Questions tagged [germany]

A large country in Western Europe that attracts visitors for its Oktoberfest, Gothic architecture, unlimited Autobahn speeds, romantic day cruises on the Danube and Rhine Rivers, and many more destinational offerings. Germany is also a member of the Schengen regime and uses a unique liability pledge for applicants that use a cosponsor. A substantial number of Germans speak English with near fluency, especially in the medium-to-large cities.

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Right now (mid-May 2021), do vaccinated travelers coming from a COVID “risk area” are required to stay in quarantine when visiting Germany?

I would like to visit Germany (departure from Romania, time ~ end of August) and I am trying to understand if I can do that without the need to stay in quarantine. According to Robert Koch Institut ...
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Can a non-US citizen transit through Frankfurt Airport during COVID en route to the US? [duplicate]

I intend to travel from a non-Schengen country to the United States via air and transit through the Frankfurt Airport. I understand such transit does not require entry to the Schengen Zone, however ...
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Rules for entering Germany from Poland?

I recently reached Poland with D type visa. Now I want to go to Germany by train. I just need to fill out that form or I need to have the test also? I know there is quarantine for 10 days.
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Unlimited labour market access work visa in Germany [migrated]

Is there any work visa which allows the holder to work for any company they want? (Or being a freelancer). In Austria there is the Red White Red Card which allows the holder to work for a single ...
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On German bicycle direction signs, what does the background colour for bicycle highway pictograms indicate?

On this direction sign at Wixhausen near Darmstadt, Germany, several destinations use a bicycle highway pictogram. Some of the pictograms have a black background, whereas others have a green ...
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Munich to Salzburg Round Trip - Blue Card

I reside in Munich holding a Blue Card visa and would like to travel to Salzburg Austria for a long weekend (14th May). I am confused as to: the legality (can I leave and get back in) Is there train ...
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I'm moving to Germany but want to keep my UK job. Any advice? [migrated]

I'm moving to Germany in September this year and I would like to keep my UK job (working completely remote). The company I work for is all for this and is currently looking into it themselves too. ...
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Covid travel restrictions Germany

I am German and spent the last couple of months abroad. Now I am about to (/need to) go back. Reading about the newly released restrictions, I can not see if my negative covid test has to be not older ...
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travelling to Denmark during covid

Can we travel to Denmark as a tourist in early April from Germany? Given that we have a residence permit for Germany. If yes, do we require corona tests? Is there any place at all where we can travel ...
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How is 90/180 day rule enforced when traveller has a German residence permit? [duplicate]

I am an Australian citizen with a German residence permit (type D) valid for 12 months. My residence permit allows me to spend 90 days out of 180 days travelling within the Schengen zone (outside of ...
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Finding an Uber at Berlin Brandenburg Airport during a lockdown?

I have to travel to Berlin and will arrive at the new Berlin Brandenburg Airport, which, compared to the Tegel airport, is quite far away. Considering that there is reduced travel and a national ...
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Recent experience with travel to Germany from outside the EU

I'm looking at the feasibility of a trip from the US to Germany (Bavaria) for extremely important reasons. I've been pulling my hair out researching rules & regulations mostly going around in ...
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Do I need a covid-test when transiting in Germany?

I am a Czech resident, planning to travel from Tel-Aviv Israel to Prague, Czech republic via Frankfurt international airport. I was not able to understand if in this case I need to take a negative ...
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What's the process of transit these days in countries with a covid ban?

