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Persons resident in banned or high-risk countries/regions

Persons resident in countries/regions classified as banned can enter Denmark if they have a worthy purpose. If you arrive from a high-risk country within the EU and the Schengen area as well as the United Kingdom or from at banned country in the rest of the world, you must also present proof of a negative COVID-19 test. The test must have been taken no more than 72 hours before entry.

Entry into Denmark in general

Valid travel ID

Read about valid travel ID that you must bring for border controls upon entering Denmark:

 

Travel ID

 

Other relevant documents

An official document that provides proof of your address, including country and possibly region, such as a document showing your registered address or the like, and a passport.

Foreigners with clear symptoms, such as fever and a dry cough, cannot enter Denmark.
Entry and disembarkation for passengers and crew members on board cruise ships and other passenger ships which have room for more than 100 passengers and which do not operate a regular service with regular arrivals and departures to/from Danish ports must obtain special permission from the Epidemic Commission or anyone else authorised by the Commission, see Executive Order No. 1207 of 13 August 2020 on the prohibition of disembarkation from cruise ships etc. in connection with the handling of COVID-19.
Proof of negative COVID-19 test required

Proof of negative COVID-19 test required

The police will check the test certificate (proof of a negative COVID-19 test) of the person who wants to enter Denmark at the border.

The police only accepts test certificates in the Scandinavian languages, German, English, French, Spanish or Italian.

The name of the tested person, the time of the test and the name of the issuer of the certificate must clearly appear from the certificate.

The test must not be inconclusive (inconclusive means that the test did not provide a clear result or that the analysis was void).

At this point in time, no specific type of COVID-19 test is required. The test must show whether a person is infected with COVID-19. This means that both PCR tests and antigen tests are accepted in connection with entry into Denmark whereas antibody tests do not meet the requirement. The person entering Denmark will be strongly encouraged to take a PCR test after entry.

The police will refuse entry if there is any doubt about the validity of test certificate.

 

Download declaration of negative COVID-19 test

Requirement for testing time

It is a condition that you can show proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours before entry.

For instance, if you were tested on Tuesday at 4.00 pm, you must have received your test result and your test certificate and have entered Denmark by Friday at 4.00 pm. After Friday at 4.00 pm, you can no longer use your test result to enter Denmark.

 

Classification of countries, requirements and exceptions

Persons resident in high-risk countries who have a worthy purpose of entering Denmark, including employees, are required to present proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours before entry.

For countries within the EU and the Schengen area as well as the United Kingdom, a high-risk country is defined in line with the recommendation made by the European Council on 13 October 2020 to adopt a coordinated approach to travel measures (that is, red and grey countries). For a list of grey and red countries to which this requirement applies reference is made to the page Is my country/area an open, banned or high-risk country/region? The list of high-risk countries in the EU and the Schengen area as well as the United Kingdom is updated weekly by the SSI and for third countries whenever relevant, including on the basis of the list updated by the EU.

 

The requirement will also apply to persons resident in the border regions (Norway, Schleswig-Holstein, Scania, Halland or Blekinge), if they do not have a worthy purpose of entry.

 

Further, the requirement will apply to banned countries outside the EU and the Schengen area as well as the United Kingdom.

 

The requirement does not apply to persons resident in the border regions (Norway, Schleswig-Holstein, Scania, Halland or Blekinge), as long as they have a worthy purpose of entry into Denmark.

 

Nor does the requirement apply to persons who enter Denmark in connection with the transportation of freight.

If a person who wants to enter Denmark cannot present proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours before entry, the relevant person must normally expect to be refused entry as of Monday, 26 October 2020.

 

Restriction on entry into certain municipalities in North Jutland for persons resident abroad
As of 19 November 2020, persons who are not permanently resident in Denmark are again allowed to enter Denmark and the municipalities of Hjørring, Frederikshavn, Brønderslev, Jammerbugt, Vesthimmerland, Thisted and Læsø if they have a worthy purpose.

 

Request from the Danish authorities

 

  • Migrant workers are encouraged to take a test before going back to their country of origin.
  • Persons resident outside Denmark are strongly encouraged not to enter the affected municipalities.

 

Worthy purposes of entry into Denmark

 

If you are a resident of a country/region classified as a banned country/region, you can enter Denmark if:

Work, business, studies etc.

