New Covid-19 Restrictions in Denmark
On December 19 new measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 went into effect in Denmark. Complete information on COVID-19 restrictions can be found on the Danish government COVID-19 webpage (in English).
Also, on November 22, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Denmark due to COVID-19.
Current Danish Measures in Place:
- Cultural venues including museums and galleries, movie cinemas, arcades, amusement parks (including Tivoli), zoos, aquariums, sporting events with paying spectators, discos, and nightclubs are closed. Libraries and archives remain open.
- Restaurants, bars, and cafes are open but must close between 11:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m.
- No alcohol can be sold between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m.
- Capacity limits are in place for restaurants, bars, stores, and churches.
- For intercity trains, you must have a seat reservation and valid corona passport or proof of vaccination.
- Schools are closed for in-person learning through January 4.
- Private and public workplaces are encouraged to shift to maximum telework where possible.
- People are encouraged to limit social contacts during the holidays and avoid large gatherings.
Masks are required (age 12 years and above) to enter:
- Public transportation (Metro, buses, trains, S-trains, taxis, domestic flights, ferries.)
- Shops and businesses, including all retail and grocery stores.
- Restaurants, bars, and cafes until seated.
- 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), a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 48 hours, or a negative COVID-19 rapid test taken within 24 hours to enter:
- Indoor restaurants, bars, and cafes.
- Churches and religious communities.
- Hair salons, beauty and massage clinics, tattoo/piercing shops, massage clinics, and other professions that involve close physical contact.
- Universities, adult training/education centers, and language schools.
- Nursing homes and social centers.
- NOTE: Corona passport (“coronapas”) validity will be reduced from 12 to 7 months following vaccination or a booster starting mid-January. All vaccinated persons are strongly encouraged to get a booster shot after 4.5 months and before 7 months has passed since last vaccination.