According to the Danish Hydrocarbon Tax Act, foreign employers and employees may be liable to pay Danish hydrocarbon tax if they are engaged in:

  • preliminary surveys
  • exploration, and
  • extraction of hydrocarbons in Denmark.

The hydrocarbon tax is payable to the following account:

IBAN: DK6202164069071597
BIC/Swift code: DABADKKK

If you have any questions about hydrocarbon tax, please email:

You can see to which account you must pay other types of taxes.

Payments from foreign bank accounts

Hydrocarbon taxation

Please see our legal guide (in Danish) for further legal information.