Latest covid regulations


These travel regulations were updated on February 25, 2022 and are subject to change. Rhinoplasty Course Stuttgart is not responsible for any changes to travel regulations or requirements. Please check the travel conditions for your own country.
Special provisions apply to inbound and outbound travelers, depending on whether they are entering from a high risk area, a high incidence area, or a virus variant area.


What do I need to know when traveling to Stuttgart from another country?

By the time of arrival in Germany you must be in possession of a negative test result no older than 48 hours (time of swab), proof of vaccination or proof of recovery from a Covid infection. The airlines control the proofs before departure. If you arrive by land or sea the border officials may control your documents.

  • Proofs and certificates are accepted in German, English, French, Italian or Spanish in digital or paper form (e.g. yellow WHO vaccination pass).
  • Proof of vaccination: The vaccine must be listed on the Paul Ehrlich Institute website.
  • At least 14 days must have passed since the last necessary vaccination dose.
  • As of January 15, 2022, if you are vaccinated with the Johnson & Johnson (Jannssen-Cilag) vaccine, a second vaccination with one of the vaccines listed on the Paul Ehrlich Institute website is required.
  • As of February 1, 2022, the EU vaccination certificate without booster vaccination loses its validity after 270 days, i.e. nine months after basic immunization.
  • Proof of recovery from a Covid infection: a medical certificate stating the type of test, the responsible authority and that the test was done at least 28 days and a maximum of 90 days ago by the time of entry.

Additional restrictions and quarantine regulations are in place for certain countries. On the website of the Robert-Koch-Institute you can check how the country you are arriving from is classified.

  • Relevant for your arrival is the country and region where you spend the last ten days before your arrival (transfer airports excluded).
  • Your compliance with the entry and quarantine regulations can be controlled by the Department of Public Health.


The following groups of people are considered to be vaccinated or recovered

Persons who are at least 14 days fully vaccinated with a basic immunization consists of two Biontech/Pfizer, Moderna or AstraZeneca vaccinations. In the case of the Johnson &Johnson vaccine, one vaccination is sufficient. The corresponding vaccination certificate must be submitted in digital or paper form. Vaccination certificates issued in the European Union (EU) and outside the EU are accepted provided that the vaccine is recognized by the EU. Persons who have been vaccinated outside the EU can apply for an approved vaccination certificate by presenting their vaccination documents to the relevant authorities.

Persons who have recovered from a Covid 19 infection that occurred at least 28 days and not more than three months previously. In this case, a positive PCR test taken within this time period shall serve as proof.
Persons who contracted Covid-19 more than six months previously and have had at least one vaccination. In this case, both a positive PCR test and proof of vaccination in digital or paper form serve as evidence.

Persons who have received a booster vaccination.


Travelers from virus variant areas

Currently only German citizens and people with a valid residence permit may enter Germany from virus variant areas.

What do I need to consider when coming from a high-risk area?
You must register online at prior to arrival in Germany and be able to present a proof of this registration when entering Germany. Upload also your negative test certificate, a proof of vaccination or a proof of recovery from a Covid infection.

  • If you upload a proof of vaccination or recovery before arrival, you do not need to self-isolate after arrival. If you upload a test certificate only:
    You must travel to your housing immediately after arrival and stay in isolation for 10 days. You may use the public transportation to reach your housing.
  • After five days the earliest you may take a new Covid test in Germany. If the result is negative you can upload it at the and end the isolation immediately.

You can also end the isolation after five days the earliest if 14 days have then passed since your last necessary vaccination. Don ́t forget to upload the vaccination certificate!


The following vaccines are accepted to enter Stuttgart:

Comirnaty (BioNTech Manufacturing) – EU/1/20/1528
Spikevax (Moderna Biotech Spain) – EU/1/20/1507
Vaxzevria (AstraZeneca AB) – EU/1/21/1529
COVID-19 Vaccine Janssen (Janssen-Cilag International) – EU/1/20/1525


2G, 2G+ and 3G rules:

  • 2G: Access only for vaccinated or recovered persons
  • 2G+: Access for vaccinated or recovered persons with negative rapid or PCR test. Here there are no longer any exceptions for people who have been boosted, fully vaccinated or have recovered
  • 3G: Access only for tested, vaccinated or recovered persons
    Boostered means having a third Covid-19 vaccination.


Restaurants, bars, and hotels

Restaurants may open to the public subject to strict hygiene requirements. Indoors, the 2G model is mandatory. Masks have to be worn by the staff and customers if they are not in their seats. The 2G condition does not apply to customers who enter indoor areas only in order to use the sanitary facilities. The mask requirement also applies to these visitors. If no indoor areas are involved and the 2G model is not used, additional distance and hygiene requirements must be complied with.

Tourist overnight stays in hotels, vacation apartments and other types of accommodation are permitted. The 2G (VR) model is mandatory. Furthermore, the hygiene concept of the Senate Department for Economic Affairs has to be adhered to.


You can find further information on following websites:

Current information for travelers by the Federal Ministry of Health

Entry restrictions and quarantine regulations by the Federal Foreign Office

Travel restriction and border control by the Federal Ministry of Interior

Federal Police’s hotline +49 800 6888 000 (available around the clock) – Digital Registration on Entry

The Baden-Württemberg Corona hotline provides information in English, Turkish, Arabic and Russian: +49 711 / 410 111 60

The hotline is available Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. It provides answers on topics related to the Corona virus – such as uncertainties about tests and compulsory testing, vaccinations, quarantine, entry into Baden-Württemberg or other current regulations.