Current EU citizen
Current citizens from an EU country can take up residence in Denmark if you have found a job in Denmark. If you work in Denmark for more than 3 months you must register for a residence certificate, a Civil Personal Registration number (CPR number) and a tax card.
Please bring the required documentation below:
- Form OD1. Each family member older than 18 years must fill in the form OD1.
- Work Contract or Declaration by the Employer - Appendix A in form OD1. Please note that you must register within a month from the day your employer have signed the work contract/the Declaration by the employer.
- Passport/ID Card
- Passport Photo. See the requirements here.
- Marriage certificate if you are married. You must bring the marriage certificate event if your partner is not accompanying you. Optional: divorce/death (widow(er)). Only certificates in english/German/Nordic languages are accepted.
- Birth Certificate(s) for accompanying children under 18 years (if you have children). Only certificates in English/German/Nordic languages are accepted.
- Tax. Download tax form 04.063
In order to get registrered for a CPR number, you must have a permanent address in Denmark. You must show up in person at the International Citizen Service.
In Herning and Ikast-Brande´s ´Welcome´ leaflet you can follow the steps in the process of applying for permit for work, residence or both. The leaflet is a result of the of collaboration between the region’s 19 municipalities and is supported by Region Midtjylland and the European Social Fund.
Moving to Denmark
International Citizen Service in Aarhus will help with the subject below:
- Welcome to Denmark handbook
- Personal guidance about living and working in Denmark
- Spouse Programme
For further questions, please contact the International Citizen Service in: Aalborg, Aarhus, Odense or Copenhagen. They offer FREE of charge advice in relation to residence permit, social security, tax, recognition of qualification, insurance and many other questions that may arise when moving to Denmark.