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Passports for Adults

On 1 January 2012, Denmark introduced biometric passports.

    You are kindly requested to make an appointment prior to visiting the Embassy by sending an email to Your appointment will be confirmed by the Consular Section by return email. The waiting time for an appointment at the Embassy is approximately 1 week.  
    Please be aware that school and summer holidays are the Embassy's peak periods. Therefore, if you wish to make an appointment at the Embassy during these periods, contact the Embassy well in advance.

Collection of new passports at the Embassy according to appointment takes place from Monday to Thursday between 9.00 a.m. and 12.00 p.m.. Please bring your old passport for cancellation.

    All applications must be submitted in person (regardless of age) at the Embassy.
    As part of your application, the Embassy will take a digital photograph and collect two fingerprints (index fingers) and a digital signature.

Processing Times

All passports are issued in Denmark and take approximately 4 weeks to process. During peak periods, passports can take up to 5 or 6 weeks to process.

Required Documents

In order to submit an application for a passport, please follow the guidelines listed below and check off the list as you proceed. Passport applications which do not include all of the documentation listed below will not be accepted. Please be aware that the Embassy has the right to ask for further documentation, if it deems necessary.      

1. APPLICATION FORM: Please fill out and sign one complete application form per person. To download the form, please click here.


3. NAME CHANGE: If you have changed your name (for example due to marriage) after your current passport was issued, you must present the original documentation as proof of identity. For more information, please click here.

4. ORIGINAL BIRTH CERTIFICATE: Your must provide your original birth certificate along with an English translation. The original birth certificate must be attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (first time applications).

5. ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE OF DANISH NATIONALITY: If you are applying for a passport for the first time, or your Danish nationality has been retained after the age of 22, you are required to submit the original Certificate of Danish Nationality.

6. COPIES: You must provide copies of all original documents.

Embassy Service Fees

For more information regarding the Embassy service fees, please click here.

Please note that extensions/emergency passports are free of charge, if you apply for a new passport simultaneously.


“Neither registration in the CPR register as Danish, nor being a previous holder of Danish passport is proof of Danish Citizenship. The Indfødsretsbevis is the only proof of Danish citizenship.”