The PCR / HAG test is appropriate if performed in the Member States of the European Union, the Member States of the Schengen area, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, Turkey, Canada, New Zealand, the Russian Federation, the Republic of Serbia, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland or the United States of America.
If the PCR/HAG test referred to in this Decree is performed in a country not mentioned in the previous sentence, it is appropriate if it contains at least the same data set as the PCR/HAG test issued in a Member State of the European Union or the Schengen area, if it is equipped with a QR code with same standards and technological systems that are interoperable with the EU DCP system and if it allows verification of the authenticity, validity and integrity of the certificate in the same way as the EU DCP. Irrespective of the country of issue, the HAG test is only relevant if it is listed in the common list of rapid antigen tests published at:
The list is also published on the website of the NIJZ, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of the Interior.
Evidence of a positive PCR test result shall be taken into account if it has been issued in the Member States of the European Union, the Schengen Member States, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, Turkey, Canada, New Zealand, the Russian Federation, Serbia, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland or the United States of America. If Evidence of a positive PCR test result is performed in a country not mentioned in the previous sentence, it is appropriate if it contains at least the same data set as the PCR test issued in a Member State of the European Union or the Schengen area, if it is equipped with a QR code with same standards and technological systems that are interoperable with the EU DCP system and if it allows verification of the authenticity, validity and integrity of the certificate in the same way as the EU DCP.
A medical certificate that he/she have had COVID-19 disease shall be taken into account if it was issued in the Member States of the European Union, the Schengen Member States, Australia, Israel, Canada, New Zealand, the Russian Federation, Serbia, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland or the United States of America and on control points on airports also certificates issued in Turkey are accepted.
Proof that she/he has suffered from COVID-19 disease (positive PCR test result that is older than 10 days, unless the doctor decides otherwise, but not older than six months) and proof that she/he has been vaccinated with a single dose of vaccine recognized by the Republic of Slovenia (Comirnaty by Biontech/Pfizer, Spikevax (COVID-19 Vaccine) by Moderna, Vaxzevria (COVID-19 Vaccine) by AstraZeneca, COVID-19 Vaccine Janssen by Johnson and Johnson / Janssen-Cilag, Covishield by Serum Institute of India / AstraZeneca, Sputnik V by Russia’s Gamaleya National Center of Epidemiology and Microbiology, CoronaVac by Sinovac Biotech, COVID-19 Vaccine by Sinopharm) within a period of up to eight months from the positive result of the PCR test or the onset of symptoms. Protection is established on the day of vaccination.
The part relating to Vaxzevria (COVID-19 Vaccine) from AstraZeneca and Covishield from Serum Institute of India / AstraZeneca will be used after 14 days from the date of entry into force (28 August 2021).
- vaccination card
- vaccination booklet
- a vaccination certificate issued by the doctor or organization that carried out the vaccination
- EU digital COVID Certificate
A Person when crossing the border demonstrates this with the "Certificate for Workers in the International Transport Sector" set out in Annex 3 to the Commission Communication on the implementation of green lanes for the protection of health and the availability of goods and essential services (OJ C 96 of 24.3.20, p. 1) or any other relevant document indicating that they have been referred by the employer;
IT IS VALID ONLY IF IT PERFORMS TASKS.
- a certificate for a worker in the international transport sector
- a single residence and work permit
- statement of the employer on the day and time of the start of the journey or on commencement of work (eg. travel order, proof of service order, flight crew cards or seaman's book + order / document on embarkation / disembarkation and transit to another vessel or return home)
Required evidence (for those workers who are not professional drivers but occasionally also deliver or pick up purchased materials, etc. for the company):
- travel order (in cases when the company sends someone for material / performs delivery)
- passenger list for vans for passenger transport and bus transport
If the child is accompanied by two or more adults, of whom only one is not quarantined and the other (or more adults) was or will be, the child will also be ordered to be quarantined.
A child (up to the age of 15) accompanied by other family members (for example grandparents, uncles, aunts) must present a signed parental authorization or from legal representative or guardian that the PCT condition of the escort may be considered for the benefit of the child upon entering Slovenia.
