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Moving to Odense

With 200,000 inhabitants Odense is a smart Danish city. Free schools, safe roads, the upcoming light rail and activities throughout the year make Odense a city for everyone


Each year around 10,000 people move to Odense. Expanded infrastructure, easily accessible public transport and more than 540-km network of bicycle paths connecting Odense make you commute to work easy. 

Green areas and parks, more than 250 playgrounds and plenty of cultural offerings - including events and networks for internationals - form the framework for the good life in Odense.

Practical information regarding the different aspects of relocation to Denmark (external links).

Residence and work permits

Registration (CPR) and health insurance card

Tax registration

NemID and digital post

Banking and Easy Account (Nemkonto)




Child benefits


Bringing your vehicle

Unemployment insurance


Change of address

The City of Odense
  • Flakhaven 2
  • 5000 Odense C
  • Phone: + 45 66 13 13 72