This guidance describes the procedure if you complete the declaration AFTER the birth of your child. Before you complete the online declaration please be aware that both parents need a CPR-number and MitID to fill it out online. If you do not have a CPR-nr. you must use a declaration on paper.
Click on "Start" and then again on "Start"
Before going further, please read the section, "How to" and "Contact info"
Fill out the day, month and year of birth.
Please note: This article only describes the procedure for a child that is born. If your child is not yet born, you must complete another similar self-service provided by the Agency of Family Law. For help contact the agency.
Click on "Næste" ("Next")
If you have not already logged on, you must log on now with your MitID.
Please note: the self-service is only in Danish, if you need further help, please contact your registrar
Introduktion (Step 1 of 4)
You will be given important information and advice for your preparation before completing the declaration:
- To apply online you need to have a Danish CPR-number both as applicant and as co-signatory.
- The declaration must be signed by the co-signatory (the other parent) at the latest 14 days after initiation. After that you must begin all over.
- If you have already completed a declaration before birth, the Agency of Family Law will process it. Please make sure to deliver their confirmation (decision) to your registrar, (your parish of residence).
Udfyld erklæring ("Fill out the declaration") (Step 2 of 4)
Read about the terms and conditioins of the declaration and put a mark in "Ja, jeg erklærer mig enig" (In English Yes, I agree to the terms").
Your full name, birthday and marital status will be visible. Fill out your contact information. Choose wether your contact information must be hidden for the co-signatory.
Write name, civil registration number, mail and phone number on the co-signatory.
Click on "Næste"
Overview of the information (Step 3 of 4)
The information you have filled out will be visible. If neccessary, please go back to earlier steps to correct.
Click on "Underskriv" (Sign)
"Håndtering af persondata" ("Processing of Personal Data") (pop-up window)
Read about the terms and conditions for processing the Personal Data.
Click on "Ja, jeg har læst ovenstående" ("Yes, I have red the above").
Sign the declaration with MitID.
Kvittering ("Receipt") (Step 4 of 4)
After signing you will receive a notification that you will also receive by mail. The receipt includes information on your signature and on the co-signatory.
In addition you are informed of the deadline of co-signing.