COVID-19 Reopening Matrix
• Negative COVID-19 test result, from a test completed no more than 48 hours before boarding (for air entry) or before entry (for land and sea entry). The following categories are exempt:
- EU/Schengen Area residents who are fully vaccinated 14-180 days before entry with an EMAapproved vaccine.
- Danish residents and residence permit holders entering by land or sea.
- Passengers entering from Greenland or the Faroe Islands.
- Transport staff.
- Children under the age of 15.
- Travelers who have recovered from COVID-19 carrying a positive COVID-19 test no more than 14 to 240 days old.
- Travelers transiting by land.
- Residents of border regions entering for purposes with a negative COVID-19 test completed no more than 72 hours before entry.
• Other relevant considerations on medical certificates include:
- Test certificates must be issued in a Scandinavian language, English, French, German, Italian or Spanish; and must mention the traveler’s name, test time and certificate issuer name.
- Both PCR and Antigen tests are accepted.
• COVID-19 rapid antigen test completed at the airport; or within 24 hours of entry for travelers entering by land or sea. The following categories of traveler are exempt:
- Children under the age of 15.
- Persons who, for medical reasons, should not take a rapid test (antigen test).
- Travelers in transit, staying in airport transit areas.
- Travelers who have recovered from COVID-19 who carry a positive COVID-19 test that is no more than 14 to 240 days old.
- Travelers vaccinated in the EU/Schengen countries, traveling from a yellow or orange country.
- Travelers transiting Sweden to or from Bornholm without having stopped in Sweden.
• 10-day quarantine for all travelers, except:
- Travelers from ‘yellow countries.'
- Children under the age of 15.
- Travelers who have recovered from COVID-19, carrying a positive COVID-19 test that is 14 to 240 days old.
- Travelers vaccinated in the EU/Schengen countries, traveling from yellow or orange country;
- Danish nationals, residents and residence permit holders who are returning from work in border regions.
- Danish nationals, residents and residence permit holders transiting Sweden to or from Bornholm without having stopped in Sweden; among limited other exceptions available here.
• Other relevant considerations on quarantine include:
- Travelers can reduce quarantine duration by completing a COVID-19 PCR test no earlier than on the fourth day after entry and can cease quarantine upon receiving a negative test.
- Travelers without accommodation suitable for quarantine must quarantine at a municipal isolation facility.
• There are specific requirements in place for travel to the Faroe Islands.
• Some government offices are open:
- Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration (SIRI) offices are open. Applicants can schedule appointments to submit biometric data (photograph and fingerprints) and complete EU Registration.
- A backlog is expected, causing longer processing times and appointment delay.
- Some visa application centers are reopening.
• All other government offices are closed until further notice.
• Travel Restrictions: Entry is allowed for the following categories of travelers:
- Travelers from ‘red countries’ (this now includes India), traveling for urgent purposes (primary caregiver for minor children, visit to seriously ill or dying close relative, transport of goods).
- Travelers from ‘yellow countries’, without restriction on entry purpose.
- Travelers from ‘orange countries’, traveling for a business meeting; to work in Denmark, to perform services or transport goods; to study or train in Denmark; close family of a Danish resident or accompanying a Danish residence permit holder; Travelers from 'orange countries' within the EU or Schengen zone do not require a worthy purpose to enter.
- Danish nationals, residents and travelers holding a Danish residence permit.
- Residents in border regions.
- Travelers in transit.
• Travelers with COVID-19 symptoms will be refused entry.
• Land border checks are in place.
• Travelers are advised to check entry restrictions in transit countries, if applicable.
• Residence permit holders unable to enter Denmark within six months of approval can apply for the permit to remain valid, where it would normally automatically lapse; this is not required for Fast Track applications, as these do not lapse.
• Foreign nationals with approved permits can start work from their home country, provided that their employment contract or assignment letter is in effect, despite not having collected a visa (normally required for visa nationals) or receiving salary at a Danish bank account (normally required for Pay Limit Scheme permit holders).
• Civil registration number deadlines are extended for those who are not able to complete these requirements in the prescribed time.
• Supporting documents can be submitted online.
• Yes. Bookings are being made virtually.
• Apartments are available.
• Most students are back in school or at their education site at either full (100 pct) or reduced presence (20-80 pct).
• Local schools and daycare facilities might close down if the notification rate in the area exceeds a certain limit.
• The vast majority of remaining restrictions were lifted on May 21, 2021.
• TThe 4th reopening phase begins June 26, 2021. All residents in EU and Schengen will be able to enter Denmark with a valid EU Digital COVID Certificate or other relevant documents to prove their negative test, vaccination or recovery from previous infection. They will not have to self-isolate after arrival. The EU Digital COVID Certificate is a common European solution to facilitate safe and free movement within the EU and Schengen.
• The maximum number of people allowed to gather is 100 people in public indoor places.
• Educational institutions are open. There may be local restrictions impacting some schools and educational institutions.
• Restaurants, cafés etc. are open for serving both indoors and outdoors. For indoor service, a Corona passport must be presented. Night life, including clubs, remain closed.
• Museums, art venues, theatres, amusement part etc. are open. Corona passport must be presented.
• Indoor organized sports activities are open. Corona passport may be required.
• Face masks are required for those standing up on public transportation.
• Wearing a face mask is only mandatory when standing up on public transportation.
• Travelers to be considerate of each other and to keep the required distance.
• All paid services during a journey should be cashless transactions.
Household GoodsSurvey (Video/In-person)
• Yes, both / video recommended
Packing/Delivery Services (After Customs Clearance) Available?
• Yes, under strict sanitary regulation from government
• Air: Normal service at present.
• Sea: Normal service at present
• Limited trucking capacity available; high
Can packing/delivery take place without customer, or nominated representative?
• No, customer must sign waiver if nominating a representative