Rules and regulations

Read about current advice and regulation in Denmark, and travel rules when travelling to Denmark.

General rules in Denmark

In Denmark, a face mask or shield is required at the airport. You are also advised to wear a face mask or shield at test centres or when you visit the hospital.

However, some groups are exempt from the required use of face mask or shield. These include, for instance, children up to the age of 12, people with a decreased level of consciousness, or people with physical or mental impairments that make it impossible for them to remove the face mask or shield themselves. Face masks may be removed if the wearer experience a severe discomfort, such as difficulty breathing.

You are not required to wear a face mask or shield when using public transportation.

If you experience symptoms of COVID-19, you should follow the general guidance of how to prevent the spread of infection.

Read more on how to prevent infection (sst.dk)

Restaurants, cafés and bars are open with no specific restrictions. 

You may be required to wear a mask or present a corona passport at businesses and private cultural institutions as they are generally allowed to make their own requirements.

All stores and shopping centres are open. Please keep a safe distance when shopping.

You may be required to wear a mask or present a corona passport at businesses and private cultural institutions as they are generally allowed to make their own requirements.

Corona passport is not required if you are going for a massage, getting a haircut, a tattoo etc.

 Yet, you may be required to wear a mask or present a corona passport as businesses are allowed to make their own requirements.

Discos and nightclubs are open. It is not necessary to present a valid corona passport. 

You may be required to wear a mask or present a corona passport at businesses and private cultural institutions as they are generally allowed to make their own requirements.

Children and parents who have symptoms of COVID-19 must follow the general advice to keep children home from school and get tested immediately.

Unvaccinated pupils over the age of 12 and primary and lower secondary school staff are strongly encouraged to take a test once per week.

Pupils between the age of 9 and 11 are strongly encouraged to take a test once per week.

Children and parents who have symptoms of COVID-19 must follow the general advice to keep children home from the institution and get tested immediately.

Staff is strongly encouraged to take a test once a week.

If you are not vaccinated or previously infected it is important that you are continuously and regularly tested – preferably once per week – at one of the many test centres.

Find COVID-19 test center

If you experience symptoms of COVID-19, you should follow the general guidance of not going into work, and you should get tested immediately.

Read more on how to prevent infection (sst.dk)

Entry

Travelling to Denmark

If you are not a Danish national or a resident of Denmark, different rules apply for entering Denmark depending on your vaccine status and the country you are arriving from.

Entry rules for residents

These are the rules that apply when you return home from holiday travel, if you have permanent residence in or a residence permit for Denmark.

Travel out of Denmark

Information and guidelines from The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark regarding travelling out of Denmark.

General information

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Corona passport

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Vaccination

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Test for COVID-19

Questions and answers about COVID-19

Here you will find an overview of all frequently asked questions about COVID-19 on coronasmitte.dk.

Questions and answers about COVID-19

Contact and hotlines

If you do not find an answer to your question here, please call the joint Danish authorities' hotline at +45 7020 0233

Contact and hotlines