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Persons in transit

You can travel through Denmark (transit) if you have a worthy purpose outside Denmark or you are going on holiday. This applies regardless of your habitual residence, and regardless of your vehicle.

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.

The arrivals hotline of the Danish police: +45 7020 6044

Foreigners arriving in Denmark will be refused entry into Denmark at all internal and external borders unless they comply with 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.
Call at tel. +45 7020 6044

Hotline hours:
Weekdays from 8.00 am to 4.00 pm

 

You cannot send emails to the police about worthy purposes of entry.

 

 

The Citizens Service Centre of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for questions about travelling abroad: +45 3392 1112

The Citizens Service Centre of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs answers questions about travelling abroad and gives travel advice.
The Global Help Desk of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs can be contacted 24/7 for questions about travelling abroad:

Call at tel. +45 3392 1112
Email: bbb@um.dk

Please note that the Citizens Service Centre of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs cannot answer any questions about entering or transiting through Denmark, nor about worthy purposes. Questions about entering Denmark and about worthy purposes in specific cases should be addressed to the arrivals hotline of the Danish police.

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

Call at tel. +45 7020 6044

 

Hotline hours:
Weekdays from 8.00 am to 4.00 pm

You cannot send emails to the police about worthy purposes of entry.

 

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.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs only regarding traveling out of Denmark: +45 3392 1112

Email: bbb@um.dk

 

Call the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for questions related to travelling abroad: +45 3392 1112

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs only answers questions in relation to travelling abroad and our travel advice.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs can be reached 24/7 on :

 

Call at +45 3392 1112 
Email: bbb@um.dk

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.