Entry Procedures

Students from the 27 EU countries 

(+ Switzerland and Liechtenstein)

1. You send the official application for a high school stay.

2. We confirm your stay and send you a payment summary for the stay (The Danish Authorities request that all foreign students pay for their stay in advance, because the students need to prove that they are self-supporting).

3. You pay the due amount and get registered in our files.

4. You approach your local health authority to get the special EU health insurance (the blue card) – can be obtained free of charge.

5. Approx. one month before school start you will receive information and practical details about your coming stay.

6. As an EU citizen you can freely enter Denmark.

7. Within the first few weeks of your stay you must apply for a certificate of registration at the Regional State Administration – we shall assist you.

8. You hand in this application in person, and within approx. 4-6 weeks you will receive your certificate of registration.

9. The certificate of registration certifies that as an EU citizen you have the right to reside in Denmark.

10. The certificate of registration can be used to obtain a Danish CPR number from the municipal registry to be followed by a Danish health insurance card (the yellow card).

 

Students coming from outside Europe

1. You send the official  application for a high school stay.

2. We confirm your stay and send you a payment summary for the stay.
(The Danish Immigration Service requests that all foreign students pay for their stay in advance).

3. You pay the due amount and get registered in our files.

4. Upon receipt of your payment we send you the so-called ST1 document which you need to apply for a residence permit.

5. You hand in the completed ST1 document in person to the Danish Embassy (the Danish Mission) at your place.

6. The Danish Immigration Service will hereafter issue the residence permit , but some 6 or 8 weeks may pass.

7. Approx. one month before school start you will receive information and practical details about your coming stay.

8. You will need to take out a health insurance to cover you in case of illness during the first approx. 10 weeks of your stay in Denmark. When you have received your residence permit, you are supposed to register at the city council in Silkeborg, where you will get a CPR number (a personal identity number in Denmark). Afterwards a health insurance card (the yellow card) will be issued, and you will be covered by the Danish health insurance.