Current restrictions

Update: 31 May

Although the State of Emergency in the Czech Republic ended on Sunday 11 April, there are still restrictions in place 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 registration for a vaccine against COVID-19 in the Czech Republic: information for MU students and information for 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.
  • Gatherings: indoors up to 75 people, outdoors up to 150 people. The condition is a negative test, vaccination or previous infection confirmed by this form. All persons must wear a respirator/face masks. If conditions are not met, the limit of a maximum of 20 people can meet outdoors; people indoors must keep 2 metres distance and wear a respirator.
  • Events:
    • Outdoor cultural events can resume, capacity is limited to 50 percent (max. 1000 people). The same rules apply as above (vaccination, testing or previous infection).
    • The capacity of indoor cultural events is limited to 50 percent (max. 500 people). Cinemas might open as of 24 May, visitors cannot buy refreshment in the cinema.
  • All shops are opened. There is a limitation of the number of persons (1 person per 15 m 2 operating area), 2 m distance between customers. Organisational and hygienic measures are in place as well as queue management inside and outside. 
  • 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 four 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.
  • The outside areas of zoos and botanical gardens can welcome visitors, capacity is limited to 20 percent.
  • Gyms and other indoor sports facilities can reopen, with testing and occupancy limits. Facemasks are not required in gyms.
  • 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. Capacity will be limited to 30 percent.
  • 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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