- Wednesday, 15 December 2021
COVID tests upon arrival from the Non Schengen area
Due to the change in the regulations on the rules of entry into Poland for travelers coming from the Non Schengen zone, at the Poznań-Ławica Airport, as of December 15 this year, from at 11:30 am, the possibility of taking the Sars-CoV-2 test before crossing the border is implemented.
From December 15 this year. exempts from quarantine only a negative test result for Sars-CoV-2 performed not earlier than 24 hours before crossing the border in Poland.
The tests will be performed after each arrival from the Non Schengen area, in a tent located on a grassy surface in front of the arrivals hall.
After exiting the bus and it will stop in front of the arrivals hall, those wishing to take the test should proceed to the tent opposite the arrivals hall.
How to prepare for the examination?
- Do not smoke for 2 hours prior to the scheduled antibody smear collection,
- Antimicrobials (drops, ointments, sprays) must not be applied to the nose within 2 hours before the scheduled sample collection for the presence of antibodies.
- You should also refrain from rinsing and blowing your nose before the test.
From 15 December 2021 new quarantine rules in force after arriving to Poland. Considerable changes have been introduced for persons arriving from Non-Schengen countries.
Passengers travelling from Non-Schengen countries:
All passengers arriving from Non-Schengen countries must show a negative SARS-CoV-2 test result (antigenic or PCR) in Polish or English to Border Guard officers; the test must be done up to 24 hours before crossing the border, counting from the moment when the test was taken.
Passengers travelling from Schengen Area & Ireland, Croatia, Cyprus and Bulgaria are released from quarantine if:
– they show a negative coronavirus test result taken in the country of departure not earlier than 48 hours, counting from the moment when the test result was received;
– they are fully vaccinated, i.e. at least 14 days have passed since the second dose of the vaccine (in case of a two-dose vaccine) or the first dose of the vaccine (in case of a one-dose-only vaccine) has been taken; they must have a certificate confirming the vaccination. The vaccine must be approved to be used in the European Union
– they are convalescents, i.e. persons who in the past 6 months have been isolated, isolated at home or hospitalized due to contacting the coronavirus.
– children under 12 are released from quarantine if they are in care of a person who is fully vaccinated or has a negative coronavirus test result.