DENMARK: New Positive List, Minimum Salary and Government Fees
The Danish immigration authorities have published a new positive list, effective 1 January 2020 and valid until 30 June 2020.
Government application fees and the minimum salary for the Pay Limit Scheme have also been updated.
The new minimum salary requirement as of 1 January 2020 is DKK 436,000 per year or DKK 36,333.33 per month.
Government application fees have been reduced for all applications submitted after 1 January 2020. The relevant fees for the majority of case types are as follows:
Initial or extension application to the Pay Limit or Fast-track scheme (principal applicant): DKK 2,990; Initial or extension application for dependent family member: DKK 1,470.
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.
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