You can enter Denmark if you have a job in Denmark or are a self-employed person working in Denmark, including if you work as a professional artist or athlete.

 

You can enter Denmark if you have a valid work permit for Denmark. The same applies if you have not yet used your work permit and the purpose of entering Denmark is to work.

 

Relevant documents

A valid employment contract from an employer in Denmark along with your most recent pay slip as proof that you are still employed.

 

If you have a work permit, you are advised to present it together with a valid employment contract.

 

If you are a self-employed person, you are advised to present proof in the form of a certificate of incorporation.

 

If you are a professional artist or athlete, you must be able to present proof of the working relationship and of the time and place of the work, such as an email or other written agreement on the performance of the work. Further, you must bring the contact details of a relevant contact person for the meeting/work in Denmark who can confirm the information provided by you.

 

If you arrive from a high-risk country within the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom or from a banned country outside the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom, you must also present proof of a negative COVID-19. negative COVID-19 test. The test must have been taken no more than 72 hours before entry. 

 

For instance, if you were tested on Tuesday at 4.00 pm, you must have received your test result and your test certificate and have entered Denmark by Friday at 4.00 pm. After Friday at 4.00 pm, you can no longer use your test result to enter Denmark. 

 

Persons, who enter Denmark in connection with the transportation of freight, are exempted from the test requirement.

 

Volunteer work is not considered a worthy purpose of entering Denmark.

You can enter Denmark for the purpose of attending meetings etc. as part of your job. 

 

Relevant documents

You must be able to present evidence, such as an email, of the working relationship and of the time and place of the meeting/work.

Further, you must be able to present the contact details of a relevant contact person for the meeting/work in Denmark who can confirm the information provided by you.

 

If you arrive from a high-risk country within the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom or from a banned country outside the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom, you must also present proof of a negative COVID-19. negative COVID-19 test. The test must have been taken no more than 72 hours before entry.

 

For instance, if you were tested on Tuesday at 4.00 pm, you must have received your test result and your test certificate and have entered Denmark by Friday at 4.00 pm. After Friday at 4.00 pm, you can no longer use your test result to enter Denmark.

The Working Holiday Scheme has been temporarily suspended, but if you have at valid residence permit, you can normally still enter Denmark. 

 

Relevant documents

You have to show a valid residence permit.

 

If you arrive from a high-risk country within the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom or from a banned country outside the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom, you must also present proof of a negative COVID-19. negative COVID-19 test. The test must have been taken no more than 72 hours before entry.

 

For instance, if you were tested on Tuesday at 4.00 pm, you must have received your test result and your test certificate and have entered Denmark by Friday at 4.00 pm. After Friday at 4.00 pm, you can no longer use your test result to enter Denmark.

You can enter Denmark if you are to perform services or transport goods into or out of Denmark, including if you are to transport goods out of Denmark in your private car for business purposes.

 

Relevant documents

One of the following documents:

  • Proof of the transaction in the form of an invoice, a receipt, a purchase agreement or the like.
  • Receipt for registration in the Register of Foreign Service Providers (Registret for Udenlandske Tjenesteydere), RUT. The receipt must be reforwarded by the employer to the employee.
  • Proof of social security (PD A1) in connection with work in another EU/EEA country issued by the authorities in the country of origin of the employer/the self-employed person.
  • If you arrive from a high-risk country within the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom or from a banned country outside the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom, you must also present proof of a negative COVID-19. negative COVID-19 test. The test must have been taken no more than 72 hours before entry.

     

    For instance, if you were tested on Tuesday at 4.00 pm, you must have received your test result and your test certificate and have entered Denmark by Friday at 4.00 pm. After Friday at 4.00 pm, you can no longer use your test result to enter Denmark. 

     
    NB Persons, who enter Denmark in connection with the transportation of freight, are exempted from the test requirement.

You can also enter Denmark if you are an aircraft crew member, a diplomat, an offshore worker or belong to another category of persons mentioned in Annex VII of the Schengen Borders Code.

You can enter Denmark if you are a seaman signing on or off in Denmark in connection with a crew change. However, you can only sign off from a cruise liner or a passenger ship with room for more than 100 passengers with the approval of the Epidemic Commission.

