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COVID-19 Information
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June 30, 2022

***As of 12:01 a.m. EDT June 12, 2022, the CDC order requiring all persons aged two and above to show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United States, is rescinded.  Starting at 12:01 a.m. EDT on June 12, 2022, the CDC will no longer order air passengers to show a negative COVID-19 test result, or show documentation of recovery from COVID-19, prior to boarding a flight to the United States.  Of note, CDC’s Order requiring proof of vaccination for non-U.S. citizen nonimmigrants to travel to the United States is still in effect.  For more information see Requirement for Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Air Passengers.

Check the CDC website for additional information and Frequently Asked Questions.

All non-immigrant, non-U.S. citizen air travelers to the United States must be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination status prior to boarding an airplane to the United States.

Country-Specific Information

  • Masks are no longer mandatory on board public transports.
  • Masks remain mandatory for visitors and health professionals accessing hospitals and elderly homes.

For more details, please visit the government’s website covid19.lu

COVID-19 Testing

  • Are PCR and/or antigen tests available for U.S. citizens in Luxembourg? Yes
    • If so, are test results reliably available within one calendar day? Yes
    • Tests may be administered at a private laboratory. You may use the following website to locate a physician who will provide a prescription: https://en.doctena.lu/. Normally, the request can be made without going to the doctor’s office in person, and the prescription would be sent via email to the person making the request. After a test has been prescribed, the traveler should contact one of the labs listed below for an appointment:
      https://www.labo.lu/en/centres/centres
      https://www.bionext.lu/covid19
      https://www.ketterthill.lu/en/test-coronavirus.html
      If you do not have a medical prescription, laboratories will administer COVID-19 tests at your own expense.
    • The fee for the prescription can be as much as 51EUR and a test is approximately 60EUR.
    • Test results are communicated by text message
    • For travelers, Covid-19 testing is available at Luxembourg Airport. You can find detailed information at https://www.lux-airport.lu/testing/
  • Rapid Antigen tests (RATs) can be performed and certified in pharmacies. The person tested will receive a certificate indicating the result within 30 minutes. This certificate is a EU Digital COVID Certificate (EU DCC) – referred to as “CovidCheck Certificate” in Luxembourg. It is valid as proof of a negative result required for certain trips, activities or entries (e.g. restaurants, cafés, concerts, etc.). A list of pharmacies that performs RATs is available at https://www.pharmacie.lu/test-rapides/
  • You can find the most up-to-date information on COVID testing here.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

  • Has the government of Luxembourg approved a COVID-19 vaccine for use? Yes
  • Are vaccines available in Luxembourg for U.S. citizens to receive? Yes
  • Which vaccines are available in Luxembourg?   Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson and Novavax.

It is the understanding of the U.S Embassy in Luxembourg that the government of Luxembourg makes the COVID-19 vaccination available to all residents (aged 12 and older) regardless of their nationality, and regardless of whether they have health insurance in Luxembourg. Read more about the Government of Luxembourg’s vaccination strategy here .

Vaccination is also available at general practitioners and pediatricians. The list of participating physicians will be updated regularly and can be consulted on the government website .

Visit the FDA’s website to learn more about FDA-approved vaccines  in the United States.

The U.S. government does not plan to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to private U.S. citizens overseas.  Please follow host country developments and guidelines for COVID-19 vaccination.

Entry and Exit Requirements

  • Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter? Yes, if fully vaccinated or recovered. More details are available here.

The government of Luxembourg has announced that starting November 7, CDC vaccination certificates are accepted for entry to Luxembourg. U.S. residents can travel from the United States to Luxembourg even for non-essential reasons if they can present a valid vaccination certificate.

  • Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry? No
  • Individuals with questions regarding immigration should contact the Directorate of Immigr​ation by e-mail at immigration.​public@mae.etat.lu or by telephone from Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (+352) 247-84040.

Movement Restrictions

  • Is a curfew in place? No
  • Are there restrictions on intercity or interstate travel? No

Quarantine Information

  • Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine? No
    • In Luxembourg, one distinguishes between isolation, quarantine and self-monitoring measures. More details here.

Transportation Options

  • Are commercial flights operating? Yes
  • Is public transportation operating? Yes
    • Cloth face coverings are required on all public transportation and in all public spaces, including in the stations.

Fines for Non-Compliance

  • between €500 and €1000.

Consular Operations

  • Appointments for passports, citizenship services and notary services are available.
  • Appointments for visas are available.