Numerous measures within the terminals as well as during security checks and when boarding ensure that passengers’ health is safeguarded when flying from BER, including under coronavirus conditions. Floor markings, plexiglass panels and touch-free dispensers for hand disinfection help passengers to comply with hygiene rules. Passengers also receive the latest information regarding hygiene regulations via monitors and announcements in the terminal.
We recommend that arriving and departing passengers, as well as people collecting passengers and visitors to the airport, wear a medical mask and – wherever possible – keep their distance from other people.
For areas that have been classified by the RKI since 9 January 2023 as “area of variants of concern in which a variant of particular concern threatens to emerge”, a negative test (PCR or PoC antigen test no older than 48 hours) must be documented upon entry. Furthermore, the responsible authorities carry out additional random testing after entry. There is no obligation to register before entry. You will find more information here:
Passengers and visitors can be tested for the Covid-19 virus by means of PCR tests and rapid antigen tests at Terminal 1 of BER.
Symptomatic individuals contact their primary care physician or established doctor. The test center at the airport is not to be used.
Asymptomatic persons (i.e. persons without symptoms) with a positive self-test or rapid test can visit the Test Center at the airport for PCR retesting (according to §4b of the Coronavirus Test Regulation)
Test centre on arrival level E0 for express PCR tests, antigen tests and citizen tests
The test centre on level E0 is open daily from 5.30 am to 9.00 pm. It is operated by Medicare. The test centre is open to passengers and visitors. Tests can be carried out from 0 years of age; children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
The tests offered are:
Information regarding the currently valid prices and the process from registration to the test result can be found on the operator’s website:
Travellers over 12 years of age who have been in a virus variant area for up to ten days prior to entry must complete the Federal Republic’s entry registration form before departure. A PDF confirmation of the entry declaration must be carried by the passenger. The airline is obliged to check this; the airline will refuse carriage if the document is not presented.
Proof of convalescence, vaccination or negative tests will be forwarded to the Federal Republic of Germany via the entry registration form. Children under 12 years of age are exempt from the proof requirement.
Please note that due to the dynamic development of the situation, changes in regulations may occur at short notice. If in doubt, the latest legal wording of the respective state ordinances or of the German Federal Ministry of Health always apply.