Updated 3. November 2021

  • All gatherings with 50 or more people should be postponed or cancelled.
  • All sporting events can be carried out, but it should be without spectators.
  • Schools and day-care centres where Corona is spreading should be temporarily locked down. The Advisory Board for schools and day-care centres together with the Chief Medical Officer decide on measures in each individual case.
  • Leisure activities for children and young people where Corona is spreading should be temporarily locked down.
  • The nightlife should be temporarily locked down. This does not apply to restaurants.
  • All travellers should be tested two days after arrival to the Faroe Islands.
  • The Corona Hotline – 304040 – will be reopened.
  • Testing and infection detection will continue.

Mandatory testing upon arrival to the Faroe Islands

In addition to the recommendations above, the Epidemic Commission will require corona tests from all travellers who are unable to present a valid COVID Certificate. That is persons, who have not been fully vaccinated, and cannot present a valid corona test (not older than 72 hours) or have not been previously infected by corona (antibody test) must all be tested upon arrival in the Faroe Islands. This will apply from 15th of November 2021.

What YOU can do to reduce the spread of COVID-19 <3

  • Remember to maintain a physical distance from others.
  • Maintain rigorous hand hygiene, washing your hands thoroughly and often. Use sanitizer if you do not have access to soap and water.
  • Cough or sneeze into your arm – not your hands.
  • Avoid physical greetings such as handshaking, hugging and kissing.
  • Maintain strict hygiene both at home and at work.
  • Take particular care in places where many people are around.
  • Remember that anyone can carry the infection and pass it on to others, even if you have no symptoms yourself.
  • Pay attention to any symptoms of illness that could indicate a corona infection, such as fever and coughing, and stay at home if in any doubt.