Denmark Immigration from India
Just three reasons why you would want to migrate to Denmark
- A well balanced family and work life
- Excellent business climate and
- An efficient welfare state
Despite a strong economy, Denmark has not been immune to the international financial crisis and its negative impact on the employment situation. Still, there are some areas in which Denmark will continue to rely on international recruitment, not least in regard to high skilled positions. The unemployment in Denmark is currently rising in some sectors. In May 2009 the unemployment rate had risen to 3,5 pct. of the labor force. Denmark is still expected to face demand of foreign labor in more job categories when the market situation is looking more promising in some years.
It is possible to be granted a residence permit for the purpose of seeking work and working in Denmark. A residence and work permit under the Green card scheme is issued on the basis of an individual evaluation based on a point system.
If you are granted a residence permit under the Green card scheme, you do not need to obtain a separate work permit. A residence permit under the Green card scheme gives you the right to carry out paid or unpaid work. However, a residence permit under the Green card scheme does not give you the right to work as a self-employed person (run your own business).
Green card Scheme:
Green card scheme is followed by the pointing system, need to score 100 points to qualify for Green Card, based on education, language skills, adaptability.
You can be granted a first-time residence permit under the Green card scheme for up to two years. Before the end of this period, you can apply for an extension of up to three years.
Your residence permit can be extended if you meet a minimum income requirement: If, in the course of the past 12 months before submitting your application for an extension, you have earned the average salary (of the public and private sector) for new graduates with a Bachelor’s degree.
Out of a population of 5.3 million, the Indian community at 2150 comprises 0.04%. Indian Nationals in Denmark are mainly Computer Professionals, Journalists, Doctors, Kiosk and Restaurant owners. In Denmark there are about 7,500-8,000 Hindus of Tamil Origin.
Why choose Country Denmark?
Y-AXIS Country Profile from an Indian Migrant’s Perspective
The Kingdom of Denmark commonly known as Denmark, is a country in the Scandinavian region of northern Europe, The mainland is bordered by Germany, Sweden and Norway. Denmark borders both the Baltic and the North Sea. Denmark is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary system of government.
Denmark is a member state of the European Union. The Global Peace Index survey ranks Denmark as the second most peaceful country in the world, after New Zealand, Denmark was also ranked as the least corrupt country in the world.
Copenhagen was ranked as the most livable city in the world by Monocle magazine, about 9% of the population has foreign citizenship. A large portion of foreign citizens are of Scandinavian ancestry, while the rest are of a variety of Nationalities.
Denmark’s population is approx. 5.5 million. Danish is the official language and is spoken throughout the country. English and German are the most widely spoken foreign languages.
Denmark has a GDP per capita Income higher than that of most European countries and 15-20% higher than that of the United States.