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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Germany
October 29, 2020

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Germany

Location: Germany

Event: Partial Lockdown Beginning Monday, November 2

On October 28, German authorities announced a country-wide partial lockdown beginning Monday, November 2 until November 30 to combat the spread of COVID-19. Travel within Germany should be restricted to essential travel only.  Bars, entertainment, and sport facilities will be closed; restaurants may only operate delivery/pick-up services. Gatherings are restricted to two households, with a maximum of 10 people. Shops will remain open but will restrict the number of customers allowed inside. Schools and daycares will remain open. For full details, visit the COVID-19 page on our website.

Level 3 Travel Advisory for Germany remains in effect.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends travelers avoid all nonessential travel to Germany due to COVID-19.  Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.

If you seek to travel to Germany:

For emergency services, please contact the Embassy or appropriate Consulate General:

U.S. Embassy Berlin
+49-30-8305-0 (business hours)
+49-30-8305-0 (after hours)

U.S. Consulate General Frankfurt
+49-69-7535-0 (business hours)
+49-69-7535-0 (after hours)

U.S. Consulate General Munich
+49-89-2888-580 (business hours)
+49-89-2888-0 (after hours)

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or +1 202-501-4444

Country Information – Germany

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