Congratulations! You are considering expatriating to Herning or Ikast-Brande Municipalities.
There are a lot of considerations to address, and you can find relevant information on this site. Ie. information about the area and useful links to explore.
Questions related to registration and Denmark in general can you find here and here
We look forward to welcoming you in Herning and Ikast-Brande municipalities!
Current EU Citizen – Work Permit
Current citizens from an EU country can take up residence in Denmark if you have found a job in Denmark. If you work in Denmark for more than 3 months you must register for a residence certificate, a Civil Personal Registration number (CPR number) and a tax card.
In order to get registrered for a CPR number, you must have a permanent address in Denmark. You must show up in person at the International Citizen Service.
Non-EU Citizen – Work Permit
Citizens from non-EU countries must apply for a work- and residence permit before arrival in Denmark. Each family member must have a residence permit.
How to apply for a work permit
In order to get registrered for a CPR number, you must have a permanent address in Denmark. You must show up in person at the International Citizen Service (scroll down in the link to see the different locations).
Current Nordic Citizen – Work Permit
When you have arrived and started working for more than 3 months you must register for a Danish Civil Personal Registration number (CPR number) and tax card. To get registered for a CPR number, you must have a permanent address in Denmark and you must show up in person at the International Citizen Service.
If you work in the area of Herning and Ikast-Brande but are living just outside the Danish border, Germany for example, maybe the following information might be relevant for you.
‘Grænsependlere’ is a word used in Denmark for people who work in Denmark but live in Germany. In English the equivalent is ‘border commuters’.
There are specific law regulations supporting those who qualify in this working category, regulations which help border commuters have their fiscal and social equality respected.
You can find more information about the border commuter subject by following the websites below.
Contact your local newcomer assistance
In both Herning and Ikast-Brande you can find local newcomer assistance.
Newcomer service – your entry to Herning and Ikast-Brande
Did you know that Herning Kommune and Ikast-Brande Kommune have special newcomer guides, who are ready to help international newcomers to settle in.
If you have questions regarding your new life in Denmark then you are welcome to contact Mette K. Hebel in Herning Kommune and Lene Møller Fløe in Ikast-Brande Kommune.
It could be topics such as
• cultural and leisure activities
• job opportunities for spouses etc.
Or if you need any help finding the right contact at the public authorities.
Newcomer service is a way for you to become a part of the municipality