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The most populated city and the capital of the country of Denmark. It is the economic and cultural capital and is counted among one of the major financial centers in EU. If you intend moving here, it will help to have your vehicle imported to Copenhagen.

However, you have the option of importing your vehicle temporarily or permanently. You might need a little research and the help from A1 Auto Transport service, to import your vehicle here.

Cost & Time Examples For Shipping a Car to Copenhagen

To/FromGroundOceanEstimated Time
San Jose, CA to (California port)
to Copenhagen
$200$28005+33 days
Copenhagen to (California port)
to Las Vegas, NV
$450$28005+33 days
Copenhagen to (California port)
to Portland, OR
$475$28006+33 days
Copenhagen to (California port)
to Seattle, WA
$550$28006+33 days
Copenhagen to (New York port)
to Charlotte, NC
$575$17006+20 days
Chicago, IL to (New York port)
to Copenhagen
$675$17006+20 days
Copenhagen to (New York port)
to Atlanta, GA
$700$17006+20 days
Denver, CO to (California port)
to Copenhagen
$775$28007+33 days
Copenhagen to (New York port)
to Memphis, TN
$800$17006+20 days
Houston, TX to (New York port)
to Copenhagen
$1,075$17007+20 days

*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and the type of vehicle.

*Save the ground transport cost by delivering the vehicle to the nearest port.

*Allow an additional 10 days to process the documents.

*Prices are for 1 car in a dedicated 20ft container. This is the safest and most reliable way to transport a vehicle internationally. Other items may be included in the container to help save you money when moving.

*Using the RoRo (roll on, roll off) method is less expensive and shipments can be completed in fewer days. Contact us now for a free RoRo quote.

A-1 Auto Transport ships vehicles worldwide. Click here or call 1-800-518-8708 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote to ship your car.

Temporary vehicle import.

Whether you are a student or working temporarily for a couple of months and intend going back to USA, this method of temporary import works best. There are no import duties or taxes under this method. You require vehicle registration and submit proof of stay apart from paying an application fee of US$73. When you work with A1 Auto Transport service, we will ensure that all custom procedures and documentation is done properly so there are no delays or issues. Some of the essential documents include:

  • Title deed.
  • Registration documents.
  • Insurance.
  • Proof of ownership- passport, driving license.

Permanent import of vehicles.

This is an important situation wherein you are required to register the vehicle within 2 weeks after the vehicle arrives in Copenhagen.  It is important that the vehicle passes an inspection and valuation by the Danish Register of Motor Vehicles. You are allowed to drive legally after you keep the receipt of the inspection in the vehicle till the registration tax is paid. Based on the valuation of the vehicle, you are required to pay the registration tax and is payable at any motor registry offices. Then you are eligible to buy the license tags. It is important to check the current information as laws are constantly changing.

Cost of shipping.

All vehicles to Denmark are evaluated before the import duties are applicable. The base calculation is done on the cost of the vehicle, freight charges and the insurance. There might be other charges that are imposed based on the Danish Ministry of Taxation. We’ll update you on the current requirements to ensure that the custom requirements are met.

Ways to ship.

There are two main ways to ship your vehicle to Copenhagen, which includes Container shipping and Roll-On/Roll-Off. When you have personal items to ship along with the vehicle, container shipping works best. But if you are only shipping a vehicle, it is important to save costs by shipping by RORO where you have to pay for the space occupied by the vehicle.

Get all the information on import duties, current laws and eligibility on vehicle imports by contacting the Embassy of Denmark.

Joe Webster

Written by Joe Webster

Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing.

After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood.

With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.

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