COVID-19 testing

The Czech Ministry of Health publishes a list of countries with a low level of COVID-19 contagion.

Countries are now divided into four categories: green, orange, red and dark red.

Travellers from these countries:

  1. green
  • may travel to the Czech Republic without any restrictions.
  1. orange
  • must fill in an arrival form before entering the territory of the Czech Republic and have confirmation of a negative antigen or PCR test result; the antigen test must be performed no more than 24 hours before starting to travel and the PCR test no more than 72 hours before starting to travel.
  1. red
  • must fill in an arrival form before entering the territory of the Czech Republic and have confirmation of a negative antigen or PCR test result; the antigen test must be performed no more than 24 hours before starting to travel and the PCR test no more than 72 hours before starting to travel;
  • must subsequently present a second PCR test performed in the Czech Republic, which should be performed no later than 5 days after arrival. Until the second negative test is submitted, self-isolation is required.
  1. dark red
  • must fill in an arrival form before entering the territory of the Czech Republic and have confirmation of a negative PCR test result; the test must be performed no more than 72 hours before starting to travel;
  • must subsequently present a second PCR test performed in the Czech Republic no sooner than 5 days after arrival. Until the second negative test is submitted, self-isolation is required;
  • are obliged to wear a respirator without an exhalation valve in at least class FFP2, KN95, N95, P2, DS or at least a disposable surgical mask anywhere outside their home for a period of 10 days after arrival.

The test results must be forwarded to the Regional Public Health Authority of the Moravian Silesian Region: covid-hc@khsova.cz.

List of Testing Centres

List of testing centres in CR

In Ostrava you can get tested, for example, at the University Hospital Ostrava (Fakultní nemocnice Ostrava), address: 17. listopadu 1790/5, 708 52 Ostrava-Poruba - COVID CENTER FNO - entrance from “K Myslivně” street.

Arrange your appointment here: https://covid.fno.cz/.

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Updated: 10. 02. 2021