To appeal the Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integrations decisions, you can submit the appeal to:

The Immigration Appeals Board
Adelgade 13
1304 Copenhagen K
Tel.: +45 61 98 38 00
Email: udln@udln.dk

To appeal the Danish Immigration Service’ refusals at first instance of applications for Schengen visa, refusals of applications for family reunification, refusals of applications for extension of family reunification, refusals of applications for permanent residence permits, refusals of applications for residence permits for former Danish citizens, religious workers, etc. as well as rulings regarding revocation of a residence permit on the grounds of family reunification, rulings regarding lapsing of a residence permit on the grounds of family reunification, refusals of exemption of revoking a residence permit on the grounds of family reunification, refusals of applications for residence permit in accordance with the association agreement with Turkey, rejections of applications in regard to missing biometric, rejections of applications due to lack of residency, rulings regarding administrative deportation or rejection, refusals of issuing alien’s passport and laissez-passer, refusal of applications for re-entry permit, refusal of removal of entry ban, refusal of changing of personal data, rulings regarding completion of the course on Danish family law and rulings regarding the requirement of Danish test in cases on family reunification you can submit the appeal to:

The Immigration Appeals Board
Adelgade 13
1304 Copenhagen K
Tel.: +45 61 98 38 00
Email: udln@udln.dk

To appeal the Danish Immigration Service’ refusals of applications for visa to the Faroe Islands and Greenland, refusals of applications for residence permit on The Faroe Islands and Greenland , refusals of applications for residence permits because deportation has not been possible, refusals of applications for residence permits in accordance with the International Cities of Refuge Network, you can submit the appeal to:

The Ministry of Immigration and Integration
Slotsholmsgade 10
1216 Copenhagen K
Tel.: +45 61 98 40 00
Email: uim@uim.dk

The Danish Immigration Service’ refusals of first time applications for asylum are normally automatically appealed to the Refugee Appeals Board. 

Appeals over rulings regarding refusals of extension of asylum, lapsing of a residence permit on the grounds of asylum, decisions regarding revocation of a residence permit of the grounds of asylum, refusals of applications for residence permits for unaccompanied minor asylum seekers, refusals of applications to change personal information regarding foreign nationals who have applied for asylum or have been granted asylum, or applied for residence permits because deportation has not been possible or as unaccompanied minor asylum seekers, refusals of applications for re-entry permit or refusals of issuing laissez-passer to foreign nationals who have applied for asylum or have been granted asylum, or applied for residence permits because deportation has not been possible or as unaccompanied minor asylum seekers, and rulings in Dublin-cases where it has been decided that the asylum case should be tried in another country under the Dublin-regulation can be submitted at:

The Refugee Appeals Board
Adelgade 13
1304 Copenhagen K
Tel.: +45 61 98 37 00
Email: fln@fln.dk

If your appeal is to be reviewed by the Immigration Appeals Board, it must be submitted no later than eight weeks after you have received the decision.

There is no deadline for appeals regarding decisions made by the Danish Immigration Service or the Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration before 1 January 2013. There is no deadline for submitting an appeal with the Ministry of Immigration and Integration or the Refugee Appeals Board.

Appeals regarding rulings in Dublin-cases must however be submitted no later than seven days after you have received the ruling. The appeal will be refused if it is submitted later than seven days.

Unless you are exempt from paying a fee, you have to pay a fee in the following case types to appeal a ruling or request to reopen a case:

  • Family reunification
  • Work
  • Study and researchers
  • Au pair and internship
  • Religious worker
  • Accompanying family member
  • Permanent residence permit

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Pay appeal fee

You can submit an appeal with the relevant appeals authority.

The appeal should contain information about the payment of fee, the applicant’s personal ID, the case number, the applicant’s alien identification number or IVR number and a copy of the decision.

In order to reduce the amount of time it takes the Ministry of Immigration and Integration to process an appeal regarding short-term visa cases, documents submitted in connection with an appeal should be translated to Danish, English, French or German.