BASIC (08-05)

GN 00312.114 Denmark – Vital Statistics Records

A. Procedure – Birth and Death Certificates

1. Office to Contact

Registrar of the State Church in the parish in which the event occurred (This includes records for persons not belonging to the State Church.)

2. Fee

No fee.

B. Procedure – Marriage Certificates

1. Office to Contact

Register of the church or civil authority (Raadhuset) performing the marriage.

2. Fee

No fee.

C. Procedure – Divorce Records

Divorce may be obtained either administratively or by judgment.

  • An Administrative Decree (Bevilling) is granted when both parties agree to the divorce. Copies can be obtained from the local Government Office (Statsamt) granting the divorce.

  • A Judicial Divorce is granted by local courts by judgment (dom) when the parties cannot mutually agree on the conditions of divorce.

1. Office to Contact

Court that granted the divorce.

2. Fee

No fee.


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GN 00312.114 - Denmark - Vital Statistics Records - 08/26/2005
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:08/26/2005