The tasks of the consulates are normaly to support cultural- scientific- sports- commercial- and educational activities between Denmark and the country the individual consulate represents.
It is also the task of the consulates to help the citizens from the country of representation in case of emergencies such as sudden illness , injury and loss of financial means. Furthermore the consulates will help secure the citizens from its country of representation a proper and legal treatment in case of arrest and imprisonment.
Some consulates can issue passports, visas and legalize documents. Passports and visas are normaly applied for/issued electronic via the Internet at the individual embassies.