COVID-19 Information for foreign visitors

The information is current as of August 04, 2021.

Information may change over time depending on new measures by the Ministry of Health.

 

Briefly (last update: July 27, 2021): 

  1. Before arriving in the Czech Republic, check the current “color” of your country. That will tell you the exact conditions for entering CZ (see the schedule “Epidemiological measures for cross-border travelling” below).
  2. You need: 
    1. a national certificate or a digital EU certificate with a confirmation of a full vaccination (i.e. after at least 14 days from the application of the last dose) OR
    2. a negative antigen (max. 48 hours) / PCR (max 72 hours) test to cross the border OR
    3. a laboratory confirmation of having recovered from covid-19 disease in the period not longer than 180 days 
  3. At the festival entrance you will need to show the vaccination certificate or the negative test result or the laboratory confirmation described below.

 


 

What are the rules to enter Czech Republic? 

The conditions for entering the Czech Republic vary depending on which country you are coming from. List of countries with a low, medium and high risk of COVID-19 transmission is written in this article or you can check the list of countries according to the level of risk and find your country.

 

Persons travelling from the country with a low risk will be newly obliged to fill in the Passenger Locator Form and undergo an antigen or PCR test. 

Travellers from the countries with a high and a very high risk have to undergo a RT-PCR test 5th day after the arrival at the earliest. Until receiving a negative result of the test, it is necessary to self-isolate.

 

The exception from testing and self-isolation is applied to:

  1. Persons who had COVID-19 in the last 180 days (it is necessary to have a written medical certificate from EU+ country where the isolation was completed or a digital EU certificate on it).
  2. Persons fully vaccinated in the EU+ countries after at least 14 days from the application of the last dose (it is necessary to have a national certificate or a digital EU certificate).
  3. Czech citizens and EU+ citizens fully vaccinated in a third country with the EMA approved vaccination after at least 14 days from the application of the last dose (it is necessary to have a certificate whose sample is published on the Ministry of Health´s website).

 

Overview of the conditions based on the country “color”

Rules for entry and return to the Czech Republic (as of August 03, 2021)

PART A – citizens of EU+ and foreign nationals with residence permit issued by Czechia OR long-term or permanent residence permit issued by EU+

Rules for entry and return to the Czech Republic (as of August 03, 2021)

PART B

– 3rd-country nationals who do not have any residence permit issued by Czechia or long-term or permanent residence permit issued by other EU+ country

– 3rd-country nationals who have a short-term visa issued by Czechia before 11th May 2020 or short-term or long-term visa issued by other EU+ country

 

Documents you may need (based on your country “color”):

 

 

What are the conditions for attending the culture events? 

Upon arrival, everyone must prove that one of the following conditions is met:

  • Have a negative RT-PCR test not exceeding 6 days old,
  • Have a negative POC (so-called antigenic) test not exceeding 2 days (48 hours) old,
  • Have a laboratory confirmation of having recovered from covid-19 disease in the period not longer than 180 days before the day of the event,
  • Proof of having received BOTH doses of vaccine against covid-19, at least 2 weeks before this event
  • People should respect 2m spacing or have a respirator. At indoor events the respirator is obligatory. Accepted respirator is without an exhalation valve of min. class FFP2 (KN95 / N95).

We will check the QR code on your phone or printed at the enreance. If the document you are presenting does not contain a QR code, you will need to present the original certificate with your signature and stamp, or show the original email in which you received the certificate.

 

Do I have to be vaccinated?

No. You don’t have to be vaccinated in order to visit the event but you must meet one from the two remaining conditions which is to have a negative antigen or PCR test (see the color schedule above) or have a laboratory confirmation of having recovered from covid-19 disease in the period not longer than 180 days.

 

Do I have quarantine after the arrival to Czech Republic? 

Only travellers from the countries with a high and a very high risk have to self-isolate until receiving a negative result of the test. The RT-PCR test should be made 5th day after the arrival at the earliest.

To be sure about the relevant data, check the current information here

 

Is there a duty/possibility to make a Covid test at the festival entrance? 

No. All visitors are obliged to already come with a negative test result.                  

You should be able to find a suitable COVID-19 sampling point at this website:

https://covid.praha.eu/

 

What happens to my ticket when I find out I’m Covid positive before leaving my country?

When you make a PCR test before leaving your country and find out you are Covid positive we’ll make out a voucher which you can use for other Beatworx events in the future. Or you can keep your ticket and sell it to anybody else, who will make a name change on the ticket.

 

What if there will be any travel ban in my country?

In case you will be banned from entering Czech republic on the basis of a government restriction or quarantine would be mandatory upon arrival in the Czech Republic, we’ll refund you all money for tickets.

Refunds do not apply to quarantine when returning to your country. In this case, you can sell the ticket to someone else or request a voucher for another Beatworx event.

 

What about tourist accommodations in Czech republic? 

Accommodation facilities are open. Upon arrival, guests must present a negative PCR test not older than 5 days, or an antigen test not older than 72 hours, or a vaccination certificate, or proof of recovery from Covid-19 in the past 180 days. After 7 days of stay, the test will need to be repeated.

 

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