Suspension of Routine U.S. Citizen Services 

Updated:  April 7, 2020

Attention:  The U.S. Embassy has carefully monitored the rapidly evolving situation resulting from the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  In the interest and safety of our citizens and staff we have made the difficult decision to suspend all routine American Citizen Services, including routine passport, citizenship, notary, and loss of nationality appointments.  We do not have a definitive timeline for resumption of routine services.  Please check this website for the most up-to-date information.

Emergency Services Available:  We remain open for emergency services to U.S. citizens in the Kingdom of Denmark.  U.S. citizens who have emergency travel taking place within this period can still get a temporary passport.  Please write us at CopenhagenACS@state.gov to schedule an appointment for your emergency passport.  We will work with you to get you a passport in time for your scheduled travel.  For life or death emergencies where you cannot send an e-mail please call us at +[45] 33 41 71 00 during business hours or at +[45] 33 41 74 00 after business hours.

If you are Sick:  If you are exhibiting flu-like symptoms do not come to the U.S. Embassy for assistance.  Call the Danish COVID-19 hotline for assistance:  +[45] 70 20 02 33.  A medical professional will provide you instructions on next steps for testing and care.

Presidential Proclamation – Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus

 

On March 11, the U.S. Government issued a proclamation that suspends the entry of immigrants or nonimmigrants who were physically present within the Schengen Area (including Denmark) during the 14-day period preceding their entry or attempted entry into the United States.  The proclamation does not apply to U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, spouses of U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents, diplomatic and official travelers, air and sea crew members, members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their spouses and children, and certain other categories of travelers.

The proclamation is effective at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (U.S. time) on March 13.  The proclamation does not apply to persons aboard a flight scheduled to arrive in the United States that departed prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (U.S. time) on March 13.  Travelers should check with their airlines or cruise lines regarding any updated information about their travel plans and/or restrictions.  For the full text of the proclamation, see https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/proclamation-suspension-entry-immigrants-nonimmigrants-certain-additional-persons-pose-risk-transmitting-2019-novel-coronavirus/.