Germany Eases Travel Rules for India and 4 Other Countries


Cyril Zachariah
Updated on Jul 15, 2021 01:49 PM IST

Germany has lifted the travel ban imposed on five countries including India, Nepal, Russia, Portugal, and the United Kingdom. It will be effective from July 7, 2021.

Germany Eases Travel Rules for India and 4 Other Countries

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Germanyhas lifted thetravel ban imposed on India and four other countries including theUnited Kingdom, Nepal, Russia, and Portugal. The official changes shall be effective from July 07, 2021, as announced by German ambassador, Walter J Lindner.

Lindner through his tweet said that Germany is removing the entry ban and easing travel rules for five countries where the Delta variant is widespread, including India.

Relaxation in Germany's travel rules is indeed great news for hundreds of Indian scholars, engineers, IT professionals, and students who were stuck in India over the last few months.

Indian students scheduled to start classes in the upcoming Fall term in Germany can now plan their travel provided they have valid study visas. However, several visa applications are still pending and those students will have to wait for a few more days until their visas are approved.

Also Read:Scholarship Opportunity for International Students to Study in Germany

Travel Guidelines for Indians Travelling to Germany

Here are the guidelines for students traveling to Germany:

  • Indians who are fully vaccinated need not undergo quarantine on arrival in Germany.

  • Those who demonstrate recovery from Covid-19 can also skip the quarantine period on arrival in Germany.

  • Those who do not have proof of immunity against COVID-19 must undergo mandatory testing and comply with quarantine regulations.

  • Travelers must complete the digital entry registration at before arrival in Germany. They must also carry proof of registration on entry.

Also Read:Number of Int'l Applications for Germany's Masters Program Scholarships Rises by 20%

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