International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Allowed

Entry into Greenland From Åland Islands is Allowed with Additional Requirements

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Travelers who have proof of being fully vaccinated or valid proof of recovery from COVID-19 and who are over 15 years of age 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.

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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.

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Greenland Tourism
Start Date
9/10/2021
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Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 48 hours in a Nordic country before departure to Greenland.

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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.
Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 48 hours Before Departure
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Government of Greenland
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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers must have a valid proof of vaccination. Travelers must have received all vaccine doses required at least 14 days before travel.

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Government of Greenland
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On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required for vaccinated or recovered travelers

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Fully vaccinated travelers and those with valid proof of recovery are not required to quarantine on arrival in Greenland.

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Government of Greenland
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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers aged 12 years and older must wear masks in public places such as on public transportation and when physical distancing is not possible.

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Government of Greenland
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COVID-19 Risk Information

Unknown
We have limited data on COVID-19 transmission in Greenland and can't assess the risk of traveling to this destination.
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
71.96%
Increased by0.65%
at 9/17/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
40,922
Increased by369
at 9/17/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

General

Although restrictions are gradually lifting, proof of vaccination or a negative test result taken within 48 hours will be required to access most facilities and establishments. Information related to the COVID-19 response in Greenland can be found at https://visitgreenland.co...
Last Checked
9/19/2021

Use of mask

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Required
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Face masks are required in airports and on public transport. In certain districts such as Sisimiut masks are also required in public places.

Public transportation

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Operating
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Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

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Restrictions in place
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Restaurants are open for vaccinated customers or those with proof of a negative test.

Bars

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Restrictions in place
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Bars are open for vaccinated customers or those with proof of a negative test.

Nightclubs

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Restrictions in place
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Nightclubs are open for vaccinated customers or those with proof of a negative test.

Shops

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Restrictions in place
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Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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