International Travel Restrictions and Policies

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Entry into Germany From Namibia is Allowed with Additional Requirements

Description

Fully vaccinated travelers from selected countries are allowed to enter Germany.

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German Government
Start Date
9/12/2021
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Before You Leave

Not Required

No proof of negative COVID-19 test results for vaccinated travelers

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers are not required to have negative COVID-19 test results before traveling to Germany.

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Children under the age of 12 do not need to be vaccinated if they are traveling with a parent who is fully vaccinated.

For more details, please see the source.

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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers must have a vaccination certificate in paper or digital form. Proof of vaccination must be in German, English, French, Italian, or Spanish. Travelers must have received their last vaccine dose required no less than 14 days before the travel date. Vaccines accepted are Pfizer/Comirnaty, Johnson & Johnson/Janssen, Moderna, and AstraZeneca.

Travelers who recovered from COVID-19 will be considered fully vaccinated after receiving a single dose of the above-accepted vaccines. Travelers must show proof that they were infected with COVID-19 prior to being vaccinated.

Travelers that have received a combination of two different vaccines may still be considered fully vaccinated. Please check the link for more information on accepted vaccine combinations.

Travelers have the option to present proof via EU Digital Certificate.

Travelers unable to present a valid certificate may be required to comply with rules for unvaccinated travelers.

This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 12.
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Travelers coming from risk areas must upload their negative test results, proof of vaccination, or proof of recovery a maximum of 48 hours before arrival via the Digital Registration on Entry travel portal.

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Mandatory

Health screening before exiting Namibia

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All travelers are subject to health screening on departure from Namibia.

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Namibia Tourism
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On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required

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Travelers who have been in selected countries for the past 10 days before travel to Germany are not required to quarantine on arrival.

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Germany - RKI
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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Travelers must wear masks on public transport, airports and in shops. Distancing rules must be respected and travelers must cover their faces using a surgical mask or FFP2 (or similar) mask.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Germany.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
111.39
Increased by-16.24
at 9/17/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
8.00%
Increased by-0.70%
at 9/12/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
66.39%
Increased by0.61%
at 9/16/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
55,703,730
Increased by509,859
at 9/16/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.99
Increased by-0.16
at 9/14/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

General

Nationwide restrictions are in place such as only allowing private gatherings between 2 households up to a maximum of 5 people and personal contacts must be restricted between households. This does not apply to those fully vaccinated. Restrictions may vary greatly per federal state, further details can be found in German at https://www.bundesregieru...
Last Checked
9/16/2021

Use of mask

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Required
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Face masks such as FFP2, KN95, or surgical masks, are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and while on public transport. Further restrictions may vary by state.

Public transportation

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Public transportation is mostly operating as usual. Movement may be restricted depending on the state rules.

Restaurants

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Restaurants are open for outdoor services. Restrictions may vary depending on the state.

Bars

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Restrictions in place
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Bars are open for outdoor services. Restrictions may vary depending on the state.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
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Closed
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Nightclubs are closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
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Restrictions in place
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Essential shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing. Non-essential shops are gradually opening such as personal care services, including hairdressers. Retail restrictions may vary depending on the state.

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