Admission Requirements

Hol dir die BERGHAIN PASS-App

- Open for vaccinated or recovered persons [2G]

- Proof of vaccination or recovery only with Corona-Warn-App or CovPass-App resp. EU Digital COVID Certificate

- Bring photo ID [no scan, no photocopy]

- Contact tracing with your personal BERGHAIN PASS: available online, via this QR code or in front of the entrance

- No mask requirement; no advance tickets; cash only



All hygiene measures as of October 21, 2021 – please check back for updates before the event starts.
More information below.

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Q: Who may be admitted into events at Berghain / Panorama Bar with 2G measures?
A: With 2G events in Berghain / Panorama Bar only fully vaccinated or recovered persons may be admitted entry, although general admission remains subject to approval. The type of vaccine must be recognized in Germany.


Q: Which documents do I need to present at the door if I wish to be admitted?
A: You are obliged

– to prove full SARS-CoV-2 vaccination or recovery from CoViD-19 with a digital certificate's QR code inside an app authorized in Germany,
– to show your original photo ID [no scans, no photocopies] and
– to present your personal QR code generated from BERGHAIN PASS app.


Q: How do you verify that the documents presented are legit?
A: Your QR codes will need to come back authentic / verified upon us scanning them and they need to match your photo ID, otherwise you can not be admitted.


Q: I don't have all or any of these three things, may I still be admitted?
A: You can not be admitted.


Q: Where can I get Corona-Warn-App or CovPass-App?
A: Check your phone's OS app store, or click the links above.


Q: These apps are not available with my country's app store – what next?
A: You can either try changing your app store's country settings, or please consult a German doctor or a pharmacy to potentially receive the printed EU Digital COVID Certificate – see below for more information.


Q: What is the BERGHAIN PASS and what does it do?
A: Your contact data will be used to generate your personal QR code which, once saved, you can re-use for every visit to Berghain / Panorama Bar. Only upon admission into the club your personal data will be transferred to our server and stored for up to two weeks to ensure mandatory contact tracing in case of a positive CoViD-19 contact. Registration does not guarantee admission! Find more information on privacy and your rights here.


Q: How do I get the BERGHAIN PASS?
A: Click here and fill in the form with your personal information, then save the generated QR code to your phone's wallet, camera roll, take a screenshot, or print it out and bring it with you.


Q: What kind of photo ID do you accept?
A: Acceptable are official government-issued personal identification documents such as ID card, passport, driver's license or disabled person's pass.


Q: Will I need a smartphone in order to being admitted?
A: A smartphone helps keep the documents you need in one place. Nonetheless, if you don't own such or don't want to bring one with you, do print and bring your registered BERGHAIN PASS QR code and your official EU Digital COVID Certificate instead of a digital device. A valid photo ID [no scan, no photocopy] remains mandatory.


Q: Which countries' digital vaccine certificates / passes do you accept?
A: As of October 21, 2021, these countries’ certificates will be accepted:

Albania
Andorra
Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Croatia
Czech Republic
Cyprus
Denmark
Estonia
Faroes
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Monaco
Morocco
Netherlands
North Macedonia
Norway
Panama
Poland
Portugal
Romania
San Marino
Sweden
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Switzerland
Turkey
Ukraine
United Kingdom: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales [Digital NHS Covid Certificate of the UK]
USA: New York State and the state of California – only these states, only Excelsior Pass Plus resp. Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Record [SMART Health Card or Excelsior Pass Plus-compatible]
Vatican City


Q: I have been vaccinated in the United Kingdom [England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales] and have proof of full vaccination through the NHS app, may I be admitted?
A: You may be admitted as we can authenticate the NHS COVID Pass in most cases. If the pass cannot be authenticated on the door, you can not be admitted. Therefore it is recommended to please consult a German doctor or a pharmacy to potentially receive the printed EU Digital COVID Certificate – see below for more information.


Q: I have been vaccinated in the United States of America [New York State, State of California] and have proof of full vaccination through the Excelsior Pass or Excelsior Pass Plus, may I be admitted?
A: You may be admitted with an Excelsior Pass Plus resp. Digital COVID-19 Vaccine Record [SMART Health Card or Excelsior Pass Plus-compatible] as we can authenticate it in most cases – Excelsior Pass will not work. If the Excelsior Pass Plus cannot be authenticated on the door, you can not be admitted. Therefore it is recommended to please consult a German doctor or a pharmacy to potentially receive the printed EU Digital COVID Certificate – see below for more information.


