Important notice regarding the sailing
- All passengers must wear a face mask at check-in and when boarding and leaving MS Norröna. This applies to both passengers on foot and passengers with a vehicle.
- We recommend all passengers to wear a face mask, while onboard the ship.
- Passengers do not need to wear a face mask in their own cabin and when it is possible to sit at a physical distance or when possible to keep a distance on the ship’s outdoor areas.
- Crew with contact to the passengers will wear face masks, if they are not protected by plexiglass screens.
Traveling from Denmark to the Faroe Islands
Covid-19 test before departure
All people travelling to the Faroe Islands must be tested for Covid-19. The testing of passengers traveling to the Faroe Islands takes place on the harbour in Hirtshals. Travelers with a car will be tested after check-in. Passengers on foot will be tested in the terminal. All passengers will get an email before traveling with information about registration and payment. The price for the test is 390 DKK per person. Children younger than 12 do not need to be tested. The test results will be sent directly to Smyril Line and will be ready during the crossing. Only passengers that are tested positive will be contacted about the test result.
Follow-up test six days after arrival
All travellers staying in the Faroe Islands for more than 6 days, should get a follow-up test six days after arrival. This test is free of charge. Find further information on corona.fo
Traveling from Iceland to the Faroe Islands
Faroese authorities demand that all passengers traveling to the Faroe Islands must be tested for Covid-19. Passengers traveling from Iceland to the Faroe Islands get a test on board. The prices is DKK 390. Children under the age of 12 do not need a test. All passengers will get an email before traveling with information about registration and payment.
Passengers get the test result some hours after arrival in the Faroe Islands. Only passengers that are tested positive will get information about the test result.
Traveling from Denmark to Iceland
Covid-19 test before departure
All nationalities will be tested for COVID-19 in Denmark/Hirtshals before boarding MS Norröna, due to the stopover in the Faroe Islands on the way to Iceland on Mondays. The price for the test is DKK 390. All passengers will get an email before traveling with information about registration and payment.
Passengers traveling to Iceland do also need a test upon arrival in Seyðisfjørður. Further information regarding testing, registration and payment is to be found here: covid.is/english
Follow-up test in Iceland after 5-6 days
As of 19 August all arriving passengers must also do another test 5-6 days later to minimize the risk of a false negative causing infection to spread in the community. Also certain rules reg. quarantine apply. Read more
People who use Denmark as a transit are not required to present proof of a negative Covid-19 test, when entering Denmark. People who have Denmark as a destination must present proof of a negative Covid-19 test taken no more than 72 hours before entry. Read more here.
Passengers will have the possibility to be tested in Tórshavn. The price for the test is DKK 390 and is to be paid directly to the testing company.