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Chilean citizens

In order to be granted a working holiday residence permit, you must meet the following conditions:

  • You must be a Chilean citizen primarily residing in Chile at the time of application.
  • The main purpose of your stay must be holiday.
  • You must be between the ages of 18 and 30 at the time of application (both years included).
  • You may not be accompanied by family members.
  • You may not have already held a Danish residence permit under the working holiday programme.
  • You must have a valid passport.
  • You must have a return ticket or sufficient funds to buy one.
  • You must have sufficient funds to pay for food and lodging during the initial part of your stay in Denmark, equal to DKK 15,000.
  • You must have health insurance which includes coverage for hospital stays, to the extent that this is not covered by the Danish National Health Insurance.

You are allowed to study or take a training course for a maximum of three months without having to apply for a special permission.

You are allowed to work for a maximum of six months during a 12-month stay. You may not take permanent employment. Working for longer than three months with any one employer is not allowed.

Read more about how to apply.



Last update: 9/28/2015
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