International Citizen Service (ICS)

At the International Citizen Service (ICS) you find all relevant authorities under one roof. You can do all necessary registrations (residence certificate, personal registration number (CPR), health insurance and tax card), find valuable information and get personal guidance.

There are International Citizen Service (ICS) centres in Aalborg, Aarhus, Odense and Copenhagen. Find the addresses and opening hours for the ICS centres on the icitizen website 

At ICS the following public authorities are present: the Citizen Service, the State Administration, the tax authority SKAT and the organisation Work in Denmark, which provides information and assistance to internationals in Denmark.

At the ICS you can also obtain information regarding residence permits, taxes, Danish driving licences, etc.

Read more about what to bring to register at the ICS

Other services at the International Citizen Service

  • NemID
  • Welcome to Denmark handbook
  • Personal guidance about living and working in Denmark
  • Spouse/partner programme

Important about International Citizen Service in Copenhagen

You need to apply for your CPR number online before you visit the ICS in Copenhagen. You may apply for the CPR number up to one month before moving into your Danish home. Read more about registration in Copenhagen on the International House Copenhagen website

We have been informed that you may have to wait up to 4 weeks before you have your CPR number, when you regiser online for your CPR number. 

Geographical coverage

Please notice that the level of service at ICS depends on where you live. If you live outside the municipality hosting the ICS, you might have to attend your local Citizen Service. 

To get further information about services available and contact information for the ICS centers, we recommend you to visit the ICS website 

Locations and opening hours

The ICS have limited opening hours, so be sure to check the website for details: Here, you can also find the adresses and contact details of the ICS centres.


Vibhuti Bhushan

International Coordinator

Anne Pletschette Langer

International Coordinator and Web Editor

Vibeke Tyrre Pedersen

International staff and mobility advisor