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01.03.2016

Fees in the area of family reunification and permanent residence

As of today, 1 March 2016, a fee has to be paid for the processing of the following case types:

  • Application for a residence permit or an extension of a residence permit on the grounds of family reunification
  • Application for a residence permit or an extension of a residence permit as an accompanying family member to a religious worker etc.
  • Application for a permanent residence permit in the areas of family reunification and asylum

Furthermore, if you want to appeal your ruling or request to reopen a case, you have to pay a fee in most cases.

Fees as of 1 March 2016

Case categoriesAmount
Family reunification 6.000 kr. /
805 euro
Religious workers etc., including accompanying family members 1.600 kr. /
215 euro
Extension of family reunification 2.000 kr. /
268 euro
Extension as religious worker etc., including accompanying family member 1.600 kr. /
215 euro
Permanent residence permit on the grounds of family reunification 3.700 kr. /
497 euro
Permanent residence permit on the grounds of asylum 3.700 kr. /
497 euro
Permanent residence permit as religious worker etc. 3.700 kr. /
497 euro
Permanent residence permit on the grounds of work and study 5.690 kr. /
764 euro
Appeals 815 kr. /
109 euro
Re-opening of case 815 kr. /
109 euro
Administration fee deducted in case of rejection 815 kr. / 109 euro

The new fees are a part of an alteration of the Aliens Act, Act no. 102 of 3 February 2016. The individual fees are set in the executive order No. 164 of 26 February 2016. The fees are regulated every year on 1 January.

Exemptions from paying a fee

The requirement concerning fees can in certain cases be waived if Denmark’s international obligations or the EU regulations in the specific case require it. This applies e.g. if family to a refugee living in Denmark apply for residence.

Read more about fees at newtodenmark.dk

Read more about exemptions for paying a fee at newtodenmark.dk





Last update: 3/1/2016
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Published by: The Danish Immigration Service