Current restrictions

Update: 7 September

Please see below restrictions in place in the Czech Republic due to the prevention of the spread of COVID-19. These measures are determined based on the Pandemic Law.

Currently, these restrictions are in force:

  • Information about the vaccination:
    • People who have received full vaccination at least 14 days ago are considered fully vaccinated. If you are fully vaccinated, you can enter restaurants, services or cultural events etc. without any restrictions, otherwise you need a negative test result.
    • Registration for a vaccine against COVID-19 in the Czech Republic: information for MU students and information for MU employees.
  • Respirators (N95, FFP2) are compulsory in all buildings, on public transport, at public transportation stops, shelters and waiting rooms. Respirators/facemasks are compulsory outside when it is not possible to keep a safe two-meter distance. 
  • Most foreigners must get tested prior and after arrival to Czechia and self-isolate. See current conditions for entering the Czech Republic for students and for employees.
  • University measures:
    • Students who reside at MU dormitories must get tested every seven days; students who are completely vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19 are exempt from testing.  
    • Students and employees are obliged to inform MU about their return from a foreign country if they intend to enter MU buildings within 14 days of their arrival. The exception includes people who have received full vaccination at least 14 days ago or who have recovered from COVID-19 within the last 180 days.
  • Events:
    • Outdoor cultural events can resume, capacity is limited to max. 2000 people. The same rules apply as above (vaccination, testing or previous infection).
    • The capacity of indoor cultural events is limited to 1000 people.
  • All shops are opened. Cinemas are opened as well.
  • Services are opened across the country. Customers visiting hair or beauty salons must present negative test results, proof of vaccination, or proof of having already had COVID-19. Facemasks are not required in hairdressers or cosmetics.
  • Restaurants are opened. Only six persons can sit at one table. Customers will have to present negative test results, proof of vaccination, or proof of having already had COVID-19.
  • Gyms and other indoor sports facilities can reopen, with testing and occupancy limits. Facemasks are not required in gyms.
  • The outside areas of zoos and botanical gardens can welcome visitors.
  • Hotels and other accommodation services might reopen (the condition is a negative test, vaccination or previous infection).
  • Indoor swimming pools, saunas and wellness centres are opened. 
  • The government has also limited the activities of public authorities and institutions so that office hours for the public are only two days a week and five hours a day for two weeks.
  • Brno Immigration office (MOI) is currently open only for clients with an appointment

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