Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Travel Advice Ireland
The travel industry around the world has been brought to a standstill due to travel restrictions following the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. If your current or future travel plans have been affected, here is what you need to know.
What do I need to do when I arrive in Ireland?
When you arrive in Ireland from another country you will need to self-isolate for 14 days. This applies to both Irish and non-Irish citizens.
When you arrive at the airport you will be asked to complete a Public Health Passenger Locator Form. This can be downloaded here.
Please note, the authorities may contact you within the 14 days to confirm that you are self-isolating.
What does self-isolating mean?
Self-isolating means avoiding contact with other individuals and staying indoors.
Are there any exclusions to these requirements?
Yes; if you are returning to the Republic from Northern Ireland you do not need to self-isolate.
If you are a pilot, a haulier or maritime staff you are considered an essential supply chain worker therefore you do not need to self-isolate.
If you are in transit to another country and your flight has briefly set down.
For more information please refer to the HSE website.
I have plans to leave Ireland, what do I need to know?
Keep up to date with travel advisory announcements from the DFA – Department of Foreign Affairs. Such as travel advice and restrictions put in place by regions and countries around the world affected by Covid-19
The DFA is currently advising against all non-essential travel abroad, this includes by plane and cruise ships. This advice includes the UK, however, Northern Ireland is exempt.