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You will need to quarantine for 10 days unless you've been fully vaccinated in the UK*, as well as taking a pre-departure test before you arrive in the UK (a Return PCR or Antigen Fit to Fly test), and two PCR tests on return to the UK (Day 2 & Day 8). When you return to the UK, you can take a test on Day 5 (Test to Release) to leave quarantine early.
*If you were fully vaccinated in the UK at least 14 days ago, you do not need to quarantine, but still need to take a pre-departure test before arriving in the UK (a Return PCR or Antigen Fit to Fly test), and one PCR test on return to the UK (Day 2).

Poland Travel Restrictions

Updated:

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Reviewed:

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Who can travel to

Poland

?

Business Travellers, Partners to Foreign Nationals, Foreign Nationals, Permanent Residence Holders, Tourists

Accepted tests for entry

None

Test window

N/A

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Poland COVID-19 Entry Requirements

Who can travel to

Poland

?

Business Travellers, Partners to Foreign Nationals, Foreign Nationals, Permanent Residence Holders, Tourists

Do children need to be tested?

Test Requirements

None

Test window

N/A

Result format

Not Applicable

Quarantine required and quarantine length

Yes

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Can You Travel To Poland?

Poland remains open to UK travellers and EU citizens.

Vaccinated travellers may be exempt from testing requirements and quarantine upon arrival. See the relevant FAQ for further details.

If you are not vaccinated, you must self-isolate on arrival. You can leave quarantine after 7 days if you receive a negative antigen or PCR COVID test result, or after 10 days without taking a test. Children up to the age of 12, travelling with fully vaccinated adults are exempt from the mandatory quarantine.

Upon arrival from the UK or another non-EU country you will be registered by Border Guards in the quarantine database. Whenever you take a COVID test to be released from quarantine, please make sure the laboratory uses your passport number as a reference number for transmitting the negative test result to the quarantine database. After receiving a negative test from the laboratory you should call helpline (+48) 22 25 00 115 to check that you have been removed from the quarantine list.

If you are travelling to Poland from an internal EU/Schengen country by air you must hold a negative COVID test result issued in the 48 hours prior to arrival into Poland.

If you are entering Poland by sea or land from an EU/Schengen country, and only visiting Poland, you must have a negative COVID test result issued in the 48 hours before entry. If you are returning to your place of residence or place of stay in Poland, you are obliged to quarantine by reporting to the Chief Sanitary Inspectorate info line (+48 22 25 00 115). If you have a negative COVID test, carried out within 48 hours before you crossed the border, you will be released from quarantine.

British nationals do not need a visa to enter Poland or any other EU/EFTA country. Poland now allows direct flights into its territory from a wide number of countries. The list of countries from which flights are not permitted could change at short notice and is updated on the Polish Government website (in Polish).

If you suspect you are infected with COVID-19 you must contact the Ministry of Health 24 hour hotline on 800 190 590 and press 6 for English language advice. A list of hospitals equipped to deal with coronavirus patients can be found on the Polish Government website.

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Travelling To Poland FAQs

Advice and answers from the Corona Test Centre Team

What do the three colours of the UK’s ‘Traffic Light System’ for travel mean?

  • Red: You must pay for a 10-day stay in a managed quarantine hotel, as well as taking a pre-departure test (a Fit to Fly test) and two PCR tests upon return to the UK (Day 2 & Day 8).
  • Amber: You will need to quarantine for 10 days, as well as taking a pre-departure test (a Fit to Fly test), and two PCR tests on return to the UK (Day 2 & Day 8). When you return to the UK,  you can take a test on Day 5 (Test to Release) to leave quarantine early.
  • Green: You will not need to quarantine on return, but you must take a pre-departure test (a Fit to Fly test), and a PCR test on return to the UK on Day 2.


How will the government decide which countries go on the green, amber or red lists?

Countries are assigned to the three lists, based on a range of Covid-19 health metrics, which include figures on population vaccination, infection rates and prevalence of variants. The different traffic light colours indicate the risk in each destination and the associated tests and quarantine periods required. Lists are reassessed every three weeks, to account for changes in each country’s COVID-19 situation.

Will I need a PCR Fit to Fly Certificate to travel to

Poland

?

Testing is not required to enter Poland. However, to ensure that you and the people you meet when travelling are safe, we always recommend taking a PCR or Antigen test before travel.

Will I need an Antigen Fit to Fly Certificate to travel to

Poland

?

Testing is not required to enter Poland. However, to ensure that you and the people you meet when travelling are safe, we always recommend taking a PCR or Antigen test before travel.

Will I need a Day 2 test or Day 2 and 8 when I return to the UK?

Polandis currently on the amber list, this means that you will need a Day 2 PCR test and a Day 8 PCR test. You will need to buy this before you travel to the UK and use the reference code on your passenger location form. You will need to quarantine on arrival for 10 days. If you would like the opportunity to leave quarantine early, you can also book a Test to Release test. Please note that the travel restrictions are subject to change at very short notice.

I’m vaccinated, what tests do I need?

Poland is currently on the amber list, this means that you will need a Day 2 PCR test and a Day 8 PCR test. However, because you have both vaccinations, you can return to the UK and only take a Day 2 PCR test. You will need to buy this before you travel to the UK and use the reference code on your passenger location form. You will not need to quarantine on arrival for 10 days (unless you test positive). Please note that the travel restrictions are subject to change at very short notice.

Can I enter

Poland

with a double vaccination certificate?

Testing is not required to enter Poland. However, to ensure that you and the people you meet when travelling are safe, we always recommend taking a PCR or Antigen test before travel.

What happens if I have visited another country before flying back to the UK from

Poland

?

The government advice for passengers travelling from Poland is that if you have visited another country in the 10 days before you arrive in the UK that is a higher risk than Poland, you must follow the travel guidance for the highest risk country you visited.

What else will I need to return to the UK?

For all countries, including Poland, you will need to take an Antigen Fit to Fly test before departing for the UK. This can be bought at Corona Test Centre’s to take with you on your travels.

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