Denmark Work & Live Visa

  • Denmark Green Card-Suspended From 2nd June 2016 till today

    Denmark is one of the European Union ( EU) the most active members of the EU in the recruitment of skilled foreign workers . Denmark's immigration policy uses a points -based system called "Danish Green Card” to appeal to skilled workers from countries outside the EU. Denmark also has a system of work permits called" Positive List System " for those who have a valid from a Danish employer job.

    Immigration to Denmark is an option really the potential for Indian professionals . Due to a growing industry , a shortage of skilled labor in the positions and places workers and a prosperous economy , the demand for experienced professionals in multiplication in Denmark, the import skilled labor abroad.

    Positive list

    The first option for immigration to Denmark is mainly focus on occupations and skills that are deficient . To objectively define this defect , the authorities organized them in a table called "positive list" . This table shows the occupations in which immigrants in Denmark may be invited on a temporary residence permit.

    The permit lasts four years and is dependent on the work of the applicants and bids received . This permission allows an applicant / her family members are in the application , and they were allowed to continue their studies and regular full-time work. In case of change of employment or loss of employment, a period of 6 months looking for a new job provided.

    Danish Green Card scheme

    The second option for immigration to Denmark, the more popular among foreign immigrants system "Danish green card. " Founded by the Scandinavian authorities to fill the shortage of qualified and trained expertise in the local labor pool, this option Danish allows immigration free-floating in the pool of qualified Danish labor migrants. This system also allows a candidate for their spouses and dependent children in Denmark take .

    Suggests the "Danish Green Card " program as the name has approvals for the people migrating to Grant Green Card Demark interested . The reason for this is the popular option is that the applicant does not need to apply for a valid offer from a Danish employer for this scheme work. The other interesting aspect of this system is that the housing authority is not set to use, and can seek employment on the basis of convenience and possibilities.

    To migrate to Denmark under this system is analyzed on a points system and profile assessment is based on a number of important areas such as age, academic performance , the compatibility of the language in a base Scandinavian or Danish and German language or English record company of professional practice , etc., that affect an individual's ability to adapt and integrate, the conditions of Denmark.

    Danish green card scheme is a point based system and the applicant has to score 100 points to become eligible to work and settle in Denmark. The applicant is assessed using Denmark immigration point’s calculator. Score of the applicant depends on visa requirements set by Denmark. " In this system, a migrant is allowed to Denmark from India in the country for three years initially and may remain at a be extended for another year . Thereafter, the license can be further expanded up to 4 years older.

    Denmark green card points calculator assesses the applicant based on the following factors

    • Age
    • Educational level
    • Language competency for English, German, Danish, Swedish & Norwegian (any one)
    • Adaptability to adjust in Denmark
    • Funds to support self and dependents in Denmark

    Education

    To score points for Education, you must have the Danish equivalent of a bachelors degree. Your academic credentials must be assessed by CIRIUS, a body under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation.

    In addition to points scored for your degree, bonus points can be awarded under Education for obtaining a degree from a top school or by having an education which qualifies you for work in an occupation on the Positive List.

    With the addition of bonus points, the maximum number of points that can be scored for Education is 105. It is possible for you to score enough points for a work and residence permit based solely upon points earned for Education.

      Education level   Points
      Bachelors degree   30
      Bachelors degree + 1 year Masters degree   50
      Masters degree   60
      PhD   80

    Bonus points can also be earned under Education:

      School Ranking   Bonus Points
      Top 400   10
      Top 200   15
      Top 100   20

     

      Education related to occupation on the Positive List   Bonus Points
      Yes   30

    Please take note that Denmark has special requirements for degrees earned from Indian universities.

