ICS Esbjerg

ICS Esbjerg provides newly arrived workers staying for more than 3 months with seamless authority registrations

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Address

Esbjerg Kommune
Borgerservice
Torvegade 74
6700 Esbjerg

Email: ics-esbjerg@esbjerg.dk
Phone: +45 76 16 10 70  

Opening hours

Monday: 9.00 – 15.00
Thursday: 9.00 – 17.00
Friday: 9.00 – 13.00

It is mandatory to book an appointment before visiting ICS Esbjerg. Therefore, please read the instructions below carefully and book an appointment that suits your purpose to visit ICS Esbjerg.

Phone hours

Monday: 9.00 – 13.00
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 09.00 – 13.00
Friday: 10.00 – 13.00

If you have questions regarding the overall registration process, tax card or job search, please contact us by email or telephone. 

You can carry out the following registrations at ICS Esbjerg

  • EU residence document – only applicable for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens
  • CPR number – civil registration number – and health insurance card, if you live in one of the municipalities stated below 

Other ICS services

  • Tax card – apply online. You do not need to have received a CPR number first
  • Job search guidance – the service is provided online

A CPR number can be issued at ICS Esbjerg if you are a resident in: 

the municipality of Esbjerg, Billund, Fanø, Kolding, Tønder or Varde.

Residents in other municipalities should apply for a CPR number at the local Citizen Service. The Citizen Service is called 'borgerservice' in Danish. Please check the municipality website for addresses and opening hours. 

A MitID can also be issued at ICS Esbjerg if you are resident in:

Esbjerg, Billund, Fanø, Kolding, Tønder or Varde.

When you apply for your CPR number, please ask for more information regarding MitID.

Nordic citizen

If you live in one of the following municipalities, you can register at ICS Esbjerg: Esbjerg, Billund, Fanø, Kolding, Tønder or Varde.

In order to be registered you need to book an online appointment with Citizen Service in Esbjerg:

Follow the instructions given in the confirmation email that you will receive, the address is: Esbjerg Kommune, Borgerservice, Torvegade 74, 6700 Esbjerg.

For your appointment with Citizen Service in Esbjerg, please notice: You have to fill in a paper form when you attend to Citizen Service. 

Things to remember when you apply for a CPR number

A permanent address in Denmark is mandatory in order to be able to apply for a CPR number. The minimum residing period needed for a permanent address at ICS Esbjerg is 3 months.

Health insurance card

Your health insurance card, also called yellow card, is ordered as a part of the CPR number process. Within 30 days you can expect to receive the card by post. Please make sure to have the correct name on your mailbox otherwise the card will not be delivered to your postal address.

MitID

For citizens in one of the following municipalities: Esbjerg, Billund, Fanø, Kolding, Tønder or Varde. When you apply for your CPR number, please ask for more information regarding MitID.

MitID is your personal secure login for digital contact with public authorities, for your Digital Post, for net banking and a wide range of online self-service solutions.

  • The filled in entry form – see above
  • Your original passport/national ID card + a copy
  • Proof of your address in Denmark, e.g. rental contract, housing confirmation from landlord + a copy
  • Your original marriage certificate, if you are married. Please remember to bring your marriage certificate even if your partner is not accompanying you. Divorce certificate/death certificate if applicable + a copy
  • Original birth certificates for accompanying children under 18 years + a copy

Please note: Only marriage certificates and birth certificates regarding your children in English/German/Scandinavian languages are accepted. EU citizens can ask for an international version of their marriage and birth certificates in their home country. Non-EU citizens would need to ask a certified interpreter to translate the documents into Danish or English. Marriage and birth certificates from some countries might need to be apostille certified or legalised.

Start Apply for a Danish tax card and a personal tax number

Your tax card must be ordered online – as a part of the process, you must upload a legible copy of the following:

  • Your signed employment contract
  • Passport or national ID card – both copy of front and back of card. For individuals residing in Sweden: Please attach a copy of either your passport or your national ID card + civil registration certificate
  • Your marriage certificate, if you are married

You can submit your tax card application, when you have less than 60 days until you start working.

The processing time varies, but it usually takes 3 to 6 weeks to process your application.

If you have questions you can get in contact with the Danish Tax Agency by phone +45 72 22 27 80.

EU/EEA/Swiss citizen

Start Book an appointment to apply for EU residence document

If you work in Denmark for more than 3 months and you live in one of the following municipalities you can apply for an EU residence document at ICS Esbjerg: For citizens in one of the following municipalities: Esbjerg, Billund, Fanø, Kolding, Tønder or Varde.

You need to book an appointment in advance and must appear in person to submit the application. You will get a booking confirmation with your booking number in your mailbox. Please bring the booking number, when you visit ICS.

At your appointment, you will get the EU registration document processed and the document handed over – provided you have brought all the necessary documents.

Please bring following documents:

Form OD1 is located in the following path: Frontpage > you want to apply > residence as an EU/EEA citizen > EU residence as a worker > How to apply

  • Employment contract or declaration by the Employer: Appendix A in form OD1. Please note, that you must register within one month from the day your employer has signed the employment contract/the declaration by the employer
  • Your original passport/ID card with photo
  • One passport size photo

If you live in another municipality in the southern part of Denmark that is not stated above, please follow the below link in order to apply for an EU residence document:

You can apply for a CPR number if you have received your EU residence document at the same day at ICS Esbjerg and you are a resident in the municipality of Esbjerg, Billund, Fanø, Kolding, Tønder or Varde.

