A stone’s throw from Italy is a small country but at the same time a pearl of unique wonders in the world: Slovenia. A popular summer vacation destination for many of our fellow citizens. That’s why we decided to create a short guide that explains them all, step by step The rules to follow if you are planning a trip to Slovenia.
How to enter Slovenia
Slovenia has adopted a color and infection risk classification system for countries. Those coming from a region on the Red List (such as some regions of Italy) must quarantine for a period of 10 days upon entering the country.
However, if you don’t want to isolate yourself, just submit a file Negative report Molecular PCR test is performed within 48 hours prior to travel. Or, it is possible to not go into quarantine by presenting a positive certificate for a SARS-CoV-2 PCR test that was issued at least 21 days in advance, but at the same time at least six months in advance, or a medical certificate stating that the person is He had COVID-19 And that no more than six months have passed since the onset of symptoms (only certificates issued in the European Union, the Schengen area, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the United States of America, and as of April 28, 2021, also those issued in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Israel and the Russian Federation) ). Finally, you can avoid quarantine by submitting a Evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 It turns out that at least 7 days have passed since the second dose of the vaccineo Comirnaty-Biontech / Pfizer Or at least 14 days after the second dose of the vaccine A modern vaccineAt least 21 days after the first dose of the vaccine AstraZenecaAnd also from April 15, 2021 Aesthetic – Sputnik at E. Johnson & Johnson – Janssen.
Children up to the age of 15 who travel in an organized group, accompanied by a teacher, teacher or teacher, are exempt from the above rules.
Moreover, starting April 28, 2021, the Remove checkpoints At the land border crossings with Italy and Austria. But not only that, the bid decision was made on March 9, 2021 Free quick tests In border posts with Italy for cross-border groups. The exams are conducted on a voluntary basis, without prejudice to the applicant’s obligation to ensure a self-certification form that can also be downloaded from government websites in Italian language. If it is negative, the tests will be sufficient to enter the country for the next seven days.
Finally, it is right to tell you that from Italy they can travel to Slovenia Without a quarantine commitment and without a negative Covid test Residents of the regions Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Mulise and SardiniaWhich areas of our country are considered to be of low risk and which are currently located in the green belt.
To facilitate the stay in Slovenia, the local police prepared to“The app “Enter Slovenia” Which provides assistance to the user to enter the country, especially to understand the various exceptions. Checkpoints are listed where a person can cross the border. Moreover, according to the purpose of his journey, the user can fill out the form with the relevant personal data which is automatically deleted once the form itself is created. Finally, this can be printed or saved by the user on the phone or tablet and displayed when a border control or control is within Slovenia.
The epidemiological situation in Slovenia and the norms
The situation is changing regarding new cases of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) from day to day. That’s why, in order to stay healthy, it is imperative that you be so Well updated and act fast In order to stop the spread of the virus. Indeed, even in Slovenia, it is necessary to strictly follow prevention measures and health recommendations to prevent the spread of the disease.
First Masks are mandatory Or other forms of protection that cover the mouth and nose in all enclosed public places, public transport, or personal vehicles. However, it is not necessary in open spaces, although it is advisable to wear it if it is not possible to maintain a social distance of one and a half meters.
On the other hand, public transportation is performed As per normal service hours And taking into account the recommendations of the National Institute of Public Health regarding the use of masks, hand disinfection, occupation, and getting on and off vehicles.
Indoor catering activity is also permitted, provided that guests show a document attesting to either recovery from the virus, a smear negative, or the vaccination against COVID-19. The opening hours of these shops are from 5:00 to 22:00.
Museums, libraries and galleries are also open. As for the ski facilities, openings and their use are allowed Only for those who attend A negative result from a swab no more than 7 days old, and a certificate of vaccination or recovery from COVID-19.
Accommodation facilities can also offer wellness programs, but exclusively for guests of the facility itself. It is also allowed to stay there only if there is a negative result of a swab no more than 48 hours, or a certificate of recovery or vaccination against COVID-19.
Finally, it is Lift the national curfew At night and gatherings with a maximum of 50 people.
What to do when you return to Italy
From May 16 to July 30, a government decree was in effect in Italy according to which all those returning from a List C country of the European Union must, in addition to fill out a passenger locator form, It is necessary to present the negative result to the antagonist or molecular stain.
We remind you, however, that the rules for containing the transmission of COVID-19 are still changing constantly in all countries of the world. Moreover, with the arrival of the European Green Corridor – the document that will allow us to move more freely in the Old Continent and beyond – the rules could change more and more in a short time. That is why, before taking a trip to Slovenia, we invite you to monitor the institutional websites of the destination country and the webpage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. Safe travel, In order to stay up-to-date and safe and not risk incurring any penalties.