Croatia Travel Restrictions 2022
Croatia Coronavirus Travel Updates
This extensive and detailed travel hub for travel to and from Croatia, is updated regularly to provide you with the most current information available, regarding the current entry requirements to Croatia, which are changing regularly during the prolonged pandemic.
In 2019, Croatia experienced nearly 20 million international visitors and had been one of the fastest growing destinations for visitor numbers for any country in recent history. In 2020 visitor numbers fell dramatically with the closing of the borders and travel restrictions that affected the entire globe.
Croatia was fortunately one of the first European countries that had immediately closed its borders for international tourism in early March 2020, gradually opening up and easing restrictions on entry, as the summer season progressed. As Croatia is predominantly a summer European travel destination, international tourism between November and April is always very limited, which is why the country opted to close its borders over the quieter winter period.
From mid-May 2020 onwards the Croatia borders were open to all travelers, including Americans who required a PCR test to enter the country. Whilst the EU banned American visitors from entering Schengen countries in 2020, Croatia is not part of the Schengen region and is able to maintain control of its own borders.
Summer 2021 was extremely successful in Croatia with huge numbers international visitors from across the globe and the 2022 season is likely to be the busiest to date. The restaurants, hotels and other tourist facilities are all now open and it is business as usual.
As of May 1, 2022, the Croatian government have advised that there are no Covid restrictions on entry, regardless of vaccination status.
However, if you are visiting other countries during the trip, please do check requirements for that individual country.
We would also recommend that you check with your individual airline prior to departure, especially if you are transiting another European country.
To quicken the process when entering Croatia, it is advised but not obligatory that you complete the Enter Croatia Form.
Please visit the Enter Croatia website https://entercroatia.mup.hr/
See below for further details regarding vacation and travel options for Croatia in 2022 and 2023.
Croatia Travel Restrictions for Travelers from the US
Travelers from USA, Traveling to Croatia
There are no current regulations on entry to Croatia.
The Croatian authorities enjoyed a successful 2021 season with visitor numbers nearly up to 2019 levels. There has been no curfew in place in Croatia since March, as the authorities gradually eased restrictions in all sectors, in particular to aid the vital tourist sector.
Travelers from USA, Traveling from Croatia
All air passengers arriving to the US from any foreign country must get tested for the COVID-19 infection, no more than 1 day before their flight departs and to provide proof of the negative result or documentation of having recovered from COVID-19 to the airline before boarding the flight. All US clients booked to travel to Croatia with Unforgettable Croatia, will be supported on the ground with pre-departure testing. The ground staff at Unforgettable Croatia are assisting their clients with the testing procedure, prior to their return flight.
Croatia Travel Restrictions for Travelers from Canada
Travelers from Canada, Traveling to Croatia
There are no current regulations on entry to Croatia.
Travelers from Canada, Traveling from Croatia
Clients should refer to the Canadian Government website for the most up to date and accurate information on requirements to re-enter Canada. https://travel.gc.ca/returning
You must complete this travel information form within 72 hours before you depart from Croatia
Pre-entry tests are not required for travellers entering Canada.
Unvaccinated and partially vaccinated children under the age of 12 are not required to provide a valid pre-entry test result, if they are accompanying a fully vaccinated adult. Please refer to the government website for further clarification and updates.
Croatia Travel Restrictions for Travellers from UK
Travellers from UK, Travelling from Croatia
There are no current regulations on entry to Croatia.
Please check your passport issue date and expiry date to confirm that you adhere to the new policies in place since Brexit.
Croatia Coronavirus Frequently Asked Questions
What travel documents do I need for entry to Croatia?
All travelers into Croatia are required to complete an online form prior to arrival, that can be downloaded from this website – http://entercroatia.mup.hr. This will ensure a seamless transit through the border control upon arrival into Croatia. You can download your proof of vaccine or negative PCR test result from this platform.
How can I get a PCR test done prior to my flight back to the US / Canada?
There are PCR testing offices in the main cities throughout Croatia, where pre-departure testing can be actioned. Our ”Unforgettable Travel” ground team and operations staff in Croatia will support clients who have booked with us to get this testing completed, minimizing any disruption to your trip.
As of April 27 2021, it has been announced that PCR testing is available at Split airport, including rapid PCR tests. Click here
Do children need to be PCR tested for entry to Croatia?
No PCR tests are required now for anyone prior to entry.
Please get in touch if you have any further questions
If you have any further questions regarding travel to Croatia and assistance in booking a trip in 2022 or 2023, please do get in touch by email: [email protected]
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In light of the Covid-19 situation, we appreciate that our guests may need to modify their trips or make changes to their itineraries. Therefore if you book a private land tour with us, you will pay a small holding deposit to secure your booking. If you decide to cancel up to 90 days before the departure, we will refund you the funds paid towards your trip less a 10% cancellation fee. Please refer to our Flex-Booking conditions which apply to bookings confirmed from November 1st 2020 onwards.
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