International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Before You Leave

Not Required

No proof of a negative COVID-19 test required for transit

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Travelers transiting for less than 24 hours are not required to present proof of negative COVID-19 test.

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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Travelers who are fully vaccinated must present a COVID-19 vaccination certificate. Travelers are considered fully vaccinated once 14 days have passed since they completed the vaccination process for an EU-approved vaccine.

Travelers unable to present a valid certificate may be required to comply with rules for unvaccinated travelers.

Travelers have the option to present proof via EU Digital Certificate.

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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Travelers aged 4 years and older must wear masks while in indoor and outdoor public places such as on public transport, in stores, and in other public buildings across Poland. Face coverings must be cloth or medical-type masks. Face shields, visors, scarves, or other types of face coverings are not permitted as substitutes for masks.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Moderate Risk
COVID-19 transmission is moderate in Poland.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
13.69
Decreased by3.99
at 9/15/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
1.30%
Decreased by0.40%
at 9/13/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
51.76%
Increased by0.36%
at 9/14/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
19,561,992
Increased by134,992
at 9/14/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.34
Decreased by0.01
at 9/13/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

General

Restrictions a gradually lifting and most establishments have reopened. A nationwide restriction is in place limiting social gatherings to a maximum of 150 people, although this number does not include those vaccinated. Information related to the COVID-19 response in Poland can be found at https://www.gov.pl/web/co...
Last Checked
9/16/2021

Use of mask

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Required
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Face masks are required in public space, enclosed environments, and while on public transport. Bandanas, scarves, balaclavas, and face shields are not permitted alternatives to facemasks.

Public transportation

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Operating
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Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
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Restrictions in place
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Restaurants are open at 75% capacity in place to allow for social distancing.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
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Restrictions in place
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Bars are open at 75% capacity in place to allow for social distancing.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
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Restrictions in place
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Nightclubs are open with limits to capacity in place to allow for social distancing, a maximum of 150 people will be allowed to enter. This does not include those vaccinated.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
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Restrictions in place
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Shops and services are open at reduced capacity with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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