UK - Introduction of Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA)
22/03/2023 09:00

The UK is introducing an electronic travel authorization. This will become mandatory as of November 2023. There is to be an exemption for EU citizens up to and including February 2024. DVKG will provide a simple application process timely in advance.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the DVKG consular consultants.

Schengen Visas
01/09/2022 11:00

The high demand, especially for Schengen Visas, is currently leading to longer waiting and processing times at the German consulate than usual.

Please apply for your visa in time. You can apply six months before your travel date.

Korea, Republic (South): quarantine requirement
03/12/2021 08:06

The Korean Embassy announced:

from December 3, 2021 - 00:00 to December 16, 2021 (inclusive) 24:00, Korean and foreign nationals entering Korea from another country, regardless of their vaccination status and visa status, will be quarantined for 10 days.

Each person entering Korea will also be required to undergo three polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests:

    Before entering Korea,
    one day after arrival in Korea, and
    Before the end of the 10-day quarantine period.

Your DVKG Team

USA: Entry as of Dec. 6, 2021
03/12/2021 08:05


according to US media, from Dec. 6, 2021, all travelers should not only be vaccinated, but already present a negative test at check-in for the flight to the USA, which must not be older than one day.

Your DVKG Team

USA Entry as of Nov. 8, 2021
03/11/2021 12:05

Presidential Proclamation:

Beginning November 8, 2021, only vaccinated individuals will be allowed to enter the United States. This applies worldwide. Transit travelers must also meet these requirements.

This requires vaccination with a vaccine approved by the WHO or U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Cross-vaccination is approved:


How is proof of vaccination presented:

The NIE permits are no longer necessary or valid as of November 8, 2021.

Your DVKG Team