Visa to Denmark

If you are visiting Denmark you must check whether you need a visa, depending upon your nationality and the purpose of your visit.


Entry to Denmark

There are no tourist visa requirements for nationals of (e.g.) the USA, Canada, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Argentina, Brazil, Singapore, Malaysia and Mexico.

If you are coming from a not-European country, you can consult the local Danish embassy and get more information here.


Denmark is a member of Schengen

Denmark is a member of the European Union`s Schengen agreement, which essentially means that passport controls have been eliminated between Schengen countries in Europe. So a Schengen visa normally grants you the right to travel in the Schengen region for maximum 90 days.

Therefore, you don`t have to stop or show a passport, if you are travelling between Denmark and Sweden and Denmark and Germany. You still have to bring your passport in case you need to prove your identity.

Following countries is a member of the European Union Schengen agreement:  
Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Visa and entry requirements

If you are entering Denmark from a country outside the Schengen area, you can expect passport control. Travellers from outside the Schengen agreement area may also need to require a visa. Check out the related links, if you are from a country, where you will need a visa to enter Denmark.

Read more about the Schengen agreement

Top Attractions to Discover

Hans Christian Andersen`s Denmark

Hans Christian Andersen`s Denmark

Follow the footsteps of Denmark`s most famous writer H.C. Andersen in Odense on Funen

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Top Viking Sites in Denmark

Top Viking Sites in Denmark

In Denmark, you can find traces of the Vikings many places. Visit an attraction, event or landmark to get inspired.

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Cliffs and Beaches

Cliffs and Beaches

Denmark is unique related to beautiful wide sandy beaches, but also for cliffs with great views.

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Visit Historical and Cultural Places

Kronborg “Hamlet” Castle

Kronborg “Hamlet” Castle

Drama and history are gathered in one place at Kronborg "Hamlet" Castle.

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The Museum of National History

The Museum of National History

The museum offers a chronological collection including portraits, historical paintings, furniture and art industry.

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The Funen Village Museum

The Funen Village Museum

The Funen Village is a Danish open-air museum located Odense. Here you can see 25 buildings most of which date to the 18th and 19th century.

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Nyhavn

Nyhavn

Take a walk through historic Nyhavn with the many beautiful historic houses. Hans Christian Andersen, the famous Danish author, lived here and got inspiration to write many of his famous fairy tales. Today Nyhavn has enjoyable cozy restaurants and cafes, and especially in the summer Nyhavn is a hit for both locals and many tourists.

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Tivoli Gardens

Tivoli Gardens

Tivoli is the second oldest amusement park in the world with amusements, green oases, gourmet food, events, concerts and much more

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Rosenborg Castle

Rosenborg Castle

In Rosenborg Castle, you are invited to take an incredible journey back in time.

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The Old Town Museum

The Old Town Museum

The old city of Aarhus is a National Open Air Museum of Urban History and Culture.

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The National Museum

The National Museum

The National Museum in Copenhagen is one of Denmark`s most visited museums.

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Christiansborg Palace

Christiansborg Palace

Christiansborg Palace on Slotsholmen is the residence of the Danish Parliament and the Supreme Court.

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