Change of address
If you move within Aarhus you're obliged to report it online within fourteen days. You can report it up to four weeks prior to your move.
You must deregister from the national register if you move abroad. If you are moving abroad for less than six months, you can retain your registered address unless you rent out or lend your house or flat. If staying abroad for longer than six months, you must always deregister from the national register.
Moving within Denmark
- You must report your move to the municipality you are moving to.
- You need a NemID to use the online service. Read more about NemID here (opens in a new window).
- Remember to report electricity, water and district heating meter readings when moving.
Moving within Aarhus
If you are moving to or within Aarhus you're obliged to use our online service (opens in a new window). Remember to report your new address within fourteen days from the day you move. If you fail to do so, you will get a fine (se below).
Rules and fines
- Move notified to late - DKK 500
- Failure to cancel a no longer relevant notified relocation - DKK 600
- Incorrect information about the move itself - DKK 1,200
- Failure to provide requested information or giving false information - DKK 1,200
If you are moving to Denmark
You must contact Citizens’ Services in person. Find more information about the International Citizen Service (ICS) at www.icitizen.dk (opens in a new window).
Note: if you are an international student, Citizen Service will handle the registration at your educational institution. Please contact your educational institution for further information.
Moving away from Aarhus
If you or your family have to move from an address in Aarhus to another address in Denmark, you need to use the online service at your future municipality or visit lifeindenmark.dk (opens in a new window) and choose the municipality you are moving to.