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How do I get NemID?

NemID is your digital signature and a single login for public websites, online banking and many other websites.

In order to get a NemID you must

  • Be aged 15 or more. (If you are under the age of 15, you can only get NemID for online banking. Please contact your bank for further information.)
  • Have a CPR number. See how you get it at How do I get a CPR number?

You do not have to be a Danish citizen to get a NemID. You can also get a NemID if you for example:

  • Have a Danish residence permit
  • If you work in Denmark
  • If you study in Denmark

This is how you get a NemID

Make an appointment with a citizen service center and bring:

  • Health insurance card (Yellow Card).
  • ID with picture: Passport, National Id Card, EU/EEA driver’s license, Residence card (pink)

NemID consists of a user ID, a password and a code card (one-time codes). The code card will be sent to you by ordinary post.

Make an appointment for NemID here

If you wish to get instant issuance of the NemID, you must bring a witness who:

  • Is min. 18 years old
  • Accepts to be registered with full name, CPR and Id with picture
  • Has not been registered as a witness more than 3 times during the last 120 days

At the NemID website you can also find help if you:

  • Forgot your user ID.
  • Lost your code card.
  • Forgot your password.
  • Want to change your password.
  • Need an extra code card
  • and much more.

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