Checklist for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens When you come from another EU/EEA country or Switzerland, you need a registration certificate to live in Copenhagen. Use this checklist to see what else you need before moving. Checklist for non-EU citizens As a non-EU citizen, you need to apply for a residence permit in order to live in Copenhagen. This checklist gives you all the information you need in one place. Checklist for nordic citizens There are many similarities between Nordic countries, but there are things you need to do and be aware of when you move to Copenhagen from another Nordic country.