Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

(November 30, 2021) 

Location: Denmark 

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

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.

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