You can start the online application process for a CPR number when you have a confirmed housing offer in the municipality of Aarhus. 

You must register relevant information online and upload the documents mentioned in the list below. Your online registration of data will be available to the staff at Dokk1, when you appear in person for the registration event.

You must upload (in PDF):

  1. Passport (photo page) or national ID (front and back) (must include your place of birth)
  2. Proof of your address in Denmark: rental contract (all pages) or housing offer with your Danish address and your name
  3. If applicable: marriage, divorce or death certificate (widow(er)). Birth certificate if you have a child (only if your child is accompanying you). Documentation concerning legal custody, if you are not married to your child's other parent (only if your child is accompanying you).

Your documents must be in Danish, English, German or in one of the Nordic languages.

Please note the deadline for applying online for a CPR number is provided to you by your educational institution.

When you register for a CPR number online, you will be told that “it is mandatory to upload an EU residence document”. Please disregard this request as the EU residence document will be issued to you when you appear in person at Dokk1, provided you bring all relevant documents.

Upon completing your online application please print the receipt containing a reference number. You will need it for the registration event at Dokk1. 

PLEASE NOTE: In the online application you will be asked to book and appointment with Citizen Service. Please do not book an appointment through the online CPR-application. Instead you must book an appointment by clicking this button: