COVID-19

The latest information on measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the Faroe Islands, including requirements and recommendations for travellers, can be found on the official website www.corona.fo.

Specific guidance for all travellers to the Faroe Islands can also be found on the dedicated travel section on corona.fo. Please note that there are two recommended COVID-19 tests in connection with travel to the Faroe Islands:

  1. Testing two days before arrival (recommended)
  2. Testing two days post-arrival (recommended)

From 15 November all travellers entering the Faroe Islands are required to show a COVID vaccination certificate/passport. Travellers who cannot provide official proof of vaccination or previous infection are required to take a COVID-19 test at entry. Wherever proof of vaccination may be required in the Faroe Islands,  EU approved digital COVID certificates, including the NHS COVID pass, are recognised.

When travelling to the Faroe Islands, you are entering the Kingdom of Denmark, even if you are just passing through Denmark in transit and the Faroe Islands is the sole destination of your travelEntry requirements for travellers from the UK to Denmark can be found on the Danish Government COVID-19 information website: https://en.coronasmitte.dk/rules-and-regulations/entry-into-denmark

Entry restrictions for travellers, whether requirements or recommendations, are stricter or more lenient depending on the current situation in their country of residence or country/region of departure. Currently Denmark has no list of red countries but that can change. Denmark reviews its listing of countries and regions on a weekly basis every Friday and changes will normally come into effect the following day. Please see the updated list of country categories and requirements.

UK Government COVID-19 guidance for travelling abroad can be found at www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-advice-novel-coronavirus. Specific UK advice for travellers from the UK to Denmark, including the Faroe Islands, can be found at www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/denmark.

UK Government COVID-19 guidance for travelling into the UK can be found at Entering the UK - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk).