Convention between Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden concerning the waiver of passport control at the Intra-Nordic frontiers. Signed at Copenhagen, on 12 July 1957. Iceland acceeded to the convention on 24 September 1965. The convention has been amended by the agreement of 27 July 1979 supplemented by the agreements of 2 April 1973 and of 18 September 2000.
Protocol concerning the exemption of nationals of the Nordic
countries from the obligation to have a passport or
residence permit while resident in a Nordic
country other than their own. Signed at Copenhagen,
on 22 May 1954. Iceland participated, by an exchange of notes, 1 December 1955. The Protocol includes the Faroe Islands from 1 January 1966.
Agreement Between Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden on the Implementation of Certain Provisions Concerning NationalityAvtal mellan Danmark, Finland, Island, Norge och Sverige om genomförande av vissa bestämmelser om medborgarskap. Done at Copenhagen 14 January 2002.
Den nya överenskommelsen, och de lagändringar som gjordes i anslutning till den, trädde i kraft den 1 januari 2007. Överenskommelsen ersatte den tidigare nordiska överenskommelsen om folkbokföring från 1989.
In light of the fact that several Nordic countries have recently introduced border controls, here are some brief facts about the Nordic agreements that govern the holding of a passport and passport control.