The German government has removed all countries from its high-risk areas list.

Key Points:

  • As of March 3, German authorities removed the U.S. and all other countries from its high-risk areas list. Travelers from these countries are no longer required to quarantine upon arrival or have additional PCR tests taken.
  • Travelers, regardless of their departure country, must complete digital entry registration, have proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and proof of a negative PCR or antigen test taken within 48 hours before arrival, or they must have proof of recovery within 90 days before arrival.

Additional information: Children under the age of six are exempt from testing requirements. More information on Germany’s entry requirements and health protocols can be found here.

BAL Analysis: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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