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Denmark Environmental Zones

Environmental zones

What about environmental zones in Denmark, and in which cities do you need an environmental sticker (miljømærke)? Below it is explained in detail!

Environmental zones

  • In Denmark there are environmental zones in Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Aarhus, Odense and Aalborg.
  • The following diesel vehicles must be registered in advance at to be allowed to drive in these environmental zones:
    • Vans, not older than January 1, 2007, with a maximum authorized mass not exceeding 3500 kg.
    • Trucks, not older than October 1, 2009, with a maximum authorized mass of more than 3500 kg.
    • Large motor homes and buses, not older than October 1, 2009, with a maximum permissible mass of more than 3500 kg and with more than 9 seats including the driver.

Environmental zones diesel cars and trucks in Denmark

  • Diesel vehicles older than mentioned above are not allowed in the environmental zones. If these diesel vehicles are fitted with a later built-in particulate filter, they are eligible for registration.
  • Diesel vehicles older than thirty years with a foreign registration number are admitted and exempt from registration.
  • The rules will be tightened in July 2022 and 2025.
  • The registration has replaced the environmental badge (milømærke).
  • For more information, see and