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Residence and work permit

Before you can start working in Denmark as a posted worker you need to know if you require a residence and work permit.

If you are a citizen of a Nordic country you can freely live and work in Denmark.

If you are a citizen from an EU or EEA country, or Switzerland, you can start working and then apply for a EU registration certificate, possibly through:

The International Citizen Service

If you are a citizen of a country that is outside the EU or EEA or Switzerland, you have to seek further advise at: NewtoDenmark.dk

Help with paperwork

As a posted worker you can get help with paperwork. At the International Citizen Service offices all public authorities are brought together under one roof. You can also obtain personal guidance and useful information.

Read more about International Citizen Service

Overview of the EU and EEA countries

The Azores
The Balearic Islands
Belgium
Bulgaria
Ceuta
Cyprus (south)
Denmark
The Canary Islands
Estonia
Finland
France
Gibraltar
Greece
Guadeloupe
Guyana

The Hebrides
The Republic of Ireland
Iceland
The Isle of Wight
Italy
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Madeira
Malta
Martinique
The Netherlands
Norway
Poland

Portugal
Reunion
Romania
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
The Czech Republic
Germany
Hungary
Austria
The Aland Islands

Any questions?

Contact the Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration (SIRI)

 

Telephone hours
Mon, Wed, Thu: 9.00 - 15.00
Tue: Closed
Fri: 9.00 - 12.00

+45 72 14 20 04

Write to SIRI using a contact form

Last updated: 11-06-2024