RUT - Register of Foreign Service Providers

If your company carries out work in Denmark, you must be registered in the Register of Foreign Service Providers (RUT).

If you are a self-employed or have a company that carry out work on a short term basis in Denmark, you must report information about each service performed in Denmark. You must also report information about the workers posted to Denmark.

As a general rule, all work carried out in Denmark has to be[AGH1]  registered in RUT.

Who needs to notify in RUT-register?

You must provide notification in the RUT, if you are:

  • A foreign business that posts workers to carry out short term work for another business or private person in Denmark
  • Self-employed person who carry out work on a short term basis for another business or private person  in Denmark
  • Temporary agency that posts workers to carry out short term work in Denmark

If you do not notify, you can be sanctioned by the Danish Working Environment Authority.

When do I need to notify?

You need to notify the RUT-register before you start your work in Denmark. The notification has to be made no later than at the start of your activities. Any changes such a new workplace, new posted workers or a longer time period in Denmark must be notified in RUT no later than the first working day after the change has entered into force.

Your company is obliged to provide assignor with the documentation for the registration in RUT.

Where do I notify and how do I do it?

You must notify to RUT digitally. This is the only way to do it, there are no paper forms available. E-ID or e-Signature is not needed. RUT is available in Danish, English, German and Polish languages.

Before you can notify a short term work, you must create a user account. Once you have created a user account you can reuse it for subsequent registrations of new activities as well as to edit your previous notified activities.