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Having a car in Denmark
If you want to bring your own car with you to Denmark
If you own a car that you would like to bring with you when you move to Denmark, you must register it in Denmark within 30 days.
You can find out about the rules for driving a car with foreign registration plates in Denmark on the website of SKAT (the Danish Customs and Tax Administration)
If you want to buy a car in Denmark
You can buy a car in Denmark without having a CPR number (personal registration number), but you must register it with SKAT before you can drive it, and for that you will need a CPR number. Find out how to get a CPR number
SKAT (the Danish Customs and Tax Administration)
SKAT is the body in charge of the registration of cars in Denmark. On SKAT's English website you can see where to go to have your car registered.
As a citizen in the City of Copenhagen you need to contact SKAT Motorcenter Høje Taastrup, which is the one closest to Copenhagen.
Sharing a car in Copenhagen
There are various ways of sharing a car with others in Copenhagen.
- Bryggebilen: www.bryggebilen.dk
- LetsGO: www.letsgo.dk
- Hertz Delebil: www.delebilen.dk
- Move about: www.moveabout.dk
Renting a car in Copenhagen
In order to rent a car in Denmark you need a driver's license valid for driving in Denmark. This can be an international driver's license valid in Denmark or a Danish driver's license.