Ireland: Changes to International Travel Requirements

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points 

  • New inbound travel requirements  
  • More vaccines approved for travel  


The government of Ireland announced changes to international travel requirements that commenced on 9 Nov. 2021. Under these changes: 

  • Current travel regulations will remain in place;
  • World Health Organization Emergency List vaccines (SinoPharm BIBP and Coronavac known as Sinovac) will be accepted for the purposes of travel; 
  • Mixed vaccines will be accepted for the purpose of travel; 
  • A combination of a single vaccine dose administered to a person who has recovered from COVID-19 infection will be accepted for the purpose of travel; 
  • Persons who cannot supply proof of vaccination must provide proof of recovery from COVID-19 or provide proof of a valid PCR test result before travel. A PCR test must be taken within 36 hours of arrival; and 
  • The COVID-19 Passenger Locator form must be completed prior to travel 

For a full list of accepted vaccines for travel to Ireland click here.  

What are the Changes? 

The government of Ireland has released new updates for inbound travel.  

Looking Ahead 

Continue to check the government of Ireland’s website and Envoy’s website for additional updates and information.  

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