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.

Oct 31, 2018

Will I be stopped at the airport?

Hi I'm not a resident of denmark or the EU and will be leaving the country in exactly two weeks. I read above that your fine records will be wiped in

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Jul 30, 2018

Speed cameras.

We just came from Sweden and we are going to legoland at the highway 45 we ecxit to rd 28 then I saw the speed sign 70 kph my speed was 72 and the speedcamera

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Jul 30, 2018

Lila Christensen M.A.,M.B.A.

I am 100% Danish the first person in my family to be born outside of Denmark. I live in the United States and I fly my flag the square one on the front

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Jul 23, 2018

Denmark and Iceland

In connection with your section on Bornholm, I should just like to point out that Iceland is certainly not part of Denmark. It has been a unitary parliamentary

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Jul 02, 2018

Transport single tickets.

I’m confused about single tickets. Is it possible to purchase say four or five at a time to use at different times or days or does one have to search for

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Jun 27, 2018

Control passport

Hi , ive been reading a lot of this stuff, and the problem is that I went to cpng in January and the ticket machines didn’t work also were nobody who can

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Jun 17, 2018

Free English Books in Copenhagen- Must Collect by July 1st, 2018

I have many books from my brothers estate that need to be picked up in Frederiksberg ,Copenhagen. If not collected by the 1st of the month they will be

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May 27, 2018

Embassies in Denmark

Here you can find a list of all the embassies in Denmark including consulates and legations.

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May 27, 2018

Driving in Denmark

Driving in denmark or importing a car is not cheap and rarely worth the hassle. If you wish to have a car in Denmark, weigh your costs to your actual needs. If you live and work in the city - NO!

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May 27, 2018

Aarhus

Arhus or Aarhus (originally named Aros) is located in central Jutland and, as the second largest city in Denmark, it has a lot to boast about.

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Apr 29, 2018

Movie Theaters in Denmark

Going to movie theaters in Denmark is a little bit different experience than what you may find in other countries. Learn more about what you might experience and what to expect.

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Apr 29, 2018

Driving License in Denmark

Want to exchange your driving license Denmark? It is a little bit more involved than you think!

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Apr 25, 2018

Maria

I would only say, additionally if you are a foriegner in Dk please make sure to not drive like the Dane, The police see and pay extra attention to the

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Apr 25, 2018

Winter is coming

Hi I am fresh in DK after living with a Dane in London for a few years - just wanted to say, it is colder here and the snow stays longer so yeah - defo

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Mar 03, 2018

Returning a leased car

Do you have any idea on what are the conditions while returning the leased cars in Denmark. i heared that it can be very expensive sometimes as they look

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Mar 03, 2018

Question about update

Hi! I wanted to know if the information in the update was still correct? Last December, me and a friend were caught riding the train without a ticket

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Feb 23, 2018

zone mistake on my first days

Hey I came to Denmark for 3 months. On the first days i bought a transport pass including the city center. On the next day I went to Orestad area thinking

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Jan 21, 2018

A mistake I made accidentally

Hi there, I am an international student who is doing the student exchange program in Copenhagen. This was my second day in Copenhagen. I was going to

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Jan 07, 2018

Bringing Pets to Denmark

If you are planning on bringing pets to Denmark, you will need to get a PET passport and check up on the regulations for transporting your pet to Denmark.

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Jan 07, 2018

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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Jan 07, 2018

Danish Flag

The Danish Flag is known as the Dannebrog and is one of the few flags in the world which actually has a name.

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Jan 07, 2018

Danish Language Schools

There are lots of Danish Language schools including several online ones and even some great home study courses. Your schedule, location and need will determine what you go with.

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Jan 07, 2018

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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Jan 07, 2018

Shopping in Denmark

When shopping in Denmark, it is vital to know your consumer rights and the various shopping laws. Learn the most important ones here.

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Jan 07, 2018

Bicycle Rental in Copenhagen

You can use on of the many bicycle rental in Copenhagen to rent a bike and explore the city in a fun and relaxed way.

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Jan 07, 2018

Gas Stations in Denmark

There are 9 major chains of gas stations in Denmark including Shell, Circle K, Ingo, OK and Q8. Here is a list of the major players and links to their sites.

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Dec 24, 2017

About CPR protection

Hi there! My name/address in CPR is protected so how can I unprotected it online. I thought that making it protected could be beneficial but it is really

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Dec 12, 2017

Housing Ombudsman in Denmark?

Is there an adjudicator like a Housing Ombudsman where tenants can complaint formally about a landlady/landlord?

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Dec 12, 2017

CPR processing

can someone provide me clarification regarding CPR, after i get the temporary cpr can i travel out of denmark, because the orginal cpr they will send to

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Dec 04, 2017

Ticket Speeding

Good afternoon, i've got a fee for exceeding speed limit in a highway (speed limit was 80 km/h, I was 120 km/h), but the license plate of the rental car

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Dec 04, 2017

Tax refund

I am an Au pair in Denmark,, is there a possibility that my tax will be refund after my contract ends?

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Nov 19, 2017

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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Nov 19, 2017

MsLarsen

This was very informative. Thank you. While on vacation in Sonder Vissing, I payed to have a small local shop mail my souvenirs back to my home in the

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Oct 24, 2017

Dental Care in Denmark

Dental care in Denmark is partially covered by the danish health system, but you will need to pay 60% of the total bill.

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Oct 22, 2017

Great Shopping Site

For those of you living in Denmark (or for that matter anywhere in the world) and find that so many things are overpriced or just too expensive, let me

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Oct 15, 2017

What are Opg & vær used in Address?

I found addresses with 'opg' and 'vær' used in DK address. Example 1 : SOELVGADE 40 OPG G COPENHAGEN 1349 Denmark Example 2 : Persillehaven 40, vær

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Oct 07, 2017

I agree with Kate, I'm still confused

I'm also confused, the same as Kate. In the US, the number of rooms is different than the number of bedrooms in real estate. In rentals, the number

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Oct 07, 2017

American...Not From Denmark! I DO NOT WANT TO PAY FOR THIS FINE!

HELP! I just got a fine on the M1 metro train for not having a ticket. I bought one, honestly, but must've misplaced it. I have plenty of other tickets

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Oct 03, 2017

A Question about coffee shops etiquette/Copenhagen

If I enter a coffee shop and want to sit and have a coffee and sandwich. Do I sit and be waited on or order at the till and sit?

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Oct 03, 2017

Braces followup treatment

Dear Doc, I have braces in my teeth from India. I am moving to denmark now...is it possible to do the regular checkup and followup the treatment with

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Oct 03, 2017

I got fined for activating ticket 4 minutes after departure.

I had an ugly experience with DSB controller yesterday. I am travelling business to Helsingborg so I use the route CPH airport - Helsingborg C every week

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Sep 10, 2017

Denmark Rental Websites

Here is a list of 20 Denmark Rental Websites that you can help you find that perfect place to rent when you move to Denmark.

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Sep 10, 2017

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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Sep 10, 2017

I got fine in public transport.

Hello, my name is Jan. Im from Slovakia. I got fine in autobus in cCopenhagen. I'm just a visitor and i borrow my friend's rejsekort. I forgot rejsekort

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Sep 02, 2017

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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Sep 02, 2017

Danish Alphabet

The Danish alphabet has a few additional letters not found in the standard english alphabet and often cause problems for foreigners. Learn more here.

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Sep 02, 2017

Radhuspladsen

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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Sep 02, 2017

Randers

Randers is a small town located north of Arhus in Denmark. It is a popular town with lots of things to do.

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Sep 02, 2017

Samsoe Denmark Pearl of the Kattegat

Samsø Denmark or Samsoe is one the most beautiful of the many islands in Denmark and has been referred to as the Pearl of the Kattegat, which is the sea that it is located. Tourism is Samsø!

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  1. Will I be stopped at the airport?

    Oct 31, 18 01:46 PM

    Hi I'm not a resident of denmark or the EU and will be leaving the country in exactly two weeks. I read above that your fine records will be wiped in

    Read More

  2. Speed cameras.

    Jul 30, 18 10:42 PM

    We just came from Sweden and we are going to legoland at the highway 45 we ecxit to rd 28 then I saw the speed sign 70 kph my speed was 72 and the speedcamera

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  3. Lila Christensen M.A.,M.B.A.

    Jul 30, 18 10:39 PM

    I am 100% Danish the first person in my family to be born outside of Denmark. I live in the United States and I fly my flag the square one on the front

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