If you are a citizen of a country outside of the Nordic region, the EU/EEA or Switzerland, you must have a residence and work permit before you begin working in Denmark.
When you have a residence and work permit, you can get your CPR number and health insurance card, tax card, and so on.Learn more in the step-by-step guide below.
If you work in Denmark, you are also liable to pay tax. The authority that issues tax cards and collects tax in Denmark is called SKAT.
To obtain a Danish tax card, please either go to International Citizen Service or contact SKAT.
You will need to:
One of the steps in getting your legal documents in order is to designate a bank account to be your NemKonto (Easy Account).
If you do not have a Danish bank account, and you would like to have one as your Easy Account, you have to open a Danish bank account. To open a Danish bank account, you need a CPR number - see step one.
When you go to the bank bring:
Inform the bank that you want to designate the account as your Easy Account.