Before leaving you have to consider practical matters regarding:
- bank and insurance.
- deregistering children in institutions.
- your address and the possibility of having your mail forwarded.
- notify SKAT.
- termination of leases, etc.
- you gas, water and heating supplies.
Moving to Greenland
If you are moving to Greenland, this is not considered as moving abroad. Simply report the change of address to your new municipality in Greenland.
When you leave Denmark yiu must deregister your children. You can use the self-service at lifeindenmark.dk to do so.
If you do not have NemID or for some other reason cannot use the online self-service, you can contact Pladsanvisningen:
Tlf: 7025 0660
Phone and office opening hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 9 am - 1 pm
Thursday also open: 1 pm - 6 pm
If you do not have a NemID you must contact Copenhagen Citizen Service, register your departure and give back your health insurance card. If you live outside Copenhagen you should contact your local citizen service.
The limit for notification is 5 days.