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Important Information Regarding International Travel to/from Warsaw

As all travel restrictions to the Republic of Poland have been lifted, there is NO LONGER any requirement to:

Detailed information on the regulations governing entry into Poland, as well as current restrictions, are available on the websites of the Chancellery of the Prime Minister.

At present, the United States is requiring proof of a negative COVID-19 to enter the US, regardless of vaccination status. A viral test (NAAT or antigen test) is required. There are alternative options if you have recently recovered from COVID-19. Visit travel.state.gov to read more about this requirement. ISMICS is NOT providing test kits for 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting attendees. Attendees are encouraged to either make an appointment to get tested at one of the testing sites in Warsaw, or order a qualified home test kit that you can administer prior to your departure to the United States. Home test kits that are approved for international travel/testing include: BinaxNOW COVID-19 home test; Ellume Home Test; Detect Covid-19 Test. Additional information can be found about At Home Tests for International Travel.

Warsaw COVID-19 Testing Sites:

  1. Chopin airport - 5 spots:
    https://www.lotnisko-chopina.pl/pl/testy-covid-19.html

  2. City Center (selected):
    https://www.synevo.pl/laboratorium-warszawa-srodmiescie/

    SYNEVO ul. Dzika 4
    https://diag.pl/katalogi/placowki/warszawa/punkt-pobran-diagnostyki-warszawa-ul-marszalkowska-68-70/

    Diagnostyka ul. Marszałkowska 68/70
    https://testycovid.cbdna.pl/lokalizacja-warszawa/

  3. This one you can book for home/hotel testing:
    https://alabwdomu.pl/?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=alabwdomu&gclid=CjwKCAjwy_aUBhACEiwA2IHHQD2KkXLl-wRgtVRXEIlLloaxUeVDwMMExTUwpvuEtqlV2AhCTx33HBoC8JcQAvD_BwE
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