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Legalisation of Danish documents

The Legalisation Office is open for personal attendance all weekdays from 9-12. Tuesday and Thursday also from 13.30-15.30.

You can find the webshop here.

Once you have made a purchase in the webshop, you have the following options:

  1. Personally attend The Legalisation office during the opening hours and hand in the original document. The document will be legalised while you wait.
  2. Send the document by mail. Please remember to enclose the receipt from the webshop also including the additional fee to cover the postage.

The processing time for documents received by mail is up to 5 working days, counting from the day we receive the document. 

Please note: Physical documents can only be legalised if they contain a physical and manual signature by an official Danish authority or a digital signature. We only accept original documents containing the mentioned types of signatures. A scanned specimen or a copy will not be accepted.  

Digitally signed documents need to be uploaded directly to our webshop in connection with the purchase or as an alternative send to our secure email address bvpsik@um.dk.

Webshop

Webshop guide

Fee:
The fee for an Apostille/legalisation is DKK 200 per document.

 

Opening hours:
Monday – Friday:  09.00 – 12.00
Thursday extended opening hours: 13.30 – 15.30

You do not require an appointment to visit our office.

 

Telephone hours:
Monday - Wednesday: 14.00-15.00
Telephone: +45 3392 1233

 

Closing days 2020-2021:

9 April - 10 April
13 April
8 May
21 May
1 June
5 June
24 December - 3 January 2021


Contact information:

 

Address
Asiatisk Plads 2
DK-1448 Copenhagen K

 

E-mail:
legalisering@um.dk

 

How to find us:
Walk past the reception of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (A) towards the harbour and turn left. 
The Legalisation Office (B) is located round the corner facing the harbour.

 

To see the location of the Legalisation Office, click here.