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I am visiting Denmark for 4 months. I will need a mobile tariff with data for my Android phone. I won't be making many calls. Does any of the Danish providers offering a prepaid card with large data quota (at least 500 MB/month)? Or will I have to sign a contract?

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I just stumbled upon this post, as I will be studying in Denmark for the next 4 months in a similar situation to both of you. I was just a bit confused about your reply. Did you need to have a Danish social or could you use one from you home country, I am from the US. Thanks!~ –  Jordan Edward Aug 5 at 22:34
    
@JordanEdward if you want to sign for a contract, you need a Danish CPR. But you don't really need a contract, you can just get a prepaid card with mobile data. –  prasopes Aug 6 at 13:50

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I am in a very similar situation. I am in Denmark for 5 months on a work visa. I arrived on June 1 and went through the annoying phone search too!

Getting a phone with data is difficult without a contract. The only company that does it is Telenor that I could find. Their prices though are about 2-3 times the price of those with a "contract".

To get a "contract" I have had varying replies from suppliers. In general though, they say that you need a CPR number (social security number). I put "contract" in quotes because they said that it is not binding and that I can cancel at anytime without fees. I personally have a 6 month contract with TDC. Everything was reasonably easy to sign up and it has worked well with bills every two months. I pay 99 Danish kroner every month for 2 hours talk and 1Gb of data.

I tried figuring this out from home before coming but got no where. Unfortunately you must go to the store and ask questions to get answers. Let me know if you have other questions!

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