Covid restrictions in Europe

Do you have drivers who across or go to other European countries?
If so discover in our map the latest news about Covid restrictions for drivers in Europe.

Update of 17 Feb 2021
Italian authorities set up test centres for professional drivers at the Italian-Austrian border
Austria-Tyrol: Professional drivers traveling to Germany via Austria must show a negative test result within 48 hours of entering Tyrol from Italy (Brenner Pass, Col de Reschen, Innichen Pass).
Italy has set up testing centres near the Brenner pass to ease the queues.
Update of 27 Jan 2021
FFP2 masks mandatory for lorry drivers loading/unloading from shops
Update of 16 January 2021
Italian authorities set up test centres for professional drivers at the Italian-Austrian border
Since October 17, new regulations concerning COVID-19 have been in force for persons entering Austria. The transport of goods and persons is exempt from them. Click here
Update of 19 Nov 2020
A “general curfew” 24 hours a day will apply until 26.11.2020
Here the certificate to be kept for drivers also (only in home language).

Drivers need to have their exemption certificate for the France & Belgium curfew. Click here for Belgium certificate
Update of 29 Jan 2021
Drivers are required to fill once a declaration to justify their travel to Belgium. Declaration model can be downloaded here
Drivers are exempted from quarantine and COVID tests when working abroad. If drivers stay more than 48h in Belgium, they are also required to fill a passengers localisation sheet and a business trip form
Update of 16 Jan 2021
Transport workers are exempt from the sworn statement from 13 February

Updated on 29 Jan 2021
The following categories of persons are exempted from the mandatory measure of presenting a molecular PCR-type test with a negative result for SARS-CoV-2 virus infection: persons transiting the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria; bus drivers engaged in international passenger transport; drivers of trucks carrying out international transport of goods; naval crew members; members of aircrews flying to and from public airports in the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria and similar technical personnel; cross-border workers.

Cetificate for drivers entering Czech. Click here to download

Update of 29 Jan 2021
Persons who enter Denmark in connection with the transportation of freight are exempt from the requirement to take a test – except if the person is residing in the United Kingdom or South Africa, in which case, the traveler must present proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 24 hours before entry.
Lorry drivers returning to the UK from Denmark not exempt from quarantine.

Update of 22 Feb 2021
COVID testing requirements for hauliers travelling from Europe to the UK via France
More info in our 
Update of 29 Janvier 2021
Certificate for international Transport Workers mandatory for road hauliers who arrive in France : Download certificate
A document is applicable in France for the companies arriving from Ireland and UK. Download certificate
Update of 15 January 2021
Curfew from 18:00 to 6:00 in all French territory. Click here for French exemption certificate to drive during curfew.
Update of 23 Dec 2020
Traffic ban in France on Dec 24 from 22:00 – 00:00
Update of 21 Dec 2020
France Curfew. Exemption certificate between 8pm and 6 am
Update of 17 Nov 2020
Update of 13 Nov 2020
New map shows rest stops and restaurants open to truckers in France. Drivers need to have their exemption certificate for the France & Belgium curfew Click here for France certificate

Update of 16 Feb 2021
Czech Republic, Slovakia and Tyrol (Austria) classified as “Area of variant concern” by Germany
Update of 27 Janv 2021
Digital Registration on Entry

Updated on 10 nov 2020
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has announced that the entirety of Thessaloniki is in a semi-lockdown. Registered as a level 4 threat, a curfew has been imposed in the city between 12:30 AM and 5:00 AM. Schools and shops will remain open.
Ioannina and Serres have also gone into lockdown, albeit less strict. On top of the same curfew, all public and private gatherings have been suspended, as have been the operations of cultural and hospitality venues. Not only that but travel outside of these regional units has also been banned while the lockdown remains in place.
Lorry drivers should nonetheless be exempt from the travel restrictions.

Update of 29 Jan 2021
Goods transports arriving and departing from Hungarian destinations, as well as those in transit, are allowed to cross the state border and continue the journey without any restrictions.
Update 10 nov 2020
From 11 nov, Curfew will kick in at 8pm – 4 hours earlier than it is currently. Those who need to be out of their homes for work reasons are exempt. The changes apply from 00:00 on 11th November (wednesday) for 30 days.

Update of 09 April 2021
According to the Decree of 4 March 2021, road transport professionals arriving going to France by sea directly from Ireland are no longer required to present a negative PCR.
However, you should have the declaration on your honour.
Please note that any road haulier who arrives on the french territory must present a European certificate for workers in the international transport sector.

Update of 05 Février 2021
Any road haulier arriving from Ireland by sea directly in France must present before boarding, and to the border control authorities:
The result of a virological screening test enabling the detection of SARS-CoV-2 (antigenic test) or an “RT-PCR-COVID” virological screening test conducted less than 72 hours before departure which is negative for infection by Covid-19.
A European certificate for workers in the international transport sector.
A sworn statement confirming that he/she:
– has no symptoms of COVID-19 infection;
– has no knowledge of having been in contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 during the 14 days prior to travel;
– agrees to take a virological screening test for SARS-CoV-2 upon arrival in the national territory;

Update of 08 April 2021
From April 7 to April 30, 2021, for travelers from Austria to Italy:
Entry to Italy as well as transit through Italy is possible for people who have stayed or have traveled through Austria in the last 14 days under the conditions of filling out and carrying the self-declaration form 
Update of 01 April 2021
New compulsory measures to enter Italy :
1. PCR or antigen test have to be done before departure
2. A declaration of honor for the absence of symptoms form to be printed and presented to boarding personnel
3. On your arrival in Italy, 5 days of isolation will be imposed on you
Update 17 February 2021
Testing Centres in Italy to travel to Germany via Brenner
Obligations for travelling personnel entering or passing through Italy
Professional drivers entering or passing through Italy and who have spent more than 12 hours in Austria in the 14 days prior to arrival in Italy must present, in case of control, a result of Negative test (PCR or antigen) less than 7 days old. The certification must be presented to the authorities in case of control.
Update 04 February 2021
New rules for testing and self declarations, more info here

The Dutch authorities decided last week that all catering establishments must be closed at 10 p.m. At 9 p.m., they cannot serve new customers. This measure associated with the coronavirus pandemic also applies to roadside restaurants. At the same time, the restaurant stresses that toilets will be available around the clock, according to the Dutch transport portal.
Update of 27 Jan 2021
Curfew from 21:00 to 4:30: exemption forms required for lorry drivers
Here you can download the forms
Update of 16 Jan 2021
Lockdown is extended to at least 02 March

Updated on 18 January 2021
New national lockdown from 16 January 2021
Here you will find the certificate / declaration for drivers

Updated on 10 nov 2020
Currently a nationwide curfew in place between 11 pm and 5 am and from 1 pm on weekends.

Updated on 10 nov 2020
Curfew is from November 9th between 23:00 and 5:00.

Updated on 9th Nov 2020
The Spanish Government have declared the state of alarm until December (at least). That means, among other things, Spain imposed a Curfew from 23h00 to 06h00 in all Spanish territory.
Spanish region’s new covid rules require drivers to remain in cab during loading

Update of 01 April
From April 6, hauliers arriving in England from abroad will need to take a COVID-19 test if they are staying more than 2 days. They need to take the first test within the first 2 days,then further tests every 3 days.You do not need to take a test if you will be in England for 2 days or less.You are recquired to complete a passenger locator form
Update of 22 Feb 2021
COVID testing requirements for hauliers travelling from Europe to the UK via France. More info in our article.
Update of 29 Jan 2021
A PCR test is required for Drivers from the UK going or acrossing France, Denmark and the Netherlands
Updated on 9th Nov 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19): jobs that qualify for travel exemptions applies to drivers of goods vehicles and other employees of community license holders for the international carriage of goods.
– You will need to complete the passenger locator form before you travel to the UK.
– You will not need to self-isolate.
– You’ll need to show that your travel is part of your job, for example a letter from your employer, a consignment note or your operator’s license.
Lorry drivers returning to the UK from Denmark not exempt from quarantine.