In order to book an appointment at the Citizen Service in Esbjerg – to obtain a Danish CPR number and health insurance card, please book at the SIRI office.

Or you may choose to book an appointment online with the Citizen Service in Esbjerg. Please note that the booking is only valid if you obtain a Danish CPR number on the same day you receive EU residence document. 

If you live in another municipality than stated above, you need to apply for a CPR number at the local Citizen Service in your residence municipality. You need to book an appointment online with the Citizen Service in Esbjerg before visiting Esbjerg Kommune, Borgerservice, Torvegade 74, 6700 Esbjerg.

Things to remember when you apply for a CPR number 

A permanent address in Denmark is mandatory in order to be able to apply for a CPR number. The minimum residing period needed for a permanent address at ICS Esbjerg is 3 months.

Order health insurance card

Your health insurance card, also called yellow card, is ordered as a part of the CPR number process. Within 30 days you can expect to receive the card. Please make sure to have the correct name on your mailbox otherwise the card will not be delivered to your postal address.

MitID

For citizens in one of the following municipalities: Esbjerg, Billund, Fanø, Kolding, Tønder or Varde. When you apply for your CPR number, please ask for more information regarding MitID.

MitID is your personal secure login for digital contact with public authorities, for your Digital Post, for net banking and a wide range of online self-service solutions.

  • Your original passport/national ID card + a copy
  • EU residence document – usually issued at ICS Esbjerg at the same day as you apply for a CPR number
  • Proof of your address in Denmark, e.g., rental contract, housing confirmation from landlord + a copy
  • Your original marriage certificate, if you are married. Please remember to bring your marriage certificate even if your partner is not accompanying you. Divorce certificate/death certificate if applicable + a copy
  • Original birth certificates for accompanying children under 18 years + a copy

Please note: Only marriage certificates and birth certificates regarding your children in English/German/Scandinavian languages are accepted. EU citizens can ask for an international version of their marriage and birth certificates in their home country. Non-EU citizens would need to ask a certified interpreter to translate these documents into Danish or English. Marriage and birth certificates from some countries might need to be apostille certified or legalised.

Start Apply for a Danish tax card and a personal tax number

Your tax card must be ordered online – as a part of the process, you must upload a legible copy of the following:

  • Your signed employment contract
  • Passport or national ID card – both copy of front and back of card
  • Your marriage certificate, if you are married 

You can submit your tax card application, when you have less than 60 days until you start working.

The processing time varies, but it usually takes 3 to 6 weeks to process your application.

If you have questions you can get in contact with the Danish Tax Agency by phone +45 72 22 27 80.

Non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizen

You can apply for a CPR number at ICS Esbjerg if you hold a residence and work permit to Denmark and you are a resident in the municipality of: Esbjerg, Billund, Fanø, Kolding, Tønder or Varde.

In order to be registered you need to book an online appointment with the Citizen Service in Esbjerg.

Follow the instructions given in the confirmation email that you will receive. The address is: Esbjerg Kommune, Borgerservice, Torvegade 74, 6700 Esbjerg.

For your appointment with Citizen Service in Esbjerg, please notice: You have to fill in a paper form when you attend to Citizen Service. 

Things to remember when you apply for a CPR number

A permanent address in Denmark is mandatory in order to be able to apply for a CPR number. The minimum residing period needed for a permanent address at ICS Esbjerg is 3 months.

Health insurance card

Your health insurance card, also called yellow card, is ordered as a part of the CPR number process. Within 30 days you can expect to receive the card. Please make sure to have the correct name on your mailbox otherwise the card will not be delivered to your postal address.

MitID

For citizens in one of the following municipalities: Esbjerg, Billund, Fanø, Kolding, Tønder and Varde. When you apply for your CPR number, please ask for more information regarding MitID.

MitID is your personal secure login for digital contact with public authorities, for your Digital Post, for net banking and a wide range of online self-service solutions.

  • Your work and residence permit from the Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration and one printed copy. Please note, that you must register for the CPR number within 6 months from the date of permit issue and latest 5 days after you have taken over your new address in Denmark
  • Your original passport/national ID card + a copy
  • Proof of your address in Denmark, e.g. rental contract, housing confirmation from landlord + a copy
  • Your original marriage certificate, if you are married. Please remember to bring your marriage certificate even if your partner is not accompanying you. Divorce certificate/death certificate if applicable + a copy
  • Original birth certificate(s) for accompanying children under 18 years + a copy 

Please note: Only marriage certificates and birth certificates regarding your children in English/German/Scandinavian languages are accepted. EU citizens can ask for an international version of their marriage and birth certificates in their home country. Non-EU citizens would need to ask a certified interpreter to translate these documents into Danish or English. Marriage and birth certificates from some countries might need to be apostille certified or legalised.

Start Apply for a Danish tax card and a personal tax number

Your tax card must be ordered online – as a part of the process, you must upload a legible copy of the following:

  • Your signed employment contract
  • Passport or national ID card – both copy of front and back of card
  • Your marriage certificate, if you are married

You can submit your tax card application, when you have less than 60 days until you start working. 

The processing time varies, but it usually takes 3 to 6 weeks to process your application. 

If you have questions you can get in contact with the Danish Tax Agency by phone +45 72 22 27 80.

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Last updated: 02 February 2023