Great news! Just in time for your impending trip, please be advised that Germany is now welcoming back visitors from the United States. 
Last Updated: September 1st, 2021

Please be advised that Germany is now welcoming back visitors from Canada and the United States, however, both are considered high-risk.

Visitors from Canada will need to quarantine for 10 days upon their arrival. Travelers should also complete an entry registration form before departing for Germany. For more information visit the Federal Ministry of Health website.

Travelers who have spent time in the U.S. within 10 days prior to entering the Federal Republic of Germany will have to be fully vaccinated or need to demonstrate an important reason for entering Germany. More information on this new regulation can be found here.

Please check here (IV. Restrictions applying to air and sea travel outside of Europe (entering Germany from countries that do not belong to the European Union)) for travelers who are not affected by the above-mentioned travel-restrictions. Please check your airline´s applicable conditions of carriage.

Decisions concerning entry into Germany are made by the Federal Police. The German Foreign Missions have no influence in this process.

For more information, please visit the German Missions website.

Before returning to the USA effective immediately, the United States requires that all air passengers entering the country will be required to provide a negative COVID-19 test prior to boarding their flight as per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   

Reminder-if you do any COVID testing or seek any healthcare while abroad, please retain all receipts for insurance purposes.