Costs for Covid tests

Staff/stakeholders/controllers/experts who are required to travel for the implementation of activities related to the projects/verification of activities and expenditure are often requested to provide a negative Covid test to enter a foreign partner state or visit institutions.

This expenditure can be considered as eligible only in the case that is not recoverable by other financial sources and it is paid or reimbursed by the partner organisation/expert.
The supporting documents must include:

a) the proof of payment for the test;

b) the proof that the test is compulsory required for entering in the Partner State or visit the institution; and

c) the reasons for the travel (e.g.: the programme or agenda of the project event to be attended).

The date of entry into force of the eligibility of the abovementioned cost is 22 May 2021.