FYI Denmark Expats in Denmark

FYI Denmark is a site designed to help expats and new visitors to Denmark learn about their new home. If you do not see what you are looking for in the menu, just use the site search option. There is over 150 pages of useful information on Denmark.

Mar 21, 2019

4000 kroner dentist bill for 13yr old

My daughter, a Danish citizen was handed a dentist bill for over 4000 kr. We have dental insurance, and was told that our daughter can visit our dentist

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Mar 21, 2019

Health certificate

I just been to my local doctor and paid 560 kr medical certificate.

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Mar 19, 2019

Danish Vocabulary

Knowing the Danish vocabulary for certain terms can be very useful. Here is a list of common words and phrases that will help you in your daily life in Denmark.

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Mar 19, 2019

Danish Rental Terms

Knowing a few Danish rental terms will help you navigate the rentals in Denmark websites.

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Mar 19, 2019

Danish Religion

The National Danish religion is Evangelical Lutheran and most Danes are part of the state supported church system.

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Mar 19, 2019

Danish Bicycle Traffic Signs

Here are some of the Danish bicycle traffic signs that motorists and cyclists should know before heading out on the road.

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Mar 19, 2019

Danish Christmas Songs

Danish Christmas songs or julen sange are very popular and usuall sung while dancing around the Christmas Tree.

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Mar 19, 2019

Culture Shock Denmark

If you are moving to Denmark you will experience Culture Shock Denmark at some time during your settling in period. Below is a story from an expat on that experience.

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Mar 19, 2019

CPR Number

If you plan to live in Denmark, you must have a CPR number, Civil Personal Registration. Without one you will be unable to open a bank account, find a place to live or get a job.

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Mar 19, 2019

Copenhagen Sights

There are many Copenhagen sights and attractions to keep anyone visiting this modern capitol happy and entertained. Below you will find a list of my favorites.

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Mar 19, 2019

Copenhagen Christmas

Having a Copenhagen Christmas is a sure way to bring in the holiday spirit. The city is full of traditional christmas lights, Tivoli is open and there is a chill in the air.

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Mar 17, 2019

Tax Offices in Denmark

Skattecentres are the tax offices in Denmark, where you can find assistance in figuring out your tax obligations.

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Mar 17, 2019


Radhuspladsen is the famous copenhagen square, which has a long tradition of being the place to meet, celebrate, protest and start or finish a party!

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Mar 17, 2019

International Schools in Denmark

There are many international schools in Denmark where teaching is carried out in either English, French or German, while still teaching Danish as a mandatory subject.

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Mar 17, 2019

Home Furnishing Shops in Denmark

There are many home furnishing shops in Denmark, yet not all have physical stores nor are they well known. To find the best prices ind quality, check out some of these shops

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Mar 17, 2019

Danish Currency

The Danish currency is the krone and not the Euro as many people think. Denmark opted out of the Euro and so you will need to exchange your money for Danish Money - The Krone!

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Mar 17, 2019

Changing address in Denmark

If you are changing address in Denmark, you need to follow some simple steps in order to avoid problems and a fine.

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Mar 17, 2019

Budget Eating in Denmark

Budget Eating is not impossible if you take a path less travelled by most tourists. You have probably heard that Denmark is expensive. True, but there are many ways to save money.

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Mar 17, 2019

Banking in Denmark

Banking in Denmark is quite easy and opening an account is just a matter of having a CPR number and than you can get a Dankort and Nem Konto.

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Mar 15, 2019

Copenhagen, Denmark

A brief overview of Copenhagen, Denmark including a video tour.

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Mar 15, 2019

Copenhagen Restaurants

Here is our continued list of copenhagen restaurants and eateries in the capitol of Denmark.

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Mar 15, 2019

Copenhagen Hotels

The selection of Copenhagen hotels is large and varied, but when looking for places to stay in Denmark, you need to check these choices out first!

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Mar 15, 2019

Copenhagen Card

The Copenhagen Card give visitors to Copenhagen free entrance to attractions and transportation

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Mar 15, 2019

cities in Denmark

There are many cities in Denmark, but the most populated are Copenhagen, Arhus, Aalborg and Odense. This does not mean that there are not other towns in Denmark worth visiting.

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Mar 15, 2019

Churches in North Jutland

There are over 70 historic churches in North Jutland located at "The Top of Denmark". Each worth visiting. Many date from the early 1200s and are still used for services.

