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?

What is a "hotspot"? And what does that mean for me?

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 and facilities 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?

My child needs a laptop for homework. Any help?

Are counselling centres open now?


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.