Press release regarding the new health measures for air travel to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

Due to the improvement in the situation of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 at the national and European levels, the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs and the Ministry of Health would like to inform the news Health measures applicable as of June 13, 2021, to No air travel to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

Anyone from 6 years of age wishing to travel by air to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg must bring when boarding:

  1. either a vaccination certificate Witness the complete vaccination schedule[1] Produced with a vaccine with marketing authorization from the European Medicines Agency, which is Vaccines comp AstraZeneca, BioNTech/Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson et Moderna, established by a public or medical authority in a Member State of the European Union or a Member State of the Schengen Area;
  2. either a Recovery Certificate Issued by a physician or the national authority of an EU Member State or Schengen Member State for people who have recently suffered from SARS-CoV-2 infection Within 6 months prior to their displacement and who have completed the isolation period in force in the country concerned with the disappearance of any symptoms of infection ;
  3. be the negative result (on paper or electronic document) a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) for the detection of l’ARN viral for SARS-CoV-2 (PCR, TMA or LAMP methods)[2]) make less 72 hours before flight or a SARS-CoV-2 Rapid Antigen Test[3] Completed less than 48 hours prior to flightl, by a medical analysis laboratory or any other body authorized for this purpose. The negative result of the examination in question, if necessary accompanied by a translation, must be submitted in One of the administrative languages ​​of Luxembourg or English, Italian, Spanish or Portuguese.

the system Ill In place temporarily allowed, at COVID-19 vaccination, recovery and testing certificates, created in accordance with the amended law on July 17, 2020 on measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemicAnd the Recognition of certificates of vaccination, recovery and testing for COVID-19 issued by another member state of the European Union or a member state of the Schengen area, from no Not created according to European regulations on the EU’s digital COVID certificate. During this stage, for exampleAccepted certificates that do not yet contain a QR code or proof of vaccinations written in the vaccination record.

The new obligations that apply to all persons wishing to enter Luxembourg by air transport are in addition to the temporary restrictions already in place for third-country nationals for non-essential travel to the European Union. In this context, it should be noted that the temporary entry restrictions imposed on third-country nationals on the territory of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, established by the Grand Duchy Regulation on Temporary Restrictions on Immigration, Until September 30, 2021 inclusive.

In addition, the Government wishes to inform that the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg has acted on the recommendations of the Council of 6 May 2021 and 3 June 2021, to amend Council Recommendation (EU) 2020/912 on the temporary restriction of non-essential travel to the European Union and the possibility of lifting this restriction . So List of third countries Its residents should not be affected by temporary restrictions at the external borders for non-essential travel to the European Union Updated with the addition of Israel and Japan as of June 13, 2021.

Thus, third-country nationals residing in Israel and Japan will again be allowed to enter the territory of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg from June 13, 2021. Proof of residence is the responsibility of the third country citizen.

Updated list of third countries whose population is not affected by temporary restrictions At the external borders, non-essential trips to the territory of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg are as follows:

  • Australia
  • China (subject to confirmation of reciprocity at the EU level)
  • South Korea
  • The Zionist entity
  • Japan
  • New Zealand
  • Rwanda
  • Singapore
  • Thailand

As a reminder that anyone after he stayed In India or UK within 14 days of arrival On the territory of Luxembourg must submit As soon as possible to test for COVID-19 (PCR, TMA or LAMP methods) indicates that the medical analysis laboratory was in India or the UK. This obligation applies to any person who has resided in India or the United Kingdom Fourteen days before his arrival وصولAnd the No matter how long you stay in India or the UK and Luxembourg, And the Regardless of the mode of transportation To get to the Grand Duchy. If the person arrives by air in Luxembourg, the test will be conducted free of charge at the COVID-19 testing center at Luxembourg Airport.

Once they reached the territory of the Grand Duchy, the people concerned set themselves up Strict 7-day quarantine With the obligation to undergo a second test Detection by amplification of SARS-CoV-2 viral RNA (PCR, TMA or LAMP methods) from 6e Quarantine day. In case of refusal To be tested on arrival or at the end of the 7-day quarantine period, the quarantine will be extended for an additional 7 days, i.e. for Total duration 14 days.

involved in Obligation to announce their presence to the Sanitation Inspectorate (by email: [email protected] or by phone: 247-65533) ensuring enhanced tracking and tracking.

The specific regime for the United Kingdom is valid until 30 June 2021 respectively until 15 July 2021 for India.

The list of all exemptions provided as well as the exact terms of the procedures to be implemented in advance can be consulted by following the link below:

[1] a) Any schedule that specifies the number and intervals of injections needed to obtain adequate protective immunity and which is completed when the necessary doses are given as prescribed in the case of multiple doses or vaccines being given in a single dose, after a fourteen-day deficiency. B) For people who have recovered and who have been vaccinated within 180 days of the first positive NAAT result, the vaccination schedule is complete after a period of fourteen days after the first dose was given regardless of which vaccine or which vaccine was administered.

[2] PCR: polymerase chain reaction; Thermomechanical Analysis (TMA): transcription-mediated amplification; LAMP: loop-mediated isothermal amplification.

[3] Meets WHO criteria: antigen detection in the diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 infection using rapid immunoassays. Interim Guidance, September 11, 2020, and included in the list of rapid antigen tests established on the basis of Recommendation 2021/C24/01 of January 22, 2021.

Issued by the Ministry of Health / Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Affairs

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