Permits and licences Street vending You need a permit from the City of Copenhagen if you want to sell anything on the streets of Copenhagen. Find more information about the different permits here. Cafés, restaurants and outdoor areas As a trader in Copenhagen, you have the option, where traffic permits, to use the public area in front of your restaurant, cafe or shop for outside seating, advertising boards or product displays. 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. Managing waste as a business When you own a business, you are responsible for ensuring that its waste is sorted and disposed of in compliance with existing legislation and regulations. Parking license and commercial driver's license If you run a business, and you need to park in Copenhagen, you can get a commercial parking license. You get the permit from Borgerservice (Copenhagen Citizen Service). Starting your business Copenhagen Business Hub provides training and counselling to entrepreneurs. Permits and licences The City of Copenhagen issues a lot of permits and licenses. 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.