: Due to new regulations, the information on these pages concerning the accommodation of asylum seekers is currently being updated. Please see the pages in Danish for information on the new rules.
Asylum seekers in Denmark are generally housed at an accommodation centre while their case is being processed.
However, some asylum seekers have the option of private accommodation
It is the responsibility of the Immigration Service to provide accommodation. The day-to-day operation of the accommodation centres is carried out by several partners.
The Danish Red Cross operates and administers most accommodation centres in Denmark. Furthermore, Jammerbugt municipality operates two centres, and Thisted municipality operates three centres.