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Danish nationality law is ruled by the Constitutional act of Denmark (of 1953) and the Consolidated Act of Danish Nationality (of 2003, with amendment in 2004).

Danish nationality can be acquired in one of the following ways:

Danish nationality can be lost in one of the following ways:

  • Automatically if a person voluntarily acquires nationality of another country (whether after application or by entering the public service of another country)
  • Automatically for an unmarried child under the age of 18 years upon acquisition of a foreign nationality in the setting of a parent who has acquired a foreign nationality and thereby lost his or her Danish nationality
  • Automatically if a person acquired Danish nationality by birth, but was not born in Denmark and has never lived in Denmark by the age of 22 years (unless this would render the person stateless or the person has lived in another Nordic country for an aggregate period of no less than 7 years)
  • By court order if a person acquired his or her Danish nationality by fraudulent conduct
  • By court order if a person is convicted of violation of one or more provisions of Parts 12 and 13 of the Danish Criminal Code (unless this would render the person stateless)
  • By voluntary application to the Minister for Refugee, Immigration and Integration Affairs (a person who is or who desires to become a national of a foreign country may be released from his or her Danish nationality by such an application)

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