Residence /Work Permit

Overview

Foreign nationals may be granted a six-month residence permit to seek employment in Denmark.

A residence and work permit under the Green Card Scheme is issued on the basis of an individual evaluation using a point system designed to assess the likelihood that the applicant will be able to find qualified work in Denmark.

For more information please visit: this link. This website is a convenient and comprehensive information resource.

Visa Fees

Consular fees are based on the ‘Executive Order on Payment for Services’ provided by the Danish Foreign Service. The applicable visa fee in NIS is as per the current exchange rate. The fee is subject to change without notice.

  • Work permit: 780 NIS

Note that payment is only done in cash (NIS). The above fees are non-refundable.

Additional Charges (non refundable):

  • Service Fee: 130 NIS per application
  • Cross boarder logistic fee to and from Ramallah: 50 NIS
It is always possible for the applicant to apply directly at a Danish visa issuing mission either in the country where the applicant lives or in the region as long as the applicant stays legally in the country where the applicant wishes to lodge the application. Outsourcing is an offer for those who prefer to apply close to their home.

Documents Required

  • 1 completed application form (please see guidelines on the front of the application form).
  • Passport (copies of all passport pages are accepted). Copies of the originals must be in colour and size A4. Do not glue or staple the photo to the application, just join the photo to the application form.  
  • Employment contract and job description (not more than 30 days old – where possible standard contracts from the relevant industry should be used).
  • Documentation for your educational background (copy in authorized English translation).
  • Documentation for authorisation (only if the job requires Danish authorisation). Information about authorisation is available under “Job Card Scheme” at the Website newtodenmark.dk.
  • Additional documents supplied by the employer (see “Which documents are required” on the front of the application form).

Please note that the permit must always be collected in person and that Denmark do not recognise series T of the Jordanian ordinary passport.

 

Photo Specifications

Applicants, submit your Application form with the new photo format, as explained below:


General

  • The photo must fulfill the norm specified by the ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization).
  • Photo must have plain white background.
  • The photo must be no more than 6-months old.
  • Not tilted picture (portrait style) showing both edges of face clearly.
  • Close up of the head and top of the shoulders so that the face takes up 70–80% of the photograph.
  • Photo in sharp focus and clear.

Photo Size

The photo for each visa applicant submitted must measure:

  • The picture dimensions must be 240 pixels wide by 320 pixels high at least. A smaller picture will be rejected. For instance, a photo being 235 pixels by 320 pixels is not valid.
  • On the other hand, the photo should keep a proportion of 3 x 4 (width x height) within limits. However, 250 x 340 pixels picture would be valid, but not a 290 x 340 pixels one.
  • Finally, the image weight (size in Kbytes) can never be bigger than 120 Kbytes.

Resolution:

  • An image resolution is measured in DPI (dots per inch) and it's mainly used to control printing quality. Therefore, higher resolution means better printing quality.
  • The resolution of the photos should be 300 dpi, so, when you scan the image, check this parameter carefully. However, bear in mind that the higher the resolution, the bigger the picture.
  • The only image format accepted is JPEG (Join Photograph Expert Grup Format). The other image formats such as BMP, TIFF, GIF, PNG, etc. will be rejected (a warning will be shown).

Attaching the Photo to the Application form

Glue one photograph to the application form in the designated space.

Please follow these instructions carefully. If the photograph presented does not meet these requirements your application will be considered incomplete.

Processing Time

All applications for long term visas will be processed and decided by the Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration and will usually be processed within 60 working days.

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Collection of the processed passports from the VFS Denmark Visa Application Centre can be done between 08:30 – 16:00, Sunday-Thursday. Applicants can instantly track the status of their application online by clicking on Track your Application . There will be no need to follow up with the Consulate general of Belgium in Jerusalem or the helpline to ascertain when the passport will be returned.

Download Form

Application for a residence and work permit as an employee:

  • AR1, English version (Word)
  • AR1, English version (PDF)

For more details go to the website of the Danish Immigration Service.

 

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