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Registration and CPR-number


When you arrive in Denmark to start your work at SDU, it is important that you contact the relevant authorities in the correct order to get registered at the National Registration Office and to obtain a CPR-number and a health card.



You can get registered at your local municipality´s citizen service centre.
If you live in Odense, Aarhus, Aalborg or Copenhagen, you can visit the International Citizen Service (ICS) where you will find all the services you need in one place.

When you have registered, you will be issued a CPR-number and you will receive a yellow Health Card in the mail within 2-3 weeks.
You will be covered by Danish health care as soon as you get the CPR-number, so you need to make sure that you are sufficiently covered by a private insurance in the period of time until you get registered.

Please find the relevant checklist for registration according to nationality below.

Checklist for EU/EEA citizens

Checklist for Nordic citizens

Checklist for non-EU citizens 

Need help?

Contact International Staff Office