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How to obtain a Danish police clearance 

Please find the procedure for obtaining a Danish police clearance below.

Danish nationals and foreign nationals who wish to obtain a copy of their Danish police clearance may contact the Danish National Police (“Rigspolitiet”) at the following address: 

Danish National Police (“Rigspolitiet”)
Centre for General Law
Polititorvet 14
DK - 1780 Copenhagen V
Phone: +45 43 86 15 00
Fax:     +45 31 21 02 20

The Danish National Police will need:

  • a copy of the applicant’s passport,
  • a brief signed request for a certificate issued in English, 
  • information about his/her last residence in Denmark,
  • and information on which address the certificate is to be forwarded to.

The police clearance is free of charge.

On the website of the police (only in Danish), more information is accessible on how to obtain a Danish police clearance.