Open with restrictions

Germany Travel Restrictions

48.2 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
49.73% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 47.14% last week
Most visitors from Israel need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Germany.

Outgoing travel to GermanyTraveling from Israel to Germany

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from Israel must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 hours before departing to Germany.
Exceptions

Except travelers with valid proof of being fully vaccinated and who didn't previously stay in a virus variant area. Children under the age of 6 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.

Rapid antigen tests are recognized if they meet the minimum criteria recommended by the WHO.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Israel will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering Germany.
The isolation period can be shortened

The quarantine can be terminated at the earliest on the 5th day upon proof of subsequent negative test result.

Details and exceptions

Exceptions apply to those who have spent less than 24 hours in a risk area as part of border traffic with neighboring countries are also not affected by the quarantine obligation. Other exceptions include commuters, doctors and nursing staff, and those visiting close relatives.

Travelers who do not present a valid negative test result, valid proof of vaccination, or valid proof of recovery within 48 hours after their arrival in Germany must quarantine at home for 10 days or until they submit their proof to the digital entry registration.


Return travelReturning to Israel from Germany

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from Germany must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Israel.
Exceptions

All passengers, including protected individual (vaccinated and individual who recovered from COVID-19) must present a PCR test. It must be written in English and the passport number of the tested person must be indicated.

All inbound international passengers must pay for COVID-19 (PCR) tests required for entry to Israel.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from Germany will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Israel.
Details and exceptions

This may be shortened to 10 days upon the completion of two negative coronavirus tests (one upon arrival and one after 9 days of self-isolation).


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Germany

Masks:Required in public spaces.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

FAQs

  • Most visitors from Israel can enter Germany but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure and to isolate for 10 days

  • Travelers from from Israel are required to isolate for 10 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Travelers coming from Israel will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

  • Required in public spaces.

  • Open with restrictions