Upon their arrival from abroad, all healthy persons are required to remain in quarantine due to a possible infection with the new coronavirus. Persons with signs of COVID-19 infection must be isolated.
Information at border crossings for Slovenian and foreign citizens returning to Slovenia from abroad* – valid from April 4, 2020, 6 am.
* This instruction does not apply to labour migrants, persons transporting goods to, or in transit through, the Republic of Slovenia, and persons travelling across the Republic of Slovenia to another country in the same day. The instruction does apply to workers crossing the border for seasonal work. This instruction applies to all border crossings including the airport, the port and railway crossings.
- If you are in good health, your personal data will be sent to the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ), which will request that you remain in quarantine either at your permanent or temporary address for a period of 14 days following your arrival to Slovenia. Based on the request by NIJZ, the Ministry of Health will issue a decision of quarantine, which you will receive by registered mail either to your permanent or temporary address, accompanied with further instructions.
You are requested to take the shortest route to your place of stay without stopping. Until you receive the quarantine decision, you should remain isolated (stay inside and avoid any contacts with other persons). If you have any requirements, ask your relatives/neighbours for help or call the Red Cross/Civil Protection.
Any non-compliance with instructions entails a fine of EUR 400.
- If you notice any typical COVID-19 symptoms(e.g. fatigue, dry cough, fever, shortness of breath) isolate yourself immediately and discontinue all contact with other persons. You are required to call your doctor or an emergency service in your locality. The doctor will instruct you whether to remain isolated at your place or to go to the hospital.
- If the conditions at your permanent or temporary address are not suitable for quarantine/isolation(e.g. there is no possibility to remain isolated in one room or you share the household with persons most at risk of COVID-19 infection due to their health status), you must immediately notify the Border Police of your situation. Together with the Civil Protection the Police will provide a suitable alternative location in a specially designated hotel facility. You will receive the quarantine decision and instructions before moving to such location or once you have been moved there.
Crossing the state border during the coronavirus epidemic
Current information and instructions are available on the Coronavirus disease COVID-19 website: Coronavirus disease COVID-19