    India

      Indian Qualification   Danish equivalent
      Diploma (1 year)/Polytechnic and College of Technology   Individual assessment in comparison to (possibly part of) a Danish vocational qualification (EUD)
      Diploma (2 years)/Polytechnic and College of Technology   Individual assessment in comparison to (possibly part of) a Danish vocational qualification (EUD)
      Diploma (3-4 years)/Polytechnic and College of Technology   Individual assessment in comparison to a Danish vocational qualification (EUD)
      Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma in Engineering/Polytechnic   Individual assessment
      Bachelor of Arts/Science/Commerce (Pass), 3 years   2 years of a Danish Bachelor's Degree
      Bachelor of Arts/Science/Commerce (Honours/Special Degree), 3 years   2 years of a Danish Bachelor's Degree (in certain circumstances, a full Danish Bachelor's Degree)
      Bachelor of Engineering etc., 4 years   Danish Bachelor's Degree (in certain circumstances, a professional Bachelor's Degree)
      Master's Degree/Master's of Arts/Science/Commerce,1 to 2 years   4 years of a Danish master degree (if a thesis is included, the degree may be comparable to a full Danish Master's Degree)
      Master's of Engineering etc, 2 years   Danish Master's Degree
      Postgraduate Diploma (PGD), 1-2 years   Individual assessment.
      Master of Philosophy, 1-2 years   Individual assessment
      PhD (3 years)   Danish Ph.D. degree
    Language Skills

    You can earn a maximum of 30 points for language skills which includes knowledge of Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, English or German. Points can be earned for both one Scandinavian language (Danish, Swedish, or Norwegian) and either English or German, but not for both English and German or two or more Scandinavian languages.

    You will be required to show that you have passed an exam equivalent to at least a Danish Language Test, Level 1. Alternatively, you can prove language proficiency through a statement by your previous employer stating that you used Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, English or German while performing your job for at least one year, or by proving that you have completed at least one year's study in higher education which was taught in one of these languages. In the case of these last two requirements, you will have shown a language proficiency equal to a Study Test in Danish as a Second Language.

      Language Proficiency Level   Points
      Level 1   5
      Level 2   10
      Level 3   15
      Study Test in Danish as a Second Language   20
      English/German test equivalent to Studieproven   40
Adaptability

If you have studied or worked in the European Union/European Economic Area, you can claim a maximum of 15 points for adaptability. You can only claim points for either education experience or work experience -- not both.

  EU/EEA Education Experience   Points
  Completion of at least one year of study in higher education in the EU/EEA or Switzerland   05
  Completion of at least three years of study in higher education in the EU/EEA or Switzerland   10
 
  EU/EEA Work Experience   Points
  At least one year of work and residence in an EU/EEA country or Switzerland   05
  At least two years of work and residence in an EU/EEA country or Switzerland   10
Family Members

If you are granted a residence permit under Denmark's Green Card Scheme, your spouse or partner is also eligible for a residence permit, as well as any children under the age of 18 who are living at home with you. Your spouse or partner is allowed to work full time for the entire period of the residence permit's validity.

Financial Requirements

You must be able to provide proof that you can support your stay in Denmark for the first year while you search for work. This can be done in the form of a recent bank statement in your name which clearly states in which currency it was issued and on what date. You must also show that you are able to support any dependants who will be staying with you in Denmark.

The monthly rates required to meet the financial :

  • DKK 260,367 for main applicant applies with spouse*
  • DKK 303,180 for main applicant applies with spouse and child / children*
  • DKK 172,992 for main applicant applies with child / children*

Please contact our highly experienced immigration consultants for more information.

  • Danish Immigration- Job Card Scheme

    This visa option is suitable for that applicant who wants to apply work permit in Denmark. Most Non-EU/EEA nationals wishing to take employment within Denmark must prove that a Danish or EU/EEA citizen could not be found to fill the job. However, certain fields that are experiencing labour shortages have special rules applied to them under the Danish Job Card scheme. The same rules also apply for asylum seekers, even if their application has been rejected.

    As of 1 May 2007, the Job Card scheme has been expanded to include highly paid jobs above DKK 450,000.Those who have been offered a job in a field that is considered in shortage in Denmark can become immediately eligible for a work permit and residence permit under this scheme. The Danish immigration department will immediately grant permission to live and work in Denmark without requesting a statement from a branch organization that a Danish/EU/EEA/Swiss citizen could not be found to fill the position.

    Processing Time
    • The normal processing time is no longer than 30 days.

    Please contact our highly experienced immigration consultants for more information.

