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Travel restrictions of Germany
Last updates at 17.05.2021 20:44
  • Entry restrictions
    Passengers arriving from a country other than Botswana, Brazil, Eswatini (Swaziland), India, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nepal, South Africa, Zambia or Zimbabwe are not allowed to enter.
    - This does not apply to passengers arriving from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden or Switzerland.
    - This does not apply to immediate family members of nationals of EEA Member States and Switzerland. They must present proof of their family relationship.
    - This does not apply to immediate family members of residents of Germany. They must present proof of their family relationship.
    - This does not apply to students.
    - This does not apply to unmarried partners of residents of Germany. They must have a written invitation and a copy of the identity document of the resident in Germany. They must also have a declaration and be able to present proof of their relationship.
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    Passengers entering or transiting through Germany from a country other than Botswana, Brazil, Eswatini (Swaziland), India, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nepal, South Africa, Zambia or Zimbabwe must have:
    - a negative COVID-19 antigen test taken at most 48 hours before arrival; or
    - a negative COVID-19 PCR, RT-LAMP or TMA test taken at most 72 hours before arrival.
    The test result must be in English, French or German.
    -- This does not apply to passengers younger than 6 years.
    -- This does not apply to passengers with a COVID-19 recovery certificate if they in the past 10 days have not been in Botswana, Brazil, Eswatini (Swaziland), India, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nepal, South Africa, Zambia or Zimbabwe.
    -- This does not apply to passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate if they in the past 10 days have not been in Botswana, Brazil, Eswatini (Swaziland), India, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nepal, South Africa, Zambia or Zimbabwe. The certificate must state that they received the vaccine at least 14 days before departure and must be in in English, French, German, Italian or Spanish. Vaccines accepted are AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Janssen, Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech.
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    Passengers arriving from a risk area must register before departure at https://www.einreiseanmeldung.de .
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    More COVID-19 related information can be found at www.bundespolizei.de/Web/DE/04Aktuelles/01Meldungen/2020/03/200317_faq.html

  • Ban entry for passengers who arrive from or have been in Botswana, Brazil, India, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    Passengers arriving from Botswana, Brazil, Eswatini (Swaziland), India, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nepal, South Africa, Zambia or Zimbabwe are not allowed to enter.
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    Passengers entering or transiting through Germany from Botswana, Brazil, Eswatini (Swaziland), India, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nepal, South Africa, Zambia or Zimbabwe must have:
    - a negative COVID-19 antigen test taken at most 24 hours before arrival; or
    - a negative COVID-19 PCR, RT-LAMP or TMA test taken at most 72 hours before arrival.
    The test result must be in English, French or German.
    -- This does not apply to passengers younger than 6 years.

  • Quarantine is possible
    Passengers could be subject to quarantine for 10 or 14 days. Details can be found at www.bundesgesundheitsministerium.de/coronavirus-infos-reisende/faq-tests-entering-germany.html .
    - This does not apply to passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate if they in the past 10 days have not been in Botswana, Brazil, Eswatini (Swaziland), India, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nepal, South Africa, Zambia or Zimbabwe. The certificate must state that they received the vaccine at least 14 days before departure and must be in in English, French, German, Italian or Spanish. Vaccines accepted are AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Janssen, Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech.
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    More COVID-19 related information can be found at www.bundespolizei.de/Web/DE/04Aktuelles/01Meldungen/2020/03/200317_faq.html



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