Q&A - most asked questions

As newcomer you most likely have lots to figure out and many questions

Here we have collected the 10 most common questions we get at Newcomer Service: 

  • How do I find a place to live?

    No matter if you are planning to rent, buy or build your own home we have collected valuable info for you at the site Where to live?  

  • How do I register in Denmark as an EU citizen?

    As EU citizen, you can easily do your entire registration at our one-stop service. Read more about the requirements at the site Registering as an EU citizen.  

  • How do I register in Denmark as a non-EU citizen?

    If you are a citizen from a country outside Scandinavia, the EU/EEA or Switzerland, you must apply for a residence and work permit from your home country before coming to Denmark. Read more about this at the site Registering as an non-EU citizen

  • How do I register for Danish taxes?

    When entering Denmark for a job it is important that you register with the TAX Administration (SKAT in Danish). 

    SKAT is an administration of its own and they handle the administration of your taxes.

    Find the links to SKAT at our step by step guide

  • Am I covered by health insurance while in Denmark?

    When you enter Denmark, you have to inform us about your current health insurance in order to ensure that you are covered sufficiently during your stay in Denmark.

    Read more about this and the requirements at the site Information about former health insurance country

  • Is there an international community in Vejle?

    Yes - both events hosted by the Municipality but also lots that the many expats of Vejle are behind themselves.

    We have made the site After working hours for you who are searching for the other internationals living in Vejle and the Triangle Region.

  • I am in Vejle due to my partner's job - what are my options?

    If you are moving to Vejle due to your partner’s job, we also have an offer for you as accompanying partner.

    Expat Business Consultant Amir Samkani is ready to support you. See what Amir offers here.  

  • I heard that there are free Danish lessons?

    True - all EU citizens are offered free Danish lessons. If you are not from the EU, you might still have the possibility.

    Read more about signing up and the requirements at the site Learn to speak Danish.

  • I am into sports - where do I find the clubs in Vejle?

    In Vejle there are more than 1000 associations and clubs - hopefully also one for you.

    Here you can search for your sport or hobby. 

  • Is there daycare and schools for internationals in Vejle?

    When living in Denmark you can always sign up your child for daycare and school. 

    Read more about what offers we have for international families here. 

Sidst opdateret: 16. januar 2018