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Denmark Travel Restrictions

76.91% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 76.82% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom will not be allowed to enter Denmark.
Fully vaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom can enter Denmark without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Denmark for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Denmark entry details and exceptions

Danish nationals and residents may still return to Denmark from anywhere. Travelers who are not nationals or residents can still enter Denmark with a worthy purpose.

Proof will be required to demonstrate a ‘worthy purpose’ to enter. Examples of 'worthy purposes' include work or study in Denmark, transporting goods, and various family-related reasons, for example visiting a family member or partner who is a Danish resident. The full list of 'worthy purposes' is subject to change and can be found here.


Outgoing travel to DenmarkTravelling from the United Kingdom to Denmark

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 hours before departing to Denmark.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions

For a continuous journey, the following rules apply: If the passenger travels to Denmark on a continuous journey via stopovers at one or more airports, the test can be taken up to 24 hours before boarding at the first airport. The test must be presented in connection with the last flight that has a destination in Denmark.It does not apply to passengers aged 12 years or less.

Quarantine requirements

Unvaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering Denmark.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

The isolation period can be shortened

Isolation may be broken after a negative test no earlier than on the 4th day after the entry.


Return travelReturning to the United Kingdom from Denmark

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated travellers returning from Denmark must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to the United Kingdom.

Fully vaccinated travellers with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions

Qualified fully vaccinated travelers are not required to present a pre-departure test when traveling to England. However, they are still required to book and pay for a day 2 COVID-19 test which will be taken on or before day 2 after arrival in the country. An individual traveling to the country is considered fully vaccinated if he/she meets the qualification indicated here.

Travelers who are unvaccinated, partially vaccinated or those who are not qualified under the fully vaccinated rules are required to present a pre-departure test (to be taken any time in the 3 days before the departure date), day 2 and day 8 PCR tests. They may check the pricelist and order the test thru these authorized testing providers.

Travelers could be fined £500 if they are unable to present a pre-departure test.

Travelers from the Common Travel Area (the UK, Ireland, Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey, Ascension, Falkland Islands and St Helena) are exempt from the test requirement.

Quarantine requirements

Unvaccinated visitors returning from Denmark will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering the United Kingdom.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

Details and exceptions

Travelers who are unvaccinated, partially vaccinated or those who are not qualified under the fully vaccinated rules arriving from non-red list countries are required to quarantine at home or in the place they are staying for 10 days.

Permitted travelers from the red list countries are mandated to quarantine in a managed hotel. They must be administered with day 2 and day 8 test. They will be required to continue their quarantine period regardless of the result of their day 2 test. For travelers who have positive result, quarantine will start from the date after the result of their day 2 test and they no longer need to use the day 8 test.

For travelers who will have a positive result after using the day 8 test, they will need to quarantine further. They will have to finish the quarantine starting from the date after the result of their day 8 test.

Travelers who have both negative result for day 2 and day 8 test will be out of the 10-day quarantine from the day they arrived in the country.

Travelers going to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are advised to check further details regarding their quarantine requirement.

Documents
Mandatory passenger locator form

Submit the form any time in the 48 hours before arriving in the UK. Show the form when checking in your plane, train or ferry to the UK.

Managed quarantine package for Scotland

All travelers arriving directly to Scotland are required to book their Managed Quarantine Package prior to travel.

COVID-19 testing package

All travelers must book and pay for a COVID-19 Testing Package prior to travel to England and Scotland.


FAQs

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom can enter Denmark without restrictions. Unvaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom will not be allowed to enter Denmark.

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom can enter Denmark without restrictions.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom will not be allowed to enter Denmark.

  • Fully vaccinated travelers coming from the United Kingdom are not required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result. Unvaccinated travellers coming from the United Kingdom will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 hours before departure.

  • Fully vaccinated travellers from the United Kingdom are not required to quarantine. Unvaccinated travellers from the United Kingdom are required to isolate for 10 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Mask usage in Denmark is required in public spaces and public transportation.

  • Restaurants in Denmark are open with restrictions. Bars in Denmark are open with restrictions.