Covid-19 Situation and Measures Concerning the Filming Industry*

CROATIA|SLOVENIA

Croatia

  1. COVID-19 STATUS
  2. BORDER CROSSING
    • EU nationals who are traveling to Croatia must present a negative PCR test for SARS-CoV-2 that is not older than 48 hours (counting from the time of taking the swab to arriving at the border crossing point) or have the PCR test for SARS-CoV-2 done immediately.
    • Travel to Third-country nationals remains restricted.
  3. AIR TRAVEL
  4. TRAVEL WITHIN CROATIA
    • There are no restrictions for travel within Croatia
  5. ACCOMMODATION
    • Selected hotels in Croatia are open. Please contact us directly for any assistance.
  6. EPIDEMIOLOGICAL MEASURES / HEALTH MONITORING / RECOMMENDATIONS
    • Wearing face masks is required in enclosed public places and when social distancing can’t be maintained.
    • We remind you that the best defence against this virus is to maintain personal hygiene, sanitize and keep social distance.
    • Businesses allowed to operate have to comply with the measures given by the Croatian Institute for Public Health, which you can find in the latest news section.
  7. RESUMING OF BUSINESS / SOCIAL ACTIVITIES under precautionary measures
    • public events, gatherings and ceremonies of all kinds can only last up to 22.00 hours
    • restaurants and cafes are open for delivery only
    • dining in hotel is possible only for hotel guests
    • bars are closed
    • gatherings are limited
    • audiovisual production  can resume by following all the recommendations for the production and recording of audiovisual and music content during the COVID-19 disease epidemic. Learn more by downloading The Croatian Institute of Public Health recommendations document.
  8. WORKING REMOTELY
    • PAKT MEDIA has ensured remote filming/viewing/working solutions for those clients who are not able to join us at this moment.

You can also download Recommendations and instructions of the Croatian Institute of Public Health

Slovenia

  1. COVID-19 STATUS
    • Daily updates are available on www.gov.si/en/topics/coronavirus-disease-covid-19
    • The government extended the epidemic by 60 days by decree. Valid from 17th of January.
    • Since the situation is changing on a weekly basis, we recommend to check the latest status before arriving.
  2. BORDER CROSSING
    See green, orange and red lists of countries on link: www.gov.si/en/topics/coronavirus-disease-covid-19/border-crossing/
    Online registration is required for entry into Austria and a negative test entry for Germany.

    • Green List
      People with permanent or temporary residence in a country that has been added to the green list, and arriving from such countries, can enter Slovenia without restrictions or quarantine. It shall also be considered that a person is arriving from a country on a green list if they stayed in that country continuously for 14 days before entering Slovenia, which can be proven with a proper certificate
    • Orange List
      If a country is not on the list of epidemiologically safe (green list) or on the list of countries with an unstable epidemiological situation (red list), it shall be considered that it has been included on the orange list (all world countries that have not been included either on the red or on the green list)

      • EU member states of member of the Schengen Area: People arriving to the Republic of Slovenia from those countries that have been included on the orange list can enter Slovenia without restrictions or quarantine.
      • Non EU states on orange list are treated as same ad countries on red list.
    • Red List
      People entering the Republic of Slovenia from these countries shall, due to potential infection with SARS-CoV-2 virus, be required to remain in quarantine for a period of ten (10) days. If a person sent to quarantine at home upon entry into the Republic of Slovenia undergoes testing for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 by the PCR or HAG method during the quarantine period and the test result is negative, the quarantine shall be deemed to have been terminated. However, it is no longer limited in time when the test can be performed (previously it was considered that the fifth day after referral to quarantine).

      • However, a person will not be required to quarantine if, on crossing the border, they submit a negative PCR test, not older than 48 hours after taking the swab and performed in another EU Member State or Schengen Area country by an organisation or sole trader that has been recognised as appropriate and credible by the Institute of Microbiology and Immunology and the National Laboratory of Health, Environment and Food and is listed on the website of the National Laboratory of Health, Environment and Food, or a negative rapid antigen test performed in an EU Member State or a Schengen Area country.
      • For entry into the Republic of Slovenia, a negative PCR test performed in a third country is also admissible, but a rapid antigen test must be performed in another EU Member State or Schengen Area country.
        • The negative PCR  test must not be older than 48 hours after taking the swab.
        • The validity of the rapid antigen test, which a person submits upon entry, is now shortened. This must not be earlier than 24 hours after the swab is taken.
  3. AIR TRAVEL
  4. TRAVEL WITHIN SLOVENIA
  5. ACCOMMODATION
    • Temporarily closed all hotels from Saturday, October 24th – business reasons and for foreign guests allowed.
  6. EPIDEMIOLOGICAL MEASURES / HEALTH MONITORING / RECOMMENDATIONS
    • Protection masks are mandatory in all public interiors.
    • Protection masks are not mandatory in open public spaces unless if there is big group of people where 2m distance is not possible.
    • Prohibited are all events, gatherings, weddings and religious ceremonies
    • Closed bars, restaurants…, unless in accommodation facilities (only for their guests)
    • Food take-aways/deliveries are allowed (during curfew also)
    • All stores are closed, except food stores (for animals also), groceries, pharmacies, banks, post-offices, food markets, gas stations, kiosks for sale newspaper and magazines, hairdressing salons and medical pedicures and manicures, medical and orthopaedic supplies stores, cleaning services, drugstores, libraries.
    • Personal collection of goods or food, except alcohol and alcoholic beverages, at collection points where minimal contact with consumers is ensured, between 6 am and 9 pm, with the consumption of the received food and drink in public areas not allowed
    • Fitness centres and gyms are open 1 person per 50m2 is allowed
    • Closed schools, kindergartens
  7. RESUMING OF BUSINESS / SOCIAL ACTIVITIES – TIMELINE
    • Gathering on public places is forbidden
  8. AUDIOVISUAL PRODUCTION
    • productions may resume, following the relevant official COVID-19 guidelines & recommendations
    • please contact us directly for more detailed and up to date information
  9.  PAKT MEDIA has ensured remote filming/viewing/working solutions for those clients who are not able to join us at this moment.

*The information contained herein is not intended to constitute legal or medical advice or recommendations, and is subject to modification in accordance with the development of the COVID-19 situation in Croatia and Slovenia and the relevant recommendations from the Croatian and Slovenian regulative bodies .

Feel free to check with us for the latest updates!