Last Updated: October 5, 2020
Denmark has reopened its borders for international tourism. But only allowing selected countries in both the European Union nations and a few countries outside of the EU are welcome at this time.
Which Countries Can Travel To Denmark?
The most up to date information about country and regional restrictions is on Denmark’s official police website
Denmark announced a list of approved safe countries. Consequently, this was suggested by the EU to all EU members as of June 30th. Therefore Denmark’s borders are open to a select number of both third and EU countries:
Special conditions apply to the countries listed below, more information is available on Denmark’s official police website
September 14 update: The Czech Republic has been added in Denmark’s list of Coronavirus high-risk countries. This means that travelers from the Czech Republic are prohibited from entering Denmark except for certain essential reasons.
Is There A Mandatory Tests And/Or Quarantine On Arrival?
To clarify, there are no mandatory tests and quarantine upon arrival to Denmark for the countries listed above. However, If a tourist wishing to enter shows clear signs of sickness, for example, a cough, fever, or similar, they will not be allowed to enter into Denmark.
September 18 update: Authorities in Denmark will tighten COVID-19 related entry restrictions for travelers from several countries beginning Sept. 19. Travelers from Austria, Hungary, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Romania, Switzerland, and Portugal will no longer be allowed to enter the country, except for essential purposes, such as work, study, or family reasons.
Other Entry Rules For Denmark
Above all, to enter Denmark, tourists from the approved countries must show documentation of a valid booking for a minimum of 6 nights on entry. On the other hand, excluding those with a permanent residence in the border region.
That is to say, all travelers must bring a booking confirmation/rental agreement from the hotel, campsite, or summerhouse rental agency stating the place of accommodation. Especially the duration of the stay and the names of the persons who have booked the stay. In addition, a proof of a stay in a private home must contain information about the location of the home and contact details of the persons entering Denmark and the person(s) letting or lending the home.
Here are the other entry rules for Denmark:
- Wearing face masks is not required in Denmark but is mandatory at the airport.
- In addition, all travelers should have travel health insurance in place that covers COVID-19
What’s Open in Denmark?
- Hotels and other accommodations
- Restaurants and cafes in Denmark are open under health guidelines and restrictions.
- Libraries, popular outdoor sports, professional sport without spectators and safari parks are open under restrictions.
- Museums, theaters, art exhibitions, cinemas, and public aquariums
- Outdoor amusement parks, zoos, and botanical gardens
- Summer activities for children and young people
Please note that the ban on gatherings will be changed to 30-50 people and an announcement will be made concerning wedding celebrations, confirmation celebrations etc.
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