(November 30, 2021)
Event: The Danish government introduced new steps to curb the spread of COVID-19 on November 29, 2021. Complete information on COVID-19 rules in Denmark can be found on the Danish government COVID-19 webpage (in English) at en.coronasmitte.dk.
Masks are required (age 12 years and above) to enter:
- Public transportation (Metro, trains, S-trains, taxis, domestic flights, ferries)
- Shops and businesses, including all retail and grocery stores
- Hospitals and health centers
Everyone age 15 years and above must present a valid corona passport (“coronapas”), proof of vaccination (such as a CDC vaccine card), or a negative COVID-19 test to enter:
- Indoor restaurants and nightlife
- Culture, activities, and attractions if there are more than 100 people at an indoor venue/event or 1,000 people at an outdoor venue/event.
- Churches and religious communities if there are more than 100 people indoors
- Hair salons, beauty and massage clinics, tattoo/piercing shops, massage clinics, and other professions that involve close physical contact
- Universities, adult training/education centers, language schools
- Nursing homes and social centers
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Denmark due to COVID-19 and the Department of State raised the Travel Advisory for Denmark to Level 4 on November 22.
U.S. Embassy Consular Appointments: Visitors age 12 years and above who come to the U.S. Embassy for consular services, including passports or visas, are required to wear a mask while on Embassy premises.
Actions to Take:
- Visit the Danish government COVID-19 Information Website (in English) for information on the COVID-19 situation in Denmark, vaccine availability, and other useful information.
- Visit the Danish government COVID-19 travel and entry website (in English) for detailed information about travel to Denmark. Entry rules vary depending on your vaccination status, the country you reside in, and the country you are traveling from.
- Find a COVID-19 test center in Denmark.
- Monitor the CDC website for the latest guidance regarding testing requirements for travel to the United States.
- Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the United States.
- Check COVID-19 Country Specific Information pages for updated information on COVID-19 related to the availability of testing.
- Visit state.gov to view individual Travel Advisories for the most urgent threats to safety and security.
- S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark, Dag Hammarskjölds Allé 24, During business hours: +45 3341-7100, After business hours: +45 3341-7400. https://dk.usembassy.gov/
- Email: CopenhagenACS@state.gov
- State Department – Consular Affairs +1 888-407-4747 or +1 202-501-4444
- Denmark Country Information and Denmark COVID-19 Information
- Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates.
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