Travel information for ‘Heidelberg, Germany’ travelling from ‘Amsterdam, Netherlands’ on the 15th of September 2021

Access: RESTRICTED
Travel to Germany is partially allowed from Netherlands. Measures in place: open with conditions, vaccinated traveler exceptions, test/medical certificate required, additional documents required and eu digital certificate.International travel to Germany is permitted. It is necessary to comply with requirements to ensure that entry is allowed.
COVID Risk Level: MEDIUM (COVID-19 transmission is medium in Germany. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated September 2021.)
Last updated: September 7, 2021, 8:58 am, Information source: Federal Ministry of Interior, Germany

Other restrictions

Open with conditions - There are conditions in place to travel to this destination
Travelers who have visited a 'virus variant area' within the previous 10 days will not be permitted to travel. There are exceptions in place for nationals and residents, who will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days on arrival. If a 'high-risk area' has been visited, travelers are exempt from a 10-day self-quarantine by providing proof of pre-departure testing, vaccination, or previous recovery via https://einreiseanmeldung.de Risk areas are updated weekly at https://www.rki.de/DE/Content/InfAZ/N/Neuartiges_Coronavirus/Risikogebiete_neu.html A full list of exemptions can be found at https://www.bmi.bund.de/SharedDocs/faqs/EN/topics/civil-protection/coronavirus/coronavirus-faqs.html#doc13797140bodyText3

Vaccination

Vaccinated traveler exceptions - Travelers with a vaccination certificate can enter this destination with some exceptions
Travelers who present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19, with the use of an approved vaccine, are exempt from testing and quarantine requirements. The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure. Exemptions are revoked for those who have visited an 'area of a virus variant of concern' within 10 days prior to arrival. The updated list can be found at https://www.rki.de/DE/Content/InfAZ/N/Neuartiges_Coronavirus/Risikogebiete_neu.htm

Test/medical certificate

Test/medical certificate required - A medical certificate or recent test is required to travel to this destination
Proof of a negative nucleic acid test, taken within 72 hours of departure, or an antigen test result, taken within 48 hours of departure, must be provided on arrival. Accepted nucleic acid tests include PCR, LAMP, or TMA. Alternatively, those who have recently recovered from COVID-19 are exempt from testing requirements and may provide proof of a positive antigen or PCR test, taken at least 28 days before departure and not more than 180 days, on arrival. Health documentation must be in German, English, French, Italian, or Spanish. Further details about the accepted tests can be found at https://www.rki.de/DE/Content/InfAZ/N/Neuartiges_Coronavirus/Tests.html

Additional documentation

Additional documents required - There is additional documentation required to travel between these two locations
An online registration form must be completed before departure and the confirmation received after registration must be provided in a printed or electronic (PDF) form on arrival. Risk areas are updated weekly at https://www.rki.de/DE/Content/InfAZ/N/Neuartiges_Coronavirus/Risikogebiete_neu.html

COVID-19 certificate/passport

EU Digital Certificate - The EU Digital Certificate is accepted as proof of vaccination, negative test result, or recovery from COVID-19 when traveling to this destination
Travelers may provide their EU Digital Certificate in paper or digital format as proof of vaccination, negative test result, or previous recovery. Health documents provided this way will not require further verification on arrival. Full details on the EU Digital Certificate, including how EU residents can access their certificate, can be found at https://ec.europa.eu/info/live-work-travel-eu/coronavirus-response/safe-covid-19-vaccines-europeans/eu-digital-covid-certificate_en

Todays Local Summary for "Germany"

Use of mask

Required
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

Restrictions in place
Public transportation is mostly operating as usual.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants may open for outdoor dining only. Takeaway options may also be available. Restrictions may vary depending on the state.

Bars

Restrictions in place
Bars offering outdoor seating are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Indoor seating remains closed. Restrictions may vary depending on the state.

Nightclubs

Closed
Nightclubs are closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

Restrictions in place
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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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I travel to Heidelberg, Germany?

Travel to Germany is partially allowed from Netherlands. Measures in place: open with conditions, vaccinated traveler exceptions, test/medical certificate required, additional documents required and eu digital certificate.

What is the COVID risk level in Heidelberg, Germany?

COVID-19 transmission is medium in Germany. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated September 2021.

Is public transport running in Heidelberg, Germany?

Public transportation is mostly operating as usual.

Do I have to wear a mask in Heidelberg, Germany?

Face masks are required.

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