Request access to documents
If you are a journalist and wish to request access to documents from the Danish Medicines Agency, you must send your request to the agency's press e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are not a journalist and wish to request access to documents from the Danish Medicines Agency, you must send your request to the agency's main mailbox, email@example.com. Your request will then be forwarded to the right department in the agency.
If your request for access to documents contains sensitive personal information such as health information, you must send it over a secure connection. Regular e-mail is not secure. You can read how to send via a secure connection to the Danish Medicines Agency here.
When you send your request for access to documents, please provide the details below. This will make it easier for us to help you find the documents you are looking for.
- Write Access to documents in the subject field (Emne).
- If you know the case number related to the documents you request access to, please also enter this in the subject field (Emne).
- You must indicate if you are a party to the case whose documents you are requesting access to, i.e. whether the case or documents concern you. This is important because requests from parties of a case must be processed according to special rules.
- Finally, you should provide as detailed a description as possible of the documents you request access to.
Everyone has the right to access documents
Basically, everyone has the right to access to documents of public authorities in Denmark including the Danish Medicines Agency, cf. the Danish Access to Public Administration Files Act.
You are not required to state why you request access to documents.
You will hear from us within seven days after you have requested access to documents.
There are certain types of documents that we are not allowed to grant access to, e.g. documents about:
- the personal situation of individuals
- business secrets
- recruitment and promotion
- punishment for violation of the law
Furthermore, we normally do not grant access to internal working documents of the Danish Medicines Agency.