COVID-19

These pages contain all the information needed for your travel and stay in Zagorje – A Fairy Tale in the Palm of Your Hand. Accommodation facilities are open, working hours of attractions, restaurants and other tourist facilities are regularly updated.

 

You can get the newest coronavirus information by calling the official COVID call centre 113 every day 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM.

 

Information, recommendations and instructions related to the tourism sector

Croatian Institute of Public Health

Koronavirus.hr

Re-Open Europe

Coronavirus map: number of COVID-19 infection cases by region

Here you can find basic information about the visa regime between the Republic of Croatia and all other countries/entities

A common list of COVID-19 rapid antigen tests, including those of which their test results are mutually recognised, and a common standardised set of data to be included in COVID-19 test result certificates

 

Please sent all your unanswered questions regarding travel to Croatia to mintcz@mints.hr

If you need help with the EnterCroatia online form, please send your questions to the following e-mail address: entercroatia@mints.hr

 

www.safestayincroatia.hr website lets you search all tourism sector stakeholders with the Safe stay in Croatia national safety label, access relevant information on health and safety protocols across seven main categories, and also find recommendations on how to act in case of a suspected COVID-19 infection. Destinations, facilities, and other tourist services with the National Label of Safety in Zagorje – A Fairy Tale in the Palm of Your Hand

 

Recommendations for Travellers

Avoid crowds
We recommend avoiding crowds and keeping a distance of at least 1.5 meters away from other people to make sure you are behaving as responsibly as possible towards yourself and your loved ones.

Observe the basics of good hygiene
In accordance with decisions and guidelines of competent authorities, we would like to remind you that observing the basic principles of personal hygiene is your responsibility – wash your hands with soap and warm water as often as possible!

Act responsibly
If you notice any symptoms of a COVID-19 infection (e.g. fever) or have been in close contact with persons returning from areas of increased risk, please observe the following measures immediately.

Contact details and working hours of Krapina-Zagorje County Health Centre doctor’s offices

Doctor’s offices available on Saturdays

Special on-duty doctor’s offices

Testing options in Krapina-Zagorje County

InstitutionAddressTestTesting priceSample collectionWaiting time for test resultTranslation of result:AppointmentPossibility of on-site testing
KRAPINA-ZAGORJE COUNTY INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC HEALTHZivtov trg 3,
Zabok
Rapid COVID-19 Antigen test100HRK for turists who spend a minimum of 3 nights in Krapina-Zagorje county; 150HRK, cash onlyMondays to Fridays from 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Saturdays from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM, and Sundays from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AMSame-day test results via emailYesTo schedule an appointment, please call: +385 (0) 49 221 596No
Zivtov trg 3,
Zabok
SARS-CoV-2 Antibody test150HRK, cash onlyMondays to Fridays from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AMTest results within 2 days via emailNoTo schedule an appointment, please call: +385 (0) 49 221 597No
GENERAL HOSPITAL ZABOK AND HOSPITAL OF CROATIAN VETERANSBračak, ZabokRapid COVID-19 Antigen test200HRKMondays to Sundays from 0:00 AM to 24:00 PM.Same-day test resultsNoTo schedule an appointment, please call: +385 (0) 49 204 510No
Bračak, ZabokSARS-CoV-2 Antibody test150HRKMondays to Sundays from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AMSame-day test results via emailNoTo schedule an appointment, please call: +385 (0) 49 204 161No
SPECIAL HOSPITAL FOR MEDICAL REHABILITATION KRAPINSKE TOPLICEGajeva 2, Krapinske Toplice SARS-CoV-2 Antibody test230HRKMondays to Fridays from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PMSame-day test resultsNoTo schedule an appointment, please call: +385 (0) 99 233 9971 or email: ivana.bakliza@sbkt.hrNo
Gajeva 2, Krapinske TopliceRapid COVID-19 Antigen test 200HRKMondays to Fridays from 08:00 AM to 09:00 AMYesTo schedule an appointment, please call: +385 (0) 99 232 7598, 049/383-322 or email: ivana.bakliza@sbkt.hrNo
RED CROSS CIVIL SOCIETY KRAPINAFrana Galovića 7d, KrapinaRapid SARS-CoV-2 Antigen test200HRKMondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8:00 AM and 1:00 PM;
Thursdays from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM; Saturday from 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM; For passengers in transit: Monday to Friday from 07:00 AM to 02:30 PM and Saturday from 09:00 AM to 11:00 PM or as scheduled
Same-day test results via emailprice includes the option of obtaining results in English and GermanTo schedule an appointment, please call: +385 (0) 49 371 141 or +385 (0) 98 706 288At request
Frana Galovića 7d, KrapinaSARS-CoV-2 Antibody test200HRKThursdays from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM or as scheduledSame-day test results via emailprice includes the option of obtaining results in English and GermanTo schedule an appointment, please call: +385 (0) 49 371 141 or +385 (0) 98 706 289At request
Frana Galovića 7d, KrapinaSARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR test590HRKMondays to Fridays from 07:00 PM to 07:30 PM or as scheduledSame-day test results via emailprice includes the option of obtaining results in English and GermanTo schedule an appointment, please call: +385 (0) 49 371 141 or +385 (0) 98 706 290At request

 

Testing options in Zagreb

https://www.stampar.hr/hr/novi-model-uzimanja-uzoraka-briseva-na-koronavirus-za-gradane

https://covid.hzjz.hr/lokacija/rockefellerova/?date=2021-03-16&time=0750

 

COVID-19

Passengers (regardless of their citizenship) coming directly from countries covered by the currently valid amendments to COUNCIL RECOMMENDATION (EU) 2021/1085 of 15 July 2021amending Recommendation (EU) 2020/912 on the temporary restriction on non-essential travel into the EU and the possible lifting of such restriction, can travel to the Republic of Croatia without having to prove or justify their reasons for travel if they meet the abovementioned epidemiological conditions for entry into the Republic of Croatia that are prescribed for third-country nationals.

 

Passengers coming directly from the country and/or region of the European Union, or the country and/or region of the Schengen area and the associated Schengen area, regardless of citizenship, will be allowed to enter in the Republic of Croatia after having a valid EU digital COVID certificate.

 

Exceptionally, passengers coming directly from the countries and/or regions of the European Union or the countries and/or regions of the Schengen area and the countries associated to the Schengen area, and do not yet have an EU digital COVID certificate, will be allowed to enter the Republic of Croatia with:

 

  •  negative PCR test or rapid antigen test – RAT on SARS-CoV-2, where the RAT test must be listed in the Common list of rapid antigen tests recognized by the Member States of the European Union, published by the European Commission. If the RAT test findings were made abroad, the manufacturer and/or the commercial name of the test must be visible and the test must be issued by a health institution / laboratory and signed / confirmed by a doctor.If otherwise, it will not be accepted as credible for entering the Republic of Croatia. The PCR test result must not be older than 72 hours and the BAT test 48 hours from the moment of testing until arrival at the border crossing.

 

  • vaccination certificate  not older than 270 days for persons who received a second dose of COVID-19 vaccine used in EU Member States (Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Gambaleya, Sinopharm). Exceptionally, in the case of a vaccine received in a single dose, a certificate of receipt of a single dose if the dose was received more than 14 days before crossing the state border;

 

  • confirmation of receipt of the first dose of Pfizer, Moderna or Gamaleya, with which it is possible to enter the Republic of Croatia in the period from the 22nd to the 42nd day of receipt of the vaccine, or from the 22nd to the 84th day of receipt of the first dose of vaccine AstraZeneca.

 

  • confirmation of COVID-19 recovery and receipt of a single dose of vaccine within six months of the onset of the disease, provided that vaccination must be carried out less than 270 days before arrival at the border crossing point;

 

  • presentation of a positive PCR or rapid antigen test, confirming that the holder recovered from the SARS-CoV-2 virus infection, which was performed in the previous 270 days, and older than 11 days from the date of arrival at the border crossing point or upon presentation of a certificate of recovery issued by a physician;

 

  • or perform PCR testing or rapid antigen testing on SARS-CoV-2 immediately upon arrival in the Republic of Croatia (at their own expense), with the obligation to stay in self-isolation until the arrival of a negative test resultIf testing cannot be performed, a measure of self-isolation is determined for a period of ten (10) days.

Exceptions to the application of a valid EU digital COVID certificate or the above obligations can be found at the following link: https://mup.gov.hr/uzg-covid/english/286211.

 

Citizens of EU Member States (including Croatian citizens), i.e. of Schengen Member States and Schengen Associated States, as well as members of their families and third-country nationals who are long-term residents under Council Directive 2003/109/EC of 25 November 2003 concerning the status of third-country nationals who are long-term residents and persons entitled to reside under other EU directives or national law or who have national long-term visas coming from third countries, must present a valid and valid EU digital COVID certificate, and if they do not have it, entry into the Republic of Croatia will be granted if they meet the above conditions of entry.

 

Exceptionallyfor the abovementioned persons, a negative PCR test result for SARS-CoV-2 not older than 48 hours will not be obligatory at the border crossing point for healthcare workers, health researchers and caregivers for the elderly, frontier workers, workers in the transport sector, diplomats, staff of international organizations and persons invited by international organizations whose physical presence is necessary for the good functioning of those organizations, military personnel and police officers, as well as humanitarian and civil protection personnel in the performance of their duties, passengers in transit with the obligation to leave the Republic of Croatia within 12 hours from entry and persons travelling for schooling purposes, as well as persons who travel for urgent personal / family reasons, business reasons or have some other economic interest, and do not stay in the Republic of Croatia for more than 12 hours.

 

All travellers are, however, advised to fill out the form on the ENTERCROATIA web-page.

