Consular Services for Foreign Residents in Denmark

Information on the services and assistance available, including the replacement of lost or stolen passports, for expats from the UK, USA, Ireland and Australia from their embassies and consulates in Denmark...

Citizens of the USA, United Kingdom, Ireland and Australia living in Denmark can access information from the Consular sections of their relevant Embassies or High Commissions.

Click on the appropriate link below to access the home page of each of the relevant Embassies in Denmark.

American Citizens

The US Citizens Service consular section provides passport services, registration of births, information on visas, federal benefits, notary services, voting information, as well as emergency assistance to American citizens in distress.

US citizens resident in Denmark are eligible to vote in American primary, run-off, special and general elections. For information: Click here

US citizens living or travelling abroad are encouraged to register with their nearest Embassy or Consulate in order to receive up-to-date travel and security information and to make it easier for the Embassy or Consulate to contact them in case of an emergency.

UK Citizens

The British Embassy Copenhagen has up-to-date news on matters relating to Danish-British relations, as well as much information on trade and investment between Denmark and the UK.

The British Embassy offers many consular services to British citizens in Denmark. These include:

  • Registering births and deaths and issuing certified copies of certificates
  • Certifying documents
  • Providing information about transferring funds
  • Providing help for those who are victim of a crime or in hospital
  • Providing contact details of lawyers
  • For further information on consular services provided: Click here

The British Embassy Copenhagen website has a section on living in Denmark, retiring to Denmark, registering a birth, death or marriage and travel advice

British passports are not issued by the British Embassy in PLACE. Applications for first passports and renewals must be sent to HM Passport Office in the UK at the following address:

  • Her Majesty's Passport Office
    101 Old Hall Street
    L3 9BP
    United Kingdom
  • To apply for a UK passport while overseas: Click here

Irish Citizens

The Embassy of Ireland in Denmark provides help and advice in emergency situations to Irish citizens resident or travelling in Denmark and Iceland. The website provides information on travel between Ireland and Denmark.

Services provided by the Irish Embassy include:

  • Passport services
  • Visa services
  • Authentication of documents
  • Emergency assistance

Australian Citizens

The Australian Embassy in Denmark provides services to Australians in Denmark, and is also accredited to Norway and Iceland. Services provided include:

  • Issuing emergency passports
  • Travel advice
  • Notarial services
  • A list of doctors and lawyers
  • Australian Embassy in Denmark
    : Dampfaergevej 26, 2nd floor, 2100 Copenhagen Ø
    Tel: 70 26 36 76
    Fax: 70 26 36 86
    Tel: +61 1300 555 135 (Out of hours emergency only; toll free)