Country of Origin Information

Country of Origin Information (COI) is a unit under CDE, and the purpose of the unit is to assist the immigration authorities, mainly by collecting COI on current event and conditions. The employees of the centre are excluded from processing any applications and are not involved in the ruling of cases.

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We follow standards by the European Union Agency for Asylum

Our work consists of research and dissemination. Our publications follow the professional methodological standards set by the European Union Agency for Asylum (EUAA).

Read EUAA COI Report Methodology

Find more information about our other units below:

Prevention and Counselling

The unit supports the Danish municipalities and other public and private entities in the prevention of extremism.

Intelligence and Analysis

The unit has the mandate to investigate whether foreign individuals and organizations meet the conditions for being admitted to two sanction lists.