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Overview of case categories and fees

Below follows the conclusive list of case categories where a processing fee is required, and the amount of the fee in question (2014 amount):

1. Positive List, Pay Limit scheme and residence permit for the purpose of seeking new employment
(Applications for a residence permit under the Danish Aliens Act, section 9a(2)(ii) and (iii), and section 9a(8) for the purpose of seeking new employment)
DKK¨3,225
(€ 433)
2. Athletes, embassy employees and trainees
(Applications for a residence permit under the Danish Aliens Act, section 9a(2)(vi))
DKK 3,225
(€ 433)
3. Corporate scheme
(Applications for a residence permit under the Danish Aliens Act, section 9a(2)(iv))
DKK 3,225
(€ 433)
4. Greencard scheme
(Applications for a residence permit under the Danish Aliens Act, section 9a(2)(i))
DKK 6,485
(€ 870)
5. Employees, labour market attachment and self-employed persons
(Applications for a residence permit under the Danish Aliens Act, section 9a(2)(v) and (vi)
DKK 4,155
(€ 558)
6. Students, including PhD students
(Applications for a residence permit under the Danish Aliens Act, section 9i. This case category comprises students, including PhD students, who are not employed by the educational institution, but are registered as students)
DKK 1,700
(€ 228)
7. Researchers, including employed PhDs and research trainees
(Applications for a residence permit under the Danish Aliens Act, section 9a(2)(vi). This case category comprises researchers, research trainees and PhD students employed by the educational institution)
DKK 3,225
(€ 433)
8. Au pairs and interns
(Applications for a residence permit under the Danish Aliens Act, section 9j or section 9k)
DKK 2,260
(€ 303)
9. Religious workers
(Applications for a residence permit under the Danish Aliens Act, section 9f)
DKK 2,260
(€ 303)
10. Accompanying family members of workers, students, researchers and interns (Applications for a residence permit as an accompanying family member under the Danish Aliens Act, section 9m and section 9n) DKK 2,095
(€ 281)
11. Extensions of residence permits granted to individuals in Positive List positions, Pay Limit Scheme positions, athletes, embassy personnel, trainees and those holding Corporate Scheme positions(Applications for extension of a residence permit under the Danish Aliens Act, section 9a(2)(ii),(iii),(iv) and (vi)) DKK 2,735
(€ 367)
12. Extension of Greencard
(Applications for extension of a residence permit under the Danish Aliens Act, section 9a(2)(i))
DKK 2,975
(€ 399)
13. Extension of residence permits for employees, labour market attachment and self-employed individuals (Applications for extension of a residence permit under the Danish Aliens Act, section 9a(2)(v) and (vi)) DKK 2,735
(€ 367)
14. Extension for students, including PhD students
(Applications for extension of a residence permit under the Danish Aliens Act, section 9i. This case category comprises students, including PhD students, who are not employed by the educational institution, but are registered as students)
DKK 1,700
(€ 228)
15. Extension for researchers, incl. employed PhDs and research trainees
(Applications for extension of a residence permit under the Danish Aliens Act, section 9a(2)(vi). This case category comprises researchers, research trainees and PhD students employed by the educational institution)
DKK 2,735
(€ 367)
16. Extension for au pairs and interns
(Applications for extension of a residence permit under the Danish Aliens Act, section 9j and section 9k)
DKK 1,755
(€ 236)
17. Extension for religious workers
(Applications for extension of a residence permit under the Danish Aliens Act, section 9f)
DKK 1,755
(€ 236)
18. Extension of residence permits for accompanying family members of workers, students, researchers and interns
(Applications for extension of a residence permit as an accompanying family member under the Danish Aliens Act, section 9m and section 9n)
DKK 1,700
(€ 228)
19. Permanent residence permit
(Applications for a permanent residence permit under the Danish Aliens Act for persons who hold a residence permit under the Danish Aliens Act
  • section 9a(2)(i) (Greencard scheme)
  • section 9a(2)(ii) (Positive List)
  • section 9a(2)(iii) (Pay Limit scheme)
  • section 9a(2)(iv) (Corporate scheme)
  • section 9a(2)(v) (residence permit granted on the grounds of labour market attachment)
  • section 9a(2)(vi) (employees, self-employed persons, researchers, incl. employed PhDs and research trainees, athletes, embassy employees and trainees)
  • section 9a(8) (residence permit for the purpose of seeking new employment)
  • section 9i (students, including PhD students)
  • section 9m and section 9n (accompanying family members of employees, self-employed persons, students, researchers and interns)
  • section 9j and section 9k (au pairs and interns who extraordinarily apply for a permanent residence permit)
  • section 9f (religious workers)
DKK 3,780
(€ 507)
20. Appeals - over decisions made by the Danish Immigration Service or the Danish Agency for Labour Retention and International Recruitment on one of the application types above (no. 1-19) DKK 795
(€ 107)
21. Request to reopen a case belonging to a case category
listed above (no. 1-20)
DKK 795
(€ 107)

There is no fee for submitting a complaint over the way a case was processed.

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Last update: 1/1/2014
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