TEMPORARY RESIDENCE PERMIT IN DENMARK

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TEMPORARY RESIDENCE PERMIT IN DENMARK

TEMPORARY RESIDENCE PERMIT IN DENMARK

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Types of Temporary Residence Permits in Denmark

There are different types of temporary residence permits for Denmark, depending on their purpose:

  1. Denmark residence permit for work (Denmark work visa).
  2. Denmark residence permit for studies (Denmark student visa).
  3. Denmark residence permit for family reunification (Denmark family visa). You need a family visa in the following instances:
  • You are the spouse or partner of a Danish citizen, and you wish to live with them in Denmark.
  • You are the child (under 18) of a Danish citizen, and you wish to live with your parent in Denmark.
  • You are the spouse or partner of someone who is studying or working in Denmark with a valid residence permit, and you want to join them.
  • You are the child of someone who is studying or working in Denmark with a valid residence permit, and you want to join them

4. Denmark residence permit for investment (Denmark start-up visa).

How to Get a Temporary Residence Permit for Denmark?

You must initiate the process for a temporary residence permit through the website of the Danish Immigration Service or the Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration (SIRI). Depending on where you live, you may also have to submit an in-person application at a Danish representation office abroad. If you are already in Denmark, you can submit the application at a local SIRI branch. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to apply for a Denmark temporary residence permit:

  • Create Case Order ID. On the SIRI website, create a case order ID and choose the type of residence permit you are applying for (work, study, family reunification). Complete the sections with your personal information and receive the case order ID number.
  • Pay the Fee. Pay the fee and print the receipt payment. You need to submit the receipt together with the application.
  • Compile the Required Documents. Ensure you have all the documents and your biometrics (photo, fingerprints) to submit with the application. If any of the documents are missing, you must have a compelling reason, or your application may be rejected.
  • Fill in the Application. Make sure to choose the application form that is required for the type of residence you want to apply for. Every permit type has a special application form.
  • Submit Your Biometrics. Take your facial photo and fingerprints recorded at the Danish Immigration Center. If you have to submit the biometrics abroad, you will be required to pay a fee to the Danish mission handling your application.

Denmark Residence Permit Fees

The fee depends on the type of permit you are applying for:

  • Residence permit for work: DKK 4,405 (appx. €590)
  • Residence permit for studies: DKK 1,890 (appx. €250)
  • Residence permit for family reunification: DKK 2,920 (appx. €390)

Document Checklist for Danish Temporary Residence Permit Application

When you apply for a Danish temporary residence permit, you must submit the following documents:

  1. Documentation of paid application fee. Submit the printed receipt.
  2. Original passport. Valid for three months longer than your intended stay.
  3. Passport-sized photo. Your photos must follow the Schengen visa guidelines.
  4. Completed application form. Fill in the application form that’s available on the SIRI website truthfully and completely.
  5. Proof you have a place to stay. Prove that you have a place to live in Denmark or can afford one.
  6. Proof you can support yourself financially. For a work permit, you can present your employment contract and salary. As an international student, your proof of income can be a scholarship.
  7. Additional documents for different types of permits, such as:
  • Employment contract (residence permit for work).
  • Letter of acceptance to university (residence permit for studies).
  • Proof of family relationship (residence permit for family reunification).

Can I Extend my Temporary Residence Permit?

Yes, you can extend a temporary residence permit, if you continue to meet the conditions. To extend your temporary residence permit, you must apply for a residence extension no earlier than three months before your current permit expires.

How Long Does a Temporary Residence Permit Take to Process?

The processing time for a Denmark temporary residence permit is three months. The processing time is calculated from the date you submit your application.  Please note that the processing time for temporary residence permits varies according to the type of residence permit you are applying for.

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