Denmark is reopening its borders in four stages - also for tourists. The reopening is based on a weekly updated list of the high, medium, and low-risk regions and countries - marked with different colours corresponding to different incidence rates.
To find out where your region or country is at risk, the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs publishes a weekly updated list.
→ Here you can see how the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs currently classifies regions and countries around the world
→ All facts and information about entering Denmark in English here
Please note: quarantine may be required upon return to your home country or region. Please familiarise yourself with the current rules and regulations in your country.
Re-entry will consist of four stages:
Owners of holiday cottages, boats and long-term holidaymakers can re-enter Denmark and Bornholm (if from the orange area), provided they present a negative corona test (PCR / rapid / antibody) at the border (test up to 24 hours), new test max. 24 hours after entry, 10 days compulsory quarantine (can be terminated after min. 4 days after new negative test, must be PCR test. Test facilities see link below).
If the country or region is marked yellow, there is no compulsory quarantine.
Travellers from yellow and orange EU and Schengen countries and regions who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 can travel to Denmark without test and quarantine (last vaccination min. 14 days, max. 180 days, only vaccine with EMA Approval ). Children under 18 years of age or fully vaccinated adult travellers can also enter the country (restrictions apply, see overview). Other travel to Denmark (also by unvaccinated travellers from yellow, orange and red countries/regions) is only allowed for worthy purposes (see short and long list ). Please note that a negative test on entry (now can max 48 hours), a test after max 24 hours after entry, and self-isolation is still mandatory.
Relaxation of incidence rates. Entry for travellers from orange and yellow EU and Schengen countries and regions, but still with mandatory testing and quarantine for unvaccinated travellers. Travellers from border regions (Schleswig-Holstein in Germany, Blekinge, Scania, Halland and West Gothia in Sweden are exempt from mandatory quarantine).
Implementation of the EU-wide Corona passport. Entry into Denmark is possible for all travellers from EU and Schengen countries and regions, but you must be vaccinated or be negative. Compulsory test and quarantine rules may still cover access from orange and yellow countries/regions. Further details are not yet known.
* These dates are subject to further political negotiations, depending on the current situation in Denmark.
If you are ill when you arrive at the border, the Danish police may refuse your entry to Denmark. You must present a valid identity document (passport or ID card) upon entry. The issue of entry is at the discretion of the Danish police. You can find more information here.
Please note: The direct ferry service from Sassnitz / Germany to Bornholm will resume on 3 June 2021. Alternatively, you can take an overnight ferry to Bornholm from Køge (south of Copenhagen) if you do not want to travel via Sweden.
You can also contact the Danish police arrival hotline on +45 7020 6044.
You can travel between Denmark and Bornholm via Sweden - if you don't stop (you can change on the way to and from the ferry port in Ystad).
Remember to present a negative coroner's test upon entry to Sweden (PCR- or quick test/antibody test).
(If you do not want to travel via Sweden, you can fly with DAT e.g. from Copenhagen to Bornholm or you can travel on the Bornholmslinjens ferry from Køge to Bornholm).
Here's what you need to keep in mind when travelling to/from Bornholm:
If you are travelling to/from Bornholm via Sweden
Negative coronial test (PCR or quick test/antibody test): not older than 48 hours (children under 15 do not need a test)
Wear a protective face mask on board the ferry during the entire crossing and also on the bus or train
Valid identity card (passport or ID card)
If you travel by ferry to/from Køge or by plane
Wear a protective face mask on board the ferry during the entire crossing, as well as at the airport and on board the plane during the entire flight
Do you have questions about your trip to and from Bornholm?
Read more at coronasmitte.dk/en
Questions and answers regarding the Swedish entry ban
Questions and answers on the Swedish Police website more information about Covid-19, quarantine, etc. On Bornholm (in Danish)
Please keep your distance from others, wash your hands and cough or sneeze into your sleeve - not your hands. Follow the guidelines and restrictions of the local authorities. Read more → in this booklet.
It is currently forbidden to gather (with exceptions) for more than 25 people at a time inside and 75 people outside.
When going shopping on Bornholm, please limit the number of people who go shopping together. This helps to keep your distance from other traders.
Please throw away your used mask in the waste bin, otherwise, it may pollute the unique nature we have on Bornholm.
When you are on Bornholm, you can be tested for COVID-19 (virus or antibodies). There are currently 11 testing facilities on Bornholm, which can be found on this map (information in Danish).
Danish citizens will receive their PCR test results within 24-48 hours via the sundhed.dk platform, if you have had a quick test, you will receive an answer within 20 minutes.
NEW: Foreigners can now print their own PCR test results taken in Denmark. Before taking the test, you must register at covidresults.dk.
→ Registration Instructions (PDF, English)
If you are on Bornholm and need medical advice, have had contact with an infected person, or suspect that you are infected, you can contact local doctors by telephone. After 4 pm, the doctors can be contacted on tel. 1813 (if you do not have a Danish CPR number, just wait for the operator to answer).
If you have mild symptoms of COVID-19, you do not need to contact a doctor, but you can make an appointment for a test on the website coronaprover.dk.
Pay attention to the Corona-Warn-App Smitte | Stop. All Danes and people living in Denmark are invited to download and use this app on their smartphone as a digital tool to detect and eliminate chains of infection.
It is important that you do not personally contact your local doctor or emergency room if you suspect an infection. Contact your doctor by phone first.
If you have a positive test result, you must undergo self-isolation. If you are a guest on the island and are unable to do this, Bornholms Regionkommune can assist you with transportation home. You must be examined by a nurse. Read more and contact Bornholms Regionskommune here (in Danish).