This exception applies in the part relating to the performance of maintenance work on a private facility or land owned, leased or used by a person, also for close family members of the individual and other persons who have registered with the individual at the same address permanently or temporary residence when traveling together.
WHO are the dual owners?
a) owners, tenants, users of real estate divided by the border line or entirely in the neighbouring border area (dual owners);
b) family members and the workforce of the persons referred to in point a);
c) holders of herds and individual animals and bees grazing in the neighbouring border area and their shepherds and breeders;
d) persons who have an easement for the exploitation of forests or an easement for the exploitation of water in the neighbouring border area;
e) foresters and charcoal burners working in the neighbouring border area;
f) landowners, tenants, users and their family members and their workforce, who, in order to be able to reach their holdings located in the same border area in the most appropriate way, must use roads and paths that run across neighbouring border areas.;
g) employees of cooperatives and other legal entities holding such holdings.
Other rights of dual owners under SOPS are:
The agricultural contribution shall entitle its holder to cross the border at the border crossing points entered in it pursuant to Annex C and at other places entered in the agricultural contribution. At the same time, the agricultural contribution entitles the holder to reside for up to seven days on the registered estates or in the registered municipalities in the neighbouring border area. He must cross the border at the same place each time he leaves and returns.
Dual owners, their family members and their workforce have the right to stay on the other side of the border for a longer period of time if this is necessary for economic reasons, especially if their outbuildings are located there. This right must be stated in the agricultural contribution.
Holders of herds and individual animals and bees, as well as shepherds and breeders may remain in the adjacent border area continuously throughout the grazing season or growing season, but for a maximum of seven months, and persons entitled to forest exploitation, foresters and charcoal burners for a maximum of three months.
Persons up to the age of 15 may cross the state border only accompanied by those persons in whom border passes are registered.
The ordinance limits their rights from Article 11 to 10 hours. The terminology is also used analogously for dual owners at the internal borders of the Republic of Slovenia.
Demonstrating compliance with the time limit is a matter for the exception user.
These persons may cross the border outside the checkpoints.
Evidence of the existence of an employment relationship is taken into account in the employment contract, a signed statement from the employer or a similar proof justifying the employment relationship as a reason for crossing the border. The air distance is determined using a freely available geographic data server and Google Maps. Residence in Slovenia is permanent or temporary residence as defined by the Residence Registration Act, but not accommodation in a short-term accommodation facility (eg accommodation in hotels, tourist facilities, motor camps and similar facilities).
According to Article 19 of the Infectious Diseases Act, quarantine is a measure that restricts free movement and imposes mandatory medical examinations on healthy persons who have been or are suspected of being in contact with someone who has contracted plague, a viral haemorrhagic fever (Ebola, Lassa, Marburg) or an infectious disease for which the Minister responsible for health or the Government of the Republic of Slovenia has declared an epidemic on the basis of the fourth paragraph of Article 7 of this Act, at the time of its contagion.
Persons coming to the Republic of Slovenia (not valid for transit) and who do not have a certificate of vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 virus, a certificate of reconvalescence from illness of COVID-19, or a negative test result (PCR or HAG) for SARS-CoV-2 virus, quarantine at home shall be ordered for a period of 10 days from the day of entry into the country.
Entry without a quarantine is possible under the conditions and in the manner explained elsewhere in the application - depending on the purpose of travel or entry into the Republic of Slovenia.
A citizen of the Republic of Slovenia or an alien residing in the Republic of Slovenia, who has been quarantined abroad due to contact with an infected person with SARS-CoV-2 and wishes to undergo quarantine in the Republic of Slovenia, is allowed to enter and travel by own vehicle on the shortest route to the address where they will undergo quarantine.
A citizen of the Republic of Slovenia or an alien residing in the Republic of Slovenia who has been quarantined abroad due to contact with an infected person with SARS-CoV-2, or shows obvious signs of infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, but does not need medical transport, and is wishing to undergo quarantine or isolation in the Republic of Slovenia, the police, based on the announcement of the competent authority in the Republic of Slovenia, allow entry and travel with their own vehicle on the shortest route to the address where they will undergo quarantine or isolation.
The announcement is made through the medical staff in the country from which the person comes to undergo quarantine in the Republic of Slovenia to the e-mail address of the NIJZ (email@example.com).