DENMARK ID CARD
You can use Denmark id card as an identity document if you do not have a passport or a driving licence.
An identity card states your civil registration number (CPR number), your nationality and contains a photo of you. You can use it in everyday situations to prove your identity. However, there are exceptions:
You cannot use it when you visit a doctor. Instead, you must bring your yellow health card
It is generally not used as a travel identification document. Instead, use your passport.
An identity card is valid for 10 years.
You need to be at least 15 years old
You are a resident in Denmark.
BOOK AN APPOINTMENT
To order an identity card, you need to book an appointment with a Citizen Service Centre.
Book an online appointment with a Citizen Service Centre to order your identity card (in Danish)
WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU TO THE CITIZEN SERVICE CENTRE:
Your baptism, birth or name certificate, yellow health card OR your passport
Card/cash for payment. The card costs DKK 150 (2020) inclusive of a photo of you which will be taken at the Citizen Service Centre.
Danish citizens aged 15 or above can apply for an ID card that will let them avoid having to carry their passports around as a form of identification.The new ID card can be obtained via the municipality and can be used in a number of instances as an alternative to a passport or driver’s licence.
“The new ID card will be a help to young people and for some of our elderly and handicapped citizens. It can actually help make the day easier for anyone who doesn’t possess a driver’s licence and doesn’t want to carry around their passport,” said Simon Emil Ammitzbøll, the minister for economic affairs and interior.
COPENHAGEN CITIZEN SERVICE
Send a secure mail
+45 33 66 33 66
Monday 08:00 – 16:00
Tuesday 08:00 – 16:00