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All persons who travel to Germany by plane must present a negative test result, proof of vaccination or proof of recovery to the airline carrying them before departure. This obligation to provide evidence applies regardless of whether you have stayed in a risk area.

The paid test is allowed 48 hours at most (Antigen test) or 72 hours (PCR, LAMP, TMA test) before arrival. Antibody tests are not allowed. Children under six years of age are exempt from the test requirement.

Exceptions for virus variant areas: Here is always a negative test result is required! In the case of antigen tests, the period before entry is reduced to 24 hours.

The Robert Koch Institute provides detailed information on the test regulations.

The Federal Government and the Federal Ministry of Health provide further information on the new entry regulation.

There are exceptions for transit passengers.


Returnees from high incidence areas generally have to present a negative test result upon entry, which must not have been more than 72 hours (PCR, LAMP, TMA tests) or 48 hours (antigen tests) prior to arrival. A proof of vaccination or recovery replaces the negative test result.

Returnees from virus variant areas must generally submit the relevant test certificates upon entry. In this case, the antigen test must have been performed a maximum of 24 hours ago. A proof of vaccination or recovery replaces Not the negative test result.

Exceptions may also exist for delivery traffic, commuters and other groups of people.

There are no exceptions for virus variant areas!