Permits and licences Street vending You need a permit if you want to sell anything on the streets of Copenhagen. Find more information about the different permits. Cafés, restaurants and outdoor areas As a trader in Copenhagen, you may have the option to use the public area in front of your restaurant, cafe or shop for outside seating, advertising boards or product displays. Commercial parking licence If you run a business, and you need to park in Copenhagen, you can get a commercial parking licence. Events, filming and street performance You can hire the City of Copenhagen’s public spaces – parks, churchyards, scenic areas, roads and squares – for all types of open events. Film recordings Outdoor film recordings in Copenhagen require a permit. You can read more about the process here. Starting your business Copenhagen Business Hub provides training and counselling to entrepreneurs. Permits and licences Find information about permits and licences for street vending, outdoor serving, events in public spaces, commercial parking and waste management. Rules and regulations Here you can get an overview of relevant documents and approvals here. Information on invoicing Read more about our requirements for e-invoicing. Waste management services for businesses Learn more about the waste management services available for your business here. Waste sorting for companies As a business owner, you are responsible for ensuring that all waste is sorted and disposed of in compliance with existing legislation and regulations.