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Residence and Work Permit


It is necessary to make an appointment before handing in your application at the embassy. Applications have to be submitted in person at the Embassy.

As from 21st May 2012 Danish residence cards must contain biometrics (digital photograph & signature and fingerprints of 10 fingers).  Children under 6 (age 6 minus 1 day) are not required to give fingerprints.

Please note the following:

You will require
a "Case Order ID" (obtainable online) and pay a fee (payable online) before submitting your application to the Embassy. The application fee is payable to the Danish Agency for Labour Retention and International Recruitment in addition to the fee charged by the Embassy. Please see the website of the Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration for further information: Fees

Applications should normally be made in your home country or in the country where you are currently residing.

Please visit the website of the Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration for general information and processing times for residence and work permits.

Further information about working in Denmark is available from:

Please read the guidelines on the front of the form “How to apply” carefully before making an application (the application process must be started by your employer in Denmark before you apply), state your Case Order ID and provide refund information in the appropriate boxes on the form, enclose payment receipt with your application.

Please note that if you have not obtained a Case Order ID and made the payment online before you submit your application, the Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration may reject your application.

Please note that the permit must always be collected in person.

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