Electronic registration of visitors at our reading rooms

We register the identity of all visitors at the reading rooms at the National Archives. To be registered as a user of the reading rooms you will have to show personal ID with picture. Before entering the reading room, you have to scan either your Danish health insurance card or a guest card.

Become a registered user of the reading rooms

At your first visit

We register all visitors with or without a Danish health insurance card at the first visit at one of the reading rooms.

To be registered as a user of the reading rooms at the National Archives you will need to show personal ID with picture and provide us with information about your full name and address.

If you don’t have a Danish health insurance card, we will issue you with a personal guest card with a limited period of validity.

When registered

Every time you visit the reading room, you have to scan the health insurance card or your guest card and enter a personal code.

If you forget your code or your card

If you are issued a new insurance card or forget your personal code or if your guest card is expired you are required to show personal ID with picture for re-registration.