Car ownership Denmark is very involved and you should be prepared to invest time and money if planning on owning a car.
First thing to know is that you have to have a valid driving license in order to drive in Denmark.
If you come from outside the EU, you will have to take a theory and driving test to exchange your license. This could be fairly expensive. Learn how to exchange yours drivers license for a proper one and avoid a hefty fine.
Owning a car is very expensive, so if you do not really need a car on a daily basis, you are financially better off not owning one. You may wish to consider buying a used car.
You can bring your own car over, but there are some heavy taxes imposed. (180%) These taxes were placed on vehicles in order to limit the number of cars on the roads. (I'm not really sure that has helped.) See more details on importing a car.
If you need a car, there are a few options to consider:
Learn more about driving and car ownership Denmark.
Things you need to know about car ownership Denmark.
Personally I have never understood their rationale and have never experienced it while living in Britain where it is just as cold. But it is another expense. (5000 - 10,000 kr)
If you want to drive with studded tires/tyres, you can only have them on your car from 1st of November to April 15. Must be on all 4 wheels. You may not mount on just back or front.
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Learn more about importing your car to Denmark. and if it is worth the expense.
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