Updated 16 November 2020
Effective 8 November, all passengers inbound to Germany are mandated register onto . Passengers are to ensure they have a confirmation form of the registration, either saved or printed, at time of immigration.
Effective 8 November, The Federal German States have implemented a change in the quarantine procedures upon arrival in Germany:
- A 10 day quarantine is mandatory for all passengers arriving, who stayed within the last 10 days in a high‑risk country. Visit the for an overview of the high risk countries.
- The quarantine requirement can be shorted by doing a PCR test from the fifth day onwards. Once the test results are received and negative the quarantine is cancelled.
- The rule to avoid a quarantine by presenting a negative PCR on arrival becomes obsolete with that date.
- The test for return travellers from risk countries is currently free of charge.
Germany has a few travel exemptions in place of which one is
- seafarers in transit to a ship’s port of departure or to an airport in order to return to a third country
- the rest of the exemptions can be viewed here