Getting married Change your married name If you get married in Denmark, you can apply to change to your married name. Getting married in Copenhagen You can apply to get married in Copenhagen, elsewhere in Denmark or abroad as early as 4 months before your expected marriage date. Legalisation of foreign marriage certificates Marriage certificates from countries that are not exempt from legalisation, or are not on the Apostille list, must be legalised. CPR, registration and documents CPR number Everyone who lives in Denmark is required to have a civil registration number called a CPR number Getting married You can apply to get married in Copenhagen, elsewhere in Denmark or abroad as early as 4 months before your expected marriage date. Identity documents and certificates Find out more on how you can apply for identity documents and certificates. Register your residence in Copenhagen Find information on relevant documents you need when you live, work or study in Copenhagen. CPR, registration and documents Learn more about getting your CPR number, yellow health card, and other important documents. Housing Finding a place to live is key to obtaining a CPR number and starting your life in Denmark. Healthcare Your yellow health card (sundhedskort) gives you access to the Danish healthcare system. Culture and leisure There are many opportunities to live an engaged, social and active life that balances cultural and leisure activities in Copenhagen. Online self-services As a resident in Copenhagen, you can use online self-services to order a NemID, receive Digital Post and much more. Childcare and school You have several options when it comes to childcare, schooling and after school care in Copenhagen. Learn Danish If you are 18, live in Denmark and have a CPR number, you are eligible for Danish courses offered by your local municipality. Transport and parking Find out various ways you get around by public transport, biking or driving in Copenhagen. Report to the authorities Contact the right authorities if you want to report a crime, an emergency or other problems in the City of Copenhagen.