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Greenland Travel Restrictions

70.36% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 70.23% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Greenland.
Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Greenland without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Greenland for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Greenland entry details and exceptions

Only the following persons can travel to Greenland:

Fully vaccinated passengers 18 years and older 2 vaccine shots, only Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson and Johnson or AstraZeneca; Persons that have previously been infected with COVID19 18 years and older, able to show proof of a positive PCR test result that is at least 14 days old, but no more than 12 weeks old, at the time of travel; passengers with residence in Greenland; passengers with residence outside Greenland from 2 to 17 years old; infants less than 2 years old; All passengers 2 years and older, need to show a negative PCR test taken in a Nordic country DK, SE, NO, FI, FO or IS less than 48h old at time of check in.

A medical or FFP2 face mask is mandatory for airports and flights,A fully vaccinated person is in this case a person who has received both Covid-19 vaccinations and you must be fully vaccinated 14 days prior to departure to Greenland. Greenland accepts people who have a combination of Covid vaccines.


Outgoing travel to GreenlandTravelling from New Zealand to Greenland

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Greenland.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions

Citizens of the Danish Realm (Denmark, Faroe Islands, and Greenland) can take a FREE test. Go to the test center outside the Arrival Hall (look for the signs) and line up for a PCR test. The result will be ready after 24 hours.ONLY tests from Nordic countries are accepted.

Quarantine requirements

Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will need to quarantine for 5 days upon entering Greenland.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

Details and exceptions

Children over 2 years of age must be quarantined unless they have been vaccinated.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Greenland

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Greenland must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Greenland will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Greenland

Masks:Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.

FAQs

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Greenland without restrictions. Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Greenland.

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Greenland without restrictions.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Greenland.

  • Fully vaccinated travelers coming from New Zealand are not required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result. Unvaccinated travellers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure.

  • Fully vaccinated travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine. Unvaccinated travellers from New Zealand are required to isolate for 5 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Mask usage in Greenland is required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.

  • Restaurants in Greenland are closed. Bars in Greenland are closed.