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This article was last updated November 2020. —> Please see our new and frequently updated “Poland: Covid-19 Entry Requirements for 2021” guide. 

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Poland will be reopening for tourism on June 13,2020, first allowing EU countries to visit, and then expanding to a list of third-party countries in July. 

Poland made the announcement that it will be reopening its borders and lifting restrictions to visitors coming in from the 26 countries of the European Union, and the 4 EFTA nations.

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While the government of Poland was very clear that they will open borders to EU countries, our contact at the government-run tourism board also mentioned this should include visitors from the UK, which many other European countries have been neglecting. 

Last Updated Nov 9

As of July, select third-party nations are permitted to visit Poland. Below is the full list of approved nations, including both EU and non-EU countries.

Here are the countries that can visit Poland with no restrictions:

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Canada
  • Croatia * cases high, could require 14-day quarantine
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic * cases high, could require 14-day quarantine
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France * cases high, could require 14-day quarantine
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg * cases high, could require 14-day quarantine
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Portugal
  • Romania * cases high, could require 14-day quarantine
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Korea
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom
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Are There Flights Available To Poland?

Yes. The borders will open to EU countries on June 13th, and international flights from EU countries will resume on June 16th.

Will there will isolation/quarantine restrictions?

As of June 13th, the approved countries listed above will not have to quarantine or isolate when they arrive into Poland.

For all entry requirements, please read “Poland Covd-19 Entry Requirements”

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Are there any rules for tourists visiting Poland?

The government of Poland is asking all visitors to adhere to local health laws, abide by social distancing and the wearing of masks in designated places.

November Update: Due to a new surge in cases, Poland has added many new rules, regulations and closures across the nation. Please see the important list of the new restrictions here.

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What’s Open in Poland?

As of June 6, theaters, cinemas, operas, and ballets are permitted to operate again with special sanitary requirements and only 50% occupancy.  Gyms, swimming pools, amusement parks, museums, shopping malls and children’s play areas are also allowed to open.  Weddings and ceremonies of up to 150 people are allowed.  Many hotels and inns have reopened to accommodate travellers. Nightclubs remain closed.

Disclaimer: Poland's reopening news is ever-changing and being updated constantly. We do our best to keep this article up to date with all the latest information, but the decision to travel is ultimately your responsibility. Contact your consulate and/or local authorities to confirm your nationality’s entry before traveling.

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Friday 6th of August 2021

Is it true Americans can only enter by land? I’m in Slovenia and was going to bus in but the Polish Border Guard and US Embassy seem to indicate you must fly?


Thursday 27th of May 2021

If I have expired polish passport but I’m also USA citizen can I fly to Poland in July?

Larry Spears

Saturday 8th of May 2021

When wlll US be able t travel to Poland?


Saturday 17th of April 2021

Are US citizens allowed to travel to Poland? I have been vaccinated.

Kashlee Kucheran

Sunday 18th of April 2021

I believe Poland is only making quarantine exceptions for vaccinated passengers from fellow EU nations. Flights from the USA are temporarily banned to Poland and I believe only essential travelers from the USA are permitted at this time

Pascual Navarro Morenilla

Friday 27th of November 2020

And what about latvia, it is possible to enter poland from latvia?

Kashlee Kucheran

Friday 27th of November 2020

All countries permitted to visit are listed