Your employer is obliged to pay you the holiday allowance to which you are entitled. Only in special situations, your employer may effect set-offs against your holiday allowance, i.e. omit to disburse your holiday allowance to you.
You must contact your employer in writing to get your holiday allowance. If your employer still does not pay, you are entitled to seek to obtain the allowance no later than three years after the end of the holiday year by taking legal action, by reporting the matter to the police, by subjecting the matter to industrial disputes procedures or by applying to the Danish Agency for Labour Market and Recruitment. Contact your union for help if you are a member of a union.
You can write to the Danish Agency for Labour Market and Recruitment. If you do so, you must have raised the claim with your employer in advance. You must enclose, as a minimum, a copy of the letter to your employer and a copy of your payslips or your tax assessment notice from SKAT (the Danish Tax and Customs Administration). The Danish Agency for Labour Market and Recruitment is not obliged to process your case, and it may be rejected.
The case will typically be referred to the police if your holiday allowance is not paid after the Danish Agency for Labour Market and Recruitment has written to your employer.
If your employer has gone into bankruptcy, you must contact LG (the Employees' Guarantee Fund):
The Danish Agency for Labour Market and Recruitment settles disputes between an employer and an employee about the accrual of holiday allowance, taking of holiday and entitlement to holiday and payment in lieu of untaken days of holiday, paid holiday or holiday supplement, payment and disbursement of holiday allowance etc., unless the matters are covered by a collective agreement.