This event will be held in full compliance with European COVID-19 guidelines
Germany General entry restrictions
In principle, entry is possible from:
- EU member states
- states associated with Schengen: Iceland, Norway, Switzerland, and Liechtenstein
- other countries from which entry is possible in light of the epidemiological situation assessment by the EU.
Mandatory testing or proof of immunity for persons who have been vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19.
Upon entering Germany, travelers aged twelve years or older must hold proof of the following:
- Entry from an area of the variant of concern: negative COVID-19 test result. Proof of a full COVID-19 vaccination or proof of recovery from the infection is not sufficient.
- Entry from any other Country or area: a negative COVID-19 test result, proof of full COVID-19 vaccination, or proof of recovery from an infection.
This proof must be held before entering the country and must be presented to the airline before departure where applicable.
This proof will also be requested and check while entering the hotel.
Travel bans from countries affected by coronavirus variants
A travel ban is in place for countries with the widespread occurrence of SARS-CoV-2 virus variants of concern (referred to as areas of the variant of concern). Here is the list.
Travelers who have visited a high-risk area or area of the variant of concern in the last ten days must register at www.einreiseanmeldung.de before arriving in Germany and carry proof of registration with them upon entry. Exemptions to this registration requirement apply in particular to persons who:
- have only passed through a high-risk area or area of the variant of concern without a stopover,
- are only passing through Germany, or
- in the case of border traffic: persons who have spent less than 24 hours in a high-risk area or area of the variant of concern or are only entering Germany for a period of up to 24 hours.
Under the new Ordinance on Coronavirus Entry Regulations, persons entering Germany following a stay in a high-risk area or area of the variant of concern in the last ten days must
- proceed directly to their destination following entry and self-isolate there (quarantine). After a stay in a high-risk area travelers must self-isolate for 10 days, after a stay in an area of the variant of concern for 14 days.
During this quarantine, travelers may not leave the house or flat or receive guests.
You will find more info on the following website:
- Federal foreign office
- Information on coronavirus and regulations in English and other languages
- Ministry of Health
Access to catering, events, and hotel rooms is only permitted to persons who have been immunized or tested.
A proof of one of the following documents together with a photo identification document (ID card, passport) is required from each guest and will be checked by a member of the hotel staff. An EU certificate with a QR code allows faster control and thus a smooth process.
- Vaccinated - proof of a complete vaccination against COVID-19 completed at least 14 days ago by presenting the vaccination card with a vaccine approved in the European Union (currently BioNTech, Moderna, Astra Zeneca, Johnson & Johnson).
- Recovered - proof of a positive test result (PCR, PoC-PCR) dating back a minimum of 28 days and a maximum of six months. Or evidence of a positive test result older than 6 months in combination with evidence of administration of at least one vaccine dose against COVID-19 at least 14 days ago with a vaccine approved in the European Union (currently BioNTech, Moderna, Astra Zeneca, Johnson & Johnson).
- Tested - Detection by a negative PCR or rapid test no more than 48 hours at the time of check-in. This test must be evidenced by a digital or written document from a testing center. Follow-up tests must be presented independently at the reception desk, every 48 hours for guests who are participating in an event or catering, and every 96 hours (4 days) for overnight guests. COVID-19 Regulations in Germany.