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Change of conditions for entry into the Republic of Slovenia

The Government of the Republic of Slovenia adopted on 13 September 2020 the amended ordinance regarding the rules on entry into the Republic of Slovenia.

Everyone who enters Slovenia and has either permanent or temporary residence in countries on the red list (which includes the Islamic Republic of Iran), and for everyone, regardless of their citizenship or country of residence, who is travelling to Slovenia from such countries, shall be ordered a 10-day quarantine (and no longer a 14-day quarantine), except in the following exceptional cases.

The following persons may enter the Republic of Slovenia without quarantine and without submitting a negative COVID-19:

  • persons who transport goods or persons to or from Slovenia and for transit freight transport,

  • diplomatic passport holders,

  • persons in transit, if the transit lasts less than 12 hours,

  • representatives of foreign security authorities (the police or justice),

  • persons who are members of foreign official delegations,

  • persons who have been brought to Slovenia in an ambulance.

The following persons may enter the Republic of Slovenia without quarantine, but under the condition of presenting a negative COVID-19 test result which is not older than 48 hours and which was carried out in an EU member state, a member of the Schengen Area or by a laboratory recognized by the Republic of Slovenia as suitable and credible:

  • persons engaged in economic activities,

  • persons pursuing an activity for which they have been issued a certificate by the competent ministry of the Republic of Slovenia,

  • professional athletes, accompanying personnel of professional athletes, sports delegates or sports referees to participate in official competitions of international sport associations,

  • persons (with an accompanying person if indispensable) who have proof of a planned urgent* medical examination or procedure in the Republic of Slovenia, another EU member state or member of the Schengen Area.

National Laboratory of Health, Environment and Food of the Republic of Slovenia currently recognizes as the only suitable and credible laboratory in Iran the laboratory of the Nikan Hospital, No.6, 22 Bahman st., Araj enterance, Artesh Hwy., Aghdasyeh, Tehran.

Additional information regarding the current border-crossing regime is available on the website of the Ministry of the Interior. Full text of the ordinance is available here (in Slovene).