Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark Asiatisk Plads 2
DK-1448 Kobenhavn K Denmark

National Archives of Denmark Rigsarkivet
Rigsdagsgarden 9
1218 Kobenhavn K

Website (Foreign Affairs)


+45 33 92 00 00 (Foreign Affairs)
+45 33 92 33 10 (National Archives)


+45 32 54 05 33


Schedule & hours

The reading room at the National Archives is open Monday through Friday 9am to 4pm. September 1 through April 30 the archives is open on Saturdays (with limited service) from 9am to 4pm. It is closed on Saturdays from May 1 to August 31.

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Research procedures


This archive is not open to the public and does not have a reading room. The files until 1972 have been moved to the National Archives where they can be accessed. Access there is free.

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See also

Please see the European Union's description of this archive. The entry is available in both English and French.

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