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Germany Travel Restrictions

76.91% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 76.90% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from India will not be allowed to enter Germany.
Fully vaccinated visitors from India can enter Germany without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Germany for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Germany entry details and exceptions

Entry is possible from EU member states, States associated with Schengen and other countries from which entry is possible in light of the epidemiological situation assessment by the EU.

Entry from any other country for any purpose is only possible for fully vaccinated people. For people not yet vaccinated, entry from other countries is only possible in exceptional cases and is conditional on there being an urgent need.

Travelers aged 6 and over who are permitted to enter Germany must present a negative test result, proof of vaccination, or proof of recovery.

Travelers coming from high-risk and/or virus variant areas must register online and prove their registration upon their arrival in Germany. They are also required to download the Corona-Warn App and will be subject to health screening.

Please check the BMI before travel to find out what regulations apply specifically with regard to the country from which you plan to enter Germany.


Outgoing travel to GermanyTravelling from India to Germany

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from India must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 48 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Germany.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Travelers entering Germany need to present a negative test result written in German, English, French, Italian, or Spanish. Children under the age of 6 are exempt from this requirement.
Proof of full vaccination with German-approved vaccines or a valid certificate of recovery are accepted in lieu of a test result.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from India are not required to quarantine after entering Germany.

Details and exceptions
No quarantine is necessary if a negative test result, proof of vaccination or proof of recovery is submitted before entry. There is no quarantine requirement as well for children under the age of 6.
If entering Germany following a stay in a "high-risk" area, the traveler needs to self-isolate at home or in their place of accommodation for 10 days. Quarantine can be ended early if proof of recovery, proof of vaccination or negative test proof is submitted via the upload portal of the digital entry registration.
If the traveler spent time in a "variants of concern" area prior to entry, the self-isolation period will be 14 days. Check out the List of Risk Areas.

Return travelReturning to India from Germany

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated travelers returning from Germany must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departure to India.

Fully vaccinated travellers with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Travelers should upload their negative RT-PCR test report in the Air Suvidha Portal prior to boarding their flight.
Travelers will undergo a medical screening upon arrival and may be subject to a covid-19 molecular test at their own expense.
Children under 5 years of age are exempted from both pre and post-arrival testing.
Fully vaccinated travelers with WHO-recognized or Nationally-recognized vaccines are also exempted from testing requirements. Proof of vaccination should be uploaded in the Air Suvidha Portal.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Germany are not required to quarantine upon entering India.

Details and exceptions
Quarantine is no longer required. However, travelers are advised to self-monitor their health for 14 days from arrival and if they develop signs and symptoms suggestive of COVID19, they should immediately self-isolate and report to their nearest health facility or call National helpline number (1075)/ State Helpline Number.

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