Coronavirus, Public Life & Mobility

What do I need to know?

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The coronavirus has grown into a pandemic. There have been restrictive measures taken worldwide in order to limit its further spread. Here you can learn about the latest rules and restrictions concerning public in Germany during the Coronavirus pandemic.

What Do I need to know?

What rules must everyone follow now?

Can I currently travel abroad?

Can I currently travel to Germany?

What should I watch out for when I come back to Germany?

Which shops/businesses are currently open?

Is there going to be enough food and hygiene products for everyone?

Can my child go to school as usual again?

Can my child go to daycare again?

Are state offices opened now?

How can I extend my residence permit?

My visa has expired during my stay in Germany. What should I do?

My visa expired before entering Germany. What should I do?

When will my language classes start again?

How can I help my child to study from home?

Are counselling centres open now?

What do I need to consider as a refugee?

Which measures have been taken in accommodation centres?

Are deportations from Germany still ongoing?

What happens with my “Dublin case”?

Can I still apply for asylum?

Will BAMF continue to process my asylum application?

How can I have my "Duldung" extended?

Will my application for family reunification be processed further?


If you suspect that you are infected, please do not go to the doctor's office before first calling them. You can also contact the Germany-wide patients' helpline by dialling 116117 and ask for help. Alternatively, you can call your state's Corona hotline.