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Copenhagen - safe to visit

The number one priority for Copenhagen CVB and our partners is to ensure that delegates can meet in safe surroundings in Copenhagen and rest assured that their events are handled with the highest safety standards in accordance with the guidelines of the Danish Health Authorities.

Safety measures in Copenhagen

If you have any questions please contact us on cvb@woco.dk

  • As of 1 July 2021, general gatherings of up to 250 people indoor are allowed in Denmark while the outdoors public gathering limit is fully abolished. Area requirements and recommendations on distance are repealed for restaurants where guests "essentially" sit down.
  • The gathering limit is fully abolished for conferences and meetings with business and professional purposes still with the requirements for COVID-19 passport (completed vaccination or negative test max 96 hours old). Find more information on the current travel restrictions and what to expect during your stay here.
  • Visitors can expect larger spaces for their meetings and events, increased cleaning before during and after their event, focus on frequent ventilation, plated meals instead of open buffets, more use of outdoor spaces and a continuous focus on identification and elimination of “frequent risk touchpoints” and many more.
  • At Copenhagen Airport, travellers are required to carry face masks at all times. Steps to minimise physical interactions are in place and include upstaffing, increased speaker calls, queue management, and disinfection sprays throughout the airport. Find more information here.
  • The current social distancing rule in Copenhagen is 2-meters.
  • It is now only mandatory to wear facemasks on public transport across the country - as well as in all areas passenger areas and busses at airports, incl. Copenhagen International Airport. 
  • The authorities advise people to minimise the use of public transport and where possible to travel outside of rush hour. Posters with official guidelines are visible on platforms, in trains/busses/metros, etc. Find more information here.
  • In supermarkets, shops and other public places specific queuing regulations are in places to ensure safe distance between customers and hand disinfection and/or disposable gloves are provided. Directional one-way markings for pedestrians have been put up in busy public spaces.
  • The police keep a close eye on public spaces likely to attract crowds/many people to ensure safety guidelines are followed.
  • In case of any questions or concerns while in Copenhagen please call the Covid-19 hotline +45 7020 0233
  • The Danish Health Authority has issued guidelines in nine languages to be downloaded and placed visibly in all public and private institutions and spaces.
  • Copenhagen Convention Bureau have gathered all relevant info and the latest news on Covid-19. Find it here
  • Fully vaccinated persons residing in the EU,  Schengen and OECD countries are exempt from quarantine and testing requirements after entry into Denmark. Read more here.


Safe to visit

The Danish hotel, restaurant and tourism association, HORESTA, has developed safety guides for its members (“SAFE TO VISIT”) with focus on space management and hyper hygiene to secure a safe and good experience for all guests.

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Find the latest information about precautions and Covid-19 efforts in Copenhagen/Denmark, our own measures and temporary adjustments, and useful links right here