4 November 2021

What are the conditions for entering Croatia?

Passengers from EU/EEA member states

Every citizen of an EU member state will have at their disposal, or already has, a digital certificate (COVID passport) proving:

  • vaccination against COVID-19,
  • negative test result,
  • recovery from COVID-19.

Croatia accepts digital certificates.


EU/EEA member states passengers with a digital certificate

You will be able to enter Croatia without restrictions, regardless of citizenship.


Passengers from EU/EEA member states without a digital certificate

Passengers can enter Croatia if they have:

  • certificate not older than 365 days of vaccination with two doses of the vaccine used in EU Member States (Pfizer, Moderna, AstaZeneca, Gamaleya, Sinopharm) or certificate not older than 365 days of vaccination with one dose of the vaccine that is administered in one dose (Janssen/Johnson & Johnson) if 14 days have passed since receiving that one dose
  • • certificate of having recovered from COVID-19 and having received a single dose of vaccine within 8 months of the onset of the disease, provided that vaccination must be carried out less than 365 days ago
  • • certificate of vaccination with one dose of Pfizer, Moderna, Gamaleya (entry allowed within 22 to 42 days from the day of vaccination), AstraZeneca (entry allowed within 22 to 84 days from the day of vaccination)
  • positive PCR or antigen test older than 11 days, taken in the last 365 days, or a doctor’s certificate of recovery from COVID-19
  • negative PCR (not older than 72 hours) or antigen (RAT) test from this list (not older than 48 hours)

For a shorter wait at the border, we recommend that you fill in the information on the Enter Croatia website.

Passengers from outside the EU/EEA

Citizens of these countries can enter Croatia if they have:

  • a certificate of vaccination with two doses of the vaccine used in the EU, if 14 days have passed since the vaccination with the second dose or with the first dose of the Janssen vaccine
  • a positive PCR or antigen test older than 11 days and taken in the last 365 days
  • certificate of recovery from COVID in the last 8 months with 1 dose of vaccine
  • negative PCR (not older than 72 hours) or antigen (RAT) test from this list (not older than 48 hours)
  • confirmation of paid accommodation
  • booking confirmation

Children under the age of 12 do not have to have a negative test if their parents/guardians have a negative test, a vaccination certificate or a certificate proving they have recovered from COVID-19.

For a shorter wait at the border, we recommend that you fill in the information on the Enter Croatia website.

Can I come by plane?

Information on entering Croatia by plane can be found on the IATA TravelCentre – COVID-19 Travel Regulations Map website.

What are the measures in place in Croatia?

The usual safety measures against COVID-19 are in force. In addition to adhering to personal hygiene and avoiding risky behaviour, it is mandatory to wear face masks indoors. Public events and gatherings end at 00:00 the latest, and between midnight and 6:00 the sale of alcohol is prohibited.

How did Bluesun prepare for its guests?

At our hotels, hotel resorts and camps, we adhere to all epidemiological measures thanks to the highest health and hygiene standards. More than 70% of our employees are vaccinated, while the rest are tested regularly. At our destinations, we have provided you with the possibility of COVID-19 testing if needed.

Return to your home country - conditions

What are the conditions for the return to your home country? Find out below. These conditions apply to places where Bluesun hotels are located.


Germany


From 25 October all passengers coming from Croatia must register via the portal https://www.einreiseanmeldung.de before entering the country and have this certificate on them. Self-isolation for unvaccinated persons lasts 10 days. Passengers who, in addition to proof of digital registration of entry electronically or in paper form, have the following certificates are exempt from self-isolation:

  • a certificate of complete vaccination (persons who have been vaccinated with two doses of the vaccine and more than 14 days have passed since the second dose) (vaccines must be on this list)
  • a certificate of vaccination with one dose of the vaccine (vaccine administered in only one dose) and more than 14 days have passed since vaccination (vaccines must be on the list of the Paul-Ehrlich-Institute, available at this link)
  • a certificate of having recovered from COVID-19 proving that at least 28 days, and not more than 6 months, have passed since the cessation of the disease

Proof of vaccination and certificate of having recovered from COVID-19 are medical certificates in German, English, French, Italian or Spanish in paper or digital form.

