Coronavirus (Covid-19) - Portorož - Piran

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

On this page you can find all basic information and resources on coronavirus if you are traveling to or are currently in Portorož & Piran.

The Portorož Tourist Board is closely monitoring the situation regarding the spread of Covid-19. We are in constant contact with the Slovenian Tourist Board, we follow the releases of the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ), the Ministry of Health (MZ) and other relevant sources.

Latest information

Find the latest information on the number of confirmed coronavirus infections and the most important explanations regarding the current restrictions at the data tracking site.


The vaccinated-tested-recovered rule

The vaccinated-tested-recovered rule must be met by all persons who come into direct contact with other persons (service providers and users) in the course of their work: 

- Accommodation
- Hospitality and catering establishments
- Service stations
- Wellness, hairdressing and beauty services
- Public transport
- Religious buildings and cultural institutions
- Shops
- Healtcare services
- Congress activities
- Events
- Sports activities


The provider must verify if the consumer meets the Vaccinated-Tested-Recovered rule before they enter the indoor spaces of gastronomy facilities, accommodation facilities, convention or trade fair premises, as well as casinos. The organisers of public events, gatherings, cultural events, sports competitions, and aerial lift operators must also very the compliance with the Vaccinated-Tested-Recovered rule by the participants or users before entry.

The use of a mask is mandatory when moving and staying in all enclosed public places or spaces, as well as in open public places, if it is not possible to provide a distance of at least 1.5 meters between people, and in personal vehicles.  


The use of face mask is not mandatory for:
- children up to the age of 6,
- performers in public cultural events,

The use of a protective mask when fulfilling the recovered-vaccinated-tested rule is not mandatory for:
- for guests in casinos, gaming parlours and specific games of chance, 
- in accommodation establishments, 
- in hospitality and catering establishments offering dancing music or social event programme,
- in the premises where the hospitality and catering activity where preparing and serving food and drinks is performed,
- in open public places or places where the recovered-vaccinated-tested rule (RVT) is observed,
- for persons during sports activities.

A distance of 1,5 metre must be kept outdoors. 100% venue capacity is allowed: at cultural events, at sports events  and at conferences and congresses.


Exceptions to meeting the vaccinated-tested-recovered rule are as follows:
- persons under 15 years of age,
- persons who accompany a child up to the age of 15 to a healthcare provider or an adult who is unable to take care of himself or herself,
- in the case of emergency supply with basic provisions and necessities (food and beverage shops, specialised shops with pharmaceutical, medical, cosmetic and toilet products, etc., but only if they are not part of shopping centres),
- in the case of emergency medical assistance.

The provider must verify if the consumer meets the Vaccinated-Tested-Recovered rule before they enter the indoor spaces of gastronomy facilities, accommodation facilities, convention or trade fair premises, as well as casinos. The organisers of public events, gatherings, cultural events, sports competitions, and aerial lift operators must also very the compliance with the Vaccinated-Tested-Recovered rule by the participants or users before entry.

The Ministry of the Interior has published the most important explanations regarding the current restrictions in Slovenia.

Find the latest information about border crossing. You can also check the travel announcement application "Enter Slovenia".


Tourist Information Offices in Portorož and Piran

For any further information please contact our Tourist Information Offices in Portorož (tel.: +386 (0)5 674 22 20), Piran (tel.: +386 (0)5 673 44 40) or send us an email: info@portoroz.si

Testing locations


You can have a Covid-Antigen test:

Piran, in front of the Fire station, Trinkova ulica 5, 6330 Piran, every Tuesday and Thursday from 9.00-14.00. Price: 20,00 €, only in cash.  

Cor medico:  000386 51 389 009.

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We would like to inform you that you can now take a Covid-19 test at the Fabjan Covid test point in Koper.

They are located on street Ljubljanska cesta 13 in Koper.


They offer:

- rapid antigen tests (free of charge on the ZZZS card), otherwise 12,00 €

- self-pay PCR tests (69 €)

- issuing HAGT certificates in English


PRE-REGISTRATION IS NOT NECESSARY!

They are open every day, even on Sundays and for the holidays, between 6-8 in the morning and 18-20 in the evening.

For all other questions, we are available at the telephone number 00386 51 / 299-666.


Conditions for staying in accommodation

Almost all accommodations are open. 

To stay in you need to check one of the following conditions:
- a certificate of a negative SARS-CoV-2 virus test result by a PCR or HAG test not older than 48 hours after swab collection; 
- a proof of vaccination against COVID-19, 
- proving that the following time has passed since the vaccination:

at least 7 days after the second dose of Comirnaty by Biontech/Pfizer or at least 14 days after the second dose of one of the following vaccines: COVID-19 Vaccine by Moderna, or Sputnik V by Gamaleya National Center of Epidemiology and Microbiology, or CoronaVac by Sinovac Biotech, or COVID-19 Vaccine by Sinopharm,
at least 21 days after the first dose of Vaxzevria (COVID-19 Vaccine) by AstraZeneca or Covishield by Serum Institute of India/AstraZeneca,
at least 14 days from the only dose of COVID-19 Vaccine Janssen by Johnson and Johnson/Janssen-Cilag;
proof of a positive PCR test result that is older than 10 days but not older than six months, or
a doctor’s certificate stating that they recovered from COVID-19 and that no more than six months have passed since the onset of symptoms.

The conditions for entering the interior of the restaurants are the same as the conditions above.

Medical help

In case you feel the symptoms of possible Covid-19 infection (coughing, fever, shortness of breath), call 112 for further instructions.

Coronavirus call centre with up-to-date information is available at the free of charge phone number 080 1404  and for calls from abroad at +386 1 478 7550 from Monday to Friday between 8.00 am and 4.00 pm. Calls will be answered by final year students of the Faculty of Medicine with the assistance of experts from various working areas.

Further information