Travel restrictions to Romania

Who can travel?

  • family members of Romanian citizens
  • family members of citizens of other EU/EEA/CH states residing in Romania
  • holders of long-stay visa/residence permit or similar document issued by authorities or a similar document issued by the authorities of other states, according to the EU law
  • persons travelling for professional reasons, proven by visa, residence permit or other similar document, respectively medical staff, researchers in the medical field, medical staff for geriatric care, carriers and other types of staff providing goods transport
  • diplomatic missions, consular and international organization staff, as well as their family members accompanying them in permanent missions on the Romanian territory, military staff or who can provide humanitarian aid;
  • persons in transit, including repatriated persons as a result of granting consular protection
  • persons travelling for imperative purposes
  • persons seeking international protection or from other humanitarian reasons, persons subject to the provisions of Regulation (EU) no 604/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 June 2013 establishing the criteria and mechanisms for determining the Member State responsible for examining an application for international protection lodged in one of the Member States by a third-country national or a stateless person, as well as returned persons based on readmission agreements
  • foreigners and stateless persons traveling for study purposes
  • foreigners and stateless persons, highly skilled workers, if their employment is economically necessary and the activity cannot be postponed or carried out abroad
  • foreigners and stateless persons, cross-border workers, seasonal workers, seafarers
  • members of international sports delegations participating in sports competitions organized in Romania, in accordance with the law
  • members of film or audiovisual filming crews, technical and artistic staff participating in cultural events taking place in Romania, based on proven contractual relationships or supporting documents
More exemptions can be found at

COVID-19 restrictions:

  • Vaccination Required: Travellers who have received their final vaccination for COVID-19 more than 10 days ago, are exempt from quarantine. It is required to show proof of vaccination, including the dates.
  • Test Required:
    • Travellers arriving from countries classified as "green" can enter Romania without being subject to any isolation or test requirement.
    • Travellers arriving from countries classified as "yellow", who do not provide a pre-departure negative PCR test taken within 72 hours prior to arrival, are subject to a 14-day quarantine. Children under 6 years old are exempted from the PCR test requirement.
  • Quarantine Required: Travellers coming from a “red” area (RO classification), need to do 14 days of quarantine, even if they present a negative test. Children between 6 – 16 years old can be exempt from quarantine if they present a test certificate (PCR, taken the latest 72h in advance). Children under 6 are except from quarantine and testing requirements. Some exceptions apply for short stays (less than 72h, with a negative PCR test taken the latest 72h in advance), imperative reasons, transit, cross-border workers. The quarantine must take place at the person's home, at a declared location or, as the case may be, at a dedicated location designated by the authorities. The quarantine period may be shortened by taking a PCR test no less than 8 days after arrival. If the result of this test is negative, the period of quarantine can end on day 10.

Guideline COVID-19
  • All passengers are required to wear masks at the airport and during flights.
  • All passengers must complete the passenger locator form must be provided when arriving in Romania.
Is Romania open for Tourists?
  • As of now Romania is not open for tourists
  • Hotels, restaurants, shops, and other such amenities operational with certain rules & regulations
Local lockdown details:
  • Lockdown: Partial lockdowns
  • Transport: Operational
  • Shopping: Essential only
  • Restaurants & Cafes: Delivery & take outs only.
  • Events: Partially allowed
The above requirements are subject to change without prior notice. Please check the IATA Travel Centre website before your flight to get the latest updates on the requirements at the country you are travelling from and arriving to.
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