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12 May 2021

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Travelling to Germany from Ireland 

Passengers undertaking essential travel from Ireland to Germany are obliged to:

  • Complete a digital registration prior to arrival.
  • Present a negative test result from a test taken less than 48 hours prior to arrival in Germany. PCR, Lamp, and Antigen tests are accepted. Children aged five and under are exempt from the test requirement.
  • Quarantine for ten days after arrival, with the possibility of ending quarantine earlier via a negative test taken no earlier than five days after arrival. Quarantine is a competency of Germany’s States, so rules may vary and passengers should always check with the local authorities

There are very limited exemptions to the above requirements. Please consult our full travel advice for Germany for more details

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Travelling to Ireland from Germany 

Passengers undertaking essential travel from Germany to Ireland are obliged to:

  • Complete a Passenger Locator Form
  • Present a negative PCR test result from a test taken less than 72 hours prior to arrival. Antigen and Lamp tests are not accepted. Children aged six and under are exempt from the test requirement. Travellers arriving in Ireland without a PCR test result will be obligated to undergo mandatory hotel quarantine.
  • Quarantine for 14 days at the address detailed on the Passenger Locator Form, with the possibility of ending quarantine earlier via a negative PCR test taken no earlier than five days after arrival.

There are limited exemptions to the above for international transport workers, including hauliers, aviation and maritime crews. For further important information on travelling to Ireland, including from countries other than Germany, please see here

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We advise all Irish citizens in Germany to register their details with us here so that we can contact you or your family in case of emergency. 

Please remember to carry official ID with you at all times and to carry your Anmeldung if resident in Germany.

 

Embassy appointments system

Appointments to visit the Embassy must be made in advance by phoning us on +49 (0)30 220720 or visiting the Contact Us page on our website. 

 

Passports

Irish citizens in Germany may lodge their passport application online, more details of which and how to submit applications can be found here www.passport.ie

'Passport Online' is for passport applications in

'Passport Online' is for passport applications in

  • Ireland,
  • Northern Ireland,
  • Great Britain,
  • the European Union,
  • the European Economic Area,
  • Switzerland.

Fastest and cheapest way to get your first Irish passport or renew your passport. Once you have your photo, it only takes about ten minutes!

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