What are the mandatory vaccinations required to enter Germany?

  • DPT- diphtheria/pertussis/tetanus
  • Poliovirus vaccines
  • MMR- measles/mumps/rubella

NOTE: Tourists need to consult a travel agent for latest and updated information on required vaccination prior to their departure to visit Germany.

Other optional but recommended Vaccination for Travellers visiting Germany:

  • Hepatitis-B

Other health risks: Tick borne encephalitis.

What type of Health Insurance is valid for Tourists or Visitors in Germany?

  • Consult your medical service provider for the facilities related to the medical terms that will they cover emergency expenses.
  • High quality of medical facilities is widely available.
  • Some hospitals or pharmacies may require immediate cash payment, so kindly carry cash.
  • Travellers from EU countries must carry European health insurance card.

NOTE: Tourists or Visitors need to consult medical travel insurance providers and/or travel agents to know details about insurance policy limitations in Germany and whether it covers all expenses or not in case of medical emergency during your stay in Germany.

Health tips while travelling to Germany:

  • Carry full medical prescription and the basic medicines which can be used in general like: stomach ache, joint pains etc. But must cross check the drugs which you carrying with you may be banned in that country.
  • Prevent insect bites.
  • Sanitize your hands always.
  • Drink bottled water only.

NOTE: While you are recommended to carry prescription from home country some medicines may not be legal or available in Germany. Travellers are recommended to consult a travel agent and medical advisers for alternative medicines in Germany.

Also Read: Customs followed in Germany

Last update on January 25, 12:20 pm by Nidhi S.