Dear guests,

although the coronavirus is still omnipresent, travelling is possible again almost without restrictions. Nevertheless, there are certain regulations that must be observed. Below we have answered some of the frequently asked questions that summarise the current regulations in Schleswig-Holstein.

What applies when entering the country from abroad?

Uniform federal regulations apply to entry into the Federal Republic of Germany from abroad. The Federal Ministry of Health provides information on the entry regulations within the framework of the Entry Ordinance on its website.

Further information are listed here.

If you are travelling to Schleswig-Holstein from abroad, you should check online on the RKI website before you travel to find out how the country you are in is currently classified with regard to the coronavirus pandemic. You can find the current classifications on the RKI website.

Which regulations apply to tourist overnight stays?

Tourist accommodation in Schleswig-Holstein is possible without restrictions and access limitations.

Where is the wearing of a mouth-nose covering still obligatory?

When travelling in local and long-distance public transport, including taxis, school buses, ferries or comparable transport services, as well as long-distance trains and buses*, passengers must wear mouth-nose covering (i.e. a medical or comparable mask or a mask without an exhalation valve of the FFP2, FFP3, N95, KN95, P2, DS2 or KF94 standards) inside enclosed spaces.

However, it is always possible for providers to insist on the wearing of mouth-nose covering for the protection of guests and their staff.

*individual bookable long-distance buses e.g. Flixbus

Do guests have to wear a mask during tourist travel? (e.g. bus trip of a tour operator)

Since 19 March, all restrictions on tourist travel have been lifted.

In which areas do testing obligations apply?

Testing obligations continue to exist in hospitals, institutions for integration assistance, care facilities and day-care centres. Otherwise, testing obligations have been dropped in almost all areas of public life.
 

Is there an overview of the test stations in Schleswig-Holstein?

A digital map informs about the locations of the test stations.