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Drivers' Licence

General information

As per 1 January 2017 all persons who have obtained a Danish driving licence and who do not have habitual residence in Denmark are referred to the police authorities in their country of residence in order to apply for a duplicate driving licence and renewal of a driving licence. This can be done on the basis of a declaration from the Danish police authorities confirming the holder's driving rights. This declaration can be obtained by sending a written application to:

The National Commissioner of Police ("Rigspolitiet")
Administrationsafdelingen, Pas og Kørekort
Polititorvet 14
DK-1780 København V
E-mail: pol-paskorekort@politi.dk

International driver's licence
To apply for an international driver's licence you are kindly requested to come to the Embassy in person. You can ask for an appointment (+880 (2) 8822499) or send an e-mail to dacambconsular@um.dk
An international driver's licence is issued in Denmark by the National Commissioner of Police and will normally take between 3-4 weeks.

To apply you need to bring the below:  
•1 application form, filled in and signed
•1 passport photograph (3,5 x 4,5 cm) no older than six months
•Valid Danish driver's licence and a photo copy of same