I am a Canadian-Hungarian dual citizen, residing in Canada. As such, I can enter Hungary at worst I will need to quarantine. The question is, should the need arise, how would travel happen? I mean, ...
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COVID related travel requirements for train journey Austria -> Germany -> Netherlands

My wife and I are planning to travel from Austria to the Netherlands on 31st January 2021 via train. Our train journey has two layovers : Frankfurt (~ 50 minutes) and Utrecht (~ 20 minutes). What ...
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Travelling to Berlin Germany from India and would like to Take My Assembled PC (except monitor) with me [closed]

I will soon be travelling on dependant visa with my wife to Berlin and I would like to take my CPU (assembled PC cabinet with keyboard and mouse) with me. Is it possible? visiting Germany for the ...
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Germany inter state traveling

I need to travel to Dresden from India and there is no direct flight. So I will be traveling to Frankfurt airport and will catch a train to Dresden. Is it possible to travel to Dresden and take ...
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Will I need to register my arrival in Germany when airside transiting through the UK?

In about one month, I will move from my current place of residence back to Germany, my country of citizenship. My flight includes a layover at London Heathrow airport (I will change planes). Currently,...
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I am traveling to germany [closed]

I am 13. I have an arranged place to stay in germany for 1 year. I know german pretty well and intend to go to school there.I have US as well as German passports. What paperwork do I need to fill out?
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Identify location (and painter) of old painting [closed]

I have received this painting from my grandma recently. However, she is unable to identify the location of this painting. Additionally, I am unsure about the name of the painter (lower right corner). ...
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Is Thursday a “party” day in Spain or Germany?

I’m from Brazil, and here, in almost every city, Thursdays are days which adults (> 25 y/o) go out and have some fun, staying up until late even if they got to go to work the next Friday morning. ...
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Where in Germany was this photo taken?

This photo, in all likelihood, shows a place in Germany in the 1920s. Where could it be?
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Germany Layover Covid Restrictions

I'm an Indian citizen and an F-1 OPT visa holder. I need to travel from US to India due to unavoidable personal reasons. I am transitting through Frankfurt with a layover of 3 hours, booked as a ...
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Are there any topographic or recreation atlases of Germany or the Alpine countries?

I'm looking for a topographic or recreation atlas for Germany and/or the Alpine countries. Does such an atlas exist? There are plenty of road atlases (ADAC, Falk, Michelin, others) in scales between ...
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Are Americans allowed to enter Germany with only a D visa under Covid restrictions? [closed]

I am a US citizen residing in the US and I have accepted a job in Germany. My company is sponsoring me for a Blue Card. I have a valid D visa, the letter from my employer regarding the need for my ...
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Belavia Airlines, Negative Covid test required?

I'm travelling to Minsk, Belarus with Belavia Airlines from Berlin, Germany. I plan to stay there for one month and have all the Visa requirements etc. I wanted to know if I need a negative Covid test ...
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EU Travel at the end-of-year [closed]

I'm a brazilian passport holder with a French residence permit living in France. We now have a nationwide lockdown here which will be lifted the 15th, being replaced by a curfew. I would like to know ...
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Do children need a COVID test to enter Germany?

I am going from India to Germany (Frankfurt) next week (December 9th 2020) with my 4 months old baby. From Frankfurt airport we will travel to Karlsruhe. We have a valid German visa. I know that I ...
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How long between flights is still a “Transit” through Munich airport?

I have a ticket from Munich to Bangkok in late December. In order to board the flight I will need a recent covid test and a fit to fly certificate. There is a test centre at Munich airport that will ...
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Can I leave Germany before the end of my 10 days of quarantine?

I need to travel from my home in Switzerland to my partner's home in Germany. I only have a few days to spend there and according to the current regulations I would have to spend 10 days in quarantine....
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Travel to Denmark

Can I travel to Denmark from Germany by train. I am an Albanian citizen. Does the border have control for COVID 19 test results or something else. I will go to my sister home to open the house because ...
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Can I fly to Germany from India?

India is currently a high risk area and there are strict restrictions. Germany are only allowing a small class of people who are satisfying criteria e.g., high skilled labor etc. I have a flight from ...
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Can I get a visa to Germany outside my home county as a student in the USA? [duplicate]

I'm a Kenyan college student currently in the United States on an F1 Visa but I would like to go to Germany to visit my family in the summer of next year, can I apply for a German Visa in the USA ?
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When does COVID travel isolation/quarantine end? [Germany, State of Berlin]

I live in Berlin, and flew back from the UK, arriving into Berlin Brandenburg airport at 17:55 on Sunday 8th November. Since the UK is on the Robert Koch Institute list of high risk countries, I have ...
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Do I need a transit visa in Copenhagen if I have a German D visa (due to COVID-19)?

