Important information for travelers departing from Nepal

25.05.2021 - Article

Entry and transport ban for virus variant countries, Chartered flights

Entry and transport ban for virus variant countries

To prevent the spread of corona virus variants to Germany, the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany decided on a general entry and transport ban for virus variant countries.  With effect from May 16, 2021, 0.00h CET., Nepal is classified as a virus variant country and a strict entry ban applies.

The following travelers are excluded from the entry and transport ban only:

I. German nationals

II. Citizens of member states of the European Union or Switzerland, Norway, Liechtenstein or Iceland who are already residents in Germany (Wohnsitz, Meldebescheinigung)

III. Third-country nationals who are already residents in Germany and hold a residence permit (Wohnsitz, Meldebescheinigung, Karte Aufenthaltserlaubnis)

IV. Immediate family members as well as partners living in the same household of the above I. to III. mentioned groups of people (the core family includes spouses, registered partners, minor children and parents of minor children)

V. Transit passengers (only if transiting to a non-Schengen international destination)

VI. Transport personnel

VII. Health workers

VIII. Travelers for urgent humanitarian reasons

IX. Travelers on behalf of EURATOM Security Monitoring, the International Atomic Energy Agency or the United Nations or UN agencies

To enter Germany,  it is mandatory to register at www.einreiseanmeldung.de and submit a negative PCR test (swab must not be older than 72 hours before entering Germany.

ATTENTION: To leave Nepal the PCR test swab must not be older than 48 hours before departure). After entry, every traveler is obliged to quarantine for 14 days. It is not possible to test yourself out of quarantine; there are also no privileges for vaccinated people.

Detailed information on entry to Germany as well as on PCR test and quarantine requirements may be found on the website of the Federal Ministry of the Interior and the regulations of your federal state.

Therefore, already received visas in any other category, do NOT allow travel to Germany anymore. Until the travelban is lifted, the German Embassy will not be able to accept visa applications/issue visas in the categories of Aupair, Bundesfreiwilligendienst (FSJ/BFD), Student, language class, Employment. Students and Employees may contact us to discuss options for applying.

If you have a pending visa application, you can either withdraw your application or have it open until the travel ban is lifted. For queries please contact us via our webpage.

Chartered flights


To be allowed to board this plane a PCR test from less than 72 hours is compulsory.

Owing the current pandemic and the restrictive travel advises as well as safety measures taken by various European governments, please also enquire on entry and sanitary conditions after return, as well as on possibilities of transit within Europe.

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