COVID-19 measures and restrictions

Get a quick overview of applicable measures and restrictions introduced to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Denmark.

The maximum number of people allowed to gather is 100 people in public indoor places.  

Educational institutions are open. Local restrictions of schools and educational institutions might occur.

Restaurants, cafés etc. are open for serving both indoors and outdoors. For indoor service corona passport must presented. Night life such as clubs remain closed.

Museums, art venues, theatres, amusement part etc. are open. Corona passport must be presented.

Indoors organized sports activities are open. Corona passport may be required.

Liberal professions are open with the requirement to implement measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Corona passport must be presented and will be checked minimum once a day for people at the venue.  

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What is corona passport?

Test: You can use a negative test as documentation if the test has been performed within the last 72 hours.

Vaccination: You can use vaccination in the corona passport 14 days after you first shot with COVID-19 vaccine. The second shot (if required) must be done before 42 days in order to maintain the corona passport.

Previous infection: Your positive PCR-test must be completed within the last 14 days and up to 8 months after to be valid as documentation.

Overview of national COVID-19 measures

Restaurants and cafés

Restaurants, cafés, bars, are open. Restaurants, cafés, bars, etc. must be closed between 24.00 and 05.00. Night life such as clubs remain closed.

For indoor service, a corona passport must be presented.
For outdoor service, corona passport is not required.

Schools and Education

Educational institutions are open. Local restrictions of schools and educational institutions might occur.  

When attending physically, pupils and employees in primary and lower secondary schools are strongly encouraged documenting a negative COVID-19-test no older than 72 hours. When attending physically, students and employees in general upper secondary education institutions are required to document a negative COVID-19-test no older than 72 hours. The requirement does not apply if you have previously been infected or are protected from your first shot with a vaccine.

Stores

All stores, shopping centres, shopping arcades and bazaars are open with the requirement to implement measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Liberal professions are open with the requirement to implement measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Corona passport must be presented and will be checked minimum once a day for people at the venue.

Cultural Institutions, Religious Services, Social Life, etc.

Museums, art venues, theatres, movie theatres, zoological gardens etc. are open. Corona passport must be presented.

Sport activities are open. Corona passport may be required.

An audience for soccer matches in certain leagues is allowed with separated seating and minimum one meter distance. Corona passport must be presented.

The recommendation for citizens who have been working from home due to COVID-19 are from 21 May 2021 revised and now suggest that they can attend work physically up to 20 pct.

There is a requirement to use personal protective equipment in public transport on journeys where you are not sitting down.

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