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FH Bielefeld determines measures against the corona virus in accordance to recommendations by the RKI (Robert Koch institute): The RKI classifies countries as (high) risk areas when their number of confirmed Corona cases is too high!

Warning sign in yellowBefore you travel, kindly check current information here:  https://www.rki.de/DE/Content/InfAZ/N/Neuartiges_Coronavirus/Risikogebiete_neu.html (This information is updated frequently.)

If you come from a (high)risk area or a virus variant area, check Germany's regulations on travel from risk areas here:
https://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/en/coronavirus/2317268?openAccordionId=item-2415616-1-panel

and here:

https://www.bundesgesundheitsministerium.de/coronavirus/current-information-for-travellers.html#c18686

 

Information for Incomings from a Risk Area/ Virus Variant Area

To prevent the spread of Covid-19, the government of the Federal Republic of Germany has released new regulations when it comes to entering Germany from a (high) risk area or a virus variant:

 Update: August 2021

All Travelers

You are required to check if you have stayed in a country classified as high risk before you enter Germany. Please visit https://www.einreiseanmeldung.de/ to find out.

Germany currently classifies travel requirements for countries that are classified as

  1. Usual areas
  2. High risk areas
  3. Virus variant areas

 

 1) For everybody who has stayed in usual area 10 days before entering Germany:

  • Travel with a negative PCR-Test that is not older than 72 hours or an antigen test that is not older than 48 hours.
  • Alternatively, you can carry proof of vaccination or recovery with you.

 

2) If you have stayed in a high-risk area 10 days before you enter Germany:

  • Please carry with you either a negative PCR Test (not older than 72h), a negative antigen test (not older than 48h) OR proof of full vaccination OR proof of full recovery from covid-19.
  • You need to register at https://www.einreiseanmeldung.de/ before your travel. You need to carry proof of this registration with you.

When you arrive, you will have to submit yourself to quarantine for 10 days. Quarantine can be shortened under the following conditions:

  • by submitting a negative test result taken after five days at the earliest.
  • by submitting proof that you have been fully vaccinated or recovered from corona (after day 1). This proof must be sent to the public health office via upload function at https://www.einreiseanmeldung.de/)

 

3) If you have stayed in a virus variant area 10 days before you enter Germany:

  • Please carry with you either a negative PCR Test (not older than 72h) OR a negative antigen test (not older than 48h). A TEST IS REQUIRED, even if you are vaccinated or recovered!
  • You need to register at https://www.einreiseanmeldung.de/ before your travel. You need to carry proof of this registration with you.

When you arrive, you will have to submit yourself to quarantine for 10 days. Quarantine cannot be shortened.


Further Instructions:

  • Inform the International Office of FH Bielefeld about your arrival date.
  • During the quarantine period, you are not allowed leave your house or apartment, nor receive guests. Please do not forget that these measures are meant to protect your family, neighbours and all other persons around you. Non-compliance with the quarantine rules can be penalised by fine!

 

 Thank you for your support in flattening the curve!

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