You must be fully vaccinated to access public premises and to travel out of Nuuk and Sisimiut

As a response to the outbreak of COVID-19 in Nuuk, Naalakkersuisut has chosen to introduce the measure of corona vaccine documentation in the capital. At the same time, they have chosen to loosen the restrictions in Sisimiut, where the infection rate is declining.

You must now be fully vaccinated to enter public premises in Sisimiut and to travel out of Sisimiut. Other restrictions no longer apply to Sisimiut.

The new rules apply until and including the 30th of September 2021

You are only allowed access to the following places, if you are fully vaccinated or have a negative result from a PCR-test taken within the last 48 hours:

  • Restaurants, bars, night clubs etc.
  • Cultural institutions such as movie theaters, museums etc.
  • Community centers
  • Libraries
  • Indoor and outdoor sport facilities such as sport halls, gyms, soccer fields, swimming pools etc.
  • Hairdressers, masseurs, beauty salons etc.

If you are not fully vaccinated, you can still access the following places without a negative test result:

  • Shops
  • Post Offices
  • Airports
  • Service desks e.g. at public authorities
  • Public transportation waiting areas
  • Places where you carry out your professional work

If you are not fully vaccinated and travel from Nuuk or Sisimiut to other cities in Greenland, you must still follow the rules that apply to the city you are travelling out of. When you arrive at your destination, you are only allowed to visit public premises and locations and participate in public events when you have a negative result from a PCR-test taken on the fifth day after your arrival or after 14 days of quarantine.

The rules do not apply to schools, day care institutions, workplaces, and public transportation.

You must remember

In regard to this announcement, you are considered fully vaccinated immediately after your last dose of vaccine. 

You can document your vaccination status with a corona passport through the phone app, the pieces of paper handed out to you during your vaccination or a vaccination certificate from the health department.

If you have previously been infected with COVID-19, you can use a positive result from a PCR-test that is between 14 days and 12 weeks old as documentation.

The rules do not apply to children 0-11 years old.

The rules do not apply to people who the National Board of Health recommends not to get vaccinated.