How to get entry to Denmark

Important information for international students


Please note that as of now, Danish authorities has classified the entire world as ‘high-risk’ meaning more restricted measurements have been taken. You can read more about the update on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark here.

These measures included that the Danish authorities have updated the rules for entry into Denmark from 9 January until 5 April 2021. The update means that being a student at a higher educational institution does not grant students a worthy purpose of entering Denmark.

Therefore, you cannot enter Denmark if you do not have your permanent residence here in Denmark. Please note that exams and teaching and learning activities at UCN have been converted to online activities until 5 April 2021.

Link for students with residence in Denmark

If you have residence in Denmark, you can read more about entry on the Danish Police’s website: Persons resident in Denmark or of Danish nationality or holding a valid residence permit to Denmark.  On the website, you can read about required documentation when entering Denmark. Please note that you are required to present a negative Covid-19 test taken no more than 24hrs before boarding the plane or entering Denmark.

Link for students without residence in Denmark

You can read more about entry into Denmark on the Danish Police’s website: Persons resident in countries outside of Denmark.

For any questions, you may contact the Danish Police’s hotline on +45 7020 6044.