Know about Visa Application Processing Times of Danish Immigration

Denmark is a popular Nordic Country and located in northern Europe. It is also known as the ‘happiest country in the world’. Being a Scandinavian Country, the nation shares strong cultural ties with its neighbouring nations. Historically rich the country has something or other for everyone and that’s the main reason why it has become a hot immigration destination.

The beautiful Nordic country is blessed with many draws. In recent times, it has become a major industrial hub and as a result it is one of those countries which recruit one of the largest numbers of skilled professionals in the world.

As the popularity of the country has spread a lot many people are pouring inquiry about Denmark Immigration. However, they are more eager to know the exact visa application processing times of Danish immigration as they want to immigrate to their dream country at the earliest.

Pathways for Denmark Immigration

The Danish Green Card

It is a point based program and each applicant is evaluated on the basis of education, age, experience, skills and language. Initially a three years visa is issued with a possibility of further extension. It allows you to live and search for a job in the nation. It is not mandatory for you to have a prior job offer.

The Positive List

At present, the nation is battling a serious shortage of skilled professionals in various professions. The list of such vocations is mentioned on the Positive List. If you have skills in any of the occupations mentioned on the positive list, then you may get the visa sooner than the expected time period.
The Pay Limit Scheme

If you have a valid job offer from a Danish employer, with an above average package of DKK 375,000, then you are eligible to apply for a work and residence visa under the Pay Limit Scheme.

Visa application processing times of the Danish Immigration

It varies, most of the visa applications are processed by the Danish Diplomatic mission in Denmark time period varies from 15 days to 90 days. The maximum application processing time is calculated from the time an ‘admissible’ immigration petition is accepted at the Denmark High Commission/Embassy. ‘Admissible’ means that the Denmark High Commission/Embassy has stated that the application have successfully met the Schengen Conditions.

A petition is considered complete when it contains all the necessary information, with required documents and has been signed appropriately. If any further information is required, you will be notified well in advance.

Following is the maximum processing time
Visa category     Processing time
Family reunification, simple cases    03 months
Temporary (extension) residence permits    03 months
Permanent residence permit    07  months
Religious workers    03 months
Religious workers (extension)    03 months

But, it is advised when you process your application, cross check the procedure online. If you are processing your petition through a Denmark Immigration Consultant discuss the maximum processing duration, and make sure your petition is complete with all supported documents.


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