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Appeals

You can submit an appeal with the relevant appeals authority. It will be apparent from the decision how to appeal.

To appeal the Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration rejections of applications for residence permits based on employment or self-employment, or residence permits based on study, an au pair stay, an internship, a volunteer position or a working holiday, you can submit the appeal to:

The Immigration Appeals Board
Adelgade 13
1304 Copenhagen K
Tel.: +45 72 26 99 30
Email: udln@udln.dk 

To appeal the Danish Immigration Service rejections at first instance of applications for Schengen visa, rejections of applications for family reunification, rejections of applications for extension of family reunification, rejections of applications for permanent residence permits, rejections 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, rejection of exemption of revoking a residence permit on the grounds of family reunification, rejections of applications for residence permit in accordance with the association agreement with Turkey, refusals of applications in regard to missing biometric, refusals of applications due to lack of residency, rulings regarding administrative deportation or refusal, rejections of issuing alien’s passport and laissez-passer, rejection off removal of entry ban, rejection 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 72 26 99 30
Email: udln@udln.dk 

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

The Ministry of Immigration and Integration
Slotsholmsgade 10
1216 Copenhagen K
Tel.: +45 72 26 84 00
Email: uim@uim.dk

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

Appeals over rulings regarding rejections 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, rejections of applications for residence permits for unaccompanied minor asylum seekers, rejections 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, rejections of applications for re-entry permit or rejection 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 72 26 99 20
Email: fln@fln.dk 

Deadlines

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.

Submitting an appeal

You can submit an appeal with the relevant appeals authority.

The appeal should contain 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.

Fees

A processing fee is charged for some appeals and requests for reopening settled appeals.

Read more about which types of appeals you will be charged a fee to submit, as well as how to submit an appeal or request to reopen a case if a fee is required.



Last update: 3/1/2017
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