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America > Greenland: Covid-19 and Travel


Present Situation

Total cases: 43

Active cases: 3

Recovered: 4

Vaccination count: 19 523

Current trend: Flattening

Data updated on 2021-06-12

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? Oui
Is the country in lockdown? Partiellement
Is wearing a mask mandatory?
Masks are required in enclosed public places

Provisions for travellers

Entry to the territory: Partially Allowed
Starting May 3, people can travel to Greenland from/via Denmark. They will have to meet Denmark's entry rules if traveling from outside Denmark.

Everyone – regardless of age and vaccination status – has to get a COVID-19 test a maximum of 72 hours prior to departure to Greenland. Note that if flying to Denmark first or via Denmark, the test must be taken a maximum of 48 hours prior to boarding the plane to Denmark.

Travelers will also be subject to a 14-day quarantine or quarantine until they can get a negative test result in Greenland, which can be conducted on day 5 after arriving in Greenland. Fully vaccinated travelers can get retested as early as the day after arrival in Greenland, and if that test is negative, then they can end the quarantine. Note that they must have received the vaccination’s final dose at least 14 days prior to travel in order to be considered ‘fully vaccinated.’

There are additional details to be aware of regarding the quarantine and traveling to Greenland, all of which are available on Visit Greenland.

Travelers should be aware that Greenland may stop flights/travel on short notice, depending on the spread of the virus.

More details are available at Visit Greenland and on the Government's COVID-19 Info page.

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

Quarantine: Yes
Self-quarantine required for all countries.

Information updated on 2021-06-09.

Action taken in the country

Lockdown: Partial
Most businesses have been allowed to reopen, with limitations. This includes restaurants, taverns, cafes, nightclubs, sports halls, salons, and offices.

Mask use
Masks are required in enclosed public places

Gatherings: Partially Allowed
Indoor events of up to 100 people are permitted, and outdoor events of up to 250 are permitted.

Restaurants and bars: Open with restrictions

Shops: Open

Tourist attractions: Open


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