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 issues like EU registration, residence and work permit, CPR number and how to get a yellow health card

LEARN DANISH

Read more about Danish courses for adult foreign citizens in Copenhagen.

HOUSING

Read more about the different challenges and practicalities about finding and renting or owning a home 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, and many are free of charge.
 

PRIVATE ECONOMY

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

DIGITAL SELF-SERVICE

Find information about using online self service solutions. For example, you can order a NemID and you can receive digital post from public institutions.

 

REPORTING TO THE AUTHORITIES

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

LEAVING DENMARK

You must inform the authorities and de-register if you leave the country (holidays excepted).

If you are an accompanying spouse moving to Copenhagen it may be nice to know how to meet other people in a similar situation.
You can get access to the internet in your home, or you can visit the libraries, internet cafes or regular cafes in Copenhagen.
You are automatically supplied with electricity and/or gas, which is paid in advance and checked against actual consumption once a year.

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