Health Alert – U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Germany, July 30, 2020

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Germany, July 30, 2020 Location: Germany Event: Message to U.S. citizens regarding COVID-19 Please share this message with other U.S. citizens currently in Germany. Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive health and security updates. The U.S. Department of State recommends U.S. citizens avoid all ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Germany, July 23, 2020

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Germany, July 23, 2020 Location: Germany Event: Message to U.S. citizens regarding COVID-19 Please share this message with other U.S. citizens currently in Germany. Enroll in  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)  to receive health and security updates. The U.S. Department of State recommends U.S. citizens avoid all international travel due to the ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Germany, June 18, 2020 

Berlin, Frankfurt and Munich can offer a very limited number of appointments for passports and Consular Reports of Birth Abroad. We are not able to provide notarial services at this time.   Social distancing measures have been implemented at the Embassy and Consulates across Mission Germany.  Any person entering a consular section in Mission Germany will be required to wear a face covering; children under six years old and those ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Germany, June 10, 2020

Despite COVID-19 restrictions, U.S. citizens may still drop off paper voting forms or ballots to be mailed to the United States. If your state requires you to return paper voting forms or ballots to local election officials by mail, you can do so through international mail, or professional courier service, or through the U.S. Embassy ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Germany, May 15, 2020 

The German government, in coordination with the German states, is considering easing border restrictions with its neighbors.  Please note, however, that most travel restrictions related to entry into the country remain in place.  U.S. citizens are reminded to follow all German federal, state, and local laws and regulations.  The federal government has provided a useful English-language FAQ covering the current public health and travel restrictions. 
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Transatlantic Cooperation on COVID-19

As President Trump has said, the United States is working with our friends and partners around the world to coordinate our efforts on stopping the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic . The United States values our cooperation with allies and partners in combatting the pandemic and in planning for our collective recovery.  In addition to the leadership of ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Berlin, Germany, May 7, 2020

The German government, in coordination with the German states, continues to ease movement restrictions and reopen some businesses.  U.S. citizens are reminded to follow all federal, state, and local laws and regulations.  The federal government has provided a useful English-language FAQ covering the current public health and travel restrictions.   
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German mask regulations, state by state

Baden-Württemberg: wearing a mask will be mandatory in shops and when using public transportation as of Monday, April 27. Even a simple face cover will contribute to delaying the spread of the virus, said Minister President Winfried Kretschmann. Bavaria : citizens will be required to cover their noses and mouths as of April 27 on public transportation, on ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Berlin, Germany, April 6, 2020 

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Berlin, Germany, April 6, 2020  Location: Germany  Event: Message to U.S. citizens regarding COVID-19  Please share this message with other U.S. citizens currently in Germany.  Enroll in  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)  to receive health and security updates and to ensure the State Department can locate you in an emergency.  International commercial flight options currently exist from Germany. Today, April 6, ...
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Berlin Senate Approves List of Fines and Extends Measures to Contain Coronavirus

The Berlin Senate today decided to extend measures to contain the coronavirus. The SARS-CoV-2 Containment Measures Ordinance has been extended up to, and including, April 19, 2020. The new ordinance goes into effect April 3, 2020. In a special session, the Berlin Senate agreed upon the following amendments to the ordinance: It is not permitted ...
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Brandenburg Listing of Fines Now in Force

(Potsdam) In the fight against the coronavirus, the Brandenburg state’s Health Minister Ursula Nonnemacher and Interior Minister Michael Stübgen explained the catalogue of fines which entered into force on Thursday, April 2. It will be used to fine violations of the Containment Measures Ordinance; the legal basis for this is the Infection Protection Act. Health ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Berlin, Germany, April 3, 2020 

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Berlin, Germany, April 3, 2020   Location: Germany  Event: Message to U.S. citizens regarding COVID-19  Please share this message with other U.S. citizens currently in Germany.  Enroll in  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)  to receive health and security updates.  International commercial flight options currently exist from Germany.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Berlin, Germany, April 2, 2020 

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Berlin, Germany, April 2, 2020  Location: Germany  Event: Message to U.S. citizens regarding COVID-19  Please share this message with other U.S. citizens currently in Germany. Enroll in  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)  to receive health and security updates and to ensure the State Department can locate you in an emergency.  Direct flights remain available from Frankfurt on ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Berlin, Germany, April 1, 2020 

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Berlin, Germany, April 1, 2020  Location: Germany  Event: Message to U.S. citizens regarding COVID-19  Please share this message with other U.S. citizens currently in Germany.  Enroll in  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)  to receive health and security updates and to ensure the State Department can locate you in an emergency.  On March 28, the German government announced that ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Berlin, Germany, March 31, 2020 

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Berlin, Germany, March 31, 2020  Location: Germany  Event: Message to U.S. citizens regarding COVID-19  Please share this message with other U.S. citizens currently in Germany.  Enroll in  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)  to receive health and security updates.  U.S. citizens intending to return to the United States should do so immediately.  Condor, United Airlines and Lufthansa still have some ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Berlin, Germany, March 30, 2020

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Berlin, Germany, March 30, 2020 Location: Germany Event: Message to U.S. citizens regarding COVID-19 U.S. citizens intending to return to the United States should do so immediately.  Direct flights from Munich to the United States ended on Saturday, March 28, 2020, until further notice.  There are still direct flights to the United States from ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Berlin, Germany, March 27, 2020

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Berlin, Germany, March 27, 2020 Location: Germany Event: Message to U.S. citizens regarding COVID-19 Please share this message with other U.S. citizens currently in Germany. Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive health and security updates and to ensure the State Department can locate you in an emergency. U.S. citizens who are considering ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Berlin, Germany, March 26, 2020

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Berlin, Germany, March 26, 2020 Location: Germany Event: Message to U.S. citizens regarding COVID-19 Please share this message with other U.S. citizens currently in Germany. Enroll in  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)  to receive health and security updates. U.S. citizens who are considering returning to the United States are urged to make travel arrangements immediately.  Currently, ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Berlin, Germany

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Berlin, Germany, March 25, 2020 Location: Germany Event: The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the health situation in Germany.  On March 22, the German government imposed further restrictions on public life for at least two weeks.  The restrictions include: No public gatherings (more than two persons) are permitted.  Police at the state level ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Berlin, Germany

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Berlin, Germany, March 20, 2020 Location: Germany Event: The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the health situation in Germany. On March 20, 2020, the State of Bavaria announced state-wide movement restrictions starting midnight March 20 and running for a period of two weeks, ending April 3. Further movement restrictions across ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Berlin, Germany

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Berlin, Germany – March 19, 2020 Location:  Germany Event: The German Health Ministry has confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Germany. On March 14, 2020, the Department of State authorized the departure from any diplomatic or consular post in the world of US personnel and family members who have been medically determined to be at higher risk of ...
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