If you are planning a trip to Germany from Spain soon, this information interests you.
Germany is a country that has bet on the individual responsibility of its citizens to stop the spread of the virus, they have antigen self-tests, which can be bought in pharmacies and supermarkets. Until recently, they asked everyone who came from another country to self-quarantine for 10 days before living in Germany.
On June 23, this country has updated the requirements for those who decide to visit it, according to the official website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation of Spain, those who travel from any of these Spanish provinces/cities must only present a PCR test or an antigen test, no more than 72 hours:
- Canary Islands
- Castilla la Mancha
- Castilla Leon
On the contrary, provinces such as Andalusia, are still on the list of countries with a high number of infections by Covid-19, if you arrive in Germany from any of these destinations, you must keep a voluntary quarantine for 10 days, only reducible if perform an RT-PCR test on day 5 and get a negative result.
There is also a mandatory registration form, which can be found at https://www.einreiseanmeldung.de, where ALL travelers must provide their contact and personal information (name, surname, mobile, etc.); in addition to the RT-PCR test, antigens, or the vaccination certificate.
People who are exempt from submitting this form are:
- Those who are only in Germany in transit, with another final destination.
- People who will be in the country for less than 24 hours.
- Workers of transporting goods and services.
Accepted tests are nucleic acid amplification tests (PCR, TMA, LAMP), as well as antigen tests for the direct detection of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, provided they meet the minimum criteria (≥80% sensitivity and ≥ 97% specificity).
At medmesafe, we place at your disposal a network of certified laboratories to carry out your PCR Test (throughout Spain), Home PCR Test, Rapid Antibody Test, and Rapid Antigen Test by contacting us through the following form