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30.03.2021 - Article

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, restrictions are in place for entry into Germany from the U.S. More details are available here.

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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

All airline passengers (including transit passengers) that arrive in Germany after March 30 must present a negative COVID-19 test result to the airline prior to boarding. The swabbing must be done no more than 48 hours prior to entering Germany.

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 

Entry registration

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.

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