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New rules in Denmark allow Nigerians, other foreign workers to work without a permit



Exciting news for job seekers in Europe! Denmark’s recent changes in work permit requirements offer promising news for non-EU citizens including Nigerians.

The new regulations will simplify the process for working in Denmark for shorter periods without a full work permit.

Denmark opens door to skilled foreigners

The new regulations which kicked off in November 17, 2023, open doors for third-country nationals to engage in shorter-term work commitments within Denmark without the traditional hurdles of obtaining a residence and work permit.

Key Highlights of the New Rules

  • Foreign employees of affiliated companies can now work in Denmark for two separate periods of 15 consecutive working days within 180 days.
  • The employee must leave Denmark for at least 14 days between the two periods.
  • The company in Denmark must have at least 50 employees (full-time or part-time).
  • The worker must be able to enter and legally stay in Denmark, either as a citizen of a visa-free country or because they have been issued a visa to use the new rule on exemption.

Implications of the New Rules

The new rules are expected to make it easier for Danish companies to attract and retain foreign talent. They will also benefit foreign employees by providing them with greater flexibility and opportunities to work in Denmark.

Final Words

For those seeking new horizons and meaningful career experiences in Europe, Denmark presents an exciting opportunity. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a recent graduate, the streamlined work permit process offers a gateway to exploring a new culture, gaining valuable experience, and contributing your skills to a thriving nation.

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