CPR number

Are you ready to apply for a CPR number? Make sure to go through the requirements listed below before starting the application. A CPR registration is needed even if you have an administrative CPR number, TAX number or if you are re-entering Denmark.

FAQ

Housing confirmation

Housing confirmation (English)

Bopælsbekræftelse (Dansk)

You are not able to complete your registration and get CPR, until you actually live at your residence.

Rental contract

Rental Contract. All pages are relevant for the process of CPR registration. The rental contract must be signed and dated. You are not able to register and get the CPR, until you actually live in your residence. 

Employer-provided housing

In case your residence is provided by your company or your employer, please upload documentation for this. Contact your employer if you are not in possession of such document.

Hotel payment receipt

Payment receipts may vary in appearance. However, we require that the receipt have the following information:

  • Name and address of the hotel/place
  • The address you want to be registered at (make sure that the hotel administration/landlord allows you to register at the address)
  • Check-in date
  • Check-out date
  • Confirmation of payment

If you live within the City of Copenhagen, you must reside at the address for at least 1 month. Other municipalities might require proof of up to 3 months' stay. Please contact your local citizen service if in doubt.

Airbnb/similar - booking confirmation

Make sure the owner fills in a housing confirmation/Proof of residence.

Passport

We require to see a valid passport when you register for a CPR number. We do not accept expired passports. Please upload all relevant pages of the passport (picture page is required, as well as the visa and last page, if relevant)

National ID

An identity card is a travel document with a photo. It is issued by an official authority. A driver's license is not approved. We ask you to bring your National ID or passport when you go to the International House to get your CPR number.

Birth certifificate - family document

We ask applicants under the age of 18, traveling alone or with parents, to bring their original birth certificate when going to International House Copenhagen to get a CPR number. The document may vary from country to country. Please contact the relevant authority for information about legalization/apostille.

Residence permit

There are different types of residence permits. The document is issued by the Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration (https://www.nyidanmark.dk/en-GB) and it contains information about your residence permit in Denmark (type, date of issue and date of expiry). Your Person ID number is on the front page of the residence permit.  All pages are relevant for the process of CPR registration.

EU registration certificate

For EU/EEA/Swiss citizens only:

Read more about EU residence here

 

Marriage certificate

The document may vary from country to country. Please contact the relevant authority for information about legalization/apostille. We ask you to bring your original marriage certificate when you go to the International House to get your CPR number.

Registered partnership certificate

The document may vary from country to country. Please contact the relevant authority for information about legalization/apostille. We ask you to bring your original registered partnership certificate when you go to the International House to get your CPR number.

Acceptance from parent holding custody or shared custody

If you move to Denmark with your child (0-17 of age), but the mother/father of the child does not accompany you, we need to have an acceptance from the other parent. You are welcome, however not obligated, to use this document.

 

Acceptance from parents/guardians, if child is travelling alone

If your child (0-17 of age) is registering for a CPR number alone, we need your acceptance. You are welcome, however not obligated, to use this document (Danish version). We have also made a version in English for you to use. 

Contact

International House

Gyldenløvesgade 11

København V

Opening hours

Monday

09:00 - 15:00

Tuesday

Closed

Wednesday

11:00 - 17:00

Thursday

09:00 - 15:00

Friday

09:00 - 14:00