Information about Covid-19 tests
Up-to-date Covid-19-related entry documents are required for most destinations. Lufthansa checks these before departure. Please make sure that your documents are complete and valid as otherwise you will not be able to travel.
Covid-19 tests for destinations outside Germany
A negative Covid-19 test is required for most destinations before commencement of travel. You can find the precise requirements for a test certificate for your destination outside Germany as well as the locations of Covid-19 test centres by entering your departure and destination airports here.
Covid-19 test requirements in Germany
You can find the precise requirements for a test certificate for your entry to Germany as well as the locations of Covid-19 test centres by entering your departure and destination airports here.
Information from the Federal Ministry of Health about entry into Germany during the Covid-19 pandemic
You can find more information about the regulations for travellers entering Germany in connection with the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 / Covid-19 in communications from the Federal Ministry of Health. The regulations are available from the Robert Koch Institute in several languages.
Verified Covid-19 self-tests for entry into Germany, Austria, Canada and the USA
When entering Germany, Austria, Canada and the USA, you also have the option of using test kits with a video-accompanied and verified self-test, which are available to you as an alternative to our trusted partner laboratories. You can use the tests conveniently at home or in your hotel and you will receive the test certificate by email afterwards.
Information about all entry requirements for your destination country and test centre locations can be found on our entry website by entering your departure and destination airports. Verified self-test providers are marked "verified self-test".*
Covid-19 test centres at Frankfurt and Munich airports
Test centres are available for the required tests at Frankfurt, Munich and many other airports. Please allow enough time for your test.
The following test centre is available to you for your Covid-19 test at your departure location, among others. The links provided will take you to the relevant registration pages.
The test centre offers certified antigen, PCR, POC antibody and free citizen tests. Self-tests cannot be recognised for entry (exception: verified self-tests when entering Germany, Austria or the USA). Please note that in some circumstances we will have to deny boarding without a valid Covid-19 test.
Also find out about additional test centres in your region or at your departure airport because capacity at the airports is sometimes limited. Please also be sure to allow enough time for your test.
The EcoCare test centre will be located centrally on the pedestrian bridge connecting Terminal 1 and the inter-city railway station (The Squaire) from 3 March 2022.
Exclusive Fast Lanes are available for Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines passengers at Frankfurt Airport. Please follow the Lufthansa signs.
Registration and booking (subject to a charge) are required for the test. You can find more information about the costs, current waiting times and how to register from EcoCare.
The following test centres are available to you for your Covid-19 test at your departure location, among others. The links provided will take you to the relevant information pages.
The test centres listed here offer certified antigen, PCR, LAMP and TMA tests. Self-tests cannot be recognised for entry (exception: verified self-tests when entering Germany, Austria or the USA). Please note that in some circumstances we will have to deny boarding without a valid Covid-19 test.
Also find out about additional test centres in your region or at your departure airport because capacity at the airports is sometimes limited. Also make sure to allow enough time for your test.
Departing passengers can pay to take a test at the MVZ Martinsried medical laboratory with its "Test & Fly" Test Centre in Terminal 2, Level 4. Please register online in advance.
Test centre for transit passengers
Two Covid-19 testing options are available in Terminal 2 for transit passengers:
- Schengen transfer area, opposite Gate G32
- Non-Schengen transfer area, opposite Gate H17
Please register online in advance.
Lufthansa can only provide third-party information without any guarantee or legal obligation. Although we update all the information regularly and publish it with the utmost care, due to the rapidly changing travel conditions, we recommend that you check frequently and verify the travel and entry requirements by making independent enquiries before your trip.
* Important note: Verified self-tests are not accepted in all countries and/or only for certain categories of persons. Up until the day of your flight, the legal/regulatory requirements pertaining to your flight (including those relating to the test regulations), in particular those of the respective country of destination, may change. Please find out independently and in good time about any changes to the legal/regulatory requirements (including those relating to the test regulations) for entry into your destination country. See Lufthansa’s General Conditions of Carriage, Art. 13.1. Lufthansa cannot accept any responsibility in this regard.
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