Families with children from 0-18 years old receive child benefits in Denmark. .
As a foreigner working in Denmark, you can receive child benefits provided that you meet the following criteria:
- You share custody of the child
- You can document that you are related to the child
- You are a citizen of an EU country, Norway, Iceland, Switzerland, or Lichtenstein, if your child does not live in Denmark.
In addition, you must have worked or lived in Denmark for a certain period within the past 10 years. Please see the requirements and read more about child benefits on lifeindenmark.dk.
Benefits are paid out four times a year.
To find out whether you are entitled to receive child benefits and how to apply, contact Udbetaling Danmark at +45 70 12 80 62.
If you have any further questions or need help with your application, feel free to contact:
Borgerservice (Citizen Service)
Østre Stationsvej 15
5000 Odense C
Tel: +45 66 13 13 72
Mon: 10:00 - 16:00
Tues: 10:00 - 15:00
Wed: 10:00 - 15:00
Thurs: 10:00 - 17:00
Fri: 10:00 - 13:00