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 three weeks 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 three weeks.

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 three weeks. If this is not done, you can ask the Danish Motor Vehicle Agency to deregister the vehicle.

Last updated: 12 December 2020