Checklist for citizens from EU/EEA countries + Switzerland
This checklist gives an overview of the fomalities for EU citizens, who have accepted employment at UC.
Union citizens are nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus (only the Greco-Cypriot territory), the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
EEA citizens are nationals of Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.
Citizens of Switzerland are covered by the same rules as Union citizens and EEA citizens.
Before arrival in Denmark:
No action should be taken before arrival.
After arrival in Denmark:
1) Apply for a EU residence Certificate ("EU opholdsbevis") at the State Administration for Greater Copenhagen (Statsforvaltningen Copenhagen) on one of the first days after arrival in Denmark. Your EU residence Certificate will be sent to you by mail after 1-2 weeks. Read more about EU Residence Certificate
2) Register at the office of the Danish National Register ("Folkeregister") in your town of residence, as soon as you have received your EU residence certificate.
3) Once registered, you will within a few weeks receive a personal registration number (CPR.-number) and a National Health certificate ("sygesikringsbevis") in the mail.
4) Apply for a tax card at your local Tax Center unless you qualify for the special taxation scheme for researchers recruited abroad.
5) If you would like to opt for "researcher taxation":
- check the conditions
- downlaod the application form (word.doc)
- fill in the form and let the head of your institute approve and sign it
- send the duly signed form to the Personnel Department (P&J)
6) Open a Danish bank account as soon as you have got your CPR/registration number, and request your bank to register this account as a "NemKonto".
7) Please inform/send the Personnel Department (P&J) the following:
- your Danish private address
- your Danish cpr number or taxation registration number
- your Danish tax card or the duly signed 25 % taxation application form
- your Danish bank account (NemKonto)