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Persons resident in Denmark or of Danish nationality or holding a valid residence permit to Denmark

On this site you can find the applicable guidelines for Danish nationals, persons resident in Denmark, and persons holding a valid residence permit, as well as relevant documentation to bring when traveling to Denmark.

Danish nationals, persons resident in Denmark, or persons holding a valid residence permit to Denmark can enter denmark no matter the purpose and are not required to present a negative COVID-19 test during the border control in Denmark.

 

However, all passengers, including the above mentioned persons, are required to present a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 24 hours before boarding the plane abroad. Persons who have previously tested positive for COVID-19, can be exempted from this requirement if they can present documentation for a positive COVID-19 test that is at least 14 days old at the time of entry and taken no more than eight weeks before the time of entry. Persons who travel to Denmark on a journey with connecting flights in one or more airports must present a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 24 hours before they board the first flight. Click the link below for more information about the applicable rules.

 

In any case, persons resident in Denmark (both Danish nationals and foreigners) who travel abroad are urged to follow the travel advice of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ travel advice and the recommendation on self-isolation, if relevant, when they return to Denmark.

 

For persons travelling to Denmark by air

You can enter Denmark if
As a Danish national you can always enter Denmark regardless of your habitual residence and the purpose of your entry.

Relevant documents

Danish passport as proof of nationality.

You can enter Denmark if you live in Denmark.

Relevant documents

Valid passport, health insurance card, residence permit, residence card, EU registration certificate or personal identification document with proof of address.

You can enter Denmark if you hold a valid residence permit to Denmark

 

Relevant documents

Valid residence permit or residence card

Recommended procedures to prevent infection on arrival in Denmark Banned countries

Expatriates are urged to follow the recommendations of the health authorities, possibly with some exceptions (see fact sheet), and to take a COVID-19 test no more than 72 hours before entry or to take a test in Denmark right after entry.

 

Fact sheet on Danish travel restrictions (in Danish)

Hotlines to the authorities

NB! The hotline currently receives many calls concerning the tracking and tracing of close contacts. To avoid wait time, we recommend that you call later.

If you are infected with COVID-19 or if you are a close contact

Call +45 3232 0511
Opening hours: All days 08.00 am to 10.00 pm.

 

If you see that we have called or if you have received a message from us, please return our call.

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

Every day 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.

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

Monday-Wednesday 08.00-16.00 (8 am - 4 pm)

Thursday 08.00-15.00 (8 am - 3 pm)

Friday 08.00-14.00 (8 am - 2 pm)