Official Travel Advice for Denmark
This travel advice has been reviewed in full; Safety and security (Road travel), Entry requirements and Health sections - editorial amendments to add existing information on travel if the UK leaves the EU with a deal; Entry requirements section (Border controls) - revised information about border checks
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Advice current as at 4:00 am 24 Jan 2020.
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There were over 850,000 overnight stays in Denmark by British tourists in 2017. Most visits are trouble-free. However petty crime such as pickpocketing exists, particularly in larger cities. See Safety and security
It’s illegal in Denmark to wear in a public place any clothing that conceals the face. See Local laws and customs
The Danish authorities increased border controls at the land border with Germany in January 2016 and between Copenhagen and Malmö in Sweden in November 2019. See Border controls
Terrorist attacks in Denmark can’t be ruled out. Attacks could be indiscriminate including in places frequented by foreigners. You should remain vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities. See Terrorism
If you’re living in or moving to Denmark, visit our Living in Denmark guide in addition to this travel advice.
If you’re travelling to Denmark to do business or provide services, see further guidance on providing services in Denmark after Brexit.
If you need to contact the emergency services call 112.
If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.
The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.
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Visitors/Tourists: 7,363,000 in 2011
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Population: 559,440 (in 2013)