Passengers arriving from risk areas

Are you travelling from a risk area to Germany?

Here we inform you what you have to consider when entering Germany from a risk area.

High risk area or virus variant area?

Depending on which country you are coming from, different regulations may apply. There are two categories of risk areas:

  • High risk areas have a particularly high incidence value
  • Virus variant areas with certain variants of the coronavirus 

High risk and virus variant areas are countries with a high risk of infection. The classification of the countries can change qiuckly. To find out whether your destination is classified as a risk area or to which category it belongs, get information directly from the Robert Koch Institute.

Robert Koch Institute (RKI)

Rules for your entry

High risk area Virus variant area
Digital Registration Yes Yes
Required before departure to DUS

Negative test or evidence of vaccination or recovery

Negative PCR test (also for vaccinated and recovered persons)

Quarantine
  • Persons aged 12 and more: 10 days quarantine
  • Children between 6 and 12 years: 5 days quarantine
  • Children up to 6 years: no quarantine
14 days quarantine

Testing instead of quarantine?

  • Persons aged 12 and more: if a negative test is presented, the quarantine can be ended after five days at the earliest
  • Children between 6 and 12 years: possible immediately after entering, a negative is test required
  • A rapid corona test is sufficient

No, quarantine is mendatory


Rules for vaccinated and recovered persons For those who have been vaccinated or recovered (proof required), there is no test or quarantine requirement. It is recommended to upload the proof when you register online and before you enter the country. No special regulations for vaccinated or convalescent people
High risk area
Yes
Virus variant area
Yes
High risk area

Negative test or evidence of vaccination or recovery

Virus variant area

Negative PCR test (also for vaccinated and recovered persons)

High risk area
  • Persons aged 12 and more: 10 days quarantine
  • Children between 6 and 12 years: 5 days quarantine
  • Children up to 6 years: no quarantine
Virus variant area
14 days quarantine
High risk area
  • Persons aged 12 and more: if a negative test is presented, the quarantine can be ended after five days at the earliest
  • Children between 6 and 12 years: possible immediately after entering, a negative is test required
  • A rapid corona test is sufficient
Virus variant area

No, quarantine is mendatory


High risk area
For those who have been vaccinated or recovered (proof required), there is no test or quarantine requirement. It is recommended to upload the proof when you register online and before you enter the country.
Virus variant area
No special regulations for vaccinated or convalescent people
Please wear a medical or a FFP2 mask
Information on the test centers at the airport and on traveling in Corona times
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