  • Skilled Independent Visa (subclass 189)

    This points-based visa is for skilled workers who are not sponsored by an employer, a state or territory, or a family member. With this visa, you can live and work permanently anywhere in Australia and eligible family members can be included in your application. This is a permanent visa and allows visa-holders to remain in Australia indefinitely with full work rights.

    If you apply to migrate to Australia under the Skilled–Independent category or the Skilled–Sponsored category, you will be assessed against a points test.

    Points are awarded for:
    • Age
    • English language ability
    • Australian work experience
    • Overseas work experience
    • Recognized qualifications
    • Designated Language
    • Partner Skills
    • State or Territory nomination
    • Designated Area Sponsorship (sponsored by an Australian relative living in a designated area - only available to provisional visa applicants)
    • Regional Study

    This visa is for points-tested skilled workers who are not sponsored by an employer or family member or nominated by a state or territory government.

    It allows you to live and work in Australia as a permanent resident along with your family members (you, your spouse and children).

    Requirements

    You must score sufficient points to reach the eligibility score:

    The current pass marks are:

      Category   Current Pass Mark
      1. Skilled-Independent (subclass 189)   60

    Please see below for point allocation:

    Age :

      Age at time of invitation   Points
      1. 18-24   25 points
      2. 25-32   30 points
      3. 33-39   25 Points
      4. 40-44   15 Points
      5. 45-49   0 Points

    English Language at time of invitation

      1. Competent English - IELTS 6 or below   0 Points
      2. roficient English - IELTS 7   10 Points
      3. Superior English - IELTS 8   20 Points

    Work Experience

    Australian work experience in nominated occupation or a closely related occupation (Please see the SOL) at time of invitation

      1. No Australian work experience   0 Points
      2.One year Australian   05 Points
      3.Three years Australian   10 Points
      4. Five years Australian   15 Points
      5. Eight years Australian   20 Points

    Overseas work experience in nominated occupation or a closely related occupation (Please see the SOL) at time of invitation

      1. No recognized qualification   0 Points
      2.Offshore recognised apprenticeship
    AQFIII/IV completed in Australia
    Diploma completed in Australia
      10 Points
      3. Bachelor degree
    (including a Bachelor degree
    with Honours or Masters)
      15 Points
      4. PhD   20 Points

    Educational Qualifications at time of invitation

      1. No recognized qualification   0 Points
      2. One or more degrees, diplomas or trade
    qualifications, awarded by an Australian
    educational institution and meet
    Australian Study Requirement
      5 Points
      3. Community language qualifications   5 Points
      4. Partner skills   5 Points
      5. Professional Year   5 Points

    Sponsorship by state or territory

      1. Sponsored by Government   05 Points
      2. Sponsorship by family or state or
    territory government to regional Australia
      10 Points
      3. Study in a regional area   Study in a regional area 05 Points

    This point's chart should be used only as a guide. This Chart gives you an indication of whether you will be eligible for migration under the Skilled Migration Program; it does not guarantee that you will succeed in an application for migration to Australia. There are other criteria and an applicant must meet as well as the points test. Visas Wizard does not guarantee that you will eligible for any visa under the General Skilled Categories if you achieve the current pass mark by using this point test chart

    Please contact with our fully experienced immigration consultants for more detail.

  • Skilled Nominated visa (Subclass 190)

    This points-based visa is for skilled workers who are not sponsored by an employer, but must be sponsored by a state or territory, or a family member. With this visa, you can live and work permanently anywhere in Australia and eligible family members can be included in your application. This is a permanent visa and allows visa-holders to remain in Australia indefinitely with full work rights.

    If you apply to migrate to Australia under the Skilled–Independent category or the Skilled–Sponsored category, you will be assessed against a points test.

    Points are awarded for:
    • Age
    • English language ability
    • Australian work experience
    • Overseas work experience
    • Recognized qualifications
    • Designated Language
    • Partner Skills
    • State or Territory nomination
    • Designated Area Sponsorship (sponsored by an Australian relative living in a designated area - only available to provisional visa applicants)
    • Regional Study

    This visa is for points-tested skilled workers who are not sponsored by an employer or family member or nominated by a state or territory government.

    It allows you to live and work in Australia as a permanent resident along with your family members (you, your spouse and children).

