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Slovenia coronavirus travel restrictions

Slovenia ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ

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The travel advice is Do not travel to Slovenia. Slovenia is Closed for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Slovenia. Slovenia is part of Europe with main city at Ljubljana. Its Developed country with a population of 2M people. The main currency is Euro. The languages spoken are Slovene.
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๐Ÿšจ Travel Advice for Slovenia

Closed

for travel
International travel to Slovenia is permitted for vaccinated travelers. This does not apply to nationals and residents or those traveling for 'essential reasons'.

Exceptional travel

Exemptions to the border closure are in place for essential reasons, including travel for studies and highly qualified third-country workers. Travel for tourism is not permitted unless fully vaccinated or recently recovered from COVID-19 with at least one dose of a vaccine.
Further information can be found at https://ec.europa.eu/info/live-work-travel-eu/coronavirus-response/travel-during-coronavirus-pandemic/exemptions-coronavirus-travel-restrictionsen

Vaccinations and vaccinated travel

Travelers who present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19, with the use of an approved vaccine, can enter without an 'essential reason' and are exempt from testing and quarantine requirements.
Full details on accepted vaccines can be found at https://www.gov.si/en/topics/coronavirus-disease-covid-19/border-crossing/

Digital COVID Certificate

Travelers may provide their EU Digital Certificate in paper or digital format as proof of vaccination, negative test result, or previous recovery. Health documents provided this way will not require further verification on arrival.
Full details on the EU Digital Certificate, including how EU residents can access their certificate, can be found at https://ec.europa.eu/info/live-work-travel-eu/coronavirus-response/safe-covid-19-vaccines-europeans/eu-digital-covid-certificateen

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative PCR test taken within the previous 72 hours, or a negative rapid antigen test taken within 48 hours, must be provided on arrival. Alternatively, those who have recently recovered from COVID-19 are exempt from testing requirements and may provide proof of a positive antigen or PCR test, taken at least 10 days before departure and not more than 180 days, on arrival.
Self-tests are not accepted. Arrivals without valid health documentation will be required to self-quarantine for 10 days. This period may be shortened if a PCR test is taken on day 5 and a negative test result is confirmed. Foreign travelers must provide proof that they have a guaranteed place to quarantine, it is not possible to quarantine in tourist accommodations.
Further information on the tests accepted can be found at https://www.gov.si/en/topics/coronavirus-disease-covid-19/border-crossing/

Additional documents required

A 'European digital passenger locator form' must be completed before arrival. - European digital passenger locator form
For more details Ministry of the Interior, Slovenia

Government measures

Across the country, all social gatherings are temporarily prohibited apart from groups who are immediate family or members of the same household. Public events are only allowed with fixed seating and the consumption of food and drinks is not allowed.
An EU Digital Certificate as proof of vaccination, negative test result, or previous recovery may be required to access some facilities and establishments or to attend events. Other certificates proving vaccination, testing, or previous recovery are also accepted as long as it follows Solvenia's 'RVT' conditions, further information can be found at https://www.gov.si/en/topics/coronavirus-disease-covid-19/measures-to-contain-the-spread-of-covid-19-infections/

Use of masks

Face masks are required in enclosed environments, on public transport, personal vehicles, and in public spaces when the 1.5-meter social distancing measure cannot be respected. Only surgical masks or FFP2 masks are accepted. Face masks are not required in spaces where RVT rules apply.

Public transport

Public transportation is operating for those who can provide an EU Digital Certificate or similar.

Restaurants

Restaurants are open until 10 pm, but indoor service is only available for those who can provide an EU Digital Certificate or similar.

Bars

Bars are open until 10 pm, but indoor service is only available for those who can provide an EU Digital Certificate or similar.

Nightclubs

Nightclubs are closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing. EU Digital Certificate or similar is required to access most non-essential shops.

On return

Vaccinations and vaccinated travel

Travelers who present a valid certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 issued in the departure country, or other selected countries, are exempt from pre-departure testing, post-arrival testing on day 8, and quarantine requirements. The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure.
Vaccinated travelers are still required to book a rapid lateral flow test or PCR test for day 2 after arrival and complete a passenger locator form. Travelers testing positive on the rapid lateral flow test will undergo PCR testing. Those who test positive on the PCR test will be required to self-isolate for 10 days.
Vaccination exemptions will only apply if the full dose and certificate were issued in the United Kingdom, Europe, United States, and other specific countries. A full list of authorized vaccines and issuing countries can be found at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/red-amber-and-green-list-rules-for-entering-england

Quarantine required

Travelers are required to self-quarantine for 10 days on arrival at their own residence or accommodation, or the full duration of the trip if staying less than 10 days.
If traveling to England, travelers may apply for the 'Test to Release' scheme to be tested on the fifth day after arrival and be relieved from self-isolation early, if the result is negative. Those with a positive result will be required to self-isolate for another 10 days.
Further details can be found at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-test-to-release-for-international-travel

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative nucleic acid test, such as a PCR, LAMP, or antigen test, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be provided on departure. This certificate must be in English, French, or Spanish.
Further information on tests such as the minimum standards accepted can be found at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-testing-for-people-travelling-to-england#test-providers-and-type-of-test

Testing on arrival

Those traveling to England are required to purchase a 'COVID Testing Package' before departure, for 'Day 2 and day 8 tests'. These tests must be administered twice during isolation, on or before day 2 and on day 8.
Vaccinated travelers who meet the exemption criteria are only required to book a 'Day 2 test'.
Unvaccinated travelers staying for less than 10 days, and vaccinated travelers staying for less than 2 days, are still required to book the relevant testing package regardless of the duration of their stay. The tests only have to be taken if the travelers are still in England on the test dates.
Proof of purchase for this testing package must be provided on departure. This can be booked directly at https://quarantinehotelbookings.ctmportal.co.uk/ or a list of approved third-party test providers can be found at https://www.gov.uk/find-travel-test-provider

Travel restriction details for Slovenia

๐Ÿšซ Destination No quarantine
๐Ÿ›ฌ Return Quarantine required
๐Ÿ–๏ธ Some Visitors
๐Ÿฝ๏ธ Restaurants & bars Open with restrictions
๐Ÿ›๏ธ Open shopping
๐ŸšŒ Operational transport
๐Ÿ“… events Allowed

๐Ÿ”’ Lockdown Details for Slovenia

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.
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๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ Travel safety for Slovenia

Do not travel

If you're an Australian citizen or resident already overseas and are travelling from another country with a higher COVID-19 risk, you may be denied entry to Slovenia. Entry regulations for residents of most EU and Schengen Area countries have eased. Non-essential travel from outside of the EU is restricted. You may need to quarantine for 14 days on arrival and present a negative COVID-19 test to enter. Public health measures are in place due to COVID-19. If you choose to travel, stay informed as entry regulations and restrictions in place can change at short notice. We advise: Do not travelย to the Republic of Slovenia.
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