Denmark Travel Restrictions

89.6 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
49.97% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 45.05% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from Canada will not be allowed to enter Denmark.
For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Denmark for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.

Denmark entry details and exceptions

Danish nationals and residents may still return to Denmark from anywhere. Travelers who are not nationals or residents can still enter Denmark with a worthy purpose.

Proof will be required to demonstrate a ‘worthy purpose’ to enter. Examples of 'worthy purposes' include work or study in Denmark, transporting goods, and various family-related reasons, for example visiting a family member or partner who is a Danish resident. The full list of 'worthy purposes' is subject to change and can be found here.

Outgoing travel to DenmarkTraveling from Canada to Denmark

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from Canada must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 hours before departing to Denmark.


For a continuous journey, the following rules apply: If the passenger travels to Denmark on a continuous journey via stopovers at one or more airports, the test can be taken up to 24 hours before boarding at the first airport. The test must be presented in connection with the last flight that has a destination in Denmark.

It does not apply to passengers aged 12 years or less.

Fully vaccinated persons who are permanent residents of “orange” EU and Schengen countries, and who can document that they have completed a course of vaccination in an EU/Schengen country, are no longer required to present a negative test or have a worthy purpose for travelling to Denmark, and they are exempt from the testing and isolation requirements on entering Denmark.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from Canada will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering Denmark.

The isolation period can be shortened

Isolation may be broken after a negative test no earlier than on the 4th day after the entry.

Return travelReturning to Canada from Denmark

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Denmark must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Canada.


Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test, other exemptions includes, a crew member or a person who seeks to enter Canada only to become such a crew member, emergency service providers, technical stops – flights refueling.

Travelers are required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival in Canada at their own expense. Travelers are also required to take another COVID-19 molecular test on day 8 of their 14-day quarantine. They will receive a COVID-19 test kit and instructions before leaving the airport/border. Those who refuse will receive a $750 fine.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Denmark will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Canada.

Details and exceptions

Travelers are subject to a 14-day mandatory quarantine, this includes a mandatory 3 night pre-paid booking at a government-authorized hotel, at their own expense (approximately 2,000 CAD) and take a COVID-19 molecular test on arrival at their own cost.

Towards the end the quarantine period, travelers will be required to take another COVID-19 test. they will be required to stay in their place of quarantine until they receive a negative test result.

Certain persons are exempt from the mandatory quarantine requirement when entering Canada for the purposes of performing an essential job or function as identified in the Order under the Quarantine Act. Exemption will be validated for each entry into Canada.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for Denmark

Masks:Required in enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions


  • Most visitors from Canada can enter Denmark but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure and to isolate for 10 days

  • Travelers from from Canada are required to isolate for 10 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Travelers coming from Canada will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

  • Required in enclosed environments and public transportation.

  • Open with restrictions

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