Moving to and living in Hørsholm

Hørsholm is a municipality on the coast of Øresund approximately 25 km (15.53 mi) north of Copenhagen. The neighbouring municipalities are the municipalities of Fredensborg-Humlebæk and Rudersdal.

In Hørsholm you will find beautiful nature, breathtaking forests and popular beaches. A well-attended harbour in Rungsted with various shops, restaurants and cafés. With a rich commercial life, you can find almost everything you need at Hørsholm Midtpunkt – a large, modern shopping centre in the town centre. Last but not least we have top rated schools, a well-known and recognized music school and a pulsating culture & arts hub in Trommen (The Drum).

As a resident in Hørsholm you can lead an active lifestyle by taking advantage of a wide range of offers within culture, sports and outdoor activities such as marked running trails, shelters, sublime golf courses and much more.

A new and exciting residential area for newcomers of all ages is being developed on Usserød Kongevej – close to the town centre and recreational parks. The site used to host the local hospital, and the building destruction was finalised in May 2017. The staging of the new residential area is planned to kick off in 2018.

The town hall in Hørsholm is located at Slotsmarken 13. Contact your town hall if you have general questions or concerns related to your living arrangements, economic support or child care, etc. There are free parking spaces in front of and behind the Building.


Hørsholm Kommune
Slotsmarken 13
2970 Hørsholm

Phone: +45 48 49 00 00.

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The texts on the site are maintained by the editors of as well as a number of public authorities.

International House Copenhagen is a public-private partnership specialized in the reception and retention of international talent. International House Copenhagen is ready to assist you with everything from paperwork to practicalities, ensuring things run smoothly from your very first day.

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How to get your CPR number fast and easy

At International House Copenhagen you can apply for your CPR number:

From 1 June 2017 you need to apply for your CPR number online. You can fill in the application wherever you please – as long as you have an EU registration certificate / residence permit.

This is what you need to do:

  1. Fill in the application form online on
  2. Book an appointment at the International House.
  3. Bring all relevant documents.
  4. Pick up your CPR number in person.

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NGG International School

NGG International is a private day school for children from the age of 4 to 16. The language of instruction is English, and the children are also offered lessons in the host nation’s language, Danish. There are over 240 students and 30 teaching staff. The school offers International Primary Curriculum (IPC) in the Primary school and Cambridge International Exams (CIE) for Secondary students. 


NGG International School.
Christianshusvej 16.
2970 Hørsholm.

Go to the NGG website and learn more (nyt vindue).

Rygaards International School

Rygaards International School is a private day school for children, providing an all-round education based on the English curriculum for 4 to 16 year olds. The International School has approx. 540 students.


Rygaards International School.
Bernstorffsvej 54.
2900 Hellerup.

Go to the Rygaards website and learn more (nyt vindue).

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Tourist Information

Hørsholm Library

Hørsholm Bibliotek
Bibliotekstorvet 1
Telefon (+45) 48 49 57 50

Opening hours (all year):
Mon - Fri: 11.00 - 18.00
Saturday  10.00 - 14.00


Rungsted Strandvej 129
by Rungsted Havn
Telefon: (+45) 45 86 17 99

Opening hours:
From 15 June to 1. September
Tuesday - Sunday: 09:30 - 15:00