Denmark – Increased Flexibility for Employers

Posted on June 28, 2019

Recent amendments to the Danish Aliens Act, effective June 1, 2019, create more flexibility for employers hiring foreign nationals under the Fast Track Scheme and the Pay Limit Scheme. Other changes make it easier for foreign nationals who have obtained… Read more »

Denmark– New Positive List Published

Posted on March 11, 2019

The Danish immigration authorities have published a new positive list, effective March 1, 2019 and valid until June 30, 2019. What is the Positive List? The Positive List is Denmark’s list of occupations which are currently experiencing a shortage of… Read more »

Denmark – Changes to Pay Limit Scheme

Posted on August 28, 2017

Denmark – Changes to Pay Limit Scheme   Denmark Parliament recently passed a bill amending the salary requirements for the Pay Limit Scheme on June 2, 2017 to apply to all application submitted on or after July 1, 2017. The… Read more »

Denmark – Biometrics Registration in Copenhagen Will Require an Appointment; and the Minimum Salary Threshold for the Pay Limit Scheme has Increased

Posted on January 6, 2017

From February 7, 2017, foreign nationals applying for work and residence permits under the Fast-Track Scheme must book an appointment for registering their biometric data at the Danish Agency of Recruitment and Integration (SIRI) in Copenhagen. Appointments can be scheduled… Read more »

Denmark – Minimum Salary Increased for Pay Limit Scheme; and Green Card Abolished

Posted on June 10, 2016

A bill passed on June 2, 2016 increases the minimum salary to qualify for the Pay Limit scheme in Denmark, effective June 10, 2016. In addition, the Green Card scheme has been abolished, also effective June 10, 2016. The minimum… Read more »

DENMARK – New Fast-Track Work Permit Scheme and Other Changes

Posted on February 27, 2015

Denmark has implemented a reform of its foreign labour regulations, including a new fast-track scheme, giving certified companies quicker and easier access to highly qualified employees from outside the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA). Fast-Track Scheme… Read more »