Company formation in Denmark

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Company registration in Denmark: start a business in Denmark
How to set up a company in Denmark?

How to set up a company in Denmark?

Depending on the nature of your activity in Denmark, the type of structure that best suits your project on the Danish market (liaison or representative office, subsidiary, branch), and the legal form of business in Denmark that you will choose (sole proprietorship, limited liability company, etc...), the administrative procedures and formalities for the formation of the company in Denmark may vary. Generally, the steps to create and register a company in Denmark are:

  • Choice of the legal form under Danish law and the social capital
  • Drafting the company statutes in Danish.
  • Opening a Danish bank account
  • Registering the company in the Danish trade register
  • Obtaining a Danish tax identification number

After these steps of creation, you will receive all the necessary legal documents attesting the legal existence of your company or subsidiary in Denmark. Your Denmark business will also have to meet the specific accounting requirements of Danish business law.

Denmark: Merger & Acquisition (M&A)

Setting up your business in Denmark and starting from scratch to develop it in the Danish market can be an exciting challenge, but it can also be time consuming. Sometimes it is more interesting and faster to acquire a Danish competitor that is already well established in the Danish market. It is therefore necessary to study the Danish market carefully to detect the most interesting companies.

To create a company in Denmark, it is strongly advised to be accompanied by a Danish lawyer or an Danish expert who will be able to save you many problems in front of the subtleties of the Danish business law. 

nativExpand is your gateway to facilitate the creation of your company in Denmark. Thanks to a network of experts in company incorporation on the Danish market, we will accompany you and put you in contact with a Danish professional, ideally an English speaker or speaking your language.

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Setting up a subsidiary or branch in Denmark requires several steps: analysis of the economic model of the project for the Danish market, the choice of the legal structure in Denmark, the registration of the company in the Danish trade register, the opening of a Danish bank account and the tax and accounting formalities in Denmark with the specificities of the Danish law.

Before being able to domicile your company in Denmark, you must first set up a company in Denmark with a legal entity under Danish law.

To be accompanied by professionals (a Danish lawyer) is essential to succeed in setting up in Denmark and to develop your subsidiary on the Danish market. nativExpand connects you with a Danish expert from its international network.