You may order a health insurance card, if you are over the the age of 15. Parents may order a health insurance card for children living at home until they have turned 18. 

You order a health insurance card using your NemID. 

A new health insurance card costs 210 kr (2021) if:

  • The health insurance card is lost
  • The health insurance card was issued less than four years ago and is broken
  • You wish to change your doctor or health insurance group
  • You change your name

A new health insurance card is free of charge if:

  • The card's magnetic stribe doesn't work, but the card is otherwise intact
  • The health insurance card is broken and was issued over four years ago
  • You need a new health insurance card as you are moving
  • Your general practitioner (family doctor) is no longer available
  • You change your name because you have been married (within the first three months after the wedding). 

Your health insurance card is valid as long as you are registered with a CPR number as a resident of Denmark and the information on the card still applies (e.g. name, address, general practitioner). 

If you need help ordering a new health insurance card you may book an appointment with Citizen Service (Borgerservice) at Dokk1. 

 

 

Find more information about national healthcare, health insurance in Denmark and the yellow health insurance card at lifeindenmark.dk: