Entering Germany

On these web pages you can find out about entry formalities and customs regulations.

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German Foreign Office

Germany all over the world: The Foreign Office, located on the Werdescher Markt in Berlin, and its network of 230 German diplomatic missions around the globe shape German foreign policy. This includes the analysis of world politics and crisis management on an international scale along with the coordination of German policies within the European Union, the protection of human rights and the promotion of cultural exchange.



Illegal employment, cigarette smuggling and product piracy: the customs authorities pursue criminals and guarantee that international goods traffic runs smoothly. On behalf of the state, the customs officers also levy duties. And to protect endangered animals and plants, they check travelers with suspicious souvenirs.