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How do I get an EU residence document?
You can stay in Denmark for up to 3 months without a residence document. 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 residence document if you are a:
- self-employed person
- have sufficient resources
- family member
You can apply for your residence document by appointment at SIRI Copenhagen-Ellebjergvej or at the International Citizen Service
SIRI Copenhagen is present at International House Copenhagen on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
If you have any questions, please call SIRI EU line: +45 72 14 20 04 (Closed Tuesday)
You are also welcome to visit the main office:
2450 Copenhagen SV
Appointments must be booked at www.nyidanmark.dk/en-GB
Opening hours with appointment:
Monday: 8.00 - 14.00,
Tuesday: 12.00 - 16.00,
Wednesday: 8.00 - 14.00,
Thursday: 8.00 - 14.00,
Friday: 8.00 - 14.00
International Citizen Service
1600 Copenhagen V
Phone: +45 33 66 66 06
Opening hours ICS is closed May 1, 30 & 31 and June 5
Monday-Wednesday: 10:00 -15:00
Thursday: 11:00 -15:00
Friday: 10:00 - 14:00