the Republic of Croatia (at his own expense), with the obligation of self-isolation until the arrival of a negative finding.

A graphical representation of countries by color according to the risk of COVID-19 disease can be found on the website European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).

Citizens of EU / EEA Member States as well as members of their families traveling to the Republic of Croatia from third countries, ie those who are not members of the EU / EEA 

Citizens of EU Member States (including Croatian citizens), ie Schengen Member States and Schengen Member States, as well as members of their families and third-country nationals who are long-term residents under Council Directive 2003/109 / EC of 25 November 2003 on the status of third-country nationals of long-term residence and persons entitled to reside under other EU directives or national law or holding national long-stay visas, coming from third countries, upon entering the Republic of Croatia regardless of citizenship, they must present a negative PCR test result on SARS-CoV-2 which not older than 48 hours (counting from the time of swabbing to arrival at the border crossing) or perform PCR testing on SARS-CoV-2 immediately upon arrival in the Republic of Croatia (at its own expense), with the obligation of self-isolation until the arrival of a negative finding.
 
Exceptionally, for the aforementioned persons, upon entering the Republic of Croatia, at the border crossing it will not be required to present a negative PCR test for SARS-CoV-2 which is not older than 48 hours in the case of health professionals, health researchers and caregivers. persons, border workers, transport staff, diplomats, staff of international organizations and persons receiving a call from international organizations and whose physical presence is necessary for the proper functioning of these organizations, military and police personnel, humanitarian workers and civil protection personnel in the performance of their duties, passengers in transit and persons traveling for educational purposes.

Find out more official information HERE

The new decision came into force on December 01, 2020, and is determined until December 15, 2020. Find out more about the decision in the attachment.

Attachment: Decision on temporary prohibition and restriction of crossing the border crossings of the Republic of Croatia

ENG VERSION / Decision on temporary prohibition and restriction of crossing the border crossings of the Republic of Croatia

 

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