Denmark/United Kingdom: Whether or not a Danish passport confers on its holder the right to enter and exit the United Kingdom freely, and if so whether or not the passport will be stamped each time
|Publisher||Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada|
|Author||Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada|
|Publication Date||20 February 2001|
|Citation / Document Symbol||ZZZ36558.E|
|Cite as||Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Denmark/United Kingdom: Whether or not a Danish passport confers on its holder the right to enter and exit the United Kingdom freely, and if so whether or not the passport will be stamped each time, 20 February 2001, ZZZ36558.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3df4bed418.html [accessed 7 December 2013]|
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On 12 February 2001 an official at the British High Commission in Ottawa stated that holders of Danish passports have the right to enter and leave the United Kingdom freely, and that the British immigration authorities will not necessarily stamp a Danish passport when its holder enters or leaves the United Kingdom.
On 16 February 2001 a representative of the Danish Embassy in Ottawa stated that Danish passports are issued to Danish citizens only, and that all Danish passports are marked as European Union passports
This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.
British High Commission, Ottawa. 12 February 2001. Correspondence.
Danish Embassy, Ottawa. 16 February 2001. Telephone interview.