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the Faroe Islands Travel Restrictions

52.78% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 48.84% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from Canada will not be allowed to enter the Faroe Islands.
Vaccinated visitors from Canada can enter the Faroe Islands without restrictions.

Outgoing travel to the Faroe IslandsTraveling from Canada to the Faroe Islands

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from Canada must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to the Faroe Islands.
Exceptions

All travelers to the Faroe Islands must test for COVID-19 at the border. This requirement also applies to vaccinated travelers and to Faroese citizens and residents returning from abroad.

Vaccinated visitors will test upon arrival and should take a follow-up test four days after arrival.

Children under the age of 12 are offered a free test at the border, although they are not required to test.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Canada will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering the Faroe Islands.
The isolation period can be shortened

After 4 days of quarantine at the earliest, travelers can get a PCR. If the test is negative, travelers do not need to quarantine further.

Details and exceptions

Vaccinated travelers, who have completed their vaccination at least eight days prior to their journey, are not required to self-isolate after arrival in the Faroe Islands.

Previously infected travelers, whose positive test is more than ten days old, are also not required to self-isolate


Return travelReturning to Canada from the Faroe Islands

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from the Faroe Islands must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Canada.
Exceptions

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 the Faroe Islands 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 the Faroe Islands

Masks:Required in public spaces.

FAQs

  • Most visitors from Canada can enter the Faroe Islands 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 public spaces.

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