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Persons in transit

You can travel through Denmark (transit) if you have a worthy purpose or you are going on holiday outside Denmark. This applies regardless of your habitual residence and your means of transport. In such situations, you are not required to present proof of a negative COVID-19 test.

Entry into Denmark in general
Foreigners with clear symptoms, such as fever and a dry cough, cannot enter Denmark.

You cannot obtain an advance approval of entry into Danmark.

 

See below for worthy purposes of entry into Denmark and the documents we recommend you to bring.

You can enter Denmark if

You can transit through Denmark for the purpose of going on holiday outside Denmark, but the transit should be made without undue delay. This also applies to holidays in private homes or privately let summerhouses.

Relevant documents

Proof of your holiday stay in the country to which you are going, such as the booking confirmation for a summerhouse or a hotel. 

 

If you are staying in a private home, you must show confirmation that you have borrowed the home or an agreement for private accommodation. The documents must contain information about the location of the home and contact details for the person(s) entering Denmark and the person(s) letting or lending the home.

You can travel through Denmark (transit) if you have a worthy purpose or you are going on holiday outside Denmark.

 

The transit should be made without undue delay.

 

This applies regardless of your habitual residence and your means of transport.

 

Examples of worthy purposes are given on the following web pages:

 

Persons resident in open countries/provinces

Persons resident in banned countries/provinces

  

NB. Foreigners with clear symptoms such as dry cough and fever cannot enter Denmark.

You can transit through Denmark if you have a worthy purpose outside Denmark. The transit must be made without undue delay in Denmark. 
Hotlines to the authorities

Foreigners arriving in Denmark will be refused entry into Denmark at all internal and external borders unless they meet the entry requirements.

If you cannot find an answer to your question on the website, you can call the dedicated hotline of the Danish police to get an answer to your question about worthy purposes of entering or transiting through Denmark.

 

Telephone: +45 7020 6044

 

Hotline opening hours

Weekdays from 08.00 (8 am) to 16.00 (4 pm).

 

We are receiving a lot of calls at the moment. We apologize for the wait. You cannot send emails to the police about worthy purposes of entry.

The Citizens Service Centre of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs only answers questions in relation to travelling out of Denmark and the ministry's travel advice.

 

Telephone: +45 3392 1112 
Email: bbb@um.dk

 

Hotline opening hours

The line is always open.

 

Please note that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs cannot answer any questions related to entering or transiting through Denmark, nor about worthy purposes. Such questions can be addressed on the arrivals hotline of the Danish police.

The Joint Danish Authorities Hotline answers questions regarding coronavirus and restrictions in general caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. However, please call the Arrivals' hotline if your question is regarding entry to Denmark.

 

Telephone: (+45) 7020 0233

 

Hotline opening hours

Weekdays from 06.00 (6 am) to 24.00 (midnight)

We are receiving a lot of calls at the moment. We apologize for the wait. It is not possible to email the hotline.