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Faroe Islands travel restrictions

Airlines Updates

Published on 30.06.2020
Atlantic Airways Faroe Islands July/August 2020 operations as of 29JUN20

Published on 08.06.2020
Atlantic Airways Faroe Islands to resume Aalborg service in late-June 2020

Published on 29.05.2020
Atlantic Airways extends interim schedule to mid-June 2020

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Full Restrictions
Open for travel from Faroe Islands
Crossing Rules
  • Passengers are not permitted to enter Faroe Islands.
  • This does not apply to the following passengers:
    • Residents of Faroe Islands,
    • Nationals and residents of Denmark, Germany, Greenland, Iceland or Norway,
    • Passengers traveling from the European Union and Schengen Area member states and United Kingdom,
    • Passengers visiting minor children,
    • Passengers holding a work permit,
    • Passengers traveling for a recognised job or work that needs to be carried out for an employer in the Faroe Islands, provided holding relevant documentation from their employer,
    • Passengers involved in the supply of goods and services to and from the Faroe Islands,
    • Flight crew members, off-shore workers or seamen who are signing on or off a vessel in the Faroe Islands,
    • Passengers visiting a family member who is critically ill or dying,
    • Passengers attending a funeral,
    • Passengers traveling to receive medical treatment,
    • Passengers traveling to attend a court hearing.
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Flight Restrictions

published 12.06.2020
Please see Coronavirus (COVID-19) regulations for Denmark.

Quarantine

Self-isolation at own accommodation- subject to PCR.

All travellers to the Faroe Islands must be tested for COVID-19 on arrival. Children younger than 12 do not need to be tested. Testing is free of charge up to and including 31 July.

Insurance
Certification

COVID-19 negative certification subject to special conditions.

All travellers to the Faroe Islands must be tested for COVID-19 on arrival until 31 October. A follow up test on the sixth day of the visit is strongly recommended. Children younger than 12 do not need to be tested. Testing is free of charge up to and including 30 September. From 1 October travellers will have to pay for the test. Each test costs approximately DKK 390-500.

Travellers should expect long waiting times upon arrival. You should check the latest guidance on entry requirements for travel to the Faroe Islands before departure [https://corona.fo/travel?_l=en].

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Full Restrictions

  • Faroe Islands *****International Restrictions:
    All travellers to the Faroe Islands must be tested for COVID-19 on arrival until 31 October. A follow up test on the sixth day of the visit is strongly recommended. Children younger than 12 do not need to be tested. Testing is free of charge up to and including 30 September. From 1 October travellers will have to pay for the test. Each test costs approximately DKK 390-500. Travellers should expect long waiting times upon arrival. You should check the latest guidance on entry requirements for travel to the Faroe Islands before departure. [https://corona.fo/travel?_l=en]

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    There has been an increase in COVID-19 cases in the Faroe Islands. All mass events have been cancelled and face masks are recommended in crowded places.
    Specific guidelines on physical distancing, health protection and business opening hours still need to be followed and no more than fifty people are allowed to gather either outside or inside (public transport, supermarkets, airport and work places exempt). Public gatherings of more than five hundred people are not permitted. All mass events have been cancelled and face masks are recommended in crowded places.

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    02.09.2020
  • Faroe Islands *****International Restrictions:
    There has been an increase in COVID-19 cases in the Faroe Islands. All mass events have been cancelled and face masks are recommended in crowded places. All travellers to the Faroe Islands must be tested for COVID-19 on arrival until 31 October. A follow up test on the sixth day of the visit is strongly recommended. Children younger than 12 do not need to be tested. Testing is free of charge. Travellers should expect long waiting times upon arrival. You should check the latest guidance on entry requirements for travel to the Faroe Islands before departure. [https://corona.fo/travel?_l=en]

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    Specific guidelines on physical distancing, health protection and business opening hours still need to be followed and no more than fifty people are allowed to gather either outside or inside (public transport, supermarkets, airport and work places exempt). Public gatherings of more than five hundred people are not permitted until at least 31 August. Most restrictions have been lifted in Denmark subject to social distancing advice being followed. Discotheques and music venues remain closed.

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    14.08.2020
  • Faroe Islands *****International Restrictions:
    All travellers to the Faroe Islands must be tested for COVID-19 on arrival. Children younger than 12 do not need to be tested. Testing is free of charge up to and including 14 August. Travellers should expect long waiting times upon arrival. You should check the latest guidance on entry requirements for travel to the Faroe Islands before departure [https://corona.fo/travel?_l=en]

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    Specific guidelines on physical distancing, health protection and business opening hours still need to be followed and no more than fifty people are allowed to gather either outside or inside (public transport, supermarkets, airport and work places exempt). Public gatherings of more than five hundred people are not permitted until at least 31 August. Most restrictions have been lifted in Denmark subject to social distancing advice being followed. Discotheques and music venues remain closed.

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    29.07.2020
  • Faroe Islands *****International Restrictions:
    All travellers to the Faroe Islands must be tested for COVID-19 on arrival. Children younger than 12 do not need to be tested. Testing is free of charge up to and including 31 July. Travellers should expect long waiting times upon arrival. You should check the latest guidance on entry requirements for travel to the Faroe Islands before departure [https://corona.fo/travel?_l=en]

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    Specific guidelines on physical distancing, health protection and business opening hours still need to be followed and no more than fifty people are allowed to gather either outside or inside (public transport, supermarkets, airport and work places exempt). Public gatherings of more than five hundred people are not permitted until at least 31 August. Most restrictions have been lifted in Denmark subject to social distancing advice being followed. Discotheques and music venues remain closed.

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    14.07.2020
  • Faroe Islands *****International Restrictions:
    From 27 June all travellers are required to test for COVID-19. This requirement is valid for all travellers including faroe islanders residing in the Faroe Islands and people travelling on work permits. Children younger than 12 are excempt from testing. From 27 June testing is mandatory and will be conducted upon arrival in Vagar Airport or before departure in Hirtshals. Therefore, delays can be expected. From 27 June to 10 July testing is free of charge. From 11 July travellers will have to pay for the test. A test costs DKK 390 if you are travelling with airplane. If you are travelling with the ferry the testing fee is DKK 500.
    Everyone coming to the Faroe Islands should self-quarantine until they have received the result of the test they must take upon arrival. The home quarantine can take place at your prebooked residence, vacation rental, hotel etc. It is very important, that you follow the guidelines for home quarantine while awaiting the result. The results are usually ready on the same evening or the following midday at the latest. It is of utmost importance that all travellers to the Faroe Islands take appropriate precautions while travelling. Upon arrival, particular care must be taken and the public health guidelines must be followed closely.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    Specific guidelines on physical distancing, health protection and business opening hours still need to be followed and no more than fifty people are allowed to gather either outside or inside (public transport, supermarkets, airport and work places exempt). Public gatherings of more than five hundred people are not permitted until at least 31 August. Most restrictions have been lifted in Denmark subject to social distancing advice being followed. Discotheques and music venues remain closed.

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    27.06.2020
  • Faroe Islands Faroe Islands has banned entry for foreign travellers until at least 30 June, unless their travel is essential.

    19.05.2020
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    US State Dept. COVID-19 Country Specific Information
    Foreign travel advice, Gov.UK
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