What are the consequences of closing Denmark’s borders to my work-related travels? Find the answers here.
Generally, the government encourages all Danes to return to Denmark regardless of the purpose of the trip. However, that does not mean you must go home. Business travel of a longer duration may serve a purpose which means that you cannot immediately return to Denmark.
The global situation concerning the corona virus is currently unpredictable. Therefore, you should be aware that, in other countries, restrictions may be introduced at short notice to limit the spread of infection with corona virus. You can see the global spread of COVID-19 here.
At the same time, DM encourages everyone to familiarise themselves with the travel recommendations of the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs in terms of risk assessment. At the same time, it is a good idea to familiarise yourself with the travel recommendations of other countries.
I am on a short business trip abroad. Should I return to Denmark?
If your business trip is not of the utmost importance to vital areas of the business, in which you are employed, we recommend that you return to Denmark immediately.
I have been travelling on business abroad for several months. Should I return to Denmark?
We recommend that you immediately contact your employer and the relevant insurance company with a view to assessing whether it is still safe for you to stay in the country in question. Morocco and the Philippines are currently closing their borders which is why you could risk having to remain in the country during the period when the borders remain closed.
The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs collaborates with embassies in the other Nordic countries, so that common solutions may be found relating to possible repatriation.
I am posted abroad and, thus, residing abroad for several years. Should I return to Denmark?
We recommend that you immediately contact your employer with a view to assessing whether it is safe for you and any family to continue to remain in the country in question. In this connection, please be aware that, in connection with a repatriation, you must also secure a relocation allowance if you are permanently repatriated.