EU/EEA Citizens – University of Copenhagen

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Citizens of EU and EEA Countries

As a citizen from the EU, EEA or Switzerland staying longer 3 months, you must apply for an EU registration certificate upon arrival to Denmark. It is not possible to apply from abroad; however, you can prepare the application from home.


  • Print out and complete the OD1 application form 
  • Prepare the required documents as listed in the section "how to apply" on SIRIs webpage
  • Submit your application in person to SIRI (the Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration)



If you visit SIRI within the opening hours listed below, they can issue an EU registration certificate the same day:

  • Tuesday 27 August 2019: 8.00–14.00
  • Thursday 29 August 2019: 8.00–14.00
  • Tuesday 3 September 2019: 8.00–14.00
  • Thursday 5 September 2019: 8.00–14.00

If you visit SIRI outside these special opening hours, you have to go to Njalsgade 72C, 2300 Copenhagen S. The registration certificate will be issued within three weeks. Click here for regular opening hours. (Please note that you must book an appointment when visiting SIRI at Njalsgade).

If you stay in Denmark for more than 6 months, Danish law requires that you apply for a civil registration number (CPR number

See here how to apply for your CPR number.

If your stay in Denmark is between 3 to 6 months, you are not required but we recommend that you apply for a CPR

Work Permit

Students from EU member states will not need a work permit for regular student jobs.