Characteristics of the electronic invoice in Denmark

In Denmark the electronic invoice is only mandatory in the public sector since 2005, for both public administrations and their suppliers.

 

 

Tax Authority

Tax Authority

Erhvervsministeriet.

Obligation

Obligation

Since 2005 it has been mandatory for the Danish government authorities and their suppliers to be able to issue and receive electronic invoices in the national format through the NemHandel national network. 

Format

Format

PEPPOL BIS 3.0  and OIOUBL.

Digital Signature

Digital Signature

Not mandatory.

Archiving

Archiving

10 years.

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Common questions

NemHandel is the Danish government’s infrastructure to receive electronic invoices.

Yes, since 2020 all public administrations must be able to receive invoices in the national OIOUBL format and the European PEPPOL BIS 3.0 format.

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