Denmark eases border controls with Germany and the other Scandinavian countries on Monday, allowing residents with a partner abroad to see their loved one again. They must demonstrate that they have a relationship that has been going on for at least six months.
Police report that, for example, couples should show text messages from their partner or photos of them together, or be able to share personal information about the other person.
“A love letter can also be brought along,” said the deputy chief of police. “We understand that these are intimate things, but the assessment of whether the partner is allowed to enter the country is ultimately up to the police.”
Since the borders closed on March 14, many partners have been unable to see each other. This resulted in creative solutions from couples, for example agreements at the border to hold each other’s hands.
The borders are also open again to people with a summer cottage in the country. There are also new guidelines for business travel.
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