There are a number of conditions for your registration, you are only allowed to get a CPR number if:
Read more about CPR and the Civil Registration System ActYou must fill in and sign an application form with information about your full name, date of birth, citizenship, marital status etc.
You can register at CPR Registration & International Citizen ServiceGyldenløvesgade 111600 København VOpen Mon-Wed: 10.00-15.00Thurs: 11.00-15.00Fri: 10.00-14.00
Another important thing in order to make a registration is, that you write the exact address e.g. which floor you are living on and which side or door number. In Denmark certain terms are used such as the ground floor (in most other countries this is seen as the first floor)
st. / stuen
First, second, third floor etc.
1., 2., 3. and so on
To the right
th. / Til højre
To the left
tv. / Til venstre
In the middle
mf. / Midt for
In the basement
kld. / Kælder
If you do not put your name on the mail box you have to mention who you are living with in order to receive your health insurance card, which will be sent to you 2 weeks after registration.
Because of the large number of students arriving in Copenhagen in August/September and January/February we are unfortunately not able to issue EU registration certificates for EU students at ICS - International Citizen Service at this time of the year.
During peak season there are special registration arrangements at some of the educational institutionsList of educational institutions, dates and addressesWhen the authorities visit the educational institutions, EU students can get an EU certificate and all students can register for CPR if they bring the needed documents.
EU registration certificate - Remember to bring
CPR Registration - Remember to bring
How to get an EU certificate if you are not able to join the event
If you are an EU student and not able to join the registration event in order to get your EU registration certificate you must visit the State Administration in Borups Allé.
Read more and get contact info How to register - EU Citizen
How to register for CPR if you are not able to join the registration event
You must register in the municipality where you live. If you live in Copenhagen or in one of the partnership municipalities you have to register at
International House, Gyldenløvesgade 11, 1600 Copenhagen VMon-Wed 10.00-15, Thurs 11.00-15.00 and Fri 10.00-14.00Expect some waiting time
Other municipalitiesFind your municipality at www.borger.dk and visit the local citizen service center
Public Holidays 2014
1 January (New Year's Day)17 April (Maundy Thursday)18 April (Good Friday)20 April (Easter Sunday)21 April (Easter Monday)16 May (Day of Prayer)29 May (Ascension Day)5 June (Constitution Day)8 June (Whit Sunday)9 June (Whit Monday)24 Dec (Christmas Eve)25 Dec (Christmas Day)26 Dec (Boxing Day)Many offices are also closed on May 1 & Dec 31
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