Did you acquire Danish Citizenship at birth?
It is your parents' nationality which determines whether you became a Danish national at birth. Detailed provisions are provided in the Nationality Act.
The Act in force at the time of your birth determines the relevant rules applicable to you.
According to section 1 of the current Nationality Act, a child automatically acquires Danish nationality at birth if the parents are married and either the father or the mother is a Danish national. This applies no matter where in the world the child is born.
In order for children with dual citizenship to keep his or her Danish citizenship, he or she must submit an application for retention before the 22nd birthday.
Please read about Danish Citizenship on the website of the Danish Immigration Service: Did you acquire Danish nationality at birth?
What happens if I become a citizen of the U.S.A.?
If you are a Danish national and acquire the nationality of another country upon application or by express consent, you will automatically lose your Danish nationality. Please see: Can you loose your Danish citizenship?
If you would like further information about Danish citizenship, please call the Embassy or one of the General Consulates.
EMBASSY OF DENMARK, USA
3200 Whitehaven St. NW
Washington, DC 20008