On the following side, we want to inform you about where to find needed information and witch steps you follow to apply for a visa, a temporary or a permanent residence permit.
There are different rules and regulation you have to be aware of depending on you want to stay for a shorter period or move to Denmark. It also depends on your nationality (Nordic Citizen, EU/EEA Citizen or Non-EU/EEA Citizen) and the cause of your stay, fx if you want to work, study or have other reasons to stay in Denmark. On lifeinDenmark you can find general information on how to come to Denmark and on witch basis you can apply. Regarding long term visa, residence and work permit, you can find all information needed on the Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integrations homepage (SIRI).
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Step 1 - residence and work permit
First, you have to apply for a residence and work permit at Ny i Denmark, which is the official port for foreign nationals who wish to visit, live or work in Denmark.
Go to SIRI at New to Denmark
Step 2 - CPR-number, Nem ID and yellow health card
Then you have to register at Lolland municipality to get a Danish CPR-number, your Nem-ID and a yellow health card. All that can you do at your local municipality in Maribo eller Nakskov at Borgerservice. Please make an appointment online or call borgerservice (54 67 67 67) to get further assistance.
After registration, you can apply for a yellow health card, which you also can do at your local municipality (Borgerservice). Please be aware of that you first have to be registered, before you can apply for a health card. You can apply for a yellow health card on lifeinDenmark.
Step 3 - Tax Card
Before you can start working in Denmark, you also need to obtain a Tax Card from SKAT (The Danish Tax Authorities). To get more information how to apply, please visit SKAT. Please inform also your local municipality that you have applied for a tax card.
On Workplace Denmark, you will find information about foreign employers and employees who posted to work in Denmark. You can also read about Danish employee rights concerning working conditions and health and safety. Besides, you will also find information on taxes and VAT in Denmark. The website is available in many different languages.
Find rules and regulations at Workplace Denmark
If you wish to get help to find a job for your spouse on Lolland-Falster, please visit Business Lolland-Falster and contact Lise Damsbo Savic from Business LF. You are also always welcome to contact our welcoming service and ask for assistance.
Contact Lise Dambso Savic from Business Lolland-Falster or Julia Böhmer, our international consultant.