Important information for travelers to Germany
According to the regulations of the local authorities of Germany, from October 24, 2021. Bulgaria is classified as a high-risk region.
Persons residing in Bulgaria in the last 10 days before entering Germany must comply with the following rules:
- Obligation for preliminary digital registration
All persons entering from Bulgaria must fill in a digital pre-registration form here: https://www.einreiseanmeldung.de/#/ and have the received confirmation. It is checked by the carrier and at the discretion of the German border police.
- Obligation to present a COVID certificate or test
All entrants to Germany are required to present a COVID certificate - a negative test (PCR test performed no later than 72 hours or a rapid antigen test not older than 24 hours before entry), a vaccination certificate or a disease certificate. A test is not required for persons under 12 years of age.
The certificate / test must be uploaded at https://www.einreiseanmeldung.de . Travelers should use the individual link they received in the digital pre-registration confirmation (PDF document).
The following are recognized as COVID certificates:
Vaccination certificate - full vaccination as if 14 days had passed since the last dose.
Certificate of illness - a positive PCR test for COVID-19, performed at least 28 days and a maximum of 6 months before entering Germany.
Negative test - PCR, LAMP, TMA are recognized, the sample must be taken no more than 72 hours before entering Germany.
Alternatively, an antigen test not older than 24 hours during a stay in a high-risk region may be presented.
Antibody tests are not recognized.
Detailed information on the types of recognized tests can be found here.
- Quarantine obligation
Persons who have resided in a high-risk area in the last 10 days before entering Germany (Bulgaria since October 24, 2021) must immediately return to their home or other accommodation and be isolated for ten days ( 10-day home quarantine).
During the quarantine it is not allowed to leave the house / place of residence and to receive visitors. Violations are punishable by fines.
The quarantine obligation is waived for persons who have a vaccination certificate or a disease certificate and upload it to the digital registration portal. The quarantine obligation is waived from the moment of presentation of the certificate.
Home quarantine (for unvaccinated and untreated) can be terminated after a negative PCR test and testing can be performed at the earliest 5 days after entering Germany. The result should be stored for 10 days after the test. It should be borne in mind that the requirements may differ from one federal state to another.
Children under the age of 12 are not required to take a test when entering Germany from a high-risk region. They are subject to a mandatory five-day home quarantine, which automatically expires on the 5th day of arrival in Germany.
Passengers are required to acquaint themselves with the current requirements, as well as the exceptions to the specified requirements for entering the country before their flight. Detailed information can be found on the website of the Robert Koch Institute website, on the pages of the Federal Ministry of Health, as well as on the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs or on the website of the The situation center at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria.
Passengers who do not meet all the requirements will not be allowed on board.
The Bulgaria Air team