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CPR – Registration in Denmark

In Denmark each person has a personal registration number, which is called a CPR number.

The CPR number is essential in relation to any contact with the Danish authorities and especially in connection to tax and social security issues.

If you intend to stay for a period of 3 months or more (6 months if within EU/EEA or Nordic countries) you must notify the municipal authorities (Folkeregistret).


How to obtain a CPR number

Civil Registration number (CPR number)

Request for a residence certificate

Places to get help

Citizen Service Centre (Borgerservice) at the Town Hall

Places to get help - International Citizen Service

How to get help with online self-services in Danish