FAQs on coronavirus / SARS-CoV-2 regarding holidays in Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony)

- A brief overview for our visitors -

 

ENTRY

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, but with restrictions. Different rules apply depending on the region and site. 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 will have to certify their “3G-Status” (vaccination certificate, proof of recovery or current documentation of a negative coronavirus test – not older than 48 hrs.). This does not apply to children under the age of 12.
  • A 3G-certification will be required for accommodation like hotels.
  • Medical masks (FFP2/KN95) are obligatory in closed rooms and/or public areas.
  • That also includes public transportation, (bus/train) stations, museums, hotels.
  • Restaurants can decide individually whether they obligate you to wear a medical masks (FFP2/KN95) until you reach the table, and if a 3G or 2G certificate is necessary. Information concerning this, will usually be provided by the restaurant itself.
  • You will be required to wear a medical masks (FFP2/KN95) and provide proof of your 3-G status in the cinema, the theatre, the zoo and whilst visiting cultural events.
  • A medical masks (FFP2/KN95) is also required at open-air events.

Explanation of vaccination status rules:

2Gplus:
In addition to a vaccination certificate or proof of recovery, you must have/show current documentation of a negative coronavirus test.

2G:
You must have/show a vaccination certificate or proof of recovery.

3G:
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.