If you are a seaman on a cargo ship or on a small passenger ship (with room for 100 passengers or less), you can go ashore to exercise your right to shore leave. The general conditions applicable to the right to shore leave must be observed. If you are a seaman on a large passenger ship with room for more than 100 passengers, you can only go ashore with the approval of the Epidemic Commission.

 

Relevant documents

Confirmation from your employer of where and when you are to sign on or off.

Proof of your business in Denmark, your employment contract and possibly a document confirming that you are travelling for business purposes.

 

If you are a diplomat, you must show your diplomatic passport and proof that you are travelling as an official of the state.

 

If you are a seaman permanently resident in a high-risk country within the EU and the Schengen area as well as the United Kingdom or a banned country in the rest of the world and you want to exercise your right to shore leave, you are required to present proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours before entry.

 

For instance, if you were tested on Tuesday at 4.00 pm, you must have received your test result and your test certificate and have entered Denmark by Friday at 4.00 pm. After Friday at 4.00 pm, you can no longer use your test result to enter Denmark.

 

International air crew members are exempt from the requirement to present proof of a negative COVID-19 test when they enter Denmark as part of their job.

International ship crew members who are signing on or off in Danish ports and international workers entering Denmark to sign on or off at offshore installations are exempt from the requirement to present proof of a negative COVID-19 test.

You can enter Denmark if you are going to a job interview in Denmark. 

 

Relevant documents

The invitation to the job interview from the Danish company must include contact details of the person at the Danish company. 

 

If you arrive from a high-risk country within the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom or from a banned country outside the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom, you must also present proof of a negative COVID-19. negative COVID-19 test. The test must have been taken no more than 72 hours before entry.

 

For instance, if you were tested on Tuesday at 4.00 pm, you must have received your test result and your test certificate and have entered Denmark by Friday at 4.00 pm. After Friday at 4.00 pm, you can no longer use your test result to enter Denmark.

You can enter Denmark if you are enrolled at an educational institution that is open on the condition that you must attend classes or have an exam requiring physical presence.
 
You can also enter Denmark if you are going to take an admission test or the like that cannot be taken online and the test is a prerequisite for being admitted to a Danish educational programme. The educational programme for which you are taking the test must be offered by a Danish public educational institution.
 
Moreover, you can enter Denmark if you have been admitted to an educational institution in Denmark. You must enter Denmark as late as possible before the start of your study programme and not earlier than two weeks before. If you have been issued with a student residence permit, you can present your residence permit as proof that you are entitled to study and live in Denmark.  

 

Relevant documents

A letter of confirmation from the educational institution at which you have enrolled or at which you are taking an admission test. It must also appear that the educational institution is open and that you have business requiring physical presence such as classes or an exam.
 
If you have been issued with a student residence permit, you can present your residence permit as proof that you are entitled to study and live in Denmark.

 

If you arrive from a high-risk country within the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom or from a banned country outside the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom, you must also present proof of a negative COVID-19. negative COVID-19 test. The test must have been taken no more than 72 hours before entry.

 

For instance, if you were tested on Tuesday at 4.00 pm, you must have received your test result and your test certificate and have entered Denmark by Friday at 4.00 pm. After Friday at 4.00 pm, you can no longer use your test result to enter Denmark.

You can enter Denmark if you have a traineeship that is a mandatory element of a formal further education programme in another country. In that case, the traineeship in Denmark will be deemed to be in the same category as education in Denmark.

 

Relevant documents

A letter of confirmation from your foreign educational institution that a traineeship in another country is a mandatory element of your education programme as well as the trainee contract with your Danish traineeship workplace.

 

If you arrive from a high-risk country within the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom or from a banned country outside the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom, you must also present proof of a negative COVID-19. negative COVID-19 test. The test must have been taken no more than 72 hours before entry.

 

For instance, if you were tested on Tuesday at 4.00 pm, you must have received your test result and your test certificate and have entered Denmark by Friday at 4.00 pm. After Friday at 4.00 pm, you can no longer use your test result to enter Denmark.

You can enter Denmark to attend a folk high school programme.

 

Relevant documents

A letter of confirmation from the folk high school that you are enrolled at the folk high school and that the school is open.

 

If you arrive from a high-risk country within the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom or from a banned country outside the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom, you must also present proof of a negative COVID-19. negative COVID-19 test. The test must have been taken no more than 72 hours before entry.