 

THIRD-COUNTRY NATIONALS

 

Third-country nationals not covered by the abovementioned points may enter the Republic of Croatia from third countries if they are:

  1. healthcare workers, health researchers and caregivers for the elderly;
  2. frontier workers (as well as e.g. athletes as stated in the exceptions for passengers within the EU / EEA);
  3. workers in the transport sector;
  4. diplomats, staff of international organizations and persons invited by international organizations whose physical presence is necessary for the good functioning of those organizations, military personnel and police officers, as well as humanitarian and civil protection personnel in the performance of their duties;
  5. passengers in transit;
  6. persons travelling for schooling purposes;
  7. seafarers
  8. persons who travel for tourist reasons and have confirmation of paid accommodation in a hotel, camp, private renter or rented vessel and other form of tourist accommodation or are owners of houses or vessels in the Republic of Croatia;
  9. persons travelling for urgent personal / family reasons, business reasons or other economic interest
  10.  persons who have applied for residence and work, including digital nomads, provided that the competent authority has received a positive decision on the basis of their application.

 

Persons referred to in items 7, 8, and 9 will be allowed to enter the Republic of Croatia with:

 

  • Presentation of a certificate of negative PCR or rapid antigen test for SARS-CoV-2 listed on the Joint List of Rapid Antigen Tests Mutually Recognized by the Member States of the European Union, published by the European Commission, if the test result is not older than 48 hours testing until arrival at the border crossing.

In addition to the tests from the Common list of rapid antigen tests recognized by the Member States of the European Union, the SARS-COV -2 ANTIGEN TEST KIT from the Chinese manufacturer SHENZEN ULTRA – DIAGNOSTIC BIOTEC Co., which is not on the list of approved RAT tests of the European Commission, is also accepted.
If the RAT test findings were made abroad, the manufacturer and/or the commercial name of the test must be visible and the test must be issued by a health institution / laboratory and signed / confirmed by a doctor. If otherwise, it will not be accepted as credible for entering the Republic of Croatia. The PCR test result must not be older than 72 hours and the BAT test 48 hours from the moment of testing until arrival at the border crossing.

 

  • Presentation of the vaccination certificate not older than 270 days for persons 14 days after vaccination with the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine or since vaccination with a single dose, in the case of a single dose vaccine

 

  • Presentation of a positive PCR or rapid antigen test, referred to in subparagraph 1 of this paragraph, confirming that the person has recovered from SARS-CoV-2 virus infection, where test was performed at the latest 270 days ago and is older than 11 days from on the day of arrival at the border crossing or upon presentation of a certificate of illness COVID-19, issued by a doctor

 

  • presentation of a positive PCR or rapid antigen test, from point III. paragraph 1, subparagraph 1 of this Decision, which confirms that the person has recovered from infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, where the test was performed in previous 180 days, and is older than 11 days from the date of arrival at the border crossing or upon presentation of a certificate on overcoming the disease COVID-19, issued by a physician

 

  • or perform PCR testing or rapid antigen testing on SARS-CoV-2 immediately upon arrival in the Republic of Croatia (at their own expense), with the obligation to stay in self-isolation until the arrival of a negative test result. If testing cannot be performed, a measure of self-isolation is determined for a period of ten (10) days.

 

Children under the age of twelve traveling with a parent / guardian are exempted from presenting a negative test result and self-isolation if the parents / guardians have a negative PCR or rapid antigen test, or confirmation of vaccination or recovery from COVID-19.

 

When entering the Republic of Croatia, nationals of third countries covered by the list of countries of the Croatian Institute for Public Health to whom special epidemiological measures are applied (available at the following link:must present a negative PCR test result not older than 48 hours and they are obliged to stay in self-isolation for 14 dayswhich could be shortened if a person takes a PCR test for SARS-CoV-2 at their own expense on the seventh day of self-isolation at the earliest at an institution authorized to perform PCR testing and the result is negative. Upon arrival from the following countries / regions, special above-mentioned epidemiological measures are applied when crossing the border of the Republic of Croatia:

 

  1. Republic of South Africa
  2. Brazil
  3. Zanzibar (Tanzania)
  4. India

 

More information on the Provision you may find here.

 

Persons travelling to the Republic of Croatia for humanitarian reasons related to providing assistance to the areas affected by the earthquake
Persons travelling to the Republic of Croatia for humanitarian reasons related to providing assistance to the areas affected by the earthquake (Sisak-Moslavina County, Karlovac County and Zagreb County), regardless of their citizenship and the area from which they arrive, are allowed to enter the Republic of Croatia based on the previous consent of the Civil Protection Directorate of the Republic of Croatia.
These persons present an exception and will be allowed to enter the Republic of Croatia without the need to present a negative PCR test result on SARS-CoV-2, nor will they be obliged to self-isolate upon entering the Republic of Croatia.

 

For all foreign passengers, regardless of citizenship, due to the shortening of the procedure at the border crossing, we advise you to fill in the announcement in advance via the Enter Croatia application.

 

Other general notes on the provision may be found here.

Coronavirus Q&A