COVID-19 Reopening Matrix
• Fully vaccinated travelers are exempt from COVID-19 testing
• Unvaccinated travelers from green and yellow regions or countries require a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before entry or an antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before entry; and test upon arrival.
• Unvaccinated travelers from orange regions or countries require a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before entry or an antigen test taken no more than 48h hours before entry. Rapid antigen tests are not accepted for travelers from the United Kingdom. These travelers complete 10-day home quarantine and can reduce the quarantine duration by completing a PCR test on the 4th day of quarantine and obtaining a negative result.
• Unvaccinated travelers from red countries require a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before entry. These travelers complete 10-day quarantine and can reduce the quarantine duration by completing a PCR test on the 4th day of quarantine and obtaining a negative result.
• Different exemptions for COVID-19 tests are listed here and here.
• Further information is available on this website: https://en.coronasmitte.dk/rules-andregulations/entry-into-denmark
• 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: Travelers are advised to check this website shortly before travel: https://en.coronasmitte.dk/rules-and-regulations/entry-into-denmark
• Entry is allowed depending on the categorization of the country of departure (green/yellow/orange/red), for EU/Schengen Area regions and here for other regions. Categorization changes on an almost weekly basis.
- Unvaccinated travelers from green and yellow regions or countries are permitted entry for any purpose, though subject to the medical requirements listed below.
- Unvaccinated travelers from orange regions or countries are permitted entry for “worthy purposes,” which include work, business, studies, and private or legal matters, as well as real estate transactions.
- Unvaccinated travelers from red countries are permitted entry for “special worthy purposes” only, which include being primary caregiver of minors, being related to an ill or dying person in Denmark, persons transporting freight, air/ship crew members as well as offshore workers or maritime technicians in transit and travelers for diplomatic reasons.
• 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.
• The 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 rates.
Can packing/delivery take place without customer, or nominated representative?
• No, customer must sign waiver if nominating a representative.