Luxembourg's Ministry of Health, together with the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, has issued an update to its travel advice concerning air travel to the Grand Duchy in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Health measures applicable for all travel by air to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and for any travel from India to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, have been extended until 30 June 2021 inclusive.
Therefore, until 30 June 2021 inclusive, any person, regardless of their nationality, aged 6 or over, wishing to travel by air to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, must present a negative result when boarding (paper or electronic document) of a PCR, TMA or LAMP COVID-19 test or a rapid Antigen test carried out less than 72 hours before the flight by a medical analysis laboratory or any other body authorised for this purpose. The negative test result must be presented, if necessary accompanied by a translation, in one of the administrative languages of Luxembourg (French, German) or in English, Spanish, Italian or Portuguese.
This test obligation is applicable to all persons wishing to enter Luxembourg by air and is in addition to the temporary restrictions already in place for non-essential travel to the European Union.
In addition, until 30 June 2021 inclusive, anyone who has stayed in India within the 14 days preceding their into Luxembourg must undergo a PCR, TMA or LAMP COVID-19 test as soon as possible, indicating to the medical analysis laboratory that they stayed in India. This obligation applies to anyone who has stayed in India in the 14 days preceding their arrival, regardless of the length of stay in India and Luxembourg, and regardless of their means of transport to reach the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. If the person arrives by air in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, the test will be carried out, free of charge, at the COVID-19 test centre at Luxembourg airport.
Upon arrival in the Grand Duchy, those concerned must go into strict quarantine for 7 days with the obligation to undergo a second COVID-19 test from the 6th day of quarantine. In the event of refusal to submit to the test on arrival or at the end of the 7-day quarantine period, the quarantine will be extended for an additional 7 days, for a total of 14 days.
Those concerned are required to declare their presence to the Health Inspectorate (by email: email@example.com or by phone: 247-65533) which ensures follow-up and reinforced tracing.
Details on these restrictions and the exceptions that apply are available online at https://covid19.public.lu/fr/voyageurs/visiter-luxembourg.html
PCR: polymerase chain reaction,
TMA: transcription-mediated amplification,
LAMP: loop-mediated isothermal amplification.