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Travel Guidelines for Passengers arriving in Germany:

A negative Covid-19 test is required for all vaccinated and non-vaccinated passengers before your travel to Germany.

  • The test procedure must be performed 48 hours (antigen, RT-LAMP or TMA test) or 72 hours (PCR test) before your arrival in Germany,
  • The test must be available on paper or an electronic document,
  • The test must be personalized (name, address and date of birth of the person tested),
  • The test must be written in German, English or French,
  • The test procedure must be stated clearly such as, PCR, AntiGen, RT-LAMP or TMA test.
  • The test result must be certified by a doctor or a recognized laboratory.
  • Requirements for valid Certificate

    “The test procedure must be performed 48 hours (antigen, RT-LAMP or TMA test) or 72 hours (PCR test) before your arrival in Germany.”

  • Traveller Age Requirements

    Children 12 years and older must be tested to enter Germany.

  • Submitting the certificate

    In addition to PCR test or rapid test, you must register before departure via a form.

  • Quarantine

    If you are not fully vaccinated or have a recovery certificate, you are required to quarantine for 10 days upon arrival in Germany. You can take a PCR test for release on Day 5 to end the quarantine earlier.

COVID-19 PCR TEST

Time for Test Result: within 24 hours
Required for: International Travel includes a free travel certificate

RAPID ANTIGEN TEST

Time for Test Result: within 3 - 6 hours
Accepted for: Employment and Domestic Travel
Includes supervision of a Doctor

What are the Covid–19 travel restrictions in Germany?

  • Vaccination Requirements: Fully vaccinated travellers with the exclusion of those arriving from “virus variant areas” are eligible to enter Germany provided 14 days have passed since the second dose of a Coronavirus vaccine approved by the European Medicines Agency (or single dose for Janssen/Johnson&Johnson). There are 4 approved vaccines by European Medicines Agency (EMA) namely, Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, and Janssen.

The proof of vaccination should be an “EU Digital COVID certificate” or a certificate issued by the travellers’ country of residence, either in German, English, French, Italian or Spanish.

  • Testing: The test procedure must be performed 48 hours (antigen, RT-LAMP or TMA test) or 72 hours (PCR test) before your arrival in Germany.
  • Quarantine Details: Self-isolation is required for some travelers.
  • Lockdown in Effect: Partial
  • Events: Partially Allowed
  • Transport: Operational with restrictions
  • Shopping: Open
  • Restaurants and Bars: Open with restrictions

Please visit the Ministry of Public Health website for update on Covid-19 restrictions before you travel to Germany. 

You need to know the Travel requirements for PCR testing and entry of the destination country you’re planning to travel to. Finding a local lab or pharmacy or relevant healthcare center for tests can be stressful and time-consuming. You can book your PCR test in advance by filling in the form or Call/WhatsApp Us at +91 9819080018 or e-mail us at support@healthatmos.com. No matter where you are in the world, you can book your test with a click of a button and get your sample collected at your residence. Have a safe trip! 

Frequently Asked Questions:

EU citizens and citizens of Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Norway and Iceland and the members of their immediate family (spouses, children under 18 years old and parents of children under 18 years old) can enter Germany for a valid purpose, such as leisure, business, study and family visits. Passengers who are 12 years of age and above must have a negative COVID 19 test result or proof of vaccination or recovery certificate when entering the country. Children below 12 years of age are exempted.

Germany allows unrestricted entry for residents of the following countries namely: United Arab Emirates, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Jordan, Macao, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Uruguay. All travellers aged 12 years of age and above must present a completed vaccination certificate with any approved vaccine by the Paul Ehrlich Institute taken at least 14 days before travel or present a negative COVID‑19 test result or present a proof of recovery.

  • Effective 25 June 2021, fully vaccinated non‑EU citizens may enter Germany for any valid purpose such as leisure, business, study and family visits, provided that they have completed at least 14 days after their last required vaccination dose and that they meet the general requirements of residence law.
  • All other non‑EU citizens are only allowed to enter Germany, if they have “Urgent need of Travel regulation” of the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community.
  • Unvaccinated children below 12 years of age are allowed to enter Germany if they travel with at least one fully vaccinated parent.
  • There are 4 approved vaccines by European Medicines Agency (EMA) namely, Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, and Janssen.

Germany does not allow UK travellers proof of recovery certificates for travellers arriving from the UK to enter the country. However, A ‘test and release’ system is in place in Germany which means that, if you are travelling from a risk area you can be exempted from quarantine if you provide a negative test result or indicate that you have recently recovered from a Covid-19 infection when filling in the digital registration. Further information can be found on https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-test-to-release-for-international-travel.

If you are planning a trip to or from Germany, we hope that you found this information helpful. For RTPCR booking assistance, email us at support@healthatmos.com or Call +919819080018.

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