Changes in regulations for entry into Poland | PRO HR Alert


From the 1st of December 2021, the existing pandemic regulations on entry to  Poland and the new restrictions on the seat limit at public venues will change.


  • Sealing of borders 

Ban on flights to/from seven African countries (Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe). Returning to Poland from these countries involves a 14-day quarantine without exception.

  • Changing the rules on entry from non-Schengen countries 

Mandatory quarantine is extended from 10 days to 14 days. Release from quarantine possible from day 8 after PCR test. Full vaccination with an EU recognised vaccine still provides exemption from quarantine on entry from non-Schengen countries as intended.  

Internal regulations i.a:

  • Public premises

The current 70% fill limit is reduced to 50%. Applies only to non-vaccinated persons. 

  • Occasional receptions 

The current limit of 150 persons is reduced to 100 persons. 

  • Sporting events

For sports events outside sports facilities, the limit is reduced from 500 to 250 persons. 

The Sanitary Inspectorate announces increased controls on compliance with sanitary rules and the seating limit.