Driving in Denmark - Step 2
Go to Borgerservice and apply for a Danish EU Driving Licence
View on map
To start the procedure of acquiring the Danish EU licence, you need to visit:
Borgerservice at your local municipality.
Please bring the following documentation to support your application:
- The Health Certificate from your Danish doctor together with the Passport photo
- Your Passport with the Work and Residence Permit and a certified copy of the relevant pages.
- Proof of your Danish CPR number
- Your current Driving Licence. If your licence is not translated into English, German or French or if is not issued in Latin letters, you must bring a certified translation into English.
You will be asked to complete a form at the Borgerservice Office. After completion, you need to lodge this and the above documentation with one of the case handlers there. The charge for starting the procedure is DKK 260.00.
You will then receive a temporary licence, which you can use for up to 2 (two) months. Within the 2 month period you will have to pass a Theory Test and a Driving Test.
If your driving licence is issued in: Japan, Russia, Switzerland, and South Korea, your procedure stops here. You are not required to take any theory or practical test. The 4 (four) countries are exempted from the above law of May 2006. The exemption only applies to the mentioned 4 countries, all other non-EU licence holders need to follow the below procedure.