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Overview

In view of the rapid spread of COVID-19 across the world, Denmark has put in place precautionary measures to reduce the risk of importation of COVID-19. Before making a decision to move to Denmark, it is important to keep up with the latest news on the travel restrictions to help you better plan your relocation. Here are 3 essential things you can do as you wait for the opportunity to relocate in times of COVID-19.

Information still current at: 11 October 2021

Last Updated at: 11 October 2021

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Overview

In view of the rapid spread of COVID-19 across the world, Denmark has put in place precautionary measures to reduce the risk of importation of COVID-19. Before making a decision to move to Denmark, it is important to keep up with the latest news on the travel restrictions to help you better plan your relocation.

Information still current at: 11 October 2021

Last Updated at: 11 October 2021

THINKING OF MOVING AND LIVING IN DENMARK?

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Latest Update 

Denmark now allows restriction-free entry for arrivals from Portugal, Sweden, Liechtenstein & several other regions of France & Greece

The Danish authorities have announced that travellers reaching the country from Portugal, Sweden, Liechtenstein, and several other regions of France and Greece will now be permitted restriction-free entry (from 9 Oct) since they have been moved to the green list, which includes countries considered safe based on their COVID-19 epidemiological situation.

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Entering Denmark Borders

  • All travellers to Denmark who are not habitually resident or do not hold a valid residence permit must provide a worthy purpose to enter Denmark.
  • All travellers are required to present negative COVID-19 test results taken within 48 hours before arrival in Denmark.
  • All travellers must isolate at an isolation site for 10 days upon entering Denmark. Travellers must not leave the isolation site before the end of 10 day period (rules also applies to those who tested negative upon arrival in Denmark). The mandatory isolation may be broken after obtaining a negative PCR test taken no earlier than the fourth day after the entry into Denmark.
  • All travellers from the EU and Schengen countries region do not need to self-isolate unless they enter from red countries.
  • All air passengers from orange or red countries or regions, including Danish citizens, are required to present a negative COVID-19 test when boarding a flight with a destination in Denmark.
  • The test requirement prior to boarding an aircraft from all “green”, “yellow” and “orange” countries and regions is lifted, and there is no longer a requirement to get tested upon entry if you arrive from a green country/region.

For latest information on the requirements regarding test and isolation when entering Denmark, please click here. 

Advice Upon Returning To Denmark

  • Persons entering Denmark will now be subject to mandatory testing and 10-day isolation.

For more information, please click here.

Leaving Denmark Borders

  • The Ministry of Foreign Affairs travel advice offers non-binding guidance on travel rules and restrictions.
  • It is advisable for travellers who plan to leave Denmark to stay updated on the travel advice for their designated country and to follow the local authorities instruction.

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Currently, education institutes are open in Denmark.

Primary and Lower Secondary Education

  • Pupils and employees are strongly encouraged to document a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours when attending physical classes.

Upper Secondary Education

  • Pupils and employees are required to document a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours when attending physical classes.
  • The requirement does not apply if you have previously been infected or are protected from your first shot with a vaccine*

For the latest update on school restrictions in Denmark, please click here. 

Here are some tips on how you can protect your child from COVID-19.

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Visa Application, Residence Permits in Denmark

  • In light of the COVID-19 situation, visa applications in Denmark are still available. However, most nationalities will need a worthy purpose to enter Denmark.
  • To find out about the types of worthy purpose, you can refer to the reduced list from the website of the Danish Police.
  • Foreigners, who have a valid residence permit under the Working Holiday scheme, will only be able to enter Denmark if they also have a worthy purpose, e.g. a job.

For more information on where to apply for visas and residence permit in Denmark, please click here.

Immigration Services

  • The immigration Service’s Citizen Service is open.
  • To book an appointment online for the following service (Biometric features for residence permit, new passport, re-entry permit, short term visa extension, laissez-passer (pick up)), please click here. 
  • Try not to arrive too early when visiting the Immigration Service’s Citizen Service as there are limited counters and waiting spaces available.
  • It is recommended to arrive 5 minutes before your booked appointment.
  • Mask wearing are required for person at the age of 12 or older when visiting the Immigration Service’s Citizen Service.

For more details on immigration in Denmark, please click here. 

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Short Term Accommodation

  • Short term rentals are available in Denmark, where bookings are made online.
  • Service apartment are also available for booking.

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Pet Import Requirements (Non-Commerical Moves)

  • All pets entering Denmark must be microchipped and vaccinated.
  • All pets must obtain an original Rabies Certificate.
  • The Rabies vaccine must be at least 21 days old at the time of the final health exam.
  • Import documentation must be completed 10 days before departure to Denmark.
  • The EU 5-Day Rules require pets to fly within five days of their owners to consider the move as non-commercial. If the rule was not met, the movie would be considered a commercial move, which has a higher cost and changes the EU import requirements and timeline.
  • Other ways to make relocation with pets easier

For more detailed information on pet import to Denmark, please visit Petrelocation.com. 

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Check out the following pages and contact informations to get the latest updates on the COVID-19 situation.
Contact Embassy of Denmark at:
Tel: +44 (0)20 7333 0200
Fax: +44 (0)20 7333 0270
Email: lonamb@um.dk

In case of emergency outside opening hours, you can contact the Ministry for Foreign Affair’s 24/7 call centre: +45 3392 1112.

