Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark (NEW) Event*:   British Airways  has scheduled direct flights between Copenhagen and London Heathrow on April 6 and 8.  After April 8 the British Airways flight between Copenhagen and London may be temporarily suspended.  If you have scheduled a flight on British Airways for a later date, please contact the carrier directly to rebook your travel.  Daily …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark (NEW) Event:  International commercial flight options currently exist in Denmark.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as soon as possible unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  The U.S. government does not anticipate arranging repatriation flights from Denmark at this time. Global …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark *Event:  Scandinavian Airlines Flight from Stockholm to Newark Temporarily Cancelled (NEW)  Beginning April 1,  Scandinavian Airlines (SAS)  temporarily cancelled its direct flight from Stockholm, Sweden to Newark, New Jersey.  Daily flight options with other air carriers from Denmark to the United States with connections through Amsterdam, Frankfurt, and London remain available.  Book directly with the airline if …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark *Event:  U.S Citizen Adult Passport Renewals during the COVID-19 Pandemic (NEW)  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic U.S. Embassy Copenhagen routine consular services remain suspended until futher notice. However, most U.S. citizen adults in the Kingdom of Denmark may be eligible to renew their passports using a mail-in/online option.  Review the eligibility requirements below: Eligibility Requirements for …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark *Event:  Important Information for Overseas Voters during the COVID-19 Pandemic (NEW)The Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) is tracking the impact of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on active duty military, their eligible family members, and U.S. citizens abroad and recommending ways to avoid any postal issues that may result from changes made by international postal …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark *Event:  The Department of State released a Global level 4 Health Advisory on March 19 advising all U.S. citizens who live in the United States to arrange for immediate return, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  If the Kingdom of Denmark is your normal place of residence and you …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark Event:  The Department of State released a Global level 4 Health Advisory on March 19 advising all U.S. citizens who live in the United States to arrange for immediate return, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  If the Kingdom of Denmark is your normal place of residence and you …

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NOTICE for U.S. Citizen Travelers

STEP: Smart Traveler Enrollment Program Subscribe to get up-to-date safety and security information and help us reach you in an emergency abroad. Enroll for alerts at  step.state.gov . In Case of Emergency: Call 1-888-407-4747 (U.S./Canada); +1-202-501-4444 (overseas); or contact the nearest embassy:  go.usa.gov/xduQM. Recommended Web Browsers: Internet Explorer 11 with compatibility view or Google Chrome.

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark Event:  Commercial Flights to U.S. Still Available:  The U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen is tracking flight availability closely in an effort to provide U.S. citizens in the Kingdom of Denmark accurate, timely information.  As of March 25, there are at least seven daily, commercial flight options from Copenhagen to European hubs with onward connections to …

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U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark (March 18, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark (March 18, 2020) Location:  Denmark Event:  Effective 10:00 a.m. on March 18, the government of Denmark has implemented new measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The Danish government has prohibited groups of more than ten people gathering in any public space indoors or outdoors.  Furthermore, the Danish government strongly …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen

Location:  Denmark Event:  Due to reduced staffing, effective March 17 only emergency American Citizen Services are available at the U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen. There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 185,000 reported cases worldwide.  As of March 16, …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark Event: Effective 12:00 p.m. local time on March 14 the government of Denmark will close its borders to all but Danish citizens, individuals with Danish work or residency permits, and those the Danish government determines have a critical purpose of travel (eg, someone commissioned to provide goods or services in Denmark).  The measures will …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen

Location:  Denmark, countrywide Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad.  Out of an abundance of caution, U.S. Embassy personnel and other U.S. citizens in the Kingdom of Denmark are encouraged to maintain a high level of vigilance and practice …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location: Denmark, countrywide Event:  During the holiday season, security measures in Denmark remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by violent extremist ideology throughout Europe.  Violent extremists continue to focus on locations such as Christmas holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other …

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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark – September 24, 2019

Location:  Copenhagen, Denmark Event:  Due to an increase in gun violence in the areas of Nørrebro, Ishøj, and Hundige, Copenhagen Police have instituted a stop-and-search zone in a large area covering Nørrebro.  The ordinance – which will run through September 30 – allows police officers to stop and search anyone within the area without cause. …

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Demonstration Alert: Demonstrations in Copenhagen on Monday, September 2

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark – August 30, 2019 Locations: Across the street from the U.S. Embassy – Copenhagen, Denmark The Kings New Square area (Kongens Nytorv) – Copenhagen, Denmark Danish parliament building in Christiansborg area – Copenhagen, Denmark Blagards Plads, Norrebro neighborhood – Copenhagen, Denmark Event:  Multiple demonstrations are scheduled throughout Copenhagen and across …

