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Danish Citizenship

There are several avenues for applying for Danish citizenship. Please select the option below that suits your situation.

If you are a former Danish citizen, who has taken on a new citizenship and would like to apply to regain your Danish citizenship, please follow this process.

As a general rule, Danish nationals born abroad lose their Danish nationality when reaching the age of 22. However, retention (if you are between 20 and 22) of Danish nationality may be granted provided certain conditions are fulfilled. Please follow this process.

As a general rule, Danish nationals born abroad lose their Danish nationality when reaching the age of 22. However, proof (if you are older than 22) of Danish nationality may be granted provided certain conditions are fulfilled. Please follow this process.

If you were born in Denmark between 1961-1979 to a Danish mother and a father of foreign nationality, please follow this process.

Embassy of Denmark in Canada