Information on entry from a SARS-CoV-2 areas, corona regulations, testing, and vaccination

yellow suitcase in front of a turnpike, in the background viruses
Photo: pixabay | Alexandra_Koch

We make every effort to keep the information provided here up-to-date.

Since changes are often announced at very short notice by the authorities, we ask you to always check the pages of the Federal Ministry of the Interior/ Ministry of Health.


Entry and Quarantine Regulations

The following regulations apply if you have stayed in one of the areas listed below within 10 days before entering Germany.

Please inform yourself regularly and especially immediately before your departure to Germany about which category your area of origin falls into: Information on the classification of SARS-CoV-2 areas

Entry from a high risk area

Entry from a virus variant area

Entering from any other country


Corona information on site in Germany

What do 2G, 2G Plus, 3G and 3G Plus mean?

  • 2G: vaccinated or recovered. Persons are considered vaccinated if the final vaccination was at least two weeks ago. Persons are considered recovered if the Corona infection has been detected with a PCR test. This test result must be at least 28 days old and no longer than six months ago.
  • 2G Plus: as 2G, the plus stands for additionally tested. The test required is the negative result of a Corona rapid test. Individuals who have already received a third vaccination are exempt from additional testing.
  • 3G: fully vaccinated, recovered or tested. The test required is a negative rapid antigen test no more than 24 hours old.
  • 3G Plus: vaccinated, recovered or PCR tested. Here, a negative PCR test is required of unvaccinated individuals. This must be renewed every 72 hours for longer stays.

Corona test centers

Corona regulations in Potsdam/ Berlin/ Germany-wide

Corona vaccinations in Germany

Reduction of the quarantine period