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Do I need to provide a negative PCR test if I travel to Dublin or Rosslare by ferry?

 

Travelling to Ireland from outside the EU (including United Kingdom) from 19 July onwards:

 

A PCR test is not required in the following circumstances:

 

  • If you have valid proof of vaccination
  • If you have valid proof of recovery from COVID -19  in the past 180 days

 

 

If you do not have valid proof of vaccination or recovery, you will need to:

 

  • present evidence of a negative result from a RT-PCR test taken within 72 hours prior to arrival into the country at check in  - otherwise you will be denied boarding
  • self-quarantine for 14 days
  • If you receive a negative result from a RT-PCR test taken from day 5 onwards after arrival into Ireland, you will be able to leave quarantine.
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    Please note if you have taken a COVID-19 RT PCR test via the NHS this will not be accepted A follow up RT-PCR test is recommended on day 5 after arrival (provided free through Health Service Executive)

     

     

    Please select from the relevant links below in order to find out more about how to obtain your vaccination certificate: 

     

    England - NHS COVID Pass

    Scotland - NHS COVID Pass

    Wales - NHS COVID Pass

    Northern Ireland  - NHS Proof of Vaccination

     

     

     

    Travelling to Ireland from inside the EU from 19 July onwards:

     

    A PCR test is not required in the following circumstances:

     

     

     

    Learn more about the EU Digital COVID Certificate

     

     

    Further information in relation to this requirement along with the associated public health advice can be found the Republic of Ireland's Government website.