Information about Brexit

Beginning February 1, Brexit is a reality. We have here gathered information about what it means for you as a traveler.

As from the 31st of January 23.59 UK will officially leave the EU also known as Brexit.

Many has asked what this will mean for the Border Control in our Airport and for our 900.000 British passengers crossing our Schengen Borders in CPH every year.

From the 1st of February 2020 until the 31st of December 2020 UK-citizens will be treated with the same rights as EU-citizens.

Meaning that despite of Brexit UK-citizens will still be entitled to use Our EU-channels as well as the Automatic Border Control crossing our Schengen Borders.

What will happen from the 1st of January 2021 is still to be decided by the EU and the UK.

Find answers to the most frequent questions below. If you have any further inquiries, please contact our customer service here.


Do Danish citizens need go get a visa to travel to the UK?

Danish citizens can travel to the UK without a visa for 180 days.

Are there any requirements regarding my Danish Passport?

The passport of Danish citizens should be valid during their stay in the UK.

Are temporary passports acknowledged?

Temporary Danish passports is acknowledged.

Should I arrive earlier than normal to CPH when travelling to the UK?

We expect your passage through the airport to be as comfortable as usual and we do not expect longer processing time. However, we always recommend our passengers to arrive to the airport with plenty of time to spare.

Will there be longer waiting times in passport control?

Since there are no changes to British citizens entering Denmark in the airport, we do no expect there to be longer waiting times. CPH recommends as always that passengers keep themselves informed about waiting times in the passport control.

Can I shop duty free?

In the transition period until December 31st the trade agreement is status quo meaning as a traveler from CPH you will have the status as if traveling to another EU country.