Denmark Relaxes Entry Restrictions


Denmark Relaxes Entry Restrictions

UAS Operations | - 06/04/2020
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Denmark Relaxes Entry Restrictions: Denmark has announced that it’s relaxing the entry restrictions it imposed to contain the spread of COVID-19. Here are the specifics for passengers and crew, arrivals, and departures at Copenhagen Airport (EKCH).

Arriving passengers 

Passengers will be granted entry if they are:

  • Danish citizens
  • Aircraft crew members, diplomats, offshore workers or other groups of persons mentioned in the Schengen Borders Code
  • EU citizens living in Denmark who can provide a Danish social security card
  • Business travelers visiting for meetings that cannot be postponed or carried out online – evidence will be required to prove this, as well as the contact details with a local partner
  • Nordic and German citizens can now enter to visit loved ones without restrictions – evidence of the relationship such as share photos or text messages must be provided
  • Third country national with valid travel document and a Danish residence permit
  • Foreigners with a worthy purpose to visit, eg. those working in Denmark
  • Close relatives of foreigners living in Denmark
  • Persons visiting seriously ill or dying family members, or attending a funeral
  • Persons entering to participate in an ongoing course of treatment administered by Danish health authorities

Please note that there is no mandatory 14-day quarantine required. This is up to the discretion of the individual.


There are no restrictions for arriving crew:

  • No requirement for mandatory quarantine
  • No health certificate
  • Crew changes are allowed (this includes night stops)
  • Crew are permitted to leave the airport and return for duty

Ambulance flights

  • Ambulance flights will get priority processing at EKCH
  • Any crew or medical experts can enter and exit with ID

Fuel stops

  • There are no restrictions on passengers or crew during fuel stops
  • Crew members may change or enter
  • No passenger may disembark aircraft

Aircraft maintenance and storage at EKCH 

  • There are no restrictions for crew only flights with approvals within 10min for slots/handling
  • Long term storage is also available

While the Information is considered to be true and correct at the date of publication, changes in circumstances after the time of publication may impact on the accuracy of the Information. The Information may change without notice and UAS is not in any way liable for the accuracy of any information printed and stored or in any way interpreted and used by a user.

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