Rules and regulations

There are no longer covid-19 restrictions in Denmark. Get an overview of current regulations and advice on this page.

In addition, the general advice from the Danish health authorities should still be followed, and general infection prevention recommendations should be taken into account.

It is still possible for private businesses and private cultural institutions to require corona passport or the use of a face mask/shield.

Patients without symptoms are recommended to be tested in the following situations (regardless of vaccination status and only if they are over 12 years old) - also applies to co-admitted relatives:

  • There is a health professional recommendation to test patients over the age of 18 who are acutely admitted to the hospital within certain specialties.
  • Patients are recommended to be tested prior to moving into institutions.

There are no longer any restrictions in the social and elderly area.

However, there will continue to be a strong focus on protecting the elderly in nursing homes and in home care and the vulnerable people on social services who are at particular risk of a serious disease course in the event of infection with covid-19.

In the period from 1 July to 15 August 2022 staff in the elderly care (in nursing homes and in home care) are encouraged to take 2 weekly antigen self-tests. As false positive tests can occur, the employee is encouraged by a positive test result to take another antigen self-test.

Per. August 15 2022 permanent staff in the elderly care (in nursing homes and in home care) are encouraged to take 1 PCR test every 14 days.

Loosely attached staff in the elderly care (in nursing homes and in home care), who do not have the opportunity to take the above-mentioned PCR test every 14 days, are encouraged per. August 15, 2022 instead of taking an antigen self-test at the beginning of each shift.

Relatives of + 85-year-olds in a nursing home, or who receive home care, are encouraged to take an antigen self-test prior to the visit and have per. 1 July 2022, the opportunity to receive a free antigen self-test from the municipality.

In the period from 1 July to 15 August 2022 staff on social services with vulnerable people are encouraged to take 2 weekly antigen self-tests. As false positive tests can occur, the employee is encouraged by a positive test result to take another antigen self-test.

Per. August 15 2022 staff on social services with vulnerable people are encouraged to take 1 antigen self-test every 14 days.

There are no longer any recommendations to work from home in either public or private workplaces.

Public and private employers are encouraged to continuously assess the situation and arrange the workplaces according to local infection conditions and the physical conditions in the workplace.

There are special recommendations for testing staff in the elderly care.

There is no assembly ban or any restrictions on how many spectators may attend cultural and sporting events.

There are no restrictions on public transport or driving tests.

The Danish airports no longer require air travelers to wear face mask or shield, but other airports may require this. Also, you should check with your airline if they require you to wear a face mask on board the aircraft.

You should not travel by public transport if you are ill or suspected of being infected.

There are no longer any restrictions on day care, but a number of recommendations apply to prevent infection.

A sharper focus is encouraged on complying with the recommendations in the Danish Health Authority's general guidelines on the prevention and management of the spread of covid-19. This involves distance between employees, frequent ventilation, e.g. once an hour, avoiding crowding inside, maintaining good routines with good hand hygiene, frequent cleaning of contact points, etc. Find the advice here.

As a security-creating measure, it is recommended that you provide local opportunities for staff in day care, etc. can use face mask or visor if they wish.

There are no restrictions, but there are a number of recommendations to prevent infection.

A sharper focus is encouraged on complying with the recommendations in the Danish Health Authority's general guidelines on the prevention and management of the spread of covid-19. This involves distance between employees, frequent ventilation, e.g. in each break where children can be outside, avoiding crowding inside, maintaining good routines with good hand hygiene, frequent cleaning of contact points, etc. Find the advice here.

It is recommended that the use of face mask and shield for staff be allowed locally in some situations.

There are no longer any restrictions for educational institutions, but there are a number of recommendations to prevent infection.

It is recommended that staff in some situations are allowed to wear facemask or shield.

There is a general recommendation to follow the Danish Health Authority's good advice on preventing the spread of infection with covid-19. Including distance between employees, frequent ventilation once an hour, avoid crowding inside, maintain good routines with good hand hygiene, frequent cleaning of contact points, etc.

Congestion should be avoided inside and it is recommended that distance be kept among employees, visitors, parents and others. The distance recommendation does not include students, course participants and participants or between students, course participants, participants and staff.

Prevent infection

It is important to follow the Danish Health Authority’s six steps for infection prevention. Please be mindful of them at home, in public spaces, in school and at the workplace.

Questions and answers

Here you will find an overview of all frequently asked questions about covid-19.

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) 70 20 02 33

Contact and hotlines

When travelling to and from Denmark

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.

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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Vaccination

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Test for covid-19

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Corona passport