A rejected asylum seeker can leave Denmark themselves. If they do not have the funds to arrange the trip to their home country, the Danish Return Agency can help.
If a rejected asylum seeker has not left Denmark within the time limit set by the Refugee Appeals Board or the Danish Immigration Service, the Danish Return Agency will call the rejected asylum seeker to an interview to discuss departure. The Danish Return Agency will ask the rejected asylum seeker if they want to leave voluntarily and cooperate on the return.
If a rejected asylum seeker wants to leave voluntarily, the Danish Return Agency will ask them to sign a confirmation. After this, the rejected asylum seeker will, together with the Danish Return Agency, review the practical parts of the return, e.g., talk about which airport and city the return should be arranged to, and help if they lack personal documents needed for the trip.
If the rejected asylum seeker has handed in their personal papers, e.g., passports, to the Danish authorities, they will only be returned to them after they have arrived in their home country.
If a rejected asylum seekers do not want to leave voluntarily, the case will be transferred to the police, who can deport rejected asylum seekers by force.