    Requirements

    You must score sufficient points to reach the eligibility score :

    The current pass marks are:

      Category   Current Pass Mark
           
      Skilled-Sponsored (subclass 190)   60

    Please see below for point allocation:

    Age :

      Age at time of invitation   Points
           
      18-24   25 points
           
      25-32   30 points
           
      33-39   25 Points
           
      40-44   15 Points
           
      45-49   0 Points

    English Language at time of invitation

      Competent English - IELTS 6 or below   0 Points
           
      Proficient English - IELTS 7   10 Points
           
      Superior English - IELTS 8   20 Points

    Work Experience

    Australian work experience in nominated occupation or a closely related occupation (Please see the SOL) at time of invitation

      No Australian work experience   0 Points
           
      One year Australian   05 Points
           
      Three years Australian   10 Points
           
      Five years Australian   15 Points
           
      Eight years Australian   20 Points

    Overseas work experience in nominated occupation or a closely related occupation (Please see the SOL) at time of invitation

      No overseas work experience   0 Points
           
      Three years overseas   05 Points
           
      Five years overseas   10 Points
           
      Eight years overseas   15 Points

    Educational Qualifications at time of invitation

      No recognized qualification   0 Points
           
      Offshore recognised apprenticeship
    AQFIII/IV completed in Australia
    Diploma completed in Australia
      10 Points
           
      Bachelor degree
    (including a Bachelor degree
    with Honours or Masters)
      15 Points
           
      PhD   20 Points

    Australian study qualifications at time of invitation

      No recognized qualification   0 Points
           
      One or more degrees, diplomas
    or trade qualifications, awarded by an
    Australian educational institution and meet
    Australian Study Requirement
      5 Points
           
      Community language qualifications   5 Points
           
      Partner skills   5 Points
           
      Professional Year   5 Points

    Sponsorship by state or territory

      Sponsored by Government   05 Points
           
      Sponsorship by family or state
    or territory government to
    regional Australia
      10 Points
           
      Study in a regional area   05 Points

    This point's chart should be used only as a guide. This Chart gives you an indication of whether you will be eligible for migration under the Skilled Migration Program; it does not guarantee that you will succeed in an application for migration to Australia. There are other criteria and an applicant must meet as well as the points test. Visas Wizard does not guarantee that you will eligible for any visa under the General Skilled Categories if you achieve the current pass mark by using this point test chart

    Please contact with our fully experienced immigration consultants for more detail.

  • Skilled nominated visa (Subclass 489)

    This points-based visa is for skilled workers who are not sponsored by an employer, ,however they should be sponsored by a family member. With this visa, you can live and work permanently anywhere in Australia and eligible family members can be included in your application. This is a permanent visa and allows visa-holders to remain in Australia indefinitely with full work rights.

    If you apply to migrate to Australia under the Skilled–Independent category or the Skilled–Sponsored category, you will be assessed against a points test.

    Points are awarded for:
    • Age
    • English language ability
    • Australian work experience
    • Overseas work experience
    • Recognized qualifications
    • Designated Language
    • Partner Skills
    • State or Territory nomination
    • Designated Area Sponsorship (sponsored by an Australian relative living in a designated area - only available to provisional visa applicants)
    • Regional Study

    This visa is for points-tested skilled workers who are not sponsored by an employer or family member or nominated by a state or territory government.

    It allows you to live and work in Australia as a permanent resident along with your family members (you, your spouse and children).

    Requirements

    You must score sufficient points to reach the eligibility score:

    The current pass marks are:

      Category   Current Pass Mark
      1. Skilled-Independent (subclass 189)   60

    Please see below for point allocation:

    Age :

      Age at time of invitation   Points
      1. 18-24   25 points
      2. 25-32   30 points
      3. 33-39   25 Points
      4. 40-44   15 Points
      5. 45-49   0 Points

    English Language at time of invitation

      1. Competent English - IELTS 6 or below   0 Points
      2. roficient English - IELTS 7   10 Points
      3. Superior English - IELTS 8   20 Points

    Work Experience

    Australian work experience in nominated occupation or a closely related occupation (Please see the SOL) at time of invitation