For COVID-19 updates visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark and Coronasmitte.dk

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Latest Update 

Denmark now allows restriction-free entry for arrivals from Portugal, Sweden, Liechtenstein & several other regions of France & Greece

The Danish authorities have announced that travellers reaching the country from Portugal, Sweden, Liechtenstein, and several other regions of France and Greece will now be permitted restriction-free entry (from 9 Oct) since they have been moved to the green list, which includes countries considered safe based on their COVID-19 epidemiological situation.

Entering Denmark Borders

  • All travellers to Denmark who are not habitually resident or do not hold a valid residence permit must provide a worthy purpose to enter Denmark.
  • All travellers are required to present negative COVID-19 test results taken within 48 hours before arrival in Denmark.
  • All travellers must isolate at an isolation site for 10 days upon entering Denmark. Travellers must not leave the isolation site before the end of 10 day period (rules also applies to those who tested negative upon arrival in Denmark). The mandatory isolation may be broken after obtaining a negative PCR test taken no earlier than the fourth day after the entry into Denmark.
  • All travellers from the EU and Schengen countries region do not need to self-isolate unless they enter from red countries.
  • All air passengers from orange or red countries or regions, including Danish citizens, are required to present a negative COVID-19 test when boarding a flight with a destination in Denmark.
  • The test requirement prior to boarding an aircraft from all “green”, “yellow” and “orange” countries and regions is lifted, and there is no longer a requirement to get tested upon entry if you arrive from a green country/region.

For lastest information on the requirements regarding test and isolation when entering Denmark, please click here. 

Advice Upon Returning To Denmark

  • Persons entering Denmark will now be subject to mandatory testing and 10-day isolation.

For more information, please click here.

Leaving Denmark Borders

  • The Ministry of Foreign Affairs travel advice offers non-binding guidance on travel rules and restrictions.
  • It is advisable for travellers who plan to leave Denmark to stay updated on the travel advice for their designated country and to follow the local authorities instruction.

Currently, education institutes are open in Denmark.

Primary and Lower Secondary Education

  • Pupils and employees are strongly encouraged to document a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours when attending physical classes.

Upper Secondary Education

  • Pupils and employees are required to document a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours when attending physical classes.
  • The requirement does not apply if you have previously been infected or are protected from your first shot with a vaccine*

For the latest update on school restrictions in Denmark, please click here. 

Visa Application, Residence Permits in Denmark

  • In light of the COVID-19 situation, visa applications in Denmark are still available. However, most nationalities will need a worthy purpose to enter Denmark.
  • To find out about the types of worthy purpose, you can refer to the reduced list from the website of the Danish Police.
  • Foreigners, who have a valid residence permit under the Working Holiday scheme, will only be able to enter Denmark if they also have a worthy purpose, e.g. a job.

For more information on where to apply for visas and residence permit in Denmark, please click here.

Immigration Services

  • The immigration Service’s Citizen Service is open.
  • To book an appointment online for the following service (Biometric features for residence permit, new passport, re-entry permit, short term visa extension, laissez-passer (pick up)), please click here. 
  • Try not to arrive too early when visiting the Immigration Service’s Citizen Service as there are limited counters and waiting spaces available.
  • It is recommended to arrive 5 minutes before your booked appointment.
  • Mask wearing are required for person at the age of 12 or 0lder when visiting the Immigration Service’s Citizen Service.

For more details on immigration in Denmark, please click here. 

Short Term Accommodation

  • Short term rentals are available in Denmark, where bookings are made online.
  • Service apartment are also available for booking.

Pet Import Requirements (Non-Commerical Moves)

  • All pets entering Denmark must be microchipped and vaccinated.
  • All pets must obtain an original Rabies Certificate.
  • The Rabies vaccine must be at least 21 days old at the time of the final health exam.
  • Import documentation must be completed 10 days before departure to Denmark.
  • The EU 5-Day Rules require pets to fly within five days of their owners to consider the move as non-commercial. If the rule was not met, the movie would be considered a commercial move, which has a higher cost and changes the EU import requirements and timeline.

For more detailed information on pet import to Denmark, please visit Petrelocation.com. 

Check out the following pages and contact informations to get the latest updates on the COVID-19 situation.
Contact Embassy of Denmark at:
Tel: +44 (0)20 7333 0200
Fax: +44 (0)20 7333 0270
Email: lonamb@um.dk

In case of emergency outside opening hours, you can contact the Ministry for Foreign Affair’s 24/7 call centre: +45 3392 1112.

For COVID-19 updates visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark and Coronasmitte.dk

Summary

Here is an overview of the travel restrictions and visa updates in Denmark.

Category:Travel History Travel Measures Designated U.S Airports:
USA Residents (including Permanent Residents and their immediate family members)Hubei Province in the past 14 daysAllowed entry, redirected to one of the 13 airports & subjected to up to 14 days of mandatory quarantine 13 airports include: Atlanta (ATL)
Boston (BOS)
Chicago (ORD),
Dallas (DFW)
Detroit (DTW)
Honolulu (HNL)
Los Angeles (LAX)
Miami (MIA)
New York (JFK or EWR)
San Francisco (SFO)
Seattle (SEA)
Washington (IAD)
China, Iran, European Schengen area, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland in the past 14 daysAllowed entry, redirected to one of the 13 airports & subjected to 14 days of monitored self-quarantine
All other countries/ regionsAllowed entry
Foreign Nationals
China, Iran, European Schengen area, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland in the past 14 daysNot allowed entry-
All other countries/ regionsAllowed entry -

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