Denmark is one of the most advanced as well as scenically beautiful countries in Europe and has a rich and diverse cultural history. Its many imposing castles are juxtaposed against the backdrop of scenic rural beauty that bring alive the true meaning of the countryside, while at the same time providing all the conveniences one can expect from a modern developed society. No wonder then that many are applying for Denmark immigration from India. 

Denmark Immigration Schemes

Denmark immigration has a number of varied schemes for those seeking a Denmark visa depending on the reason and duration of stay as well as the profile and background of the applicant

Fast Track Scheme

The Fast-track Scheme is a scheme that is intended for larger companies which can demonstrate a genuine need for employing highly skilled international workers who hail from countries falling outside the EU/EEA region and Switzerland.  The scheme includes private and public companies, as well as universities

Pay Limit Scheme

The pay limit scheme for Denmark immigration is intended for those applicants who have been offered employment in Denmark with a higher than average salary. The applicant can apply for residence under the scheme, you are not required to have a specific education or professional experience if applying under this scheme. You must meet the following conditions to apply under this scheme

  1. You should have been offered a job paying an annual salary of 426,985.06 DK or higher as of 2019
  2. Your salary and contract of employment should be in line with the Danish standards. You will have to provide a copy of your job offer with the application clearly outlining working hours, holidays, pay and other relevant terms in the contract.

Positive List Scheme

The Positive List allows applicants who have been offered a job under the positive list as set out by the government of Denmark. The positive list includes a list of professions that are currently facing labor shortage. A candidate who has a job offer from positive list is entitled to apply for Denmark immigration

Residence Permit for Researchers

Individuals, who are interested in Denmark visa and have been offered a fully paid position to be employed as a researcher, are entitled to apply for a residence permit to live and work in Demark. 

Special Individual Qualifications

Applicants for Denmark immigration who have job offer that can be performed only by them are entitled to apply for residence permit to live in Denmark and carry out work in their specialized individual field of work. Aspirants working under the following fields of work can apply under this scheme

  1. 1) Performers or artists
  2. 2) Chefs
  3. 3) Athletes who play at a Professional level as well as sports coaches

Residence And Work Permit In Agriculture

Under this scheme, individuals who have been employed or have a valid job offer to work as herdsman or farm manager in Denmark can apply for residence permit to live and work in Denmark. If you are selected under this scheme, then you are allowed to only work as a farm manager or herdsman during your stay in Denmark. If you intend to take up any other position, then you need to apply under the relevant scheme

Establishment Card

The establishment card is intended for those individuals who have been awarded a post graduate or higher degree from a university in Denmark. Candidates who have completed an advanced postgraduate from the Danish Academies of Music are also entitled to apply.  You are required to apply at least 6 months before your job seeking period is expected to expire and should show with sufficient proof that you can support yourself financially. The Danish government qualifies you as having sufficient funds if you meet the following criteria.

  • DKK 88.356 if you intend to reside in Denmark alone
  • DKK 176.712 if you intend to reside with your spouse
  • DKK 262.476 if you intend to reside with spouse and children

Start-Up Denmark

This scheme is intended for international entrepreneurs and gives them an opportunity to obtain a Denmark visa for residence so that they can establish and manage a business in the country. The business will need to obtain approval from an expert panel that has been appointed by the Danish Business Authority. The scheme is applicable to individuals as well as working teams of up to 3 people who intend to start a joint venture together in Denmark

For more information about applying for a resident permit in Denmark and to know how whether you qualify for Denmark immigration, get in touch with our experts for a free initial consultation

Disclaimer: Visa fee is subjected to change without prior notice. Candidates are suggested to confirm the fees before submission of the application.