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The exchange of foreign driving licence


whether you have normal residence in Denmark

Read on when you are allowed to drive in Denmark with a foreign driving licence, when it should be exchanged for a Danish driving licence and how you apply for turistkørekortThe rules about whether you must exchange your foreign driving licence to a Danish driving licence depends on the bl. You have normal residence in Denmark from the time you settle in Denmark with a view to stay here in the country for at least days of the year as a result of your personal or professional affiliation. Will the assessment could, in particular, emphasis is placed on whether you can be said to be established here in Denmark with a lasting home, your belongings and your immediate family (f.

spouse and children) are in Denmark, and whether you stay in Denmark, apart from the temporary exit as a result of f.

If you are only staying here in the country with a view to the performance of a fixed-term occupation or as part of an educational course and does not have a personal attachment to Denmark, you have not taken up normal residence in Denmark. The same applies if you only have occupational ties to Denmark, and you have your personal ties to another country, which you regularly return to. It is the municipality, which, in connection with the application for the issuing of driving licences and application for exchange of driving license, will assess whether the applicant ordinarily resident in Denmark according to the rules on driving licences.

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A foreign driving licence (not issued in an EU country or EEA country), issued in Latin letters or accompanied by a translation into Danish, English or French. The translation must be carried out by a public authority or by an organization which is in the country of origin is authorized. If you do not have a residence in Denmark, and you are not in possession of the appropriate driving licence, you can obtain a turistkørekort. In order to apply for a turistkørekort you must go to a police station with documentation from your home country on your driver's license. Whether you must exchange your foreign driving licence and whether you are within the exchange must take and pass a controlling driving test, depends on which country in the state that issued your driver's license. In addition, there are different rules for how long you can wait to exchange your foreign driving licence to a Danish driving licence. may is the rules on the exchange of the EU driving licence changed. There are no longer requirements on the exchange, and you can drive the same vehicles in Denmark as you do according to your valid driving licence from the issuing country.

However, it is a condition that you meet the aldersbetingelser, which applies to the issuance of a corresponding Danish driving license (with certain exceptions for driving licences from EU and EEA countries).

Although there are requirements on the exchange, you can apply for it if you want it.

You must do not report the controlling test in connection with the exchange.

A faroese driving license be equated in any respect with a Danish licence and permits the holder to drive the same vehicles in Denmark, which it justifies on the Faroe islands in the licence specified validity period, unless this is longer than for the holder's age.

years driving licence for vehicles in group.

Although there is a requirement for the exchange of the driving licence, you can apply for it if you want it.

You must not submit to the controlling test in connection with the exchange.

You have the right to drive with your valid greenlandic driving licence for up to days after you have established residence in Denmark. However, it is a condition that you meet the aldersbetingelser, which applies to the issuance of a corresponding Danish driving licence. If after days from the date you have established usual residence in Denmark, continue to want to drive here, you must have exchanged your greenlandic driving licence for a Danish driving licence. You in this context, the report a controlling driving test. How long you have the right to drive with your foreign driving licence and whether you must report a controlling driving test in connection with the exchange of the driving licence depends on which country, state, etc. that issued your driver's license. There is a distinction in this regard between different groups of countries Group, Group two or other countries. Foreign driver's license belonging to either group one or group two countries can only be exchanged for category B without, a controlling driving test.

If you have additional categories, such as category A or C, and you want to get these replaced, you must as a starting point for a controlling test in category B, and you thus have automatically replaced your previously acquired categories.

There is not set a specific deadline for the exchange of your categories. If you, for example, a year after the swap regret not to have received category A or replaced, you must order up to a controlling driving test in category B.

If your licence is issued in the Australia Capital Territory, Brazil, Japan, chinese Taipei (Taiwan), the Republic of Korea (south Korea), Russia, Ukraine or Switzerland, you can drive with your foreign driver's license for days from the day on which you established residence in Denmark.

However, it is a condition that your foreign driving license is valid.

In addition, should the licence be issued with Latin characters or be accompanied by an official translation into Danish, English or French.

You have the right to drive on your foreign driving licence for up to days after you have established usual residence in Denmark. If after days continue to want to drive in Denmark, you must have exchanged your foreign licence for a Danish driving licence. You shall, in connection with the application make a written declaration on their honour, that you have not been banned from driving in the last five years, and that the disqualifications not otherwise limited or provided on special terms. You must not bear a controlling driving exam to exchange your driving licence for a Danish driving licence if your driving licence is issued in one of the countries concerned. If your licence is issued in Singapore, the UNITED states, Canada, Australia (outside ACT), it Chile, Bosnia-Herzegovina, isle of Man (Isle of Man), Serbia or New Zealand, you can drive with your foreign driving licence for up to days from the day on which you established usual residence in Denmark. If you then wish to continue with the run in Denmark, you must have exchanged your foreign licence for a Danish driving licence.

It will also be a condition of exchange that you in connection with the application shall deliver a written declaration on their honour to have had and made use of your licence for the category B (regular car) in the past two years, and that you shall deliver a written declaration of honour, not to have been banned from driving in the last five years, and that the disqualifications not otherwise limited or provided on special terms.

If your licence is issued in a country state where driver training is not completely comparable with the Danish, but where the general færdselssikkerhedsniveau is comparable with the Danish one, you have the option to exchange your driving license without having to submit a controlling driving test, if the country land is covered by this scheme (group scheme).

If you can not find the relevant country in the state ordinance on the exchange of foreign driving license to Danish driving license without controlling the driving test, you can contact the country land (possibly the embassy (consulate) in order to hear if there are candidates for accession to the group -scheme. This is the land the land (possibly an embassy, consulate) to apply to be covered by group -scheme.

For the use of the application land the land use of a specific application form, which must provide information about the road safety conditions in the country of germany.

If your licence is issued in a country other than the above-mentioned you have the right to drive with your foreign driving licence for up to days after you have established usual residence in Denmark. However, this applies only if your foreign driving licence is valid, and if the driving licence is issued in Latin characters or accompanied by an official translation into Danish, English or French. You must, within days after the establishment of the place of residence have exchanged your foreign licence for a Danish driving licence, if you want to continue to run in Denmark. To exchange your foreign driving licence for a Danish, you must submit a controlling driving test (theory test and a practical test).