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It is your responsibility to insure yourself and your property during your stay in Denmark. The Danish insurance business comprises private and government companies. Be aware of the fact that in Denmark, certain types of insurance are compulsory while others are optional. 

Compulsory and optional insurance

When you take up residence in Denmark you are legally required to have certain types of insurance cover.

Health Insurance Card

When you have registered at Citizens’ Services and been issued a CPR number you are also covered by the Danish health insurance system.

Health Insurance – Public

The Danish Health Security Act covers foreign nationals staying for more than three months. However, depending on where you come from...

Private insurance

Thirty party/personal liability insurance provides cover when the insured incurs legally binding liability for damage to people or property.

European Health Insurance Card

Citizens of the European Union who travel for more than one month within EU and EEA should have European Health Insurance Card.

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