Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, restrictions are in place for entry into Germany from a large number of countries. Moreover, persons arriving from many countries are obliged to self-isolate for a period of 14 days. Details are available here.
For Germany, travel restrictions apply for entry from a large number of countries. These are issued by the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community. Please check with the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community (BMI) prior to your trip to find out what regulations apply specifically with regard to the country from which you plan to enter Germany.
In principle, entry is possible from:
- EU member states
- states associated with Schengen: Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and Liechtenstein
- the United Kingdom
- other countries, from which entry is possible due to the epidemiological situation assessment by the EU.
Entry from other countries is only possible in exceptional cases and is conditional on there being an urgent Need.
Please note the Thuringian regulation from November 2nd. For more information click here.
The impulse region
The impulse region can be easily reached via the ICE hub and the airport in Erfurt or via the freeways A4, A9 and A71.
The impulse region is centrally located in Germany and Thuringia.