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Travel restrictions due to the corona pandemic
Travel restrictions apply when entering Germany from the United States. Entry is only permitted for a few narrow exceptions. Proof of urgent neet to travel is required.
IMPORTANT: Holders of a valid German passport may enter the Federal Republic of Germany at any time - even if entry restrictions continue to apply.
Exemptions from travel restrictions:
Please find the most up to date regulations regarding travel exceptions on the website of the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community (BMI).
Mandatory testing and quarantine regulations
Effective Sunday, January 24, 2021, the United States is designated as a high incidence area by the Robert Koch Institut. All airline travelers are therefore required to present a negative COVID test result before boarding. The test must have been taken no more than 48 hours prior to entering (time of specimen collection). Quarantine regulations still apply.
PCR tests as well as rapid antigen tests are accepted. You can find a list of accepted rapid antigen tests here
Please note that testing is still mandatory even if you are vaccinated or previously had covid.
Further information on mandatory testing and quarantine regulations you will find here
Tavelers to Germany have to register online prior to their entry on www.einreiseanmeldung.de. Also they must be able to present proof of this registration when entering Germany.