Passengers coming from Croatia with a negative PCR or rapid antigen test result may terminate their self-isolation no earlier than the 5th day from the day of entry into the country, when proof of a negative COVID-19 test result is submitted at https://www.einreiseanmeldung.de. For children under 12, self-isolation ends on the 5th day after entering the country.


Austria


Entry into Austria from Croatia is possible upon presentation of one of three certificates:

  • negative test certificates (rapid antigen test not older than 48 hours or PCR test not older than 72 hours)
  • vaccination certificates
  • certificates for recovering from the COVID-19 disease

If none of the above certificates are available, it is necessary to register via the Pre-Travel-Clearance form and be tested in Austria within 24 hours of crossing the border.

Entry into Austria is possible:

  • with the first dose of vaccine: no earlier than the 22nd day, and no later than the 90th day after receiving the vaccine
  • with the second dose of vaccine: immediately after vaccination, and no later than 270 days after the second dose of vaccine
  • with a single-dose vaccine no earlier than the 22nd day, and no later than 270 days after vaccination
  • immediately after vaccination with the first dose, if there is a positive test for COVID-19, at least 21 days old, or a certificate of neutralizing antibodies not older than 270 days.

As proof of recovery, a medical certificate confirming that the person has recovered from COVID 19, is valid for a period of 180 days, and must not be older than 90 days. The certificate of recovery is identical to the evidence of neutralizing antibodies, which at the time of entry into Austria must not be older than 90 days.


Slovenia


Normal entry into Slovenia is allowed for everyone who presents:

  • a negative PCR test result (not older than 72 h) or RAT antigen test (not older than 48 h)
  • evidence of a positive PCR test result older than 10 days, unless the doctor decided otherwise, but not older than 6 months, or a doctor's certificate confirming that the person has recovered from COVID-19 and no more than six months have passed since the onset of symptoms
  • certificate of COVID-19 vaccination *
  • vaccination certificate for persons who have recovered from COVID-19
  • European digital COVID certificate
  • third-country digital COVID certificate in digital or paper form, in English, containing a QR code with the same information as the EU DCP

Otherwise, the person must go into mandatory self-isolation for 10 days. After the 5th day, it is possible to perform a PCR test. If the result is negative, the person is free to come out of self-isolation. Children under the age of 15 are exempt from restrictions if accompanied by an adult who have EU digital COVID certificate.

*The vaccination certificate must contain the following: proof that have past at least 7 days after administration of the second dose of Pfizer vaccine, at least 14 days after administration of a the second dose of Moderna, Sputik V, Sinovac and Sinopharm vaccines, at least 21 days after administration of the second dose of AstraZeneca vaccine, at least 14 days after administration of the first dose of Johnson & Johnson vaccine or certificate of recovery from COVID-19 and vaccination with at least one dose of the vaccine after the recovery, in the period of 6 months from the administration of the vaccine.


Italy


Anyone entering Italy, regardless of the means of transport and length of stay, should complete a Digital Passenger Location Form.

All passengers from Croatia enter Italy without self-isolation obligations if they have any of the following:

  • certificate of negative test for COVID-19 (rapid antigen test or PCR test) which is not older than 48 hours from the moment of sampling, for passengers older than 6 years
  • confirmation of the received second dose of vaccine, 14 days before entering Italy
  • certificate of recovery from COVID-19, not older than 6 months.

Certificates can be provided in the digital form (EU digital COVID certificates) or printed paper form.


Hungary


All restrictions on entry into Hungary from the Republic of Croatia by land have been lifted.


England


Croatia is on the green list since 19 July.

Fully vaccinated?

Fully vaccinated means that you have had a complete course of an approved vaccine at least 14 days before you arrive in England. The day you had your final dose does not count as one of the 14 days.

Before you travel to England you must:

  • book and pay for a day 2 COVID-19 test to be taken after return to England
  • complete a passenger locator form 48 hours before you arrive in England at latest

You will need to enter your COVID-19 test booking reference number on your passenger locator form.

