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Foreign citizens' acquisition of property in Denmark

To be able to purchase property in Denmark you are required to have either a permanent residence in Denmark or have lived in Denmark for a consecutive period of five years. The permission is obtained from the Danish Ministry of Justice.

The general rule for foreign nationals' purchase of property in Denmark comprises both main and secondary residences.

 

EU or EEA nationals
EU nationals and EEA nationals may under certain circumstances purchase property in Denmark without obtaining the permission of the Danish Ministry of Justice.

EU or EEA companies
Companies etc. domiciled in an EU or an EEA Member State, which have been established in accordance with the legislation in an EU or an EEA Member State, and have set up or will set up subsidiaries or agencies, or will provide services in Denmark may under certain circumstances purchase real property in Denmark without obtaining the permission of the Danish Ministry of Justice.

Contact the Department of Civil Affairs
In all cases where an EU national or EEA national or a registered company wishes to purchase property, the Department of Civil Affairs under the Danish Ministry of Justice should be contacted in advance.