Published 01-03-2019 - Last updated: 28-02-2019

New Positive List as of 1 March 2019

Today SIRI is publishing a new Positive List valid until 30 June 2019. If you apply for a residence and work permit under the Positive List from 1 March 2019, please make sure your profession is on the new Positive List.

On 20 February 2019 the Danish Agency for Labour Market and Recruitment (STAR) published a new Labour Market Balance. Based on the Labour Market Balance of 20 February 2019, SIRI is publishing a new Positive List on 1 March 2019.

The following professions have been added to the new Positive List of 1 March 2019 and were not included on the Positive List from the second half of 2018:

  • Finance manager
  • 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

As of 1 March 2019 the following professions will no longer be on the Positive List:

  • 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

You can read more about the Positive List and find all the professions on the Positive List as of 1 March 2019 here

Questions concerning the Labour Market Balance can be directed at the Danish Agency for Labour Market and Recruitment (STAR).



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