Living in
Copenhagen
Look up official information about registration, housing, healthcare, driving licence, and much more.
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REGISTRATION AND OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS

It can be important for you to know something about EU registration, residence and work permit, CPR number and how to get a yellow health card

LEARN DANISH

Read more about learning Danish in Copenhagen through the Danish language education programme and other ways to learn Danish for free.

HOUSING

Read more about renting or owning a home and recycling in Copenhagen. Find out what to do when you change your address or leave Denmark.

CHILDCARE AND SCHOOL

Learn more about child care, after school care and the school system in Copenhagen. 

HEALTHCARE

Read more about the healthcare system and find out how to get a yellow health card.

LEISURE AND CULTURE

Copenhagen has a lot to offer when it comes to activities and cultural experiences.
 

PRIVATE ECONOMY

Understand the Danish tax system, bankinglegal assistance and what to do if you have a debt to the City of Copenhagen.

ONLINE SELF-SERVICES

Find information about using online self-servicesordering a NemID and receiving digital post from public authorities.

 

REPORTING TO THE AUTHORITIES

If you witness criminal activity or rats in Copenhagen, you can report it to the authorities. 

LEAVING DENMARK

You must inform the authorities and deregister if you leave the country (holidays excepted).