Information for inbound and returning travellers to Lower Saxony

Inbound travellers who enter or return from a risk area and have stayed there for more than 48 hours have to undergo a 14-day in-home quarantine. Furthermore, they are obliged to report immediately to the responsible health authority.

Exception: negative testing
The quarantine obligation does not apply to persons who have a medical certificate confirming that at the time of testing no evidence could be found of SARS-CoV-2. This must be a molecular biological test (“PCR test”) conducted no more than 48 hours prior to entry. The medical certificate must be written in German or English and must have been issued in a member state of the European Union or a country inclueded in the list published by the the Robert Koch Institut (RKI).

Affected university members are kindly requested to contact the university immediately.

According to the „Lower Saxony ordinance on the reorganisation of measures that prevent the spread of the Corona virus“, these regulations apply from 13 July 2020. In the event of a violation, the provision on fines in § 73 sect. 1a no. 6 of the protection against infection act applies.




Affected university members are kindly requested to use one of the following contact addresses immediately: 

Last modified: 2020-07-15

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