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How do I get an EU registration certificate?
You can stay in Denmark for up to 3 months without a registration certificate. If you expect that your stay in Denmark will last more than 3 months, you need to apply for an EU residence document before the three months have expired.
If you are a jobseeker you can stay for up to 6 months, calculated from your day of entry, before you have to register.
An EU residence document is your proof that as an EU citizen - or as family member of an EU citizen - you have a right to reside in Denmark.
You can get a registration certificate if you are a:
- self-employed person
- have sufficient resources
- family member
You can apply for your registration certificate at International Citizen Service or at the State Administration main office
International Citizen Service
1600 Copenhagen V
Phone: +45 33 66 66 06 (Telephone is closed October 26)
Monday-Wednesday: 10:00 -15:00
Thursday: 11:00 -15:00
Friday: 10:00 - 14:00
The State Administration
The State Administration is present at International House Copenhagen on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Do you need an EU registration certificate and a CPR number? Please fill in your online application for a CPR number at www.ihcph.dk, as soon as you schedule an appointment at the State Administration at ICS. If both applications are approved, you will get your EU registration certificate and CPR number right away when you visit ICS at International House Copenhagen.
If you have any questions, please call the EU phone: +45 72 56 70 36
You are also welcome to visit their main office:
The State Administration (Statsforvaltningen)
2450 Copenhagen SV
Monday - Wednesday: 8.00 - 14.00,
Thursday: 12.00 - 16.00,
Friday: 8.00 - 14.00