I have a German D visa (long stay) for job purpose. I am planning to book a ticket to Frankfurt via Copenhagen. But not sure if I can take the domestic flight CPH->FRA by passing immigration in CPH ...
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I want to travel to Germany, but fear conscription. Am I at risk?

I've read that Germany's conscription policy must've been gotten rid of as of 2011, but was it? If someone, born before 2011 in Germany, left the country before their age of conscription, when they ...
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regular travel from Frankfurt to Schwalbach am Tanus (nord)

I am planning to take a job that is based in Schwalbach am Tanus (nord) area. However, I want to live in Frankfurt city. What kind of travel pass (monthly/yearly) would be suitable for such a ...
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Travel rule in Germany

I will travel from Delhi, India to Frankfurt, Germany. From Frankfurt, I have to go to Bochum to join my work. Is it possible, under the current Covid19 restrictions, to travel from Frankfurt to ...
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How to get back a backpack lost on train or airport in Germany?

I landed at Frankfurt airport terminal, and I had my luggage until I had to take the train going to Frankfurt hbf. After reaching my destination, I realized I lost my backpack. The bag contains a ...
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Can I move to Germany from the US during COVID?

A German friend has recommended me for a job in Germany - it sounds like it could work out well, and I feel I would like living in Germany. The problem - COVID-19. It's my understanding EU (and thus) ...
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Stay at Frankfurt/Main airport

I will be arriving in Frankfurt one day before my flight via train. Is there any way to stay at the airport one night? And one more question: Is there any Internet cafe for taking documents print out. ...
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Business visit to EU for equipment installation

I am an Australian resident in the UK, and a partner of a dual UK-EU national, operating a small business. I am exploring undertaking short business visits to install technical equipment on-site at a ...
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If I have German travel document for refugees do I need visa to Visit Australia? [duplicate]

If I have German travel document for refugees do I need visa to Visit Australia? And what is the best visa to travel to Australia to attend my daughters wedding?
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What is the weather like in the Black Forest at the end of March?

I have 5 days of annual leave that I need to use by the end of March, and I'd like to do some hiking in the southern Black Forest in Germany, staying in hostels/hotels. What will the weather be like ...
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Future consequences related to a charge of criminal offence: Drinking and riding bicycle in Germany

I am a non-EU person and a few months earlier, I was accused of a criminal offence of drink and riding a bicycle (the event was only for 2-3 minutes, no one hurt, police caught me immediately). After ...
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Where was this picture taken?

Can someone help find out what is the location of this picture? I tried enabling the ''Tips'' option for the Windows lock screen but it still does not work.
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Travelling with Fiktionsbescheinigung [duplicate]

I have a student visa under renewal and the German Kreisverwaltungsreferat has given a Fiktionsbescheinigung (temporary residence permit). Is it allowed to travel to other European countries with the ...
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How does an Indian citizen with German national visa return back to anywhere in the EU?

I have a German national visa (got through the work, although not working there anymore). Visa is still valid for 1 more year. I want to get back to the EU (anywhere in the EU). But it seems like ...
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Do I require a transit visa at Frankfurt if travelling to the United Kingdom?

https://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/en/aamt/zugastimaa/buergerservice/faq/33-transit/606710 What I am confused about is they have mentioned the vast majority of foreign travellers benefit from 'transit ...
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Do I require an airport Transit Visa at Frankfurt If I am travelling to United Kingdom? [duplicate]

I am an Indian passport holder and will be flying from there.The flight I am looking at has 1 stop at Munich International Airport and has a 3h 55m layover there.I will need to switch flight there Do ...

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