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Demonstration Alert:  U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark – April 14, 2019

Location:  Norrebro Neighborhood – Copenhagen, Denmark Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen informs U.S. citizens that demonstrations are currently taking place at Blagards Plads in the Norrebro neighborhood of Copenhagen.   The demonstrations have resulted in clashes between demonstrators and the Danish police.  The police remain in the area and are closely monitoring the situation. U.S. government …

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Demonstration Alert:  U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark – March 20, 2019

Location:  Christiansborg Slotsplads – Copenhagen, Denmark Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen informs U.S. citizens that Hizb ut Tahrir will hold their Friday prayers on March 22, 2019 at 12:30 p.m. at the Danish Parliament, located at Christiansborg Slotsplads in Copenhagen. Stram Kurs, a Danish political party, will hold a demonstration at the same time and place.  …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark, countrywide Event:  During the holiday season security measures in Denmark remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology throughout Europe.  Extremists continue to focus on tourist locations such as Christmas holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen

Location:  Across the street from U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark Event:  Demonstrations are expected to take place on Monday, June 25, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Saturday, June 30, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. across the street from the U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen, Denmark.  The groups intend to protest U.S. …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark (May 11, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark (May 11, 2018)   Location:  Fredens Park (Fredensgade and Blegdamsvej, 2100 Copenhagen)  and U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen (Dag Hammarskjölds Allé 24, 2100 København, Denmark)   Event: A demonstration by the group Boykot Israel-Frit Palaestina will take place on Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.  The event will …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Denmark, countrywide Event:  The U.S. government remains concerned that terrorists are intent on targeting U.S. citizens, including children.  Terrorists may employ a variety of tactics, such as violent assaults and kidnappings.  In the past they have used knives, guns, and vehicles as ramming devices.  They may target schools, hospitals, churches, tourist locations, transportation hubs, …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen (Thursday, April 26, 2018)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen (Thursday, April 26, 2018) Locations: Various Locations in Denmark Event: May 1st is International Workers’ Day. Several labor rallies, celebrations, and demonstrations will be held throughout Denmark on the day. Some of the events in Denmark include: An event hosted by the Greater Copenhagen Trade Union will take place …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Denmark

Location:  Albertslund, Copenhagen, Denmark Event:  Copenhagen Police report an increase in gun violence in Albertslund, part of Greater Copenhagen.  According to police, over the past week, there have been six shootings in Western Copenhagen, to the north of Roskildevej between Albertslund and Taastrup.  The perpetrators have shot into houses, at bystanders from moving vehicles, and …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Copenhagen

Location:    Across the street from U.S. Embassy Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark Event:         A demonstration by the group “March for Our Lives” is expected to take place across the street from U.S. Embassy Copenhagen on Saturday, March 24, 2018 beginning at 12:00 noon.  Local authorities estimate that up to 200 individuals will participate and that the …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Announcement on Israel

The recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem may spark protests, some of which have the potential to become violent. U.S. Embassy Copenhagen reminds U.S. citizens of the need for caution and awareness of personal security. Review …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Copenhagen on Saturday, December 2, 2017

November 29, 2017 U.S. Embassy Copenhagen informs U.S. citizens that according to Copenhagen Police, the organization For Frihed (For Freedom – formerly PEGIDA Denmark) will stage anti-Islam demonstrations in Copenhagen on the first Saturday of every month, starting this Saturday, December 2, 2017. The demonstrations will take place from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Scanlines Ferries to Germany Held at Port

U.S. Embassy Copenhagen informs U.S. citizens that local media reports Scanlines operated ferries traveling from Denmark to Germany are being held at port due to an ongoing threat investigation. Scanlines operates ferries out of the Rodby, Gedser, and Helsinger ports.  U.S. citizens should monitor local media for further information. U.S. citizens in Denmark are reminded, …

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Travel Warning – The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the continued threat of terrorist attacks throughout Europe.

1. The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the continued threat of terrorist attacks throughout Europe. This Travel Alert expires on September 1, 2017. 2. Recent, widely-reported incidents in France, Russia, Sweden, and the United Kingdom demonstrate that the Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham (ISIS or Da’esh), al-Qa’ida, and their affiliates have the …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations on April 1, 2017

On Saturday, April 1, For Frihed (For Freedom-formerly PEGIDA Denmark) and counter demonstrators No PEGIDA DK will protest in front of the Memorial Anchor in Nyhavn.  The protests are scheduled from approximately 1130-1430.  We anticipate the size of the protest to be approximately 50-200 people.  A police presence is expected and traffic will be delayed …

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