DENMARK – New Positive List Published
The Danish immigration authorities have published a new positive list, effective 1 March 2019 and valid until 30 June 2019.
What is the Positive List?
The Positive List is Denmark's list of occupations which are currently experiencing a shortage of qualified professional resident workers. Foreign nationals who have been offered a job which is on the list, and have an educational background that qualifies them for the job, can apply for a work and residence permit under the scheme.
What has changed?
Finance Director Deputy/Assistant Manager, sales District manager After School Club Manager Nursing home administrator Deputy head teacher Restaurant manager Environmental Engineer Landscape architect Land surveyor Health and wellness counsellor Midwife Food Service Manager Occupational Therapist Research Assistant, Humanities Senior Research, natural and technical science Professor, health and wellness Associate/assistant professor, University College Upper secondary school teacher Web developer Civil Economist Psychologist Psychotherapist Laboratory dental technician
Sales manager Production manager Statistician Actuary Civil engineer Engineer, design and innovation Hospital doctor Teacher at a public primary and lower secondary school teacher Teacher at independent boarding school for lower secondary school student Speech-hearing therapist Attorney Assistant attorney Assistant Judge Assistant prosecutor National economist / socio-economist.
Employers who may be affected are encouraged to contact their immigration specialist for case-specific advice.