After you arrive in England you must take a COVID-19 test on or before day 2. You must book this test before you travel.

Not fully vaccinated?

Before you travel to England you must:

  • take a COVID-19 test – to be taken in the 3 days before you travel to England
  • book and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 tests – to be taken after arrival in England
  • complete a passenger locator form – to be completed in the 48 hours before you arrive in England

After you arrive in England you must:

  • quarantine at home or in the place you are staying for 10 days
  • take your pre-booked COVID-19 test on or before day 2 and on or after day 8 – you must book these tests before you travel

Children of all ages who are resident in the UK, or in a country with an approved proof of vaccination, do not have to quarantine on arrival in England. If they are aged 4 and under they do not have to take any COVID-19 travel tests.

5 to 17 year olds:

  • do not have to take a COVID-19 test before travel to England
  • must take a day 2 test on or before day 2 – arrival day is day 0


Poland


People returning to Poland from Croatia may be exempted from the obligation of self-isolation provided that:

  • when crossing the border of the Republic of Poland, they show a negative result of PCR or RAT (antigen) test not older than 48 hours,
  • they have received all the required doses of COVID-19 vaccine approved for use at the EU level,
  • they have a proof of recovery from COVID-19, which is valid for 180 days from the day of the positive result to a Coronavirus test.

Children under the age of 12 traveling with adults who have been vaccinated or have a negative COVID test are exempt from the requirement of testing or vaccination.


The Czech Republic


All those returning from Croatia are required to fill out an online form before traveling and have one of the following things upon entry:

  • a national certificate of completion of vaccination, if a minimum of 14 days has passed since the last dose was received
  • cetificate of recovery from COVID-19

If you do not have any of the listed certificates, the procedure is as follows; if you do not travel by public transport, you must be PCR tested in the Czech Republic no earlier than the 5th and no later than the 14th day after arrival, and be self-isolated until you receive a negative result. If you travel by public transport, in addition to the above, you must also have a negative RAT / antigen test result upon entry.

Children under the age of 6 are exempted from the obligation of filling out an online form and testing or vaccination. Children under the age of 12 are exempted from the obligation to have a test upon entrance, but must be PCR tested within 5 days of entry. Read detailed information HERE.


Slovakia


All people older than 12 years and 2 months who have stayed in the Republic of Croatia during the previous 14 days are subject to 14-day self-isolation / quarantine, except for:

  • persons vaccinated with a vaccine administered in two doses if at least 14 days have passed since the second dose,
  • persons vaccinated with a vaccine administered in a single dose and at least 21 days have passed since the vaccination,
  • persons who had COVID-19 and have been vaccinated with the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and at least 14 days have passed since the first dose and if the first dose was received within of 180 days from COVID-19 recovery.

All persons older than 12 years and 2 months who enter the territory of the Slovakia and who have resided in Croatia during the previous 14 days are required to register via this website. People entering the territory of Slovakia by air are required to fill out an electronic form published on the website https://www.mindop.sk/covid/.


Romania


People who enter Romania from countries, the so-called "green zones" are not subject to any restrictions.

Passengers coming to Romania from the Republic of Croatia are obligated to a 14-day self-isolation, unless they present a certificate of vaccination with both doses at the border (second dose at least 10 days ago) or a certificate that they have recovered from COVID-19 no more than 180 days and no less than 14 days ago .


Ukraine


All citizens of Ukraine over 18 who have full of partial vaccination can enter the country without installing the Vdoma app or self-isolating.

All citizens of Ukraine over 18 who are not vaccinated must install the Vdoma mobile app and self-isolate for 7 days starting 72 hours after entering the country.

If you have a negative PCR or rapid antigen test within 72 hours of entering the country you do not have to self-isolate.

Children under the age of 12 do not need a COVID-19 test certificate. Children ages 12-18 should have a COVID-19 test certificate but do not have to self-isolate.


Bosnia and Herzegovina


Citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina can enter Croatia without any restrictions.

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