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The ICS-OFFICE in Aarhus

 

 

Contact details:

International Citizen Service West

Åboulevarden 31, 1. Etage

8000 Aarhus C

Telephone: +0045- 72 22 33 75

Mail: west@icitizen.dk

www.ictizen.dk

Always check the actual telephone- and opening hours on the website.

Please note that the office is closed at weekends and on national holidays, just as it may be closed during parts of the month of July.

An appointment cannot be made in advance to arrange entry papers etc., but a certain waiting time must be expected. Likewise, the treatment of your case may prove time consuming. If you bring all necessary papers and turn up within opening hours, you may in return rely on having the paperwork sorted out on the same day, also even if the time for treatment of the case is stretching beyond opening hours.

 

Location of Office

The ICS office is centrally located in Aarhus which is the second biggest city in Denmark.

If you arrive by car: You can go by car from e.g. Ringkøbing to Aarhus in about two and a half to two hours. The office is situated a few minutes’ walk from big multi-storey car parks in DOKK1 and in the department stores of Salling and Magasin.

If you arrive by bus or train: There is an X-bus service 952X and train between the Ringkøbing-Skjern Municipality and Aarhus. For departures on the Journey Planner (“REJSEPLANEN”), click HERE.

The office is located approximately 10 minutes’ walk from the train- and bus station.

 

The Authorities behind the Office

The International Citizen Service, ICS is a joint service for a number of municipalities all over the country, including Ringkøbing-Skjern Municipality and the following state authorities: the State Administration, TAX, and the Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration.

 

 

 

Ioana and Sorin

 
Romanian Family:

We have been made very welcome

”We love our country, Romania, but we have also grown very fond of Denmark which has become our home,” says 37-year-old Sorin Ungureanu who - together with his wife Ioana and their two children - find themselves so much at home that in the autumn of 2017 they bought the house of their dreams in Borris. Borris is a town with approximately 800 inhabitants in Ringkøbing-Skjern Municipality – geographically the biggest municipality in Denmark.

“We have been living here since 2011 and our children are fully integrated in the local community and gradually, so are we. We have been made to feel really welcome in this town. People gladly help us and we are very happy about living here,” Sorin says whilst simultaneously smiling at Erling Søndergaard - one of the passionate locals who likes to give a lending hand. Erling has helped the family with the purchase of their house, and as a friend of the family he joins our conversation as to why Sorin and Ioana came to Denmark and what it is like for a foreign family to move to Ringkøbing-Skjern Municipality.

”We are also happy having you here. We can tell that you like being here, and you have also done a great deal to become a part of the community,” Erling points out referring to the fact that Sorin among others has been active in leading a father-child gymnastics team and a table tennis team in town.

Ioana und Sorin - Read the full story here

 

Charlotte and Ian

 
Danish/English couple:

Wish of living the good life

”Above all, we just wanted to be together and live the good life. We love being together” says the Danish/English couple Charlotte and Ian Coles who have settled down in an idyllic old farm house at Kloster, halfway between the Ringkøbing Fjord and the Stadil Fjord and close to the town of Ringkøbing.

It is not surprising that the couple had a wish of the good life in peaceful surroundings with lots of nature. Ian was a Major in the British Army, which meant the couple had moved around military bases in England and Germany for years. Ian had also been deployed close to the world’s war zones, leaving Charlotte alone and suffering months of deprivation during their first year in Ringkøbing-Skjern Municipality.

They bought the old farmhouse overlooking the Stadil Fjord in 2013, and Charlotte moved in full-time, while Ian could only come home as work allowed. But now the good life has really started as Ian retired this summer.

Ian is 48 years old and he has just landed a job with Vestas - the wind turbine manufacturer – as a Project Training Leader. 

Charlotte and Ian - Read the full story here