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User ID and Password

You choose your user ID and your password when you activate NemID.

Your user ID

You can use the following as your user ID:

  • NemID number: You can use your NemID-number when you activate NemID. You will find your NemID-number in the welcoming letter you received together with your code card.
  • CPR number: You can use your CPR number as your user ID.
  • A self-chosen user ID: You can create a self-chosen user ID when you activate NemID.

Self-chosen user ID

A self-chosen user ID must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be between 5 and 48 characters
  • May not contain certain special characters, such as æ, ø, å
  • May not begin or end with a blank character
  • May not be confused with a NemID number or a CPR number
  • May not be a part of your passwordNo distinction is made between upper and lowercase letters. Special characters that are allowed: { }! # " $ ’ % ^ & , * ( ) _ + - = : ; ? . and @.

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Your 4 digit password

If you choose a 4 digit password it must meet the following requirements:

  • Must consist of 4 digits
  • May not consist of 4 identical digits
  • May not consist of a sequence of numbers such as 1234 or 5678
  • May not be a part of your CPR-number

Your password with at least 6 alphanumerical characters

If you choose a password with at least 6 characters, assorted numbers and letters, it must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be between 6 and 40 characters
  • Must contain both letters and numbers
  • May not contain certain special characters, such as æ, ø, å
  • May not contain the same character four times in a row
  • May not begin or end with a blank character
  • May not contain your CPR-number or NemID-number

No distinction is made between upper and lowercase letters. Special characters that are allowed: { }! # " $ ’ % ^ & , * ( ) _ + - = : ; ? . and @