General information about entry requirements

Enquire in good time about the currently applicable entry requirements* for your destination. This will give you enough time to ensure that your travel documents comply with the entry requirements of your destination or to make an application for the necessary visa or the necessary travel permit. It is your responsibility to find out about and to bring along the stipulated documents. 

All passengers have the option of enquiring about entry requirements at the embassy or consulate of the destination country.

Detailed information about entry requirements, passport requirements, and last-minute country specific adjustments can be found in the IATA Travel Centre.

Entry requirements of individual destinations

Lufthansa Destination: USA, New York

US entry requirements

Find out in good time about the entry requirements of the USA and check whether you meet the requirements for a visa-free entry.

Peyto Lake in Alberta at Banff National Park in Canada with Glacier and Turquoise Green Water and Smoky Sky

Entry requirements for Canada

Find out in good time about the entry requirements of Canada and apply for an eTA travel permit direct.

Town Hall and Square with fountain in Valencia, Spain

Entry within the Schengen Area

You can find information here about the free movement of persons within the Schengen Area in Europe.

Current Covid-19 entry requirements for your trip

The entry requirements for individual countries can still change at short notice. 

You can find here the most important information for entry into your destination country, the latest advice about Covid-19 test certificates, as well as local quarantine stipulations.

To do this, enter your departure and destination airport here.

Frequently asked questions about entry requirements

* Lufthansa endeavours to always make the most up-to-date information available to you; however, in the case of entry requirements, it involves official regulations which are outside the airline’s discretion. As entry regulations are constantly changing in individual countries, Lufthansa accepts no liability for the validity of the information provided.

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