Property Registration

Obtain relevant documents at the Land Registry online

Agency: Land Registry Court (www.tinglysningsretten.dk)

The following documents are obtained at the Land Registry:

  • Copy of entries on the Land Register
  • Transcript of owner’s property return
  • Copies of easements and other encumbrances registered on the property

These documents are obtained online. It is necessary to previously register with the Land Registry and get a user name. In general, professional are the usual subscribers to the Land Registry.

Time and cost: Less than one day (online), free of charge

Obtain a transcript from the Danish Business Authority documenting the power to bind the buyer

Agency: Danish Business Authority

The buyer or the representative obtains transcript from the Danish Business Authority documenting the power to bind the buyer. The buyer or the buyer’s representative prepares a conveyance (sale contract), which is signed by the buyer and the seller.

Time and cost: Less than one day (online), no charge

Apply for registration with the Land Registry online

Agency: Land Registry Court (www.tinglysningsretten.dk)

A deed is prepared containing the relevant details from the Sale Agreement. Anyone can write the deed. Normally a lawyer (conveyancer) writes the deed, but it is not mandatory.

The title deed must be prepared in accordance with formal requirements laid down in or pursuant to the Land Register Act. There is no longer a requirement that the seller’s signature is confirmed by two witnesses, instead a digital signature is used.

At this moment, ownership is transferred, but it is still necessary to register with the Land Registry in order to make it opposable to third parties. Registration is made online and the system sends back an email immediately mentioning that the transaction is now complete. The registration fee is paid online.

Time and cost: 3 days, DKK 119,260 (Registration fee: 1,660 + 0.6% of transaction price)