Guide for Danish Driving Schools
Where and how to get your license step-by-step.
It can be really difficult finding the right driving school. First of all because there are so many to choose from and if you don’t know any better it’s difficult not to feel tempted to let the price decide.
However the cheapest is far from always the best. We know this from other areas in our lives and it’s true in this situation as well. So to avoid that you don’t end up wasting your time and paying too much, we have made this article with practical advice, so you end up with the right school for you.
Danish driving school pricing and pitfalls
A driving school can’t make an offer for much less than 11.000 dkk if they have to have all their expenses covered. With those who offer a cheaper service, you might experience being charged for extra services later in the process. This could be rent of car for the driving test, educational materials, transport to and from the manoeuvering and slippery area track ect.
So to prevent you from any unpleasant surprises we advice you to ask the driving school about the complete price with all expenses included.
Additionally expenses that you will surely be charged for, are:
- Theory test – 600 dkk
- Driving test – 600 dkk
Prices that vary from school to school:
- Manoeuvering and slippery area track
- Driving lessons
- Theory lessons
- First aid
Costs to consider are also:
- Medical certificate from your doctor
- Passport photo for the license
Driving school education in Denmark
The education contains of:
- 29 theory lessons
- 16 driving lessons á 45 min. (be aware that you might need more lessons than that)
- 4 hours of driving lessons on the manoeuvre track
- 4 hours of driving lessons on slippery area
Make sure that the education offer contains all of the above as a minimum. But also remember that you have to have additionally 8 hours of first aid. You can read more about what that course should contain here.
Practice theory quizzes online!
Most driving schools sells access to online theory quizzes. We recommend that you choose a school that does that. Often times it will be cheapest to buy access through the school, but maybe you want to choose the product for yourself. Following are the criterias we recommend you pay extra attention to:
It’s important to choose a website with the right quality because you might not pass the exam if you choose the wrong website. Every time you don’t pass the exam, the price at the authorities is 600 kr, so spending a little extra kr making sure you pass the exam is a good investment!