Purchase and sale of a motor vehicle

When you buy a used vehicle, you must change the owner in the Register of Motor Vehicles

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If you buy a used vehicle with number plates, you as the new owner must change the owner of the vehicle in the Register of Motor Vehicles within 4 weekdays from the time of purchase.

If you buy a used vehicle that has been deregistered in the Register of Motor Vehicles, you must register it again within 4 weekdays.

If you sell a used vehicle, you should note that the new owner is required to change the owner of the vehicle in the Register of Motor Vehicles within 4 weekdays. If this is not done, you can ask the Danish Motor Vehicle Agency to deregister the vehicle.

Last updated: 21 May 2021