Updated August 1, 2021.
As things change fast, we encourage you to see the Danish authorities' latest information on entering Denmark on www.en.coronasmitte.dk .
About borders and entry into Denmark as a tourist
The danish borders are open for visitors, but the rules of entering Denmark depends on several factors: What colour category is the country you are travelling from? Are you fully vaccinated or not? Do you hold a negative PCR test? Etc.
Get an overview of applicable travel restrictions here.
You can get all the official information from Danish Health Authorities and see how your situation affects travelling as a tourist to Denmark.
If you are in Copenhagen, we urge you to follow instructions from the authorities which include these measures
- Wash your hands and use sanitiser, limit physical contact, cough or sneeze into your sleeve, be diligent with cleaning, keep a 2 meter distance from others. Source: Danish Health Authorities.
- Restaurants, cafés, bars, etc. must be closed at 2 am. For indoor service, a corona passport must be presented.
- Museums, art venues, libraries, etc. are open.
- Joint Danish Authorities Hotline: +45 7020 0233
For the full list of restrictions applying in Denmark please visit en.coronasmitte.dk. Here you can also read more about the corona passport.
Obtain a Corona Passport
To gain a Corona passport you need to be tested. Tests are free and a negative test results in a Corona Passport that is valid for 72 hours. To prolong the Corona Passport a new test is required.
Read more about how to gain access to free testing as a foreigner here.
Get an overview of where to get tested.
New guidelines at Copenhagen Airport
Besides including compulsory medical face masks at the terminals of Copenhagen Airport, the guidelines issued by The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) apply to all European airports and include a set of things you need to consider before flying.
See this practical guide on safe travel through Copenhagen Airport - including the option of a free covid-19 test at the parking area P5 outside of Terminal 3.