- Covid-19 entry requirements and restrictions links as follows for the countries mentioned below,
- The visa application center will resume operations from 01 July 2020 onwards with below conditions,
For information on current travel restrictions for the other Nordic countries, please refer to the individual country’s Embassy or Mission.
If you are travelling to Denmark for business [please read link to the information material] and do not have permanent residence in Denmark, we encourage you to organise your business travel and meetings in Denmark in a way that minimises the risk of becoming infected or spreading infection with novel coronavirus/COVID-19. Please follow the 5 general advice from the Danish Health Authourity. We do not advise business travellers without permanent residence in Denmark to self-isolate for 14 days after arrival.
Due to the current entry restrictions to Denmark, all Danish visa application centers are closed. Applicants who have handed in their visa application prior to 20 March 2020 will have their case processed. For more information visit the website of the relevant Danish mission.
- Denmark – All foreign travellers with urgent travel into Denmark before 31 August must constitutes a worthy purpose - For information on what constitutes a worthy purpose, please visit to the Danish Police website as follow https://politi.dk/coronavirus-i-danmark/in-english.
Please note that should you have a worthy purpose of travel to Denmark and apply for a visa, it is important that the Travel Medical Insurance include coverage for COVID-19 and related illnesses.
- Iceland - All foreign travellers can only enter Iceland from 01 July onwards. All types of application (Business / Holiday/ Family and Friends) to Iceland is accepted if travel date is after 01 July 2020.
- The visa application for Norway, Sweden and Finland remain suspended temporarily for short stay visa until 31 August 2020 with the exception of Iceland. Thus No Schengen visa application will be accepted for these countries.
The Danish Government has implemented extensive restrictions on entry to Denmark due to the Corona virus/COVID-19.
These restrictions mean that you must expect to be rejected at the Danish borders even with a valid visa.
The only exceptions are foreign travelers who have a valid visa AND a worthy purpose for entering. Worthy purposes include travelers who are either parents or primary caretakers (e.g. foster parents) of minors residing in Denmark, visits to critically ill family members, persons who are in the process of a medical treatment in Denmark, persons who are attending a funeral in Denmark, and persons who will be part of a court case in Denmark.
Ordinary tourist visits, family visits and business travel are not considered worthy travel purposes. Case processing times may be extended. For more information please visit the website for information from the Danish authorities: https://politi.dk/coronavirus-i-danmark/in-english
Messages from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs in Norway and Finland:
Restrictions on entry into Norway
The Norwegian Government has implemented extensive restrictions on entry into Norway due to the spread of COVID-19. As a result, foreigners who do not hold a valid residence permit in Norway will be rejected at the border and refused entry into Norway. For the time being, visas for visitors to Norway will not be granted. For more information on the entry restrictions to Norway, please visit:
Owing to the ongoing global COVID-19 developments, Finland application centres will not accept any visa or residence permit applications until further notice.
For your reference, please consult the Embassy’s list of approved Travel Medical Insurances for the Schengen Area
Upon receipt of your Schengen visa it is your responsibility to check that all the information in the visa sticker is correct. If you think that some information is incorrect, please inform the embassy immediately so that any errors can be rectified.
of a visa does not confer an automatic right of entry and holders of a visa are requested to present proof that they fulfil the entry conditions at the external border, as provided for in Article 5 of the Visa Code.
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