Pre-departure testing no longer required from 6 January 2022, except for travellers that are not vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19

After 00.01am on 6 January 2022, pre-departure testing no longer required, except for travellers that are not vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19

– if you do not have a Digital COVID Certificate based on vaccination or recovery, you have to show a negative (‘not detected’) RT-PCR test which was carried out no more than 72 hours before you arrive in Ireland
– if you have proof of vaccination or recovery from COVID-19, you do not have to show a negative antigen test or a negative RT-PCR test before you arrive
– children aged 11 and under have an exemption from testing requirements.

If you are travelling to Ireland from overseas you must fill out a Passenger Locator Form (PLF) before departure.