Covid Test for Poland

When travelling from the UK to Poland, it’s essential to have the correct certification. Medicspot offers Covid testing and doctor fit to fly certificates, allowing you to travel to Poland confidently.

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As of 21 May 2021, the FCDO advises against all but essential travel to the whole of Poland based on the current assessment of Covid-19 risks.

Covid-19 antigen tests are accepted for those travelling to Poland from the UK. You can test for Covid-19 using one of our antigen test kits which must be taken within 48 hours before departing the UK. Failure to provide a negative Covid-19 test may result in travellers being refused entry to Poland.

Poland is on the amber list for entering England. If you’re planning to return to the UK from Poland, you’re required to take an antigen test from a government-listed service provider like Medicspot. Details on how to buy a Covid-19 antigen test can be found here.

Poland Travel Advice

Can I travel to Poland?

As of 17 May 2021, there is no longer a legal restriction or permitted reason required to travel internationally. A traffic light system for international travel has now been introduced. Please see the government website for more information.

UK nationals can travel to Poland and are included in the list of those who are exempt from entry restrictions related to Covid-19. However, the FCDO advises against all but essential travel to the whole of Poland based on the current assessment of Covid-19 risks. Further information can be found on the Polish Border Guards website.

Which Coronavirus test do I need to travel to Poland?

From 1 May 2021, all UK travellers to Poland must present a negative PCR test performed within 48 hours or a rapid antigen test before arriving in Poland.

How do I show proof that I’ve had a Covid-19 vaccine?

If you are fully vaccinated for Covid-19 with a vaccination approved for use in the EU, you are exempt from having to present a negative test, but must present evidence of your vaccination at the border.

If you live in England, Poland will accept the NHS app or an NHS letter to demonstrate your Covid-19 vaccination status. Please note, you should not use an NHS vaccine appointment card to demonstrate your vaccine status.

What are the quarantine rules upon entering Poland?

The Polish Government has introduced a mandatory 10-day self-isolation period for all people arriving in Poland. Further information regarding exemptions to this can be found on the UK government website.

How much does a Covid-19 test cost for travel to Poland?

If you are travelling to Poland, a PCR test costs £149 and an antigen test costs £45. These costs cover a Covid-19 test as well as a Fit to Fly certificate.

Are Medicspot Covid tests approved by the local government?

Yes, Medicspot tests and Fit to Fly certificates are universally recognised by both Polish airlines and the Polish government.

What documentation will I get following my Covid test to meet Poland's travel requirements?

If your Covid-19 test is negative, Medicspot will provide you with negative test results as well as a Fit to Fly certificate within the 48 hour testing requirement window.

How long before my flight to Poland should I take a Covid test?

Travellers from the UK to Poland must take a negative PCR test 48 hours before their flight.

Disclaimer All information is provided as guidance only. Ultimate responsibility for ensuring tests meet travel requirements lies with the traveller. Medicspot cannot be held liable for the advice provided here, given the changing nature of the government guidelines and the testing environment.

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