Corona virus

Info on covid-19 (corona) virus, incl. borders

Residents of most European countries and some countries from other parts of the world can now enter Denmark, provided they have booked a minimum of 6 nights in Denmark (does not apply for Norwegians). See here if you are eligible to enter Denmark at the moment.

Updated July 3, 2020.

Gradually, Denmark's borders are opened for travellers from countries that meet certain criteria, including a certain number of covid-19 patients per capita. At the moment, tourists from most European countries as well as Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea and Thailand can enter Denmark. Unless they show clear signs of illness

Stay updated on the current status

Check the official and updated list of countries defined as open or banned.


Worthy purpose and rules regarding entry

Travellers from countries defined as banned on the list above must expect to be denied entry at the Danish borders, including airports, unless they have a worthy purpose for entering. See what is considered a worthy purpose by the Danish authorities in this Q&A which is updated continuously. 


Minimum 6 nights stay

To enjoy holiday in Denmark, visitors must prove they have booked a minimum of 6 nights in Denmark (not necessarily the same place). This rule does not apply if you reside in Schlesvig-Holstein, Skåne, Halland or Blekinge.


If you are in Copenhagen, we urge you to follow instructions from the authorities.

  • On March 30 the Danish Government announced a gradual and controlled re-opening of Denmark. This means, that cafés, restaurants and bars may now serve guests inside again (with some restrictions). Museums, open-air zoos, theatres, outdoor amusement parks and other recreational and cultural activities are now also permitted to open again. Stay updated on the re-opening here.


  • Stay updated on important information from the Danish authorities on this website which is being updated continuously.


Joint Danish Authorities Hotline: +45 7020 0233.


New guidelines at Copenhagen Airport

As of June 15 2020 new guidelines for safe travel became effective in Denmark's airports. Besides including compulsory medical face masks at the terminals, 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 by Copenhagen Airport.


How to protect yourself and others, and what to do if you get ill

Danish Health Authorities' information for tourists: