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Is my country open or banned?

Initially, you must check whether your country of residence is on the list of open countries or the list of banned countries as regards entry into Denmark. The list is based on the current number of infected people and is updated weekly by the SSI.

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Banned countries

Countries other than EU Member States, Schengen countries and the United Kingdom are currently by definition banned countries. Please see exceptions, ie open countries, further below.


Open countries and provinces

The maps of the open/banned countries and of the Swedish provinces are updated every Thursday 16.00 and will take effect the forthcoming Saturday 06.00.


Full list of all open countries and all banned countries within the European Union, the Schengen area and the United Kingdom (in Danish)


Applicable until Friday 10 July 2020 23.59


If your country is marked in yellow on the map, it is an open country


Åbne lande


If your Swedish province is marked in yellow on the map, it is an open province

Sverige 020720



Other open countries

New Zealand


Hotlines to the authorities

Foreigners arriving in Denmark will be refused entry into Denmark at all internal and external borders unless they comply with the entry requirements.

If you cannot find an answer to your question on the website, you can call the dedicated hotline of the Danish police to get an answer to your question about worthy purposes of entry into to or transit through Denmark.

Call at tel. +45 7020 6044


Hotline hours:

Weekdays from 08.00-16.00.

You cannot send emails to the police about worthy purposes of entry.

The Global Help Desk of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs can be contacted 24/7 for questions about travelling abroad:


Call at tel. +45 3392 1112
Email: bbb@um.dk

Please note that the Citizens Service Centre of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs cannot answer any questions about entry into or transit through Denmark, nor about worthy purposes. Such questions can be addressed on the arrivals hotline of the Danish police.
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