Coronavirus Answers and Frequently Asked Questions for Passengers at Krakow airport (KRK)
As of March 30, a revised travel quarantine regulation came into effect. All those who arrive in Poland by plane will be sent to quarantine, which in the case of those arriving from the Non-Schengen zone will only be revoked due to a negative result of the COVID-19 test carried out in Poland.
Passengers arriving at Krakow airport from the Schengen area are exempt from mandatory quarantine, if they also have a negative result in the test in Polish or English, carried out within 48 hours before crossing the border and present the result at the request of a Border Guard officer.
Schengen passengers can decide to test after arrival, before the Border Guard checkpoint; in this case, they will not be quarantined.
If the traveler, before going to the general access zone, does not have the test results, he is obliged to provide the Border Guard officer with all the necessary data for the mandatory quarantine: the place of residence or the place where the quarantine will take place. and a contact phone number.
There is also the possibility of taking a test in the baggage claim hall. In such a case, the quarantine must be lifted within 2 hours of the test being performed.
People arriving at Krakow airport other than Schengen during border control will be subjected to mandatory quarantine. Passengers, whose final destination is Poland, are obliged to provide the Border Guard officer with all the information for quarantine control: place of residence or place of stay and a contact telephone number.
The quarantine can only be shortened with a negative COVID-19 test result upon arrival in Poland and submitted to the IT system of the health inspection within 48 hours. At the test points located at Krakow Airport, it is usually done within 2 hours after conducting the test.
People who have received a full dose of vaccines accepted by the EU, as well as those who have overcome the virus in the last 6 months (and have a medical certificate) are exempt from quarantine.
Latest updates: June 09, 2021