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Mar 09, 2019

Cycle lanes on roundabouts

We are already warned that cyclists in Denmark including surprisingly fast battery powered cycles and mopeds must always be given priority in pretty much

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Mar 02, 2019

Danish Christmas

The Danish Christmas has a long tradition of celebrating Jul with lots of family oriented events. H C Andersen said "“magnificent, quite unforgettably magnificent”

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Mar 02, 2019

Car Ownership Denmark

Car ownership Denmark is very involved and you should be prepared to invest time and money if planning on owning a car.

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Mar 02, 2019

Budget Denmark Offers

As an expat, I am always on the lookout budget denmark tips and ideas. Since the country is so expensive to live in, it is nice to find a bargain or a freebie every once in awhile. You found them!

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Feb 24, 2019

Green Card Scheme Denmark

One of the ways to quickly get a work permit in Denmark is to qualify for the Green Card Scheme. Get 100 points and you automatically qualify. Learn more below.

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Feb 24, 2019

Getting Started in Denmark

Getting started in Denmark correctly will help your transition into a Danish lifestyle much easier. Here are 10 steps which every expat should do in order to start out on the right foot.

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Feb 24, 2019

Gas Stations in Denmark: How to Use

There are 1000s of gas stations in Denmark and it is not hard to figure out how to pump your own gas using the self service machines. Learn how.

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Feb 24, 2019

Train Routes Denmark

Train Routes Denmark will show you how to figure out where the s tog in Copenhagen travel to and figure out how to read their maps.

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Feb 24, 2019

Ticket Prices Denmark

These are the current ticket prices for klippekort and single tickets in Denmark

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Feb 17, 2019

Documents for Denmark

Before arriving, it is important to have your documents for Denmark; such as passport, visa, work and study permits in order.

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Feb 17, 2019

Bus in Denmark

Denmark has a very good bus transportation system and with just a bit of knowledge you can quickly and easily master the system and avoid having to use your car or getting lost. Read this helpful info

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Feb 17, 2019

Danish Culture

The Danish culture is based on "jante law", which is unique to Denmark and the Danes. It is a form of everybody being equal and no one is special. Equal rights are given to everyone.

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Feb 17, 2019

Danish National Anthem

The Danish National Anthem is rarely heard outside of Denmark, so here is your chance to hear and learn the words.

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Feb 17, 2019

Golf in Denmark

Golf in Denmark is a popular sport and Denmark has a great selection of golf courses to choose from. While golfing in Denmark may not be well known, there is a fantastic choice of packages.

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Feb 17, 2019

Denmark General Information

Denmark General information for expats and tourists. Here you can find out a little bit about Danmark before you arrive.

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Feb 17, 2019

Things to bring from home

There are many things to bring from home when considering relocating to Denmark. Denmark is a modern and very diverse country, but not all things from home can be found here, so consider stocking up!

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Feb 17, 2019

Taxes in Denmark Skattecentre

Taxes in Denmark are handled by the skattecentre, in which there are 30 locations throughout the country.

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Feb 10, 2019

Tickets for Buses, Trains and Metro

Learn how to get the best tickets for bus, train or metro travel in Denmark.

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Feb 10, 2019

Traffic Fines in Denmark

Traffic fines in Denmark are suppose to help improve driving habits including bicycling and pedestrian behavior.

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Feb 10, 2019

Train Time Table

Understanding the train time table for danish trains is necessary if you wish to master the denmark public transportatio n system.

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Feb 10, 2019

Train Travel in Denmark

Coping with train travel in Denmark can be simple once you master the system including understanding the map and zones.

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Feb 10, 2019

Transportation in Denmark

Transportation in Denmark is quite easy and the options are numerous including bus, train, metro, cycling and driving. There are many ways of getting around Denmark - take a look at your options.

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Feb 10, 2019

Transportation to Denmark

Transportation to Denmark is becoming increasingly easier with lots of airlines flyng to several of the major airports. There is also train and ferry connctions.

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Feb 10, 2019

TV in Denmark

Watching TV in Denmark requires you to have a Danish television license, which only includes 3 channels. Such a media license is also necessary for other media such as radio and computers..

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  1. 4000 kroner dentist bill for 13yr old

    Mar 21, 19 10:44 AM

    My daughter, a Danish citizen was handed a dentist bill for over 4000 kr. We have dental insurance, and was told that our daughter can visit our dentist

    Read More

  2. Health certificate

    Mar 21, 19 10:33 AM

    I just been to my local doctor and paid 560 kr medical certificate.

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  3. Danish Vocabulary

    Mar 19, 19 04:27 AM

    Knowing the Danish vocabulary for certain terms can be very useful. Here is a list of common words and phrases that will help you in your daily life in Denmark.

    Read More