Moving to Denmark Now Easier for Pakistanis – Ultimate Guide

Denmark Visa

Denmark consistently ranks high in quality of life indicators and is recognized as one of the happiest countries in the world. It is also home to a thriving and large Pakistani community in Europe. To address the labor shortage, Denmark has relaxed visa rules for foreign workers, foreign students and other non-EU workers. Work visa regulations have also made it easier to attract skilled workers to the country. If you are looking to immigrate to Denmark, it is important to keep up-to-date with the various visas available for Pakistanis.

Denmark Visa

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Important Changes You Must Know About

By amending the Danish Aliens Act from 1 April 2023, the Danish government hopes to attract skilled workers and foreign students by:

  • Lowering minimum salary requirements
  • Expansion of fast-track scheme for work permits
  • Extended post-study stay 

Denmark Work Visa: Important Changes

Before the last work visa changes, only those with a minimum salary of 465,000 Danish kroner could apply for a work permit. It has now been reduced to 375,000. This means that more people can get a work permit in Denmark.

Before the recent changes, Danish companies with at least 20 working days were entitled to hire foreign workers through the fast track. However, this requirement has now been reduced to 10 full-time working days, and even small companies can hire foreign workers on a fast track.

Who Is Considered a Skilled Worker in Denmark?

Denmark is currently looking for more skilled workers in the following categories / sectors:

  1. Information Technology (IT)
  2. Science
  3. Teaching
  4. Engineering
  5. Finance
  6. Healthcare 
  7. Social workers
  8. Business people
  9. Bookkeepers
  10. Administrators 

Denmark Student Visa: Important Changes

Foreign students who have completed their studies (graduation, master) in Denmark will now have more time to find a job and settle in Denmark.

Denmark Business Visa: Important Changes

An initiative to support international entrepreneurs who want to start or expand their business in Denmark, and to support Pakistani entrepreneurs who want to start a new business or open a branch in Denmark.

For more information, you can contact the Danish Embassy in Pakistan or Travel and Visa Specialists in your nearest location.

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