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Persons resident in the border regions

Persons resident in the regions of Norway, Schleswig-Holstein, Scania, Halland or Blekinge can enter Denmark regardless of the purpose of their entry. If your region does not comply with the criteria for being 'open', you must have a worthy purpose of entering. Otherwise, you must present a negative COVID-19 test upon entry.

In general about entry into Denmark
Foreigners showing clear symptoms such as dry cough and fever will not be permitted to enter Denmark.

You cannot get a prior approval to enter into Denmark.

 

Please see below what purposes are considered worthy with regards to entering into Denmark, and what documentation we recommend that you bring.

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Is your region open or closed

 

Upon entry into Denmark, you must provide proof that you are habitually resident in the regions of Norway, Schleswig-Holstein, Scania, Halland or Blekinge. 

 

Relevant documents

An official document providing proof of your address, such as a document showing your registered address or the like, and a passport.

Moreover, you must provide proof of the region in which the address on your ID document is located, such as a printout from a digital map on which your address is plotted and which shows the region in which your address is located.

 

Test and illness

If your region does not comply with the criteria for being open and you do not have a worthy purpose, you must present proof of a negative COVID-19 test carried out no more than 72 hours before your entry into Denmark.

Please fill in the certificate below for use in case of negative COVID-19 test.

 

Download certificate for a negative COVID-19 test

Hotlines to the authorities

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 entry into to or transit 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.

Call 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 only answers questions about travelling abroad, travel guidelines or if you are stranded abroad.

The Global Help Desk of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs can be contacted 24/7 for questions about travelling abroad:

Call at +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 entry into or transit through Denmark, nor about worthy purposes. Such questions can be addressed on the arrivals hotline of the Danish Police.


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