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Key Points

  • Proof of vaccination, a negative COVID-19 test, or proof of recovery from COVID-19 will be required of all travelers over the age of six entering Germany


On December 23, 2021, the government of Germany updated its entrance requirements. All travelers over the age of six will be required to present proof of a negative COVID-19 test, verification of recovery, or evidence of vaccination. Currently, antigen and PCR tests no older than 48 hours upon entrance are accepted by the German government. Travelers transiting through a German airport will also need to provide proof of one of the documents mentioned above. For additional information, click here.

What are the Changes?

The government of Germany will require all travelers to provide proof of vaccination, proof of recovery from COVID-19, or a negative COVID-19 test to enter the country beginning December 23, 2021.

Looking Ahead

Continue to check the government of Germany’s website for additional updates and information.

Source: Federal Foreign Office, Germany

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