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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark
The Danish government introduced new steps to curb the spread of COVID-19 on November 29, 2021
November 30, 2021

(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 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.
  • 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.