Covid Test for Germany

If you are travelling to Germany from the UK, you must have the correct health certification. Medicspot offers Covid testing and fit to fly certificates, letting you to Germany with confidence.

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As of 5 March 2021, Germany is gradually easing restrictions on social contact, aimed at reducing the spread of COVID-19. However, travellers from the UK are only permitted to enter Germany if they are returning to their place of residence or if they can demonstrate an urgent humanitarian need. The imposed general ban on commercial travel for all non-residents remains in place until at least 17 March 2021.

As of 7 January 2021, all commercial travel from the UK to Germany has been banned. However, transport operators can apply to the German authorities for an exemption in order to transport individuals who are resident in Germany. Further details on residence can be found here.

As of 4 January 2021, the UK government has prohibited all international travel without a legally permitted reason for departure.

Germany Travel Advice

Which Covid-19 test do I need to travel to Germany?

If you are travelling from the UK to Germany then you must present a negative Covid-19 PCR, antigen or LAMP taken less than 48 hours before entering Germany.

Do I need any additional documentation to travel to Germany?

Yes. Due to the new strain of Covid-19 identified in the UK, only travellers with proof of residence may enter Germany. If you do not yet possess a residence card, credible evidence must be provided in order to prove that you are a resident of Germany.

Furthermore, if you are travelling to Germany from the UK then you must register online in advance of travelling. This registration replaces the paper landing cards previously required.

How much does a Covid-19 test cost for travel to Germany?

The price of a Covid-19 test is £149 if you are travelling to Germany. This covers the PCR test and a fit to fly certificate.

Are Medicspot Covid tests approved by Germany?

Yes. Medicspot tests and fit to fly certificates are universally recognised by both Germany’s airlines and the German government.

What documentation will I get following my Covid test in order to meet Germany’s travel requirements?

If your Covid-19 test is negative, Medicspot will provide you with your negative test result as well as a fit to fly certificate. These will be provided within the 48 hour window.

Will I still need to quarantine on arrival in Germany if I have tested negative for Covid-19?

Yes. As the German government has designated the UK as a risk area, all travellers are required to travel immediately to their accommodation upon arrival and quarantine there for 10 days. It is possible to leave quarantine after 5 days with a negative test result.

Disclaimer All information is provided as guidance only. Ultimate responsibility for ensuring tests meet travel requirements lies with the traveller. Medicspot cannot be held liable for the advice provided here, given the changing nature of the government guidelines and the testing environment.

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