Updates on Travel into Ireland
Announcement18 February 2022
TRAVEL INTO IRELAND – UPDATED MARCH 15TH 2022
From 6th March 2022, international travellers to Ireland are no longer required to show proof of vaccination, recovery or a negative PCR test upon arrival. There will no longer be any requirement to complete a COVID-19 Passenger Locator Form for travel to Ireland.
There are no post-arrival testing or quarantine requirements for travellers to Ireland.
Any individual that develops COVID-19 symptoms while in Ireland should follow the HSE guidance in relation to isolation and undertaking antigen or PCR testing as appropriate.
The HSE guidance on testing and what to do if you test positive for COVID-19 in Ireland can be found here.
TRAVEL INTO THE EUROPEAN UNION (EU)
While the restrictions for persons travelling to Ireland have ended, other countries may require proof of vaccination, recovery or test. An EU Digital COVID Certificate can continue to be used as evidence of COVID-19 vaccination, booster vaccination, recovery from COVID-19, or proof of a negative COVID-19 test. Before travelling please consult travel requirements for your country of destination on https://reopen.europa.eu/en
RETURNING TO THE U.S. FROM IRELAND
You will need to check any re-entry requirements for the United States. You may be required to obtain a test before returning to the United States; Please check https://www.cdc.gov and the website of your state health department for the most up-to-date requirements.
Up-to-date travel advice for the United States is available here.
For additional information on returning to the US from Ireland and other US travel updates, please refer to the US Embassy in Dublin.
EU Digital COVID Certificate Third Country portal
There is now a system in place to enable Irish citizens vaccinated outside the EU (including those vaccinated in the US) to apply for an EU Digital COVID certificate.
Applicants are required to hold:
- a valid Irish Passport
- proof of vaccination from the relevant issuing authority in the country of vaccination
Further details are available here.