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Residence and Work – Nordic Citizens

The Nordic countries have a joint labor market agreement, under which citizens of the Nordic countries are free to live and work in Denmark. However, Nordic citizens who stay in Denmark for more than six months are required to register with the Danish Civil Registration System. Read about how to register with the Civil Registration System here.

Which countries’ citizens are defined as Nordic citizens?

Nordic citizens are citizens of the countries Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, and Denmark.

Where to find more information

For more information on the Nordic countries’ joint labor market and for further information about the rules which apply when Nordic citizens move to another Nordic country, visit

Contacts and further information

If you have questions regarding rules on residence and work in Denmark for Nordic citizens, contact Citizens’ Services in the Municipality in which you live.

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