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Europe > Faroe Islands: Covid-19 and Travel

Faroe Islands

Present Situation

Total cases: 1 077

Active cases: 43

Recovered: 1 032

Deaths: 2

Vaccination count: 37 658

Current trend: Flattening

Data updated on 2021-09-22

Cumulative coronavirus cases

Summary of the situation

Are the borders open to travellers? Partially Allowed
Is a test required to enter the country?
Negative PCR test results is required for all countries.
Are quarantine measures imposed? Sous conditions
Is the country in lockdown? Partiellement
Is wearing a mask mandatory?
Masks are recommended

Provisions for travellers

Entry to the territory: Partially Allowed
When travelling to the Faroe Islands, you are entering the Kingdom of Denmark. This means that the rules for entering Denmark also apply to the Faroe Islands. Read the guidelines for entering Denmark/Faroe Islands here https://bit.ly/3736jfg.

Until 31 August, border testing is mandatory at a cost of 312 DKK. From 1 September the mandatory test will be replaced with a recommendation that travellers to the Faroe Islands test two days prior to departure to the Faroe Islands and two days after arrival to the Faroe Islands. Testing in the Faroe Islands is free of charge at the hospital test centre. People are strongly encouraged to be extra careful until the result from their second day test is available.

Tests: Negative PCR test results is required for all countries.

Quarantine: Depends
Self quarantine required for some travelers.

Information updated on 2021-09-16.

Action taken in the country

Lockdown: Partial
Measures to contain the spread of the COVID19 virus in the Faroe Islands apply to all members of society, regardless of nationality. Everyone is urged to take the utmost care and precaution and to follow closely the updated advice issued by public authorities on medical help, personal hygiene, social restrictions, travel and all other procedures, regulations and recommendations.

-Remember to maintain a physical distance from others.
-Maintain rigorous hand hygiene, washing your hands thoroughly and often. Use sanitizer if you do not have access to soap and water.
-Cough or sneeze into your arm – not your hands.
-Avoid physical greetings such as handshaking, hugging and kissing.
-Maintain strict hygiene both at home and at work.
-Take particular care in places where many people are around.
-Remember that anyone can carry the infection and pass it on to others, even if you have no symptoms yourself.
-Pay attention to any symptoms of illness that could indicate a corona infection, such as fever and coughing, and stay at home if in any doubt.

Mask use
Masks are recommended

Gatherings: Partially Allowed
Events of more than 500 people banned.

Restaurants and bars: Open with restrictions

Shops: Open

Tourist attractions: Open


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