The spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is leading to restrictions in public and private life around the world. Germany has also taken many measures to limit the spread of COVID-19. Here you will find information on the situation in Germany.
Are you planning to travel to Germany soon to work and live here? The current situation affects entry regulations. Therefore, please note the instructions from the Federal Foreign Office and find out more on the website of the responsible embassy in your home country.
To prepare for your visa application, you can find out more about the process in the section “Visa and Entry Process”.
Tip: Use the time to plan your arrival in Germany. Find out, for example, about the recognition of foreign qualifications or opportunities to learn German online.
Information on entering Germany
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Current information on travel regulations to Germany
Federal Ministry of the Interior, for Building and Home Affairs
Questions and answers about travel restrictions and border controls
Information for employees in Germany
Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
Health and safety issues related to the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2)
Federal agency for work
Accessibility of employment agencies, job centers and family benefits
Special regulations for EU / EEA
Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Home Affairs
Current regulations at the internal borders (as of May 13, 2020)
Guidance on the implementation of temporary restrictions on travel to the EU (PDF)