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A Copy of Your Criminal Record

Procedure for obtaining a Danish criminal record certificate

Danish nationals and foreign nationals who wish to obtain a copy of their Danish criminal record may contact the Danish National Police (“Rigspolitiet”) at the following address:

Contact Kriminalregisteret (Danish Criminal Register):
Tlf.: +45 4386 1500

Københavns Vestegns Politi – ACØ
Kriminalregisteret – Straffeattester
Postboks 59
2630 Taastrup  
The written application must contain:


  • passport copy
  • information about applicant's most recent residence in Denmark
  • information on whether the certificate is to be issued in English
  • the address to which the certificate is to be forwarded to
  • remember to sign the application.
The criminal record certificate is free of charge.
On the website of the police (only in Danish), more information is accessible on how to obtain a Danish criminal record certificate.
If the applicant has NEM-ID, the criminal record can be ordered digitally on
Please be aware that it is not possible to get a criminal record certificate on the basis of a telephone call.
Consular Service: