For a pension provider to have one or more pension schemes approved, a number of requirements must be met, and the pension provider must apply for approval with The Danish Tax Agency (Skattestyrelsen). The Danish Tax Agency decides whether a particular pension scheme meets the following requirements:

The pension provider must be authorised to operate within the EU or EEA

The pension scheme must correspond to a Danish scheme

The pension provider's obligations towards the Danish Tax Agency

Approved schemes are given an approved scheme number