Traveling to Germany
Find general information on Germany here.
Find out if you need a visa and what kind of visa is needed for which purpose...
“Facts about Germany” – in 19 languages
“Facts about Germany” has everything you need to know about Germany today. How the political system works. The guidelines that define foreign policy. The special characteristics of the economy. What is new in art and culture. The new website features articles, background information, images, charts, films and lots of other modules. Focussing on these and many other topics, besides – in no less than 19 languages. On top of which, all the “Facts” (incl. the new book for young adults in 9 languages) can be downloaded as an e-paper.
You are going to visit Germany and you would like to arrive always in time at the right place and avoid traffic jams? Travelling by train might be the answer. Check out the website of the Deutsche Bahn for connections and fares and get your tickets online.
Rules and regulations on entering the European Union with pets
If you intend to visit the EU with a pet animal or settle down in the EU with one you should know a few important facts. Germanys Ministry of Food and Agriculture has sumed up the EU rules for you if you would like to travel with dogs, cats or ferrets.
to the website of the Ministry
Please keep in mind that other rules may apply if you would like to enter with other types of animals!