Offer and localization of test points
Coronavirus Test Points at Katowice Airport
Warning: Beginning from the night of 5/6 January 2022, the coronavirus test points before passport control at Terminal C will be unavailable until further notice.
Please remember that wearing face protection is mandatory in all passenger terminals.
- Test Points in the Public Part of the Airport
Located at the car park in front of passenger terminal C (to the right from the building's exit - location). The lab does not offer earlier admissions for tests. The point handles all formalities connected with reporting the test results to the sanitary-epidemiological station. Availability: 24/7
The point offers three kinds of tests: certified Panbio rapid antigenic tests by Abbott (cost: PLN 150, result after approx. 30 minutes), rapid molecular (NAAT) tests by Abbott (cost: PLN 240, result after approx. 1 hour) and PCR tests (cost: PLN 240, result after approx. 24 hours). For the given prices, passengers will receive a bilingual (Polish-English) certificate. Payment by cash or card (preferred). The lab accepts travel agency discounts and vouchers (except for already paid-for tests).
The point consists of six container stations, including one for families with children under 2 and one for passengers travelling from Katowice Airport.
- Centrum Medyczne Damiana
Available from 07:00 to 20:00, seven days a week. Located at the car park in front of Moxy Hotel Katowice Airport (location)
The point offers two tests: Antigenic (price: PLN 110, result after approx. 15 minutes) and RT-PCR (price: PLN 450, result after approx. 6 hours). For the given prices, passengers will receive the test result in Polish or English. Warning! Payment only by card. Appointments can be booked online.
The point consists of one container station.
- Centrum Medyczne Damiana
Available 24/7, located at the car park in front of terminal C (to the right from the exit - location). In order to be tested, one must register online and come to the point at the appointed time. The point issues test results in Polish, English, German, Czech and Ukrainian.
The point offers two tests: RT-PCR (online payment: PLN 350 or PLN 249*. Payment at the point: PLN 240. Result available in up to 24 hours Register online) and Antigenic (online payment: PLN 149 or online: 149 zł lub 94 zł*. Payment at the point: PLN 140. Test result after 30 minutes. Register online).
* Lower price applies only if a code is used while paying for the appointment online.
* Lower price applies only if testyantygenowelato2021! code is used while paying for the appointment online.
Rules concerning arriving in Poland from Schengen & Non-Schengen countries
- Passengers arriving from Non-Schengen countries
- Passengers are exempt from quarantine if they take a coronavirus test at the airport in up to 3 hours after crossing the Polish border. Quarantine is considered fulfilled if negative test result is uploaded to the system by the lab which carried out the test.
- Passengers are exempt from quarantine if they show a negative SARS-CoV-2 test result (antigenic or PCR) in Polish or English to Border Guard officers; the test must be done up to 24 hours before crossing the border, counting from the moment when the test was taken.
- Passengers are exempt from quarantine if they are under 5 years old.
- Passengers who will not show a negative test result to a Border Guard officer must enter mandatory quarantine for 14 days, counting from the day after crossing the Polish border.
- Passengers arriving from Schengen area countries (and Ireland, Croatia, Cyprus, Bulgaria, and Romania)
- Passengers are exempt from quarantine if they present a negative coronavirus test result done in the country they're departing from, and which is not older than 48 hours, counting from the moment of receiving the result;
- Passengers who , na których została nałożona kwarantanna, będą mogli do 48 godzin po przekroczeniu granicy wykonać test, którego negatywny wynik zwolni z kwarantanny.
- Travellers subjected to quarantine will be able to undergo a test in up to 48 hours after crossing the border; negative result of said test will mean exemption from the quarantine.
- Fully vaccinated people are exempt from quarantine, i.e. those people who completed the vaccination process at least 14 days ago, i.e. took both doses of the coronavirus vaccine (in case of a two-dose vaccine) or one dose (in case of a one-dose-only vaccine) and have a certificate confirming the vaccination. The vaccine must be approved to be used in the European Union;
- Released from quarantine are convalescents, i.e. people who in the last 6 months have been isolated, isolated at home or hospitalized due to contacting the coronavirus;
- Children under 12 are released from quarantine if they are travelling with guardians who are either fully vaccinated or have a negative coronavirus test result.
Full list of cases which are ground for release from quarantine are available in the regulation of the Council of Ministers from 6 May 2021 on restrictions and obligations due to the state of epidemic.