 

For instance, if you were tested on Tuesday at 4.00 pm, you must have received your test result and your test certificate and have entered Denmark by Friday at 4.00 pm. After Friday at 4.00 pm, you can no longer use your test result to enter Denmark.

You can enter Denmark if you have a residence permit or residence card, because you have an au pair placement with a family in Denmark.

 

Relevant documents

Your residence permit, registration certificate or residence card.

 

If you arrive from a high-risk country within the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom or from a banned country outside the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom, you must also present proof of a negative COVID-19. negative COVID-19 test. The test must have been taken no more than 72 hours before entry.

 

For instance, if you were tested on Tuesday at 4.00 pm, you must have received your test result and your test certificate and have entered Denmark by Friday at 4.00 pm. After Friday at 4.00 pm, you can no longer use your test result to enter Denmark.

Private matters

You can enter Denmark if you are the spouse, live-in partner, fiancé, sweetheart, parent, stepparent, grandparent, stepgrandparent, child, stepchild, sister, brother, stepsister, stepbrother, grandchild or stepgrandchild of a Danish national resident in or permanently staying in Denmark or of a foreigner resident in Denmark.

 

The relationship must have lasted for a certain period, normally three months, and you must have met regularly in person. Accordingly, sweethearts whose relationship has been based merely on written and telephone contact are not deemed to have a worthy purpose under the current entry restrictions.

 

Relevant documents

As proof of marriage you are advised to present a marriage certificate. As proof of a family relationship you are advised to present a certificate of baptism or birth etc. You are also advised to bring a copy of the health insurance card of the person resident in Denmark. The nature and duration of a relationship of sweethearts can be substantiated by a solemn declaration in which the person resident in Denmark declares under penalty of perjury to be in a relationship with the person who wants to enter Denmark and that the purpose of the entry is to visit the person resident in Denmark

 

Download (english) solemn declaration on relationship for use in connection with entry

  

The solemn declaration must be brought on paper (the original document or a printout/photocopy) and handed in at the border control point.

 

The form can be used for repeated entries into Denmark.

 

If you arrive from a high-risk country within the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom or from a banned country outside the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom, you must also present proof of a negative COVID-19. negative COVID-19 test. The test must have been taken no more than 72 hours before entry.

 

For instance, if you were tested on Tuesday at 4.00 pm, you must have received your test result and your test certificate and have entered Denmark by Friday at 4.00 pm. After Friday at 4.00 pm, you can no longer use your test result to enter Denmark.

You can enter Denmark if you are the spouse, live-in partner, fiancé, sweetheart, parent, stepparent, sister, brother, stepsister, stepbrother, grandparent, stepgrandparent, child, stepchild, grandchild or stepgrandchild of a Danish national resident abroad and you otherwise have a legal right to enter Denmark.

You must enter Denmark together with your Danish family member. 

 

Relevant documents

Danish nationals entering Denmark are advised to bring their Danish passports. As proof of marriage you are advised to present a marriage certificate. As proof of a family relationship you are advised to present a certificate of baptism or birth etc. As live-in partners you must be able to substantiate that you live at a shared residence, whereas the relationship of sweethearts must have lasted for a certain period, normally three months, and you must have met regularly in person. 
 
The nature and duration of a relationship can be substantiated by a solemn declaration in which the Danish national declares under penalty of perjury to be in a relationship with the person who wants to enter Denmark together with the Danish national.

 

Download (english) solemn declaration on relationship for use in connection with entry

 

If you arrive from a high-risk country within the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom or from a banned country outside the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom, as a spouse, live-in partner, fiancé, sweetheart, parent, stepparent, sister, brother, stepsister, stepbrother, grandparent, stepgrandparent, child, stepchild, grandchild or stepgrandchild, you must also present proof of a negative COVID-19 test. The test must have been taken no more than 72 hours before entry.

 

For instance, if you were tested on Tuesday at 4.00 pm, you must have received your test result and your test certificate and have entered Denmark by Friday at 4.00 pm. After Friday at 4.00 pm, you can no longer use your test result to enter Denmark.

You can enter Denmark for the purpose of having parenting time with minors. 

Relevant documents

Your children's certificates of birth or baptism and copies of your children's health insurance cards.

 

If you arrive from a high-risk country within the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom or from a banned country outside the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom, you must also present proof of a negative COVID-19. negative COVID-19 test. The test must have been taken no more than 72 hours before entry.

 

For instance, if you were tested on Tuesday at 4.00 pm, you must have received your test result and your test certificate and have entered Denmark by Friday at 4.00 pm. After Friday at 4.00 pm, you can no longer use your test result to enter Denmark.

You can enter Denmark if you are the primary caregiver of minors living in Denmark, such as a foster family that is not part of the nuclear family.

 

Relevant documents

Confirmation from the authorities that you are the primary caregiver of the children and copies of the children's health insurance cards.

 

If you arrive from a high-risk country within the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom or from a banned country outside the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom, you must also present proof of a negative COVID-19. negative COVID-19 test. The test must have been taken no more than 72 hours before entry.

 

For instance, if you were tested on Tuesday at 4.00 pm, you must have received your test result and your test certificate and have entered Denmark by Friday at 4.00 pm. After Friday at 4.00 pm, you can no longer use your test result to enter Denmark.

You can enter Denmark if you want to visit a seriously ill or dying person in Denmark. The spouse, live-in partner, sweetheart, children, grandchildren, stepchildren, stepgrandchildren, siblings, stepsiblings, parents, stepparents, grandparents, stepgrandparents, parents-in-law and children-in-law of a seriously ill or dying person can normally enter Denmark.

 

The relationship between sweethearts must have lasted for a certain period, normally three months, and you must have met regularly in person.

 

Accordingly, sweethearts whose relationship has been based merely on written and telephone contact are not deemed to have a worthy purpose under the current entry restrictions.

 

Relevant documents

Confirmation from the relevant healthcare professional passed on to you with the sick person's consent. Moreover, proof of the family relationship must be provided.

 

This could be in the form of certificates of birth, baptism, marriage etc.

 

As proof of marriage you are advised to present a marriage certificate. As proof of a family relationship you are advised to present a certificate of baptism or birth etc.

 

The nature and duration of a relationship between sweethearts can be substantiated by a solemn declaration in which the person resident in Denmark declares under penalty of perjury to be in a relationship with the person who wants to enter Denmark and that the purpose of the entry is to visit the person resident in Denmark.

 

Download (english) solemn declaration on relationship for use in connection with entry

  

The solemn declaration must be brought on paper (the original document or a printout/photocopy) and handed in at the border control point.

The form can be used for repeated entries into Denmark.

 

If you arrive from a high-risk country within the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom or from a banned country outside the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom, you must also present proof of a negative COVID-19. negative COVID-19 test. The test must have been taken no more than 72 hours before entry.

 

For instance, if you were tested on Tuesday at 4.00 pm, you must have received your test result and your test certificate and have entered Denmark by Friday at 4.00 pm. After Friday at 4.00 pm, you can no longer use your test result to enter Denmark.

You can enter Denmark if you are to participate in the imminent birth of your child with the consent of the mother-to-be. Normally, you can enter Denmark three weeks prior to the due date.

 

Relevant documents

As proof of the upcoming birth and your parental connection to that child you are advised to present a copy of the maternity record and a letter of consent from the mother-to-be stating that she acknowledges that you are the parent-to-be of the child and that she wants you to participate in the birth of the child.

 

If you arrive from a high-risk country within the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom or from a banned country outside the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom, you must also present proof of a negative COVID-19. negative COVID-19 test. The test must have been taken no more than 72 hours before entry.

 

For instance, if you were tested on Tuesday at 4.00 pm, you must have received your test result and your test certificate and have entered Denmark by Friday at 4.00 pm. After Friday at 4.00 pm, you can no longer use your test result to enter Denmark.

You can enter Denmark if you are to continue treatment at a Danish healthcare institution.

In this context, treatment at a private hospital is considered the same as treatment at a public hospital.

 

Relevant documents

A notice from the healthcare institution.

 

If you arrive from a high-risk country within the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom or from a banned country outside the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom, you must also present proof of a negative COVID-19. negative COVID-19 test. The test must have been taken no more than 72 hours before entry.

 

For instance, if you were tested on Tuesday at 4.00 pm, you must have received your test result and your test certificate and have entered Denmark by Friday at 4.00 pm. After Friday at 4.00 pm, you can no longer use your test result to enter Denmark.

You can enter Denmark to attend a funeral.

 

Relevant documents

You are advised to present a letter of confirmation from the caretaker, the church office or the chapel verifying that they are handling the funeral.

 

If you arrive from a high-risk country within the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom or from a banned country outside the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom, you must also present proof of a negative COVID-19. negative COVID-19 test. The test must have been taken no more than 72 hours before entry.

 

For instance, if you were tested on Tuesday at 4.00 pm, you must have received your test result and your test certificate and have entered Denmark by Friday at 4.00 pm. After Friday at 4.00 pm, you can no longer use your test result to enter Denmark.

Legal matters etc.

You can enter Denmark to participate in legal proceedings.

 

Relevant documents

You are advised to present the letter of summons from the court.

 

If you arrive from a high-risk country within the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom or from a banned country outside the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom, you must also present proof of a negative COVID-19. negative COVID-19 test. The test must have been taken no more than 72 hours before entry.

 

For instance, if you were tested on Tuesday at 4.00 pm, you must have received your test result and your test certificate and have entered Denmark by Friday at 4.00 pm. After Friday at 4.00 pm, you can no longer use your test result to enter Denmark.

You can enter Denmark if you have urgent business at an embassy or consular mission in Denmark.

 

Relevant documents

A document from the embassy or consular mission in Denmark confirming your urgent business and the date and time of your appointment.

 

If you arrive from a high-risk country within the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom or from a banned country outside the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom, you must also present proof of a negative COVID-19. negative COVID-19 test. The test must have been taken no more than 72 hours before entry.

 

For instance, if you were tested on Tuesday at 4.00 pm, you must have received your test result and your test certificate and have entered Denmark by Friday at 4.00 pm. After Friday at 4.00 pm, you can no longer use your test result to enter Denmark.

Property

You can enter Denmark if you are the owner of a summerhouse, an allotment shed or a boat or are a permanent resident at a campsite, and you can bring your spouse, live-in partner, fiancé, sweetheart, parents, stepparents, sisters, brothers, stepsisters, stepbrothers, grandparents, stepgrandparents, children, stepchildren, grandchildren, stepgrandchildren as well as other members of your household. You must enter Denmark together with the owner.

 

Relevant documents

Proof of your ownership of the summerhouse or allotment shed, such as the deed of conveyance, contract of sale or tax information. Proof that you are a permanent resident at a campsite or have a berth.
 
If you bring the above family members, you must bring proof of your family relationship such as your marriage certificate, certificates of birth, proof of shared residence etc. 

 

If you arrive from a high-risk country within the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom or from a banned country outside the EU, the Schengen area or the United Kingdom, you must also present proof of a negative COVID-19. negative COVID-19 test. The test must have been taken no more than 72 hours before entry.

 

For instance, if you were tested on Tuesday at 4.00 pm, you must have received your test result and your test certificate and have entered Denmark by Friday at 4.00 pm. After Friday at 4.00 pm, you can no longer use your test result to enter Denmark.

Hotlines to the authorities

Foreigners arriving in Denmark will be refused entry into Denmark at all internal and external borders unless they meet the entry requirements.

If you cannot find an answer to your question on the website, you can call the dedicated hotline of the Danish police to get an answer to your question about worthy purposes of entering or transiting through Denmark.

 

Telephone: +45 7020 6044

 

Hotline opening hours

Monday-Wednesday 08.00-16.00 (8 am - 4 pm)

Thursday 08.00-15.00 (8 am - 3 pm)

Friday 08.00-14.00 (8 am - 2 pm)

 

We are receiving a lot of calls at the moment. We apologize for the wait. You cannot send emails to the police about worthy purposes of entry.

The Citizens Service Centre of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs only answers questions in relation to travelling out of Denmark and the ministry's travel advice.

 

Telephone: +45 3392 1112 
Email: bbb@um.dk

 

Hotline opening hours

The line is always open.

 

Please note that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs cannot answer any questions related to entering or transiting through Denmark, nor about worthy purposes. Such questions can be addressed on the arrivals hotline of the Danish police.

The Joint Danish Authorities Hotline answers questions regarding coronavirus and restrictions in general caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. However, please call the Arrivals' hotline if your question is regarding entry to Denmark.

 

Telephone: (+45) 7020 0233

 

Hotline opening hours

Every day from 06.00 (6 am) to 24.00 (midnight)

We are receiving a lot of calls at the moment. We apologize for the wait. It is not possible to email the hotline.