FAQs on coronavirus / SARS-CoV-2 regarding holidays in Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony)
- A brief overview for our visitors -
Am I allowed to travel to Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony) from another country?
The Federal Foreign Office will provide you with information on the current entry requirements.
The European Union also provides information regarding the entry requirements.
WHILE STAYING AT YOUR TRAVEL DESTINATION
Tourist destinations are currently open, restrictions might apply. It’s best to check directly with the operator, hotel or restaurant before setting out on your trip. Some general rules in Niedersachsen:
At the moment, there is no official travel warning for any country. However, travelling during a pandemic is not risk free.
Visitors from abroad no longer have to certify their “3G-Status” (vaccination certificate, proof of recovery or current documentation of a negative coronavirus test).
Medical masks (FFP2/KN95) are obligatory in public transportation (bus, metro, train) and hospitals, nursing facilities and at the doctor’s office.
Restaurants can obligate you to wear a mask inside closed areas or to bring a negative test result.
There are no further restrictions implemented by the state concerning leisure activities such as staying in a hotel, visiting museums, cinemas clubs, etc. However, any of these private buildings can also obligate you to wear a mask or bring a negative test result.
Further actions will depend on the individual corona cases and the hospitalisation due to the virus in specific areas or states.
Explanation of vaccination status rules:
In addition to a vaccination certificate or proof of recovery, you must have/show current documentation of a negative coronavirus test.
You must have/show a vaccination certificate or proof of recovery.
You must have/show a vaccination certificate or proof of recovery, or current documentation of a negative coronavirus test.
**This overview is intended to provide our visitors with a brief summary.
The regulations refer to the Federal State of Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony) and the ordinances are adapted to current developments. Therefore, these may be modified again at short notice, meaning that you should double check the requirements frequently.**
For detailed information here are additional links with important content concerning the topic of coronavirus.