Denmark - competent authority (Art. 44)

"In accordance with Article 44, the Kingdom of Denmark designates the Central Authority as the authority to which requests under Articles 8, 9 and 33 are to be addressed."

Contact details of the Central Authority:

The Ministry for Children and Social Affairs
Holmens Kanal 22
DK - 1060 COPENHAGEN K
Telephone: +45 33 92 93 00
Fax: +45 33 93 25 18
Email: sm@sm.dk, or familieret@sm.dk
Internet: http://www.boernebortfoerelse.dk/
Preferred method of communication: E-mail

The Ministry of Social Affairs and the Interior has also been designated as the Central Authority for Greenland.

Contact persons:

  • Ms Kristine Kirkegaard, Head of Section
    Tel. + 45 41 85 11 97
    Email: krkk@sm.dk
    Languages of communication: Danish and English

  • Ms Sofie Bøge, Head of Section
    Tel. + 45 41 85 13 37
    Email: sofb@sm.dk
    Languages of communication: Danish and English

  • Ms Christine Hulthin Efland, Head of Section
    Tel. + 45 41 85 10 58
    Email: chue@sm.dk
    Languages of communication: Danish and English

  • Ms Josephine Berg Gall, Head of Section
    Tel. + 45 85 11 61
    Email: jobg@sm.dk

  • Mr Christian Christensen, Head of Section
    Tel. + 45 41 85 10 98
    Email: ccen@sm.dk

(This page was last updated on 10 April 2017)

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