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Travel Advisory: U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Germany, April 20, 2021

Germany – Level 4: Do Not Travel  Do not travel to Germany due to COVID-19.  Exercise increased caution in Germany due to terrorism.  Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel.  The Department has updated the methodology it uses to assess the appropriate level of travel advice for U.S. citizens regarding the COVID-19 risk throughout the world.  ...
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April 19 to 25: Transatlantic Innovation Week!

The U.S. Mission to Germany is celebrating  German-American innovation with partners  across Germany during Transatlantic Innovation Week 2021, April 19-25, 2021.  German-American partnership has been at the forefront of innovation for decades, driving us towards a more modern, sustainable, and technologically advanced future. We work together every day to confront some of the world’s most pressing challenges, harness the power of critical thinking, support entrepreneurship ...
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COVID-19 Information

Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive health and security updates. → Answers to Frequently Asked Questions on visa issues related to COVID-19 COVID-19 Information Last updated:  04/16/2021 ***  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health ...
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Secretary of Defense Austin Meets German Defense Minister Kramp-Karrenbauer

Germany is the first European nation Austin is visiting as Secretary of Defense. After consultations with German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Secretary Austin announced that the United States will base an additional 500 service members in Germany. In their Joint Press Conference , Secretary Austin thanked Germany for the steps it has taken to increase defense spending and ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens – Security Incident Resolved

The U.S. Embassy in Berlin advises U.S. citizens that the security situation at the main Embassy Chancery building at Pariser Platz 2 on April 1, 2021 has been resolved. For emergency services, please contact the Embassy: +49-30-8305-0 (business hours) +49-30-8305-0 (after hours) ACSBerlin@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or +1 202-501-4444 Country Information – Germany
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