NEWS 8 January 2020
We would like to inform you about the following updated information.
The new minimum amount for the Pay Limit and Fast-track Schemes:
The minimum amount under the Pay Limit and Fast-track Schemes is regulated on an annual basis in such a way that the regulation corresponds to the overall development of wages in Denmark.
As a consequence of the annual regulation for 2020 the minimum amount for applications submitted on and after 1 January 2020 will be DKK 436.000 kr.
New application fees as per 1 January 2020:
Moreover, the Immigration fees are regulated on an annual basis and the fees on the most commonly used case types for applications submitted on and after 1 January 2020 will be:
Other recent changes worth noticing:
An online embassy fee will be charged when applying for a Danish residence and work permit or recording biometrics from abroad. The online fee is paid by the applicant and a payment receipt must be presented to the relevant diplomatic mission or visa application center in connection with submitting an application or recording biometrics. The fee is DKK 1455 per applicant.
As such, up to three different fees must be paid when submitting an application for a residence and work permit or recording biometrics from abroad:
Changing job position
If you have a work and residence permit under the Fast-track scheme or the Pay Limit Scheme, it is no longer a requirement to apply for a new work and residence permit if you change your position internally within the same company.
The Fast-track scheme – short term track
Previously, it was only possible to apply for one short term stay of 90 days per year. It is now possible to apply for more than one stay as long as the stays do not total more than 90 days per year counting from the first date of entry.
The Pay Limit Scheme
Previously, a 37 hours work week was required to obtain a work and residence permit. It is now possible to apply for a work and residence permit for employment for a minimum of 30 hours per week.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.