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Greenland

Greenland

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Date of search

24 Aug 2021


Certificate adoption

Yes


Instrument type

Both vaccination and immunity based


Certificate name

Coronapass


Timeline

Launched


Certificate details

Tells the vaccine passport validity (after second jab) without showing the details of its validity (this can be through vaccination, recovery from infection, and negative test result within 72 hours).


Certificate format

Electronic and print


Entry protocol

Generally, only fully vaccinated people are allowed to travel to Greenland after August 10th. Person who reside in Greenland and under the age of 17 are exempted. This measurement is valid till the 24th of August.

For fully vaccinated person, 

  • There is no need to quarantine or re-test when you arrive . They are authorized to go out in public and participate in activities.
  • In Greenland, once you’ve had your last vaccine shot, you’re considered fully vaccination but you are not considered fully vaccinated in Denmark and Iceland until 14 days following the last vaccine shot.
  • At all times, you must be able to present confirmation of their vaccination status.

For partial vaccinated person,

  • If you are 17 years old or younger and partially vaccinated or unvaccinated, you must follow the re-test as section and quarantine restrictions as section 4.
  • Partially vaccinated and non-vaccinated persons 17 years of age and under must be quarantined in an Open Place for 14 days without developing COVID-19 symptoms, or until a negative result from a re-test is received on the 5th day following arrival in Greenland, whichever comes first.

For person who have been previously infected with COVID-19, 

  • There is no need to quarantine when you arrive.
  • Persons who have previously been infected with COVID-19 are entitled to the same exemptions as those who have been properly immunized.
  • The pre-test rule does not apply to you.
  • At the time of travel, you must be able to present documentation of a positive PCR test result that is at least 14 days old but not more than 12 weeks old.

For non vaccinated person, 

  • Those who are not vaccinated are eligible for re-test on the 5th day after arrival.

Quarantine protocol,

  • A “wilderness quarantine” is a sort of quarantine in which you go to your end-destination (which must be an Open Place, as stated in section 1) and then go straight to nature. You are in quarantine for the brief time in the Open Place before the wilderness quarantine begins, and you must act accordingly.
  • You (or your travel party, if applicable) may not engage with other people in wilderness quarantine for the duration of the quarantine.
  • If your wilderness quarantine is fewer than 14 days, you must return to civilisation and be re-tested in an Open Place. This applies to partially vaccinated individuals as well as non-vaccinated individuals aged 2 and up.
  • If you are partially vaccinated or a non-vaccinated individual 2 years of age or older and the wilderness quarantine lasts between 1-4 days, you must remain in quarantine and wait until the 5th day after arriving in Greenland to be re-tested.
  • Note: Before beginning the wilderness quarantine, call to schedule a re-test appointment.

Others;

  • Residents and children 17 and under are exempt from the vaccination requirement.
  • The vaccination obligation is exempted for residents and children under the age of 17.
  • Person who reside in Greenland are exempted. Persons under the age of 17 are exempt. This offer is good till August 24th.
  • It’s possible that flight capacity is currently limited.
  • Keep in mind that, depending on the national and global spread of COVID-19, entry restrictions to Greenland may be reintroduced at any time.
  • At the time of check-in, all travelers must have a negative PCR test from a Nordic country (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, or Sweden) that is no more than 48 hours.
  • The Sumut form must be completed by all travelers.

Vaccine authorised to be used in the country

Pfizer, Moderna


Vaccine accepted for inbound travellers

Pfizer, Moderna, Astrazeneca, Johnson and Johnson


Border status

Partial open