Greenland travel restrictions
Published on 23.06.2020
Published on 08.06.2020
Air Greenland resumes two-way Kangerlussuaq – Copenhagen traffic from mid-June 2020
Published on 20.05.2020
|Open for travel from Greenland|
Self-isolation at own accommodation.
COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country.
Yellow fever (2013)
Greenland *****International Restrictions:
Arriving passengers who are residents in Greenland: Must provide an email confirming a completed Sumut form; Must be COVID-19 tested via Rigshospitalet. Arriving passengers who are residents outside of Greenland must provide an email confirming a completed Sumut form and must provide documentation of a negative test result which must have been performed a maximum of five days prior to the departure [https://www.nun.gl/Emner/English/Travel_to_Greenland?sc_lang=da]. PCR test must be taken in Denmark at the Rigshospitalet.
Effective May 5, commercial air tickets to travel out of Greenland are available for purchase from Air Greenland. A ban on commercial trans-Atlantic flights and ferry service to Greenland – imposed on March 20 – was extended from April 30 to June 15. Beginning June 15 Greenland will allow 600 passengers per week to enter the country. All travelers will require proof of a negative COVID-19 test result within five days prior to travel to Greenland. Additionally, all travelers will be required to self-quarantine upon arrival and re-test for COVID-19 five days after arrival. Those with a negative COVID-19 test five days after arrival will be permitted to end their quarantine. The ban on commercial flight and ferry services within Greenland – imposed on March 20 – was lifted on April 25. The Greenlandic government continues to recommend, however, that all internal travel in Greenland be limited. A ban on travel between Nuuk and two outlying settlements – imposed on March 21, and scheduled to be in effect through April 30 – was lifted on April 22. The Greenlandic government continues to recommend, however, that all internal travel in Greenland be limited [https://nun.gl/Emner/English/Fakta_om_COVID19?sc_lang=da]
A ‘stay at home’ advice is directed at everybody, including children, arriving in Greenland after 16 March 2020. Newly arrived people are recommended to stay at home for two weeks as from the date of arrival. The authorities may grant exemptions to people performing critical functions in the healthcare sector, with the police, in the armed forces or other functions critical to society. Prevention measures such as social distancing and washing hands frequently are advised.
Greenland Travel between Greenland and Denmark with Air Greenland will begin on 1 June. International links will remain suspended until 1 June as well as entry of foreign citizens.
Greenland Travel between Greenland and Denmark has reopened from 25 April. Both Air Greenland and Air Iceland Connect have reopened.
International links however will remain suspended until 1 June as well as entry of foreighn citizens.
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