Greenland (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 07 May, 2021.


At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Tourist Entry: Banned
Testing: Negative PCR test results is required for all countries.
Quarantine Required: Yes
Quarantine Details: Self-quarantine required for all countries.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Operational
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Open with restrictions

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 24.04.2020
Please see Coronavirus (COVID-19) regulations for Denmark.


Detailed Tourist Information

Starting May 3, people can travel to Greenland from/via Denmark. They will have to meet Denmark’s entry rules if traveling from outside Denmark.

Everyone – regardless of age and vaccination status – has to get a COVID-19 test a maximum of 72 hours prior to departure to Greenland. Note that if flying to Denmark first or via Denmark, the test must be taken a maximum of 48 hours prior to boarding the plane to Denmark.

Travelers will also be subject to a 14-day quarantine or quarantine until they can get a negative test result in Greenland, which can be conducted on day 5 after arriving in Greenland.

There are additional details to be aware of regarding the quarantine and traveling to Greenland, all of which are available on Visit Greenland.

Travelers should be aware that Greenland may stop flights/travel on short notice, depending on the spread of the virus.

Lockdown Details

Most businesses have been allowed to reopen, with limitations. This includes restaurants, taverns, cafes, nightclubs, sports halls, salons, and offices.

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