Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Warsaw, Poland (January 14, 2021)   

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Warsaw, Poland (January 14, 2021) 

Location: Poland

Event:  The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on January 12, 2021, that all air passengers entering the United States, including U.S. citizens, must present documentation of a negative COVID-19 test taken within the previous three days or present documentation of having recovered from COVID-19.  This new requirement will go into effect on January 26, 2021.  More information can be found in the announcement on the CDC website, and answers to frequently asked questions can be found at this notice on the CDC website. 

The Embassy is not able to administer or pay for COVID-19 tests.  To obtain a COVID-19 test, several drive-through testing centers are available throughout Poland.  For locations in many cities, you can buy tests online at this website, and bring the code you receive to the test center you have selected.  This website is another option in Warsaw that provides drive-through and in-home testing.   

Actions to Take:   


U.S. Embassy, Warsaw, Poland
Piękna 12
00-539, Warsaw
+48 22 504 2784 (business hours)
+48 22 504 2000 (after hours emergencies involving U.S. citizens) 

 U.S. Consulate General, Krakow, Poland 
Ul. Stolarska 9 
31-043 Krakow, Poland 
+48 12 424 5100 (business hours)  
+48 601 483 348 (after-hours emergencies involving U.S. Citizens) 

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
Poland Country Information
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