Find answers to your questions or contact Newcomer Service

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It can be hard to find answers to all the questions that arise when you move to a new town or a new country. If you need help or want to know more about a subject, please contact our settlement guide Lene. She will be happy to help with what’s important to you!

You can call on +45 9960 4017. You can also contact Lene on with a short description of your query. She will get back to you either in writing or by telephone if you ask her to.

Before you get in touch

But before you call or write… Visit the municipality website at and search for answers. Or, have a look below, where we have compiled a list of topics and links to frequently asked questions.

The subjects are listed alphabetically.

Business Development Centre Herning & Ikast-Brande

Are you – or do you plan to be – an entrepreneur? Business Development Centre Herning & Ikast-Brande has more than 680 member companies in central Jutland. Among other things, they offer a sounding board, events and professional networking as well as advisory and networking services for entrepreneurs.

Read more about Business Development Centre Herning & Ikast-Brande


Ikast-Brande Municipality offers childcare. The youngest children are offered either day care or nursery. Children aged 2 years 9 months and older are offered a space at a kindergarten.

Contact Newcomer Service to hear more about Childcare.

Free public transport

All of the buses that run within Ikast-Brande Municipality are free to users. Buses run according to the school year and remain in garages during the school holidays. Timetables can be downloaded from the municipality’s website. You must pay for public transport on regional routes to major cities in other municipalities.

Read more about free public transport

Public libraries

The municipality’s six libraries are open with or without staff. Find opening hours, events and inspiration on the library website. You can also find E-books & media with free access to electronic reference works, international newspapers, e-books and other items here. To use it, you must be a resident of the municipality and registered as a user at one of the libraries.

Read more about Ikast-Brande Library

Sports clubs and associations in Denmark - how does it work?

Swimming, handball, badminton, gymnastics, tennis, taekwondo, shooting, athletics and much more. There are plenty of opportunities to participate in sports with associations in Ikast-Brande Municipality. The associations set the framework for great community experiences, and they often need volunteers for small and large tasks.

Find an association near you

Read more about Danish sports club – explained by DGI, a Danish sports association with 6.400 members

Volunteering - a way to network

Volunteering is popular in Ikast-Brande Municipality, and associations are often looking for helping hands. As a volunteer, you will meet a new network of people and get to know your town better.

Find available volunteer opportunities on (in Danish)

Waste and recycling

There are four recycling centres in Ikast-Brande Municipality. Domestic waste is sorted in green and grey. The waste is collected every 14 days and payment is by weight. This ensures a high recycling rate.

Read more about Waste and recycling

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Contact Newcomer Service

Lene can help you find answers to your questions and connect you to the right contact persons. Call her at direct number +45 99 60 40 17 or e-mail