Aer Lingus notes the Government's decision applying significant additional restrictions to passengers arriving into Ireland from all countries from Saturday 16th January 2021.
There is a Government Advisory in operation against all non-essential international travel. A legal requirement to quarantine has been introduced for all passengers arriving in Ireland.
The Irish Government requires all persons travelling to Ireland to provide a negative result of a PCR test taken within 72 hours prior to arrival in Ireland, Aer Lingus will require all customers to present evidence (e.g. email, text of document) of a negative PCR test result - that can subsequently be verified by Border Control staff in Ireland - prior to boarding.
Additional self-isolation requirements and limited exemptions are set out on the government website https://www.gov.ie/en/campaigns/75d92-covid-19-travel-advice/.
Aer Lingus customers that do not wish to travel can change their flight for free (a fare difference may apply) up to two hours before travel, on every Aer Lingus fare type, including our Saver fare.
Guests arriving into Ireland from overseas, including Irish citizens, are legally required by the Irish authorities to complete a COVID-19 Passenger Locator Form online. Passengers should fill out the form during the 48 hours prior to their arrival in the country.
It takes just a couple of minutes to complete on a computer, mobile phone or other device. To complete the form, you will need your passport details, your phone number and email address, your travel details (including times and dates) and the address where you will stay in the Ireland.
Following completion of the form you will be issued with an email receipt. Passengers are obliged by law to present their email receipt or a completed printed version of the form to an officer at their point of entry to the State.
During the 14 days following your arrival the information on the form may be used:
Please note that it is a penal offence not to complete the form in the manner specified. It is also an offence to provide false or misleading information on the form.
|Vida Care||https://vidacare.ie/||Carlton Hotel Dublin Airport|
|Randox||https://booking.randox.ie/||Randox Health Travel Centre Dublin Airport|
|Let's Get Checked||https://www.letsgetchecked.com/||Home Test Kit|
|Travel Health Clinic||http://www.travelhealth.ie/||Dawson St, Dublin 2|
|Tropical Medical Bureau||https://www.tmb.ie/||Nationwide|
|Code Blue||https://codeblue.ie/||Glasnevin, Dublin 11|
|Vivo Clinic||https://vivoclinic.com/||VIVO Clinic, Dublin 2|
Although this page covers requirements for arrivals into Ireland, please ensure you check the relevant travel restrictions and government advisories for any other applicable country in your trip before you depart for the airport. This includes new requirements for mandatory negative PCR test results in order to travel to certain countries.
COVID-19 Public Health Passenger Locator Form:
ECDC (European Centre for Disease Control) Traffic Light System Map:
Temporary suspension of the Irish Short Stay Visa Waiver Programme:
Local government information: