Danish Green Card
Danish Green Card
Danish Green Card allows you to get the residence permit to look for work or do work in Denmark. The work permit and residency in Denmark under the Green Card Scheme is granted to a candidate, based on his score in point based evaluation system.
There is no separate work permit is required, if you have been allocated a residence permit under Green Card scheme. You can live and work in Denmark with the residence permit under Green Card Scheme; however, no self employed business is allowed under this scheme. In order to be granted a residence permit under the green card scheme, you must attain a minimum of 100 Points. Points are given for: educational level, language skills, work experience, adaptability, and age.
- You are allowed a free movement across all the countries of the Schengen Area without visa.
- You can make application for the permanent residency (PR) if you in case you fulfill certain conditions.
- Your family members accompanying you can also live, work and study fulltime in Denmark once you are settled.
- For the first time, you get the residence permit up to two years, under Green Card Scheme. You can apply for the extension of your permit up to 3 years, before it gets expired.
Danish Green Card issuance is based on the point based immigration system. Hence, you need to score at least 100 points aggregate based on your key profile details, i.e. Language Skills, Work Experience, Education, Adaptability, and Age to become eligible to be selected for Danish Green Card.
Below is the point’s allocation system for Danish Green Card:
|Bachelor’s degree/Graduated from medium-length education||30|
|Bachelor’s degree followed by one-year Master’s degree||50|
|Bonus points if your University falls under world’s top universities|
|Danish level 1||5|
|Danish level 2||10|
|IELTS 5.0-6.0 Band or Danish level 3||20|
|IELTS 6.5 Band or Studies Danish as second language for 1 year of study or work.||40|
|Completion of 1 year of study in higher education program in EU/EEA Country or Switzerland||5|
|Completion of 3-5 year of study in higher education program in EU/EEA Country or Switzerland||10|
Professional Experience in EU/EEA/Switzerland Points
|1 year (12 consecutive months) legal residence and work in EU/EEA Country or Switzerland.||5|
|2 year (24 consecutive months) legal residence and work in EU/EEA Country or Switzerland.||10|
|Danish Language skills in education as Level 2||5|