Q: I hold a C.D.C. vaccination card, may I be admitted?
A: The C.D.C. card is not accepted and Excelsior Pass cannot be verified – you need an Excelsior Pass Plus that can be verified by us. Unless your certificate has been issued in California or New York state, you can not be admitted. Therefore it is recommended to please consult a German doctor or a pharmacy to potentially receive the printed EU Digital COVID Certificate, which then may grant you admission – see below for more information.


Q: I have been vaccinated in Israel and have proof of full vaccination through Green Pass, may I be admitted?
A: Unless you hold a COVID Certificate issued on or after October 3, 2021, you can not be admitted as the Green Pass cannot be accepted. If the COVID certificate cannot be authenticated on the door, you can not be admitted. Therefore it is recommended to please consult a German doctor or a pharmacy to receive the printed EU Digital COVID Certificate – see below for more information.


Q: The country where I was vaccinated isn't listed here, may I still be admitted?
A: As of October 21, 2021 you can not be admitted. Please consult a German doctor or a pharmacy to potentially receive the printed EU Digital COVID Certificate, which then may grant you admission – see below for more information.


Q: My country's certificate is valid but you were unable to authenticate it, why was I not admitted?
A: We need to be able to verify your certificate to ensure only fully vaccinated and recovered persons are being admitted. Unfortunately technical issues may hinder this effort. Please consult a German doctor or a pharmacy to potentially receive the printed EU Digital COVID Certificate, which then may grant you admission – see below for more information.


Q: Where do I get this EU Digital COVID Certificate?
A: If you can prove full vaccination with a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine approved by the European Union, you can receive the digital and printed form including QR code at a local pharmacy, valid for use in all EU countries. As an EU citizen, the certificate is free of charge. Charges and restrictions may apply for citizens from other countries. Find more information on the certificate here.


Q: Where do I find a pharmacy?
A: Click the links to find pharmacies in regular and standby / emergency hours ['Notdienst'].


Q: I have been fully vaccinated with

– Comirnaty / BioNTech - Pfizer
– Janssen / Janssen-Cilag - Johnson & Johnson
– Spikevax / Moderna
– Vaxzevria / AstraZeneca

, may I be admitted?
A: If the last dose of your vaccine has been received minimum 14 days ago and you can present all documents as stated per above, you may be admitted.


Q: I have been partially vaccinated with one of the vaccines mentioned, but it's not been 14 days since my second jab, may I still be admitted?
A: You can not be admitted.


Q: I have been fully vaccinated with another vaccine than those listed above, may I be admitted?
A: Since only the aforementioned vaccines are being recognized in Germany through Paul-Ehrlich-Institut, you can not be admitted.


Q: I have a negative Rapid Antigen or PCR Test result, may I be admitted?
A: Since Rapid Antigen or PCR Tests are legally not permitted with 2G events, you can not be admitted.


Q: I have doctor's note and email confirming recovery from CoViD or / and having completed isolation, but I don't have a QR code, may I be admitted?
A: You can not be admitted.


Q: I have doctor's note of not being able to receive vaccination, may I be admitted?
A: You can not be admitted.


Q: I don't feel well or have CoViD-19 symptoms, may I still be admitted?
A: You can not be admitted but are asked to isolate yourself immediately and to consult a doctor.


Q: Is venue capacity limited and may I be readmitted after leaving?
A: Venue capacity is limited and an admission stop may occur. Re-entry is generally possible, but only capacity-permitting.


Q: Can't you make an exception for me?
A: Nein.


Q: But we've known each other for years and I'm a regular…?!
A: Leider nein.


Q: Will I need to wear a mask?
A: If admitted entry, wearing a medical or FFP2 mask inside the club is a personal choice or kink, either or both is perfectly fine.


Q: Do you accept contactless or card payments?
A: Cash machines can be found near S-Ostbahnhof and Warschauer Straße.


The contents of this page are for information purposes only and do not claim to be complete or accurate.
This page has last been updated to reflect changes on October 21, 2021.