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.

Feb 16, 2024

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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Oct 07, 2021

Useful Danish Phrases

danish language

Learning a few useful danish phrases or words can go a long way to making your stay or visit in Denmark more enjoyable.

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Oct 07, 2021

Aarhus Attractions

The number of Aarhus attractions may not be as big as Copenhagen, but there is still alot to see and do in this Danish city.

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Jun 02, 2020

how to pay fare evasion ticket ?

how to pay fare evasion ticket?

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Apr 18, 2020

Danish Time and Dates


If you plan to visit Denmark, it is important you understand that Danish time, Danish dates and the Danish clock are expressed a little bit differently. Not knowing can cause alot of confusion.

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Apr 15, 2020

Denmark Newspapers


There are lots of Denmark newspapers available both online and offline, in English and Danish, so that you can get local Danish information easily.

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Apr 12, 2020

Expat in Denmark : FYI Denmark


FYI Denmark Expat in Denmark - helping other expatriates with the integration and learning more about Denmark.

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Apr 12, 2020

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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Apr 11, 2020

Shops in Denmark


When living in Denmark it will be helpful to know which shops in Denmark sell what. Shoping in Denmark will be easier if you know where to look.

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Apr 11, 2020

Post Office in Denmark


The Post Office in Denmark is called Post Nord. We use 4 digit postal codes and pay very high postal rates. There is nothing cheap about using the Danish postal system.

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Apr 11, 2020

Banks in Denmark


There are several hundred different banks in Denmark, but as an expat you will probably wish to bank with one of the top banks like Dankse Bank, Nordea, Jysk Bank or Syd Bank,

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Apr 11, 2020

Denmark Postal Codes


You will find that the Denmark postal codes or danish zip codes are placed before the name of the city and are 4 digits long.

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Apr 10, 2020

International Schools in Denmark

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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Apr 10, 2020

Music Festivals in Denmark


There are plenty of music festivals in Denmark running for most of the spring and summer months include the largest - Roskilde Festival

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Apr 10, 2020

Danish Rental Terms


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

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Apr 09, 2020

Metro in Denmark


The metro in Denmark is not only convenient, but quick and completely automated. Gotta try it!

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Apr 09, 2020


fastelavn boller

Fastelavn is a Danish celebration held 7 weeks before Easter. The celebration includes beating a barrel and dressing up in costumes.

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Apr 09, 2020

English Books


If you are looking for English books to read while living in Denmark, then check out some of our collection and other sources.

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Apr 09, 2020

National Bird of Denmark

The National Bird of Denmark is the Mute Swan and has been a protected species since 1926.

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Apr 09, 2020

How to use the Rejsekort


Here is the FYI Guide on the new Danish Rejsekort or travel card.

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Apr 07, 2020

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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Apr 06, 2020

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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Apr 06, 2020

Etiquette in Denmark


Knowing a little about Danish etiquette, manners and customs can serve you well when being invited to someone's home for dinner.

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Apr 06, 2020

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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Apr 06, 2020

Danish Flag

Lorentz Painting

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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Apr 05, 2020

Bicycling in Denmark


Bicycling in Denmark is probably one of the best ways to see Denmark , but also for many people living in Denmark is the preferred method of getting to work, shopping and getting about.

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Apr 05, 2020

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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Apr 05, 2020

Danish Kommunes


There are 98 Danish kommunes in Denmark, which help run the country. Each kommune is like a municipality and is responsible for the public services and social services provided to their residents.

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Apr 05, 2020

Embassies in Denmark


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

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Apr 05, 2020

Denmark Job Sites


Searching Denmark Job Sites is one of the best ways to find jobs in Denmark. There are lots of them and here you can find the most popular ones.

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Apr 05, 2020

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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Apr 05, 2020

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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Mar 17, 2020


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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Mar 04, 2020

i return to my country, what about CPR number ?

My son lived in copenhaguen since 3 years, but now he has to return to our country because family problems. What we have to do with his CPR number ? thanks

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Feb 19, 2020


I am a danish citizen and my spouse is US citizen thinking about retiring to Denmark (not working) age 79 and 81 .How difficult would this be ?


Jan 12, 2020

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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Jan 12, 2020

Buying a used car in Denmark


If you are considering buying a used car in Denmark, than check out this post

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Dec 30, 2019

Mobile Phone


This is a simple mobile phone guide to help you understand the mobile market in denmark.

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Dec 08, 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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Oct 14, 2019

Ms. Dey

Hi, I can feel my last tooth on the upper right corner has got a hole, want cheap treatment in Aalborg as Non EU student, please advise.

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Oct 03, 2019

It's normal in Europe

Exactly the same time naming and dates rules are used in Poland except for using weeks numbers. I think that it's the common way that people talk or think

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Sep 21, 2019


Hi, Thank you for the information. I just wanted to say that it would be great if your site had a map link or links which show the ferry routes you

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Sep 15, 2019

Frederikshavn Attractions


There are manyFrederikshavn attractions to keep you busy while visiting.

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Aug 28, 2019

Denmark postage


Denmark postage stamps have been replaced by virtual stamps or mobile codes.

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Aug 28, 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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Aug 28, 2019

Cheap second-hand bikes for people moving to Copenhagen

Hi everyone!, I recently found a new company called The BikeBuddies. It is two students from CBS that have started the project.They offer people who just

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Aug 24, 2019


Looking to find out how to connect with TSA lost and found in Copenhagen, Denmark. Can anyone help with some information?

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Aug 24, 2019

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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Aug 24, 2019

Gas Stations in Denmark: How to Use

Gas Station Payment Machine

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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Recent Articles

  1. Home Furnishing Shops in Denmark

    Feb 16, 24 11:10 AM

    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

    Read More

  2. Useful Danish Phrases

    Oct 07, 21 07:28 AM

    danish language
    Learning a few useful danish phrases or words can go a long way to making your stay or visit in Denmark more enjoyable.

    Read More

  3. Aarhus Attractions

    Oct 07, 21 07:08 AM

    The number of Aarhus attractions may not be as big as Copenhagen, but there is still alot to see and do in this Danish city.

    Read More