Date Updated

07/07/2021



  • • 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 Goods

    Survey (Video/In-person)
    • Yes, both / video recommended

    Packing/Delivery Services (After Customs Clearance) Available?
    • Yes, under strict sanitary regulation from government

    Freight Availability/Cost
    • Air: Normal service at present.
    • Sea: Normal service at present

    Road Availability
    • Limited trucking capacity available; high
    rates.

    Can packing/delivery take place without customer, or nominated representative?
    • No, customer must sign waiver if nominating a representative

Entry Restrictions

Partially Restricted

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