Yacht registration in Denmark
The Danish registry is known for being very reliable. It has a good reputation. As one of the few shipping registers, the Danes require complete documentation regarding the (former) owners of the ship. If the vessel is under 20 tonnes, registration is not required. In this case, a Certificate of Nationality may prove an economical option.
The vessel is at least 50% owned by a Danish citizen or resident.
Documents should be written in Danish or English, or they should be translated into one of these languages.
Pleasure crafts do not have to go through an inspection, and is therefore not part of the registration process.
Depending on the size of the vessel, there may be requirements with respect to the operating licence. But those requirements are not part of the enrolment process.
Taxes and levies
An annual levy must be paid. The amount of the levy is determined by the gross tonnage of the vessel.
No, a local representative does not have to be appointed.
A provisional certificate is not issued.
There is no expiration date of the registration.
The registration process of the vessel takes 15 to 30 business days.
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