Denmark (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 27 October, 2021.

 

At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Entry For Vaccinated Travelers: Partially Allowed
Vaccination Requirements: If you are resident in an EU or Schengen country you can enter Denmark if you are fully vaccinated, newly tested or recovered from COVID-19 (or previously infected). You can document this through your EU Digital COVID certificate or by other means of documentation.

You can use vaccination as documentation after your first vaccine dose and at least 14 days have passed; furthermore, no more than 42 days must pass before the second dose. When fully vaccinated, your vaccination is valid for 12 months. You are considered to be fully vaccinated once you have been vaccinated with a vaccine approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA).

Listed below are recognised as valid proof of vaccination in Denmark:

Comirnaty Pfizer-BioNTech by BioNTech Manufacturing GmbH
Spikevax, formerly Moderna by Moderna Biotech Spain, SL
Vaxzvria, formerly AstraZeneca by AstraZeneca Ab
Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) by Janssen – Cilag International NV
Tourist Entry: Partially Allowed
Testing: Negative PCR test is required for all countries.
Quarantine Required: Yes
Quarantine Details: Self-isolation for 10 days required for all countries.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Events: Allowed
Transport: Operational
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Fully Open
 

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 25.10.2021
1. Passengers are subject to a COVID-19 test upon arrival.
– This does not apply to:
– passengers younger than 16 years;
– passengers traveling to Greenland;
– passengers traveling to Faroe Isl. (FAE) or Greenland;
– passengers with a positive COVID-19 PCR test result issued at least 14 days and at most 12 months before arrival. The test result must be in Danish, English, French, German, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Spanish or Swedish;
– passengers with an EU Digital COVID Certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 2 weeks and at most 12 months before arrival;
– residents of Andorra, Australia, Canada, Chile, Chinese Taipei, Colombia, Hong Kong (SAR China), Israel, Japan, Jordan, Korea (Rep.), Kuwait, Macao (SAR China), Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Switzerland, Turkey, USA, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Vatican City (Holy See) or an EEA Member State with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate issued in their country of residence. The certificate must show that they were fully vaccinated at least 2 weeks and at most 12 months before arrival. Vaccines accepted are AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Janssen, Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty). Details can be found at https://tinyurl.com/9xbu483d .
2. Passengers could be subject to self-isolation for 10 days. Details can be found at https://tinyurl.com/9xbu483d .
– This does not apply to:
– passengers with an EU Digital COVID Certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 2 weeks and at most 12 months before arrival;
– residents of Andorra, Australia, Canada, Chile, Chinese Taipei, Colombia, Hong Kong (SAR China), Israel, Japan, Jordan, Korea (Rep.), Kuwait, Macao (SAR China), Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Switzerland, Turkey, USA, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Vatican City (Holy See) or an EEA Member State with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate issued in their country of residence. The certificate must show that they were fully vaccinated at least 2 weeks and at most 12 months before arrival. Vaccines accepted are AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Janssen, Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty). Details can be found at https://tinyurl.com/9xbu483d ;
– passengers traveling to Greenland with a vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated. Vaccines accepted are AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Janssen, Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty).
3. Passengers traveling to Greenland must have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated. Vaccines accepted are AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Janssen, Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty).
– This does not apply to:
– passengers younger than 15 years;
– residents of Greenland.
– passengers with a positive COVID-19 PCR test result issued at least 14 days and at most 12 weeks before departure.
4. Passengers traveling to Greenland must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Greenland. The test must be taken in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway or Sweden.
– This does not apply to:
– passengers younger than 2 years;
– passengers with a positive COVID-19 PCR test result issued at least 14 days and at most 12 weeks before departure.
5. Passengers traveling to Greenland:
– must have a Personal Location Form (SUMUT) obtained before departure at https://sumut2020.gl/Instructions/EditInstructions ; and
– could be subject to a COVID-19 test upon arrival. Details can be found at https://visitgreenland.com/corona-faq/ .
6. For more information, please refer to the website https://coronasmitte.dk/en/entry-into-denmark and https://en.coronasmitte.dk/covidtravelrules/ .

 

Detailed Tourist Information

Entry conditions vary according to whether the country of origin is classified as green, yellow, orange or red. These colour categories determine which rules apply to you on your arrival in Denmark. 

Countries and regions are classified weekly on the basis of the prevailing health situation in each individual country and region. See the list of countries here: Categorization of countries (https://bit.ly/2YbW6vJ)

Danish nationals and foreigners who are residents or hold a valid residence permit in Denmark can always enter Denmark, regardless of their purpose. More information is available on https://en.coronasmitte.dk
 

Lockdown Details

National measures currently in place in Denmark are available at coronasmitte.dk (https://bit.ly/3fVXtnv)

In Denmark, a facemask or shield is required at the airport. A face mask or shield is not required when using public transportation or in shops. You are advised to wear a face mask or shield at test centres or when you visit the hospital.

However, some groups are exempt from this requirement, including: children up to the age of 12, people with a decreased level of consciousness, or people with physical or mental impairments that make it impossible for them to remove the face mask or shield themselves.

Face masks may be removed if the wearer experiences a severe discomfort, such as difficulty breathing.

It is recommended to keep a safety distance whenever possible.

The previous limit as to how many people are allowed to gather at events, including sporting events, has been lifted.

A face mask or shield is not required when using public transportation in Denmark.

You need to book a seat if you travel by intercity trains across regions. Seat tickets are free of charge and can be booked at train stations or online.

All stores and shopping centres are open. Please keep a safe distance when shopping.

Restaurants, cafés and bars are open with no specific restrictions in place.

You may be required to wear a mask or present a corona passport.
 

Sources

https://www.visitdenmark.com/denmark/travel-essentials/safe-travel-denmark
Data Source: covidcontrols.co