The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Afghanistan to Greenland.View restrictions for unvaccinated travelers
Governments are changing their policies rapidly in response to the Omicron variant. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.
Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated and recovered travelers
Travelers aged 15 years and older, who have proof of being fully vaccinated or valid proof of recovery from COVID-19 are allowed to enter Greenland. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.
Travelers will need to transit through a Nordic country on their way to Greenland. Please check restrictions for all countries on your itinerary before traveling.
Unvaccinated travelers ages 15 to 17 can enter Greenland if they had bought flight tickets before September 3, 2021. Please see the source for more details.
Transit is allowed with restrictions
Travelers are allowed to transit through Greenland to a destination outside of Greenland, including the Faroe Islands and Denmark following the listed procedures.
Transit travelers are required to:
- Have a negative COVID-19 (PCR or rapid) test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure.
Before You Leave
Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results
Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. The test must be performed at a hospital or health clinic, in one of the Nordic countries, the EU, EFTA, or the United Kingdom, a maximum of 72 hours before departure to Greenland.
This requirement does not apply to:
- Travelers under the age of 2;
- Travelers who have proof of recovery from COVID-19 from a positive PCR test that is 14 days to 12 weeks old.
- A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
Mandatory proof of vaccination
Fully vaccinated travelers must have valid proof of vaccination. Travelers must have received all vaccine doses required at least 14 days before travel.
The following EMA-approved vaccines are accepted for travel to Greenland: Comirnaty (Pfizer/BioNTech), Spikevax (Moderna), Vaxzevria (AstraZeneca), and Janssen (Johnson and Johnson).
No quarantine required for vaccinated or recovered travelers
Fully vaccinated travelers and those with valid proof of recovery are not required to quarantine on arrival in Greenland.
While You're There
Masks are mandatory in public
Travelers aged 12 years and older must wear masks in public places such as on public transportation and when physical distancing is not possible.
COVID-19 Risk Information
Use of mask
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