Last Updated on February 23, 2023
This article was originally published 3 March 2022 and was updated on 21 March 2022 to reflect new information.
21 March 2022 Update: The government of Germany extended its current COVID-19 entrance measures until 28 April 2022. Under these measures, travelers will need to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test taken within 48 hours of arrival and proof of vaccination or, alternatively, proof of having recovered from COVID-19 in the past 90 days.
All countries and regions removed from the high-risk area list related to the pandemic
On 3 March 2022, the government of Germany announced that no states or regions will be considered high-risk areas as a result of reduced COVID-19 variant concerns. As a result, 40 countries and regions will be removed from the high-risk list. Travelers will need to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test result taken within 48 hours of arrival and proof of vaccination or, alternatively, proof of having recovered from COVID-19 in the past 90 days.
What are the Changes?
The government of Germany has announced that no states or regions will be classified as high-risk areas as of 3 March 2022 in connection to the COVID-19 pandemic. This classification may change depending on COVID-19 infection rates around the world.
This article was published on 4 March 2022 and may not be the most recent update concerning COVID-19 entrance restrictions, testing requirements and quarantine measurers. For the most recent updates be sure to check our Global Mobility Resource Center.
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