The British Embassy in Copenhagen maintains and develops relations between the UK and Denmark.

Find out more on our UK and Denmark news page.

We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Denmark. You can access UK government services while in Denmark.

Read the latest information on the rights and status of UK nationals living in Europe including our practical guide to Living in Denmark guide.

Urgent assistance

If you’re travelling in Denmark, see how to return to the UK during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. If you cannot return at this time, see how to stay safely in Denmark during the coronavirus.

See also our coronavirus travel advice

If you’re in Denmark and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +45 35 44 52 00/ +44 1908 51 6666.

Get an emergency travel document

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

Apply online for an emergency travel document

If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.

If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before

If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen

If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

We’ve been working hard to provide a normal level of service but with the ever changing developments of coronavirus (COVID-19) we have to make adjustments for the safety of customers and staff.

If you think you have an urgent need for a notarial service, please contact tel. +45 3544 5200/ +44 1908 51 6666.

All visitors must wear a facemask on arrival and when walking in communal areas, with the exception of children under 12 years old.

We offer a limited number of notarial services, which include affirmation or affidavit and making a certified copy of a British passport.

See the full list of notarial and documentary services we normally provide.

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Denmark.

Our people

Emma Hopkins

British Ambassador to Denmark

Contact us

British Embassy Copenhagen

Kastelsvej 36-40
DK-2100 Copenhagen

+45 35 44 52 00 / +44 1908 51 6666

Use our contact form for consular enquiries, including Travel Advice, information on entering the UK and Living in Denmark:

For media, trade and general enquiries, email

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