It is important to have a CPR number when living in Copenhagen. The CPR number is used in various situations related to salary payments, housing purchases, bank transactions, insurance, etc.
In order to get a CPR number you should meet the following criteria:
- You intend to stay in Denmark for more than 3 months.
- You have a registration certificate if you are an EU citizen (Nordic citizens excepted).
- You have a residence permit if you are a non-EU citizen.
- You have found a place to live.
You can register for CPR at International House, Gyldenløvesgade 11, 1600 Copenhagen V
Open: Mon-Wed: 10.00-15.00, Thurs: 11.00-15.00 & Fri: 10.00-14.00 Closed May 1