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Financial requirements for accompanying family members

If you, as a greencard holder, wish to bring accompanying family members, you must document that you can support them during their first year in Denmark. The amount varies depending on the type of family member.

It is important that you are aware that your family member can only be granted a residence permit once your are employed in Denmark and the employment requirement has been met.

The annual amounts are (2016 level):
         
Who is applying? What is the amount that must be documented? The employment requirement
Spouse/partner * DKK 10.968 per month Employment with a duration of at least one year with a monthly salary of DKK 10.968
Spouse/partner + child/children ** DKK 14.575 per month Employment with a duration of at least one year with a monthly salary of DKK 14.575
Child/Children ** DKK 14.575 per month Employment with a duration of at least one year with a monthly salary of DKK 14.575

* Amounts are equal to social benefits for single non-providers over the age of 30
** Amounts are equal to social benefits for single providers over the age of 30


Last update: 6/9/2016
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