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Work Permit

NEW MANDATORY PROCEDURE FOR ONLINE PAYMENT OF RESIDENCE PERMIT APPLICATIONS:

From the 1st of July 2019, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark including all Danish diplomatic missions are introducing online payment of the embassy fee for residence or work permit.

The embassy fee should be paid online using this link https://dys.um.dk/permit/

The receipt for the payment should be submitted at the Danish Visa Application Centre (VFS) when you hand in your passport, relevant documentation and supply biometrics. Please note that in R/W permit cases there are three fees to be paid:

  1. Fee to either The Danish Immigration Service or The Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration (SIRI)
  2. Fee to the Danish embassy using the link https://dys.um.dk/permit/ and
  3. Fee to the Danish Visa Application Centre (VFS).

 

 




If you want to work in Denmark you must apply for a residence and work permit. You also need to apply for a work permit if you will be doing unpaid work or seek sideline employment. . This type of residence permit application is submitted to the Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration (SIRI).



Everything you need to know regarding residence and work permits including requirements and processing time, click here: https://www.nyidanmark.dk/en-GB/You-want-to-apply/Work


Applications under the “Fast track scheme” are also submitted and decided upon by SIRI. For more information regarding this scheme, click here: https://www.nyidanmark.dk/en-GB/You-want-to-apply/Work/Fast-track


Please note that the Embassy will not have any information about the application while it is with SIRI for processing, unless the embassy receives further directives. Any follow-ups or enquiries must be directed to SIRI. Contact details may be found in the link provided, https://www.nyidanmark.dk/en-GB/Contact-us/Contact-SIRI



WHERE TO FILE YOUR APPLICATION

Residence permit applications must be submitted at the Danish Visa Application Center (VFS), Mondays to Fridays, from 7.00-09.00 for walk-in applicants (only 10 slots per day  on a first come, first served basis) and 09.00-14.00 for scheduled appointments, which is highly encouraged.

Information on how to set up an appointment and other information on how to submit your application at VFS, please click here.



HANDING IN YOUR APPLICATION

Submit your residence/work permit application with required and supporting documents during your visit at VFS. Then you will have your biometrics captured and finally settle the VFS service fee(s) in cash. 

Do not forget to bring the printed receipt of your online payment from https://dys.um.dk/permit/ upon lodging your file otherwise, your application will be deemed inadmissible.

Information on VFS service fees and other information on how to submit your application at VFS, please click here.



RESULT

It is the applicant’s responsibility to track his/her passport. The embassy will neither disclose the decision via phone nor email due to its confidentiality. Please coordinate with VFS regarding the handling of passports.


To track passport: http://www.vfsglobal.com/Denmark/Philippines/track_application.html