Moving to Denmark

If you have moved to Helsingør from abroad, you will have to notify your arrival to Helsingør Municipality.

There are a few requirements you should be aware of:

  • Your stay in Denmark should be longer than three months.
  • You should have a residence or permanent address.
  • If you are a national of an EU Member State, you should have a registration certificate.
  • If you are a national of a country outside the EU, you should have a residency permit. 

Danish nationals

If you are a Danish national, you should go to the municipal service centre in person:
Borgerservice, Birkedalsvej 27, 3000 Helsingør.

Danish nationals should take with them:

  • Passport
  • Rental agreement or written statement from your landlord or similar
  • If you have arrived from another Nordic country, you should also take documentation of your civil registration number from the country you have come from.

Nordic nationals

If you are a foreign national, you will have to go in person to either: 
International House Copenhagen, Gyldenløvesgade 11, 1600 Copenhagen V. 

or the municipal service centre: 
Borgerservice, Birkedalsvej 27, 3000 Helsingør.

Nordic nationals should take with them:

  • Passport
  • Rental agreement or written statement from your landlord*
  • If you have arrived from another Nordic country, you should also take documentation of your civil registration number from the country you have come from.

* Before you go to International House Copenhagen, you or your landlord should contact the Helsingør municipal service centre (Borgerservice) in person or by telephone in order to obtain a landlord’s declaration (logiværtserklæringen) for signature. You should take this with you when you contact International House Copenhagen.

EU nationals

If you are a foreign national, you will have to go in person to either: 
International House Copenhagen, Gyldenløvesgade 11, 1600 Copenhagen V. 

or the municipal service centre: 
Borgerservice, Birkedalsvej 27, 3000 Helsingør.

EU nationals should take with them:

  • Passport or ID with a picture
  • Rental agreement or written statement from your landlord*
  • Employment contract
  • If you have arrived from another Nordic country, you should also take documentation of your civil registration number from the country you have come from.

* Before you go to International House Copenhagen, you or your landlord should contact the Helsingør municipal service centre (Borgerservice) in person or by telephone in order to obtain a landlord’s declaration (logiværtserklæringen) for signature. You should take this with you when you contact International House Copenhagen.

Nationals of a country outside the EU

If you are a foreign national, you will have to go in person to either: 
International House Copenhagen, Gyldenløvesgade 11, 1600 Copenhagen V. 

or the municipal service centre: 
Borgerservice, Birkedalsvej 27, 3000 Helsingør.

Nationals of a country outside the EU should take with them:

  • Passport
  • Residency permit from the Danish Immigration Service (Udlændingestyrelsen) or the Danish Agency for Labour Market and Recruitment (Styrelsen for Fastholdelse og Rekruttering).
  • Rental agreement or written statement from your landlord*
  • If you have arrived from another Nordic country, you should also take documentation of your civil registration number from the country you have come from.

* Before you go to International House Copenhagen, you or your landlord should contact the Helsingør municipal service centre (Borgerservice) in person or by telephone in order to obtain a landlord’s declaration (logiværtserklæringen) for signature. You should take this with you when you contact International House Copenhagen.

One visit at International House Copenhagen

If you go to International House Copenhagen, at one visit you can:

  • Get a CPR number (civil registration number)
  • Register your address
  • Get a yellow health card
  • Get a tax card

EU nationals can also have work permits and residency permits issued (registration certificates).

Resident maximum

There is a resident maximum in Helsingør Municipality. This means that a maximum of two people per room can live in a dwelling. For example, if you have a two-room apartment, a maximum of four people can live at the address.