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Have I understood the requirements for entry into Germany correctly?

Hello.

I need to make a trip into Germany and return back on the same day. I was planning on taking the train. Have I understood correctly that (other than some digital entry registration) there should be no difficulties/restrictions entering Germany from Switzerland and that as long as I’m not staying I don’t need to get tested there nor do I need to show a negative test result on entry either?

What about my return into Switzerland? My understanding is that there are no restrictions (or test requirements) entering Switzerland from Germany. Is this correct? Is there a quarantine requirement?

I just want to make sure I’ve understood the German and Swiss regs before the trip.
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Old 19.02.2021, 22:18
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Re: Have I understood the requirements for entry into Germany correctly?

Depends on where in Germany you want to go to, some (few) regions require quarantining upon return.
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Re: Have I understood the requirements for entry into Germany correctly?

You need a negative PCR Test to enter Germany (no older then 48 hrs before travel )as well a digital registration in both ways.

There are a few exemptions (visiting relatives first degree for 72 hours) for the
requirement of a PCR test.
Depends on your destination in germany.
When you return to switzerland the only high risk areas in germany are sachsen and thüringen, so to reenter switzerland by train, you need a negative PCR test
when you have visited these two areas , probably you need to go into quarantine , when you did visited those two areas.
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Old 19.02.2021, 22:42
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Re: Have I understood the requirements for entry into Germany correctly?

Brandenburg is now also on the list.

The PCR test is also required when you visit family, even if it is less than 72 hours, just no quarantine.
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Re: Have I understood the requirements for entry into Germany correctly?

As I am understanding these rules , you don't need a negative PCR Test :

Ansonsten gilt: Sie sind ausgenommen, wenn Sie

sich im Rahmen des Grenzverkehrs weniger als 24 Stunden in einem Risikogebiet aufgehalten haben oder für bis zu 24 Stunden in die Bundesrepublik Deutschland einreisen
einreisen aufgrund des Besuchs von Verwandten ersten Grades, des nicht dem gleichen Hausstand angehörigen Ehegatten, Lebenspartners oder Lebensgefährten oder aufgrund eines geteilten Sorgerechts oder eines Umgangsrechts (bei Aufenthalten von weniger als 72 Stunden)
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Re: Have I understood the requirements for entry into Germany correctly?

Good afternon,
Need to go to Munich this week on a business trip.
Where can we get fresh information on test's / quarantines, etc.
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