Important information for passengers traveling to Germany!
All passengers aged 6 and over traveling to Germany must present a negative COVID-19 test certificate or a Covid-19 vaccination certificate or a Covid-19 recovery certificate before their departure.
Covid-19 test certificate:
Negative antigen and PCR tests are accepted, which were carried out by a certified laboratory according to WHO standards. In the case of antigen tests, no more than 48 hours must have elapsed from sample submission to entry into Germany. In the case of PCR tests, no more than 72 hours must have passed between the sample submission and entry into Germany.
Exception: In the case of passengers who have been in a VARIANTS OF CONCERN area in the last 10 days, no more than 24 hours must have passed between the sample submission and entry into Germany.
Covid-19 vaccination certificate:
The vaccination may only have been carried out with a vaccine that is listed on the website of the German Paul-Ehrlich-Institute. The number of vaccine doses required for this vaccine must have been vaccinated and the vaccination must be completed. At least 14 days must have passed since the last required single vaccination.
Covid-19 proof of recovery:
- Passengers who previously had Covid-19 and no longer have any symptoms must show a positive PCR test that was made at least 28 days and a maximum of six months ago.
- All evidence must be provided as a digital or analog document in German, English, French, Italian or Spanish.
- All passengers aged 6 and over who travel to Germany and have been in a RISK, HIGH-RISK or VARIANTS OF CONCERN area within the last 10 days must complete a digital entry registration.
- The QR code sent after successful online registration must be shown at check-in.
- From passengers who have been in a VARIANTS OF CONCERN area within the last 10 days only German citizens or persons with German residence and right of residence as well as their spouse and minor children are allowed to be transported to Germany.
Passengers from VARIANTS OF CONCERN must show a negative Covid-19 test.
A vaccination or recovery certificate will not be accepted from these passengers.
- The The regulations that must be observed when entering Germany in connection with Covid-19 can be found in the leaflet “Regulations for persons entering Germany” and on the websites of the German Federal Ministry of Health and the federal states.
- According to the entry regulations of the German Federal Ministry of Health, there is no longer a test and quarantine obligation for fully vaccinated and recovered passengers if they have not been in a VARIANT OF CONCERN area. The proof corresponding to the criteria set out above must be uploaded via the Digital Entry Registration (DEA) or sent to the responsible health department. The proof must be submitted immediately, in exceptional cases no later than 24 hours after entering Germany. There is an obligation to quarantine until the proof is sent.