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Work and residence

On this page you will find information regarding work and residence permits, and work possibilities in Denmark as well as other pertinent information. According to regulation (EC) No. 380/2008 of 18 April 2008 residence cards issued after May 20th, 2012 shall contain an electronic chip with photo, fingerprints and signature recorded digitally. In this way the security against forgery and misuse of residence cards is strengthened considerably. Biometric data are recorded at the Danish Embassy on the day of application. Please note that if you make your application online, your biometrics must be taken at the Embassy within 14 days. Therefore please make your appointment prior to submitting your application online.

Work and Residence Permits

This section explains the application procedure when applying for a work or residence permit in Norway, Iceland and Sweden.

Green Card

Working in Denmark
If you are an Irish national and considering working in Denmark, this section will give you some useful information about practicalities, what to be aware of and where to look for a job.