Schengen Information System (SIS II)

The Danish Data Protection Agency is the national supervisory authority in relation to processing of personal data in the Danish part of the Schengen Information System. This supervisory role mainly entails inspections and handling complaints from persons registered in SIS II.

Schengen Information System (SIS II)

The Danish Data Protection Agency is the national supervisory authority in relation to processing of personal data in the Danish part of the Schengen Information System. This supervisory role mainly entails inspections and handling complaints from persons registered in SIS II.

Your rights

If you are registered in SIS II, you have certain rights. You generally have the right to know whether data about you has been entered in the SIS II, as well as the right to access personal data about you. You also have the right to have factually incorrect data corrected and you can request erasure of unlawfully registered data.

If you want to request access to data about you that has been registered in SIS II, please contact the Danish National Police using the relevant form available on their website.

If you want to

  • rectify data about you in SIS II which you believe is factually incorrect or incomplete, or
  • demand the erasure of data about you in SIS II which you believe has been illegally registered

Please contact The Danish Return Agency (Hjemrejsestyrelsen) using the relevant form available on their website.

You can find the contact information for The Danish Return Agency on their website.

Supervision

The Danish Data Protection Agency is the national supervisory authority in relation to processing of personal data in the Danish part of the Schengen Information System. This supervisory role mainly entails inspections and handling complaints from persons registered in SIS II.

Complaints

If you are dissatisfied with a decision made by the Danish National Police concerning your request to access or a decision made by The Danish Return Agency concerning your request to rectify or erase data about you in the SIS II, you can submit a complaint to the Danish Data Protection Agency.

If you wish to file a complaint concerning a decision made by the Danish National Police or The Danish Return Agency please provide the following information:

  • a description of the nature of your complaint
  • a copy of the decision or response that you received from the Danish National Police or The Danish Return Agency
  • any other material that you think is relevant to your complaint

You can access our complaint form here

If you are dissatisfied with the Danish DPA’s decision you may bring the matter before the Danish courts.

More information

You can read more about the Schengen Information System on the following websites:

Relevant legislation:

New SIS Regulation

Three new regulations on conditions and procedures for the processing of alerts in the Schengen Information System has been adopted. The new regulations concerns:

  • the field of border checks,
  • the field of police cooperation and judicial cooperation in criminal matters,
  • return of illegally staying third-country nationals.

The regulations are expected to be implemented by the end of November 2022.

You can read more about the new SIS regulations here: