If you are one among the prospective overseas job applicants, then reserve a place for Denmark on the list of destinations. Denmark has launched Positive List Scheme for overseas job applicants. Jobs offered will be in professions having a shortage of qualified and skilled professionals.
All the professions that are on the Positive list scheme are jobs recognized by the Danish Labor Market. The job opportunity must be present on the Positive list. A few more conditions that validate the job are the length of the contract; salary and work conditions should meet the employment standards of Denmark. Above all the academic background must be on par with the job offered.
Unlike many nations, Denmark has ample of opportunities for overseas job applicants. Once you are offered a job you will be eligible to apply for a residence and work permit.
The Positive List
The work opportunities in the Positive List Scheme include streams such as Academics or Education, IT, Healthcare & Medicine, Engineering, Hospitality, and Research.
Length of Stay
Before you proceed to apply for a work permit you will need an authorization as well. The crucial aspect is that the length of the stay will depend upon the contract of the employment. Two kinds of contracts are a permanent employment contract and the other is a temporary employment contract.
A Permanent employment has no particular end dates as such. In this category work permits are generally issued for a period of four years after which you are eligible to apply for an extension as well.
A Temporary work permit is issued along with a residence permit for six months, as quoted by the Workpermit.
After being granted a work and residence permit the family of the immigrant is also permitted to arrive in Denmark. The added advantage is that the spouse or the partners are authorized to work till the work permit is valid.
The Scandinavian nation is definitely looking for an international skilled workforce.
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