Holiday allowance if you leave Denmark

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When you are no longer registered in the Civil Registration System (CPR), no longer work for a Danish employer and do not receive public benefits from Denmark, you can have all your holiday pay disbursed, even if you do not take holiday.

If it is registered that you have a foreign address, you will receive a letter where we ask you to confirm that you have left Denmark. If you are still employed in Denmark, you have to contact us. When you are working in Denmark, you have to take holiday in order to receive your holiday allowance. If you do not reply, your holiday allowance will automatically be paid out.  

Four weeks after you have received the letter, Feriepengeinfo will ask the one who is to disburse your holiday allowance to pay out your holiday allowance. You have to make sure that the one who is to pay your holiday allowance, has your recent bank information.

If you have stopped working in Denmark more than 6 months ago, you have to take you holiday in order to receive your holiday allowance.

If it is registered that you have a foreign address, you will receive a letter where we ask you to confirm that you have left Denmark. If you are still employed in Denmark, you have to contact us. When you are working in Denmark, you have to take holiday in order to receive your holiday allowance. If you do not reply, your holiday allowance will automatically be paid out.  

Four weeks after you have received the letter, your holiday allowance will be paid out to your NemKonto. If you do not have a NemKonto you can register an account on nemkonto.dk or you can have your bank register one for you.

FerieKonto will disburse all your holiday allowance if you have a NemKonto or if you have registered a Danish bank account number with FerieKonto. You can also choose to have your holiday allowance transferred to a foreign account. Please use this form.

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Please note that you can only have your money paid into a bank account in your own name. You cannot have the money paid into another person's account Also note that DKK 70 will be deducted in administration costs from the amount paid into your foreign account. Your own bank may also charge for the transaction.

Amounts of less than DKK 100 can only be paid into a Danish bank account. FerieKonto is unable to transfer amounts of less than DKK 100 to a foreign bank account.