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Important information for your Berlin visit

Stay mindful

 Dear Berlin visitors and Berliners,

we are very pleased to welcome you to Berlin. 

Following the requirements of the Federal Protection against Infection Act, only a minimum of Corona regulations applies in Berlin for the time being.

  • You still have to wear a mask on public transport.
  • The obligation to take a test no longer applies, i.e. you no longer need to present a negative test or proof of vaccination or convalescence when you visit a restaurant or café.
  • In less frequented venues, you can sometimes also get tickets and day passes directly on site, i.e. without having to book a time slot in advance.

Here you can find the official announcement of the Berlin Senate.


Only in public transport is the mask still compulsory

  • You still have to wear a mask on buses, trams, underground and suburban trains and on ferries.
  • Wearing a mask is also compulsory in doctors' surgeries.
  • You are also free to continue wearing a mask when shopping or visiting museums, restaurants and events. However, masks are not compulsory.

What do I have to know when traveling to Berlin from another country?

The most important information pages at a glance

The Robert Koch Institute publishes the current case numbers of the federal states on a daily basis (some of it only in German language). Here are some additional sources of information.

Covid-19 test facilities - Book your test online in advance here

Test facility at the BER airport

Book your test with Medicare at THE Airport here

​​​​Central test facility in Berlin

​​​​Enter your adress and find a test center nearby

Where can I travel to from Berlin?

If you want to travel outside of Berlin, you need to know the respective regulations of the federal states or European destinations. Since the situation is constantly changing, you should inform yourself at short notice before the planned trip.

  • The Tourismus Wegweiser (Tourism Guide) provides an overview of the situation in the individual federal states.
  • The website of the Federal Foreign Office provides a worldwide overview of existing travel warnings.
  • An overview of current risk areas is provided by the Robert Koch Institute.
  • Re-open EU provides an overview of the health situation in European countries based on data from the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control.

We are looking forward to welcome you!

Your visitBerlin team

+++ Please observe the current guidelines and instructions of the Robert Koch Institute +++