Frequently asked questions: Create MitID

If you have NemID, you can get MitID today.

If you do not have NemID, you will need to visit Citizen Service when you visit Denmark.

Read more on the page 'Danes living abroad'.

All Danes with NemID must get MitID, this includes Danes living abroad.

You will receive a letter from the Danish Agency for Digitisation and the MitID Partnership informing you about what you need to do to get MitID. Until you receive this letter, you are not required to do anything.

Read more on the page 'Danes living abroad'.

MitID sends SMS to all countries. If you can receive SMS, you can receive SMS from MitID.

Read more on the page 'Danes living abroad'.

If you have a Danish CPR number and NemID, you can get MitID today.

If you do not have a Danish CPR number or NemID, you will have to visit Citizen Service.

Read more on the page 'Non-citizens'.

If you need access to any public services or authority in Denmark, like Danish Student Grants or the Danish Tax Authority, MitID is required.

Read more on the page 'Non-citizens'.

You qualify for MitID from the age of 13. Between the age of 13 and 18, you need to visit Citizen Service with both an official picture ID and a witnesser - a parent or a caretaker. Your witnesser confirms your identity.

Read more on the page '13 to 17 years old'.

Yes. Using MitID requires a MitID authenticator such as MitID app.

Read more on the page 'MitID authenticators'.

If you have sent a witnesser request, you witnesser needs to approve the request on MitID.dk.

Read more on the page 'How to accept a witnesser request'.