As part of a new COVID-19 national strategy, most travelers entering Germany will need to quarantine upon their arrival. Completion of a digital health form will generally be required as well.

Key Points:

  • As of Nov. 9, most travelers entering from a high-risk area must quarantine for 10 days after making entry. The quarantine can end after five days if the traveler tests negative for COVID-19.
  • Exemptions are only available in specific circumstances, e.g., if the traveler’s stay in Germany is less than 24 hours (or in some cases 72 hours). Commuters may also be exempt.
  • Travelers returning from a high-risk area where they have been in the last 10 days will need to submit a digital health form (Einreiseanmeldung).
  • Travelers must submit their contact information as well as where they will be staying during their quarantine.

Background: The latest details on COVID-19 entry restrictions for Germany can be found here.

Analysis & Comments: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and Deloitte will provide additional updates as information becomes available. Please check Deloitte’s COVID-19 Digital Map, available here, for information on travel restrictions and immigration changes in other countries.

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