International Travel Restrictions and Policies

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Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Vanuatu to Greenland.

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Border Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated and recovered travelers

Policies
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Vaccinated
70.81%
Increased by70.81%
at 12/3/2021
Return Status
RESTRICTED

Entry restricted for international travelers

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated and recovered travelers

Description

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.

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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 pre-departure COVID-19 test results

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Travel Purpose
TourismMedicalBusiness
Description

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.

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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 72 hours Before Departure
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Greenland Tourism
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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

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).

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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
Start Date
Changed

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
70.81%
Increased by70.81%
at 12/3/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
40,271
Increased by40,271
at 12/3/2021

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

Local Guidelines

Although restrictions are gradually lifting, they may be re-introduced at any time and preventative health measures remain encouraged. In Nuuk and Sisimiut, proof of vaccination or a negative test result taken within 48 hours will be required to access most facilities and establishments. People who have recently recovered from COVID-19, may also provide a positive PCR test taken at least 14 days before. Information related to the COVID-19 response in Greenland can be found at https://visitgreenland.co...
Checked
12/4/2021

Use of mask

Status
Required
Severity
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Face masks are required in airports and on public transport.

Public transportation

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Restrictions in place
Severity
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Public transportation is operating as usual. When traveling from Nuuk or Sisimiut, travelers are required to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival at their destination. This period can be shortened if a PCR test is taken on the fifth day and a negative test result is confirmed.

Restaurants

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Restrictions in place
Severity
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Restaurants are open as usual. In Nuuk and Sisimiut, restaurants are only open for vaccinated customers or those with valid test results.

Bars

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Restrictions in place
Severity
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Bars are open as usual. In Nuuk and Sisimiut, bars are only open for vaccinated customers or those with valid test results.

Nightclubs

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Restrictions in place
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Nightclubs are open as usual. IIn Nuuk and Sisimiut, nightclubs are only open for vaccinated customers or those with valid test results.

Shops

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Restrictions in place
Severity
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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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