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Germany coronavirus travel restrictions

Germany

The travel advice is Do not travel to Germany. Travel advice has Major for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Germany. Germany is part of Europe with main city at Berlin. Its Developed country with a population of 82M people. The main currency is Euro. The languages spoken are German.
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🚨 Travel Advice for Germany

Major

restrictions for travel

1. Passengers arriving from a country other than Botswana, Brazil, Eswatini (Swaziland), Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia or Zimbabwe are not allowed to enter.

- This does not apply to:

- nationals of EEA Member States and Switzerland;

- 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;

- immediate family members of nationals of EEA Member States and Switzerland. They must present proof of their family relationship;

- immediate family members of residents of Germany. They must present proof of their family relationship;

- passengers with a residence permit issued by an EEA Member State or Switzerland;

- British nationals with a residence permit issued by Germany before 31 December 2020;

- passengers with a long term "D" visa issued by an EEA Member State or Switzerland;

- residents of Australia, South Korea, New Zealand, Singapore and Thailand. They must have been living in the residence country for at least 6 months;

- military personnel;

- merchant seamen;

- students;

- 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.

2. Passengers arriving from Botswana, Brazil, Eswatini (Swaziland), Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia or Zimbabwe are not allowed to enter.

- This does not apply to nationals and residents of Germany.

3. Passengers arriving from the Moselle department of France are not allowed to enter.

- This does not apply to nationals and residents of Germany.

4. Passengers arriving from Botswana, Brazil, Eswatini (Swaziland), Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia or Zimbabwe are not allowed to transit through Germany to Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden or Switzerland.

- This does not apply to nationals and residents of Germany.

5. Passengers entering or transiting through Germany must have a negative COVID-19 test result. The test must be taken at most 48 hours before arrival. Tests accepted are: antigen, PCR, RT-LAMP and TMA. The test result must be in English, French or German. Until 30 April 2021, the test results for passengers arriving from Spain are accepted in Spanish.

- This does not apply to passengers younger than 6 years.

6. Airline crew entering Germany from Botswana, Brazil, Eswatini (Swaziland), Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia or Zimbabwe must have a negative COVID-19 test result. The test must be taken at most 48 hours before arrival. Tests accepted are: antigen, PCR, RT-LAMP and TMA. The test result must be in English, French or German.

7. Airline crew entering Germany from Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Bahrain, Bolivia, Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Colombia, Croatia, Curacao, Cyprus, Czechia, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, France, Hungary, Iran, Jordan, Kosovo (Rep.), Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Malta, Mexico, Moldova (Rep.), Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia (Rep.), Palestinian Territory, Paraguay, Poland, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, St. Maarten, Sudan, Sweden, Syria, Tanzania, Turkey, Ukraine or Uruguay must have a negative COVID-19 test result. The test must be taken at most 48 hours before arrival. Tests accepted are: antigen, PCR, RT-LAMP and TMA. The test result must be in English, French or German.

- This does not apply to airline crew who are staying in Germany for less than 72 hours.

8. Passengers arriving from a risk area must register before departure at [https://www.einreiseanmeldung.de/#/](https://www.einreiseanmeldung.de/#/) .

9. Airline crew arriving from a high-incidence area or an area of variant of concern must register before departure at [https://www.einreiseanmeldung.de/#/](https://www.einreiseanmeldung.de/#/) .

10. Passengers could be subject to quarantine for 10 or 14 days. More information can be found at

[https://www.bundesgesundheitsministerium.de/coronavirus-infos-reisende/faq-tests-Einreisende-englisch.html](https://www.bundesgesundheitsministerium.de/coronavirus-infos-reisende/faq-tests-Einreisende-englisch.html).

11. More COVID-19 related information can be found at [https://www.bundespolizei.de/Web/DE/04Aktuelles/01Meldungen/2020/03/200317_faq.html](https://www.bundespolizei.de/Web/DE/04Aktuelles/01Meldungen/2020/03/200317_faq.html).

Travel restriction details for Germany

🚫 Destination Quarantine required
πŸ›¬ Return No Data
πŸ–οΈ Closed to Vistors
🍽️ Restaurants & bars Delivery/Takeout only
πŸ›οΈ Essential only shopping
🚌 Operational with restrictions transport
πŸ“… events Partially Allowed

πŸ”’ Lockdown Details for Germany

Germany has extended its lockdown until April 18, 2021, with restrictions based on regional COVID-19 rates, specifically the 7-day-incidence as reported by RKI. Each federal state may have additional restrictions; please see individual state websites https://www.bundesregierung.de/breg-de/themen/coronavirus/corona-bundeslaender-1745198 (in German) for details. Note that β€œemergency brake” restrictions will automatically be reimposed if the regional 7-day-incidence as reported by the RKI rises above 100 for 3 days in a row. As the situation will vary across regions, please check the regulations for your locality. In general: Gatherings are allowed between two households, not to exceed five people. Children under the age of 14 are not included in this count. In areas with a 7-day-incidence of more than 100, gatherings will be limited to one household plus one additional person, including children. Contact restrictions apply both indoors and outdoors. Schools and Kitas (daycare) are partially open. Depending on the local COVID-19 7-day-incidence, some retail may be open, with restrictions on the number of shoppers allowed in stores. Depending on the local COVID-19 7-day-incidence, cultural/entertainment venues (including monuments, zoos, theaters and concerts halls) and personal care services (such as hair salons, massages, nail salons, etc.) may be open. Depending on the local COVID-19 7-day-incidence, some recreation and sports facilities (including gyms and swimming pools) may be open. Depending on the local COVID-19 7-day-incidence, outdoor dining may be open.

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety for Germany

Do not travel

Germany has lockdown measures in place. If you have stayed in a COVID-19 risk area within 10 days prior to entering Germany you must register online. A COVID-19 test is required for entry (see β€˜Travel’). Wear a face mask in public areas, including in shops, public transport and maintain social distance. Follow the advice of local authorities. We advise: Do not travel to Germany.

Last updated: April 21, 2021

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