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New Requirements for Travel to Denmark

08.01.2021  22:38
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has changed its travel advice for the entire world from an „orange“ risk to a higher „red“ risk classification. 
Effective of 8 January 2021 until and including 17 January 2021, the Ministry advises against all travel worldwide. 
Additionally, a flight ban will be imposed on transportation of passengers from the entire world who are travelling on a flight bound for Denmark and unable to present a negative COVID-19 taken no later than 24 hours prior to departure. 
Children under the age of 13 are exempt from the test requirement, but are encouragedto be tested. 
The flight ban will enter into force 9 January 2021 5 PM until and including 17 January 2021.

Furthermore persons wishing to enter Denmark must expect to be denied entry at the border unless they have a special worthy purpose for entering and can present proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken no more then 24 hours before entry. 
Please note that the list of worthy purposes has been shortened. 
Diplomats, persons working in Denmark or persons who have been commissioned to provide goods or services in Denmark are still considered to have worthy purposes for entering. 
This also applies to persons with a valid Schengen visa. 
See more on the Danish entry restrictions, e.g. the special rules that apply to the borderline regions here, where the reduced list of worthy purposes will be published.