A current, negative test result is required for the "tested" status. The result must be confirmed by an official test centre.

Please note that your test result must not be older than 24 hours (antigen test) or 48 hours (PCR test). This may require a new test if you wish to enter the trade fair grounds on more than one day. This may require a new test if you wish to enter the trade fair grounds on more than one day.
Please refer to the following website to find test centres: https://map.schnelltestportal.de/

To access the trade fair grounds, you will need an EU Digital Covid Certificate (EU DCC) as proof of your negative test result. Please filter for "Digital Covid Certificate" in the overview for this purpose. For non-EU citizens without access to the EU DCC certificate, the following exception applies: Click here for all information.

At Koelnmesse trade fairs in 2021, it will be possible to take a Covid test on the premises of the respective event for a fee. More information: Will testing be offered on the trade fair grounds or prior to entry? And/or at Cologne Bonn Airport or Cologne Central Station?