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Who can obtain NemID?

You can obtain NemID when:

  • You have a Danish CPR number
  • You have reached the age of 15
  • You are able to meet the ID requirements.

You need not be a Danish national. You can obtain NemID if you have a CPR number and valid ID. It is important that you have valid ID. Read more about valid ID in the section below about valid ID.

See a list of valid IDs

How do I obtain NemID?

There are several ways to obtain NemID. You can:

  • Obtain NemID via citizen services
  • Obtain NemID via online banking
  • Order NemID online (requires Danish passport or Danish Driver's licence).

Obtain NemID via Borgerservice (citizen service centre)

If you do not a Danish driver's licence or a Danish passport – or if you need to use NemID immediately – you can obtain NemID by visiting a Borgerservice (a citizen service centre) or a skattecenter (tax centre) in person.

Find a citizen service centre (in Danish - new window)

Remember to bring valid ID

Order NemID online

If you have a Danish driver’s licence or a Danish passport as well as an address listed in the national register, you can order NemID on the NemID website.

Order NemID with a Danish driver's licence or a Danish passport (in Danish)

Order NemID for Danish citizens living abroad - Requires a Danish passport (in Danish)

Order NemID for blind and visually impaired - Requires a Danish driver's license or a Danish passport (in Danish)

After a few days, you will receive two letters, one with your code card and one with an Activation Password which you must use when you activate NemID.

Obtain NemID via online banking

If you enter into an online banking agreement with your bank, you can obtain NemID via the bank. For more information, please contact your bank.