Denmark Work Visa Guide & Assessment:
If you do not reside in one of the Nordic countries of the EU then in order to take up residence in Denmark while working in Denmark, you are required to possess a residence and work permit. Your academic qualification determines whether you are eligible to acquire the work permit. If you are undertaking voluntary work or work which is not paid for then the same rules might also be applicable to you.
If you belong to; a group of specific Turkish citizens, diplomats, transport, industry, performing arts and music, then you might not be in need of a work visa in order to live and work in Denmark.
When it comes to acquiring a work visa in Denmark, either you can be eligible to attain a work and residence permit through one of the schemes for acquiring the visa, or you can be entitled to the visa through your qualifications. If you have specific labour or professional qualifications which entitle you to an applied job, then you can be granted a work and residence visa. Such qualifications include, but are not limited to, moveable oil rig employees, farm managers, educational trainees, drillships employees, herdsmen and other special qualifications.
In Denmark, the government has launched a number of schemes, which are meant to facilitate the candidate in acquiring a work visa.
The Green card scheme is the one which makes it easy for qualified professionals belonging to specific fields to enter into Denmark and then look for work.
Pay Limit Scheme is the one which is aimed at candidates who have received a job offer with a pay scale above a certain limit. Mostly these jobs are targeted towards the Danish Labour market.
Positive List Scheme caters to the professional job sectors in Denmark, which are in some kind of shortage of workforce. These professionals are qualified and have the necessary academic qualification.
If you wish to take advantage of the Corporate Scheme, then you already have to be employed by a parent company, whose subsidiary company operates in Denmark.
As of 1st April 2015 the Fast Track Scheme will replace the corporate scheme. The fast track scheme is also aimed at professional who are highly qualified. But the parent companies in Denmark need to be certified by the Danish Agency for Labour Market and Recruitment