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Covid 19: Mauritius - Important information regarding travel to Germany

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30.12.2021 - Article

Please note that Mauritius is no more listed as a COVID high-risk area by Germany with effect from 01.01.2022


Travel from Mauritius to Germany

With effect from 01.01.2022 Mauritius is no longer listed as a COVID high-risk area by Germany.

However, certain entry restrictions remain in place. Please see the website of the Federal Ministry of the Interior and Community here

Digital entry registration for Germany

Travellers arriving in Germany from Mauritius no longer need a digital entry registration as per Section 3 of the CoronaEinrV.
Futher information can be found on the Website of the Federal Ministry of Health.

Mandatory testing or proof of immunity

Upon entering Germany, all travellers aged 6 years or older must hold proof of the following:

  • a negative COVID-19 test result (not older than 48h at time of departure in case of PCR-tests or 48h at time of arrival / estimated time of arrival in case of Antigen-Tests) or
  • proof of a full COVID-19 vaccination or
  • proof of recovery after infection

Proof is required prior to entry and must also be presented to the airline prior to travel.
The regulations for airport transit (international or Schengen area) can be found at the bottom of this page).
Further details on the requirements for proof can be found on the Website of the Federal Ministry of Health in the section “Obligation to furnish proof”.

Quarantine regulations

Travellers arriving in Germany from Mauritius on or after 01.01.2022 in principle do not need to self-quarantine, but certain measures may be ordered by the local health authorities in charge of the arrival airport or your place of destination in Germany.
Details on the quarantine regulations as well as exemptions from it can be found on the Website of the Federal Ministry of Health.

Airport transit through Germany

Changing flights without leaving the airport does constitute an entry into Germany for the purposes of the relevant regulation (Corona-Einreiseverordnung). However, the requirement for digital entry registration and mandatory quarantine regulations do not apply. But please be aware that you must still produce a current negative test or proof of immunity before boarding (see above). Further tests or additional measures may be ordered by the local health authorities in charge of the arrival airport or your place of quarantine.

You must also make sure to be allowed in the country of your final destination and carry adequate proof thereof.

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