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Mandatory Hotel Quarantine for People arriving from high risk countries-Updated 12th April 2021

by Shane Mooney | Apr 06, 2021
From Friday 26th March 14 days mandatory hotel quarantine is required for passengers who have been countries that are on the Government’s Category 2 list of “high risk” countries. including those who have transited through a port or airport in a designated country, even if they stay airside or portside, in the 14 days prior to their arrival in Ireland.

The countries are (it is expected that this list will be extended in the future):

Albania, Andorra, Angola, Argentina, Austria, Aruba, Bahrain, the islands of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ecuador, Eswatini, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Guyana, Israel, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lesotho, Malawi, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Oman, Palestine, Paraguay, Panama, Peru, The Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, San Marino, Serbia, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Suriname, Tanzania, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe, and the Territory of the Wallis and Futuna Islands.

The Quarantine Hotels Ireland booking site is now live; a two-week stay will cost €1,875 for the first person, €625 for a second person over the age of 12 who shares the room. 

UPDATE: Friday 9th April- The following countries have been added to the list effective 14th April: Bangladesh, Belgium, France, Italy, Kenya, Luxembourg, Pakistan, Turkey, the USA, Canada, Armenia, Bermuda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Curaçao, Maldives, Ukraine.

Please e-mail if you are travelling from or through any of these countries to Dublin and seek further information and advice.