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How do I obtain NemID?

There are several ways to obtain NemID. You can:

  • Obtain NemID via citizen service centre
  • Obtain NemID via online banking
  • Order NemID online (requires Danish passport or Danish driving licence).

Obtain NemID via Borgerservice (citizen service centre)

If you do not a Danish driving licence or a Danish passport – or if you need NemID immediately – you can obtain NemID by visiting a Borgerservice (a citizen service centre).

Find a citizen service centre (in Danish)

Remember to bring valid ID

Order NemID online

If you have a Danish driving licence or a Danish passport as well as an address listed in the national register, you can order NemID online.

Order NemID with a Danish driving licence or a Danish passport (the form is in Danish)

Order NemID for Danish citizens living abroad - requires a Danish passport (the form is in Danish)

Order NemID for blind and visually impaired - requires a Danish driving license or a Danish passport (the form is in Danish)

You will receive two letters, one with your code card and one with a temporary activation password, which you use when you activate your 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.

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.

If you are not a Danish citizen, or have a CPR number, it is important that you have valid ID.

Valid ID