      1. No Australian work experience   0 Points
      2.One year Australian   05 Points
      3.Three years Australian   10 Points
      4. Five years Australian   15 Points
      5. Eight years Australian   20 Points

    Overseas work experience in nominated occupation or a closely related occupation (Please see the SOL) at time of invitation

      1. No recognized qualification   0 Points
      2.Offshore recognised apprenticeship
    AQFIII/IV completed in Australia
    Diploma completed in Australia
      10 Points
      3. Bachelor degree
    (including a Bachelor degree
    with Honours or Masters)
      15 Points
      4. PhD   20 Points

    Educational Qualifications at time of invitation

      1. No recognized qualification   0 Points
      2. One or more degrees, diplomas or trade
    qualifications, awarded by an Australian
    educational institution and meet
    Australian Study Requirement
      5 Points
      3. Community language qualifications   5 Points
      4. Partner skills   5 Points
      5. Professional Year   5 Points

    Sponsorship by state or territory

      1. Sponsored by Government   05 Points
      2. Sponsorship by family or state or
    territory government to regional Australia
      10 Points
      3. Study in a regional area   Study in a regional area 05 Points

    This point's chart should be used only as a guide. This Chart gives you an indication of whether you will be eligible for migration under the Skilled Migration Program; it does not guarantee that you will succeed in an application for migration to Australia. There are other criteria and an applicant must meet as well as the points test. Visas Wizard does not guarantee that you will eligible for any visa under the General Skilled Categories if you achieve the current pass mark by using this point test chart

    Please contact with our fully experienced immigration consultants for more detail.

  • Temporary work visa (Subclass 457)

    Temporary Business visa subclass 457 (Long Stay) is a temporary work visa that allows employers to sponsor overseas workers to fill nominated skilled positions in Australia. 457 visa is the most common pathway of business sponsorship for overseas workers. This is commonly known as work permit visa.

    In 457 Visa, applicants must have an employer willing to sponsor them as part of the visa application process. Employers must meet specific sponsorship and nomination criteria before the prospective employee can apply for a 457 visa.

    Subclass 457 visa is valid for up to four (4) years and work experience gained in Australia. On this visa may lead to permanent residence either through sponsorship by an eligible employer or the skilled migration program.

    Basic Requirements

    To qualify for a 457 visa, applicants must have an employer who is willing to sponsor them. There are three steps in the visa application process:

    I. Sponsorship

    Employers must seek and obtain approval to sponsor and recruit overseas workers. Once sponsorship status is approved, it is valid for 3 years and allows the business to nominate as many positions as required during that period.

    II. Nomination

    Employers must nominate each of the positions they wish to fill with an overseas worker. The nomination must relate to an occupation which meets a minimum skills threshold covering managerial, professional, associate professional and trade occupations. The nominated position must also be paid a minimum salary level as specified in a Gazette Notice and satisfy other basic requirements such as evidence of equivalent terms and conditions of employment. Applicant needs to have IELTS 5 in each band, relevant qualification and also relevant work experience.

    III. Visa Application

    The overseas workers identified to fill the vacancy must apply for a subclass 457 visa to enter and remain in Australia. The applicant must demonstrate that they have skills to match the nominated position and must be offered employment at not less than the salary indicated in the nomination application.

    The applicant is also required to satisfy certain health and character requirements to meet the 457 visa criteria.

    Entitlements

    The 457 visa is a temporary visa valid for up to four (4) years and permits the holder to live and work in Australia with the sponsoring employer.

    Immediate family members (such as a partner and dependent children) can be included in the application are also entitled to live and work on this visa type. Although the main applicant is restricted to working with the sponsoring employer in the nominated position, other family members are free to undertake any type of employment. Dependent children are also able to attend school.

  • Australian Work and Holiday Visas –Subclass 462

    The Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) allows Australian employers to sponsor employees who are foreign nationals for a permanent visa to work in Australia.

    This visa is for Australian Employers who want to sponsor highly skilled workers for a permanent visa to work in their business. The employees need to be either:

    • Highly skilled workers from overseas
    • Highly skilled temporary residents currently in Australia.

    If you are currently living or working in Australia on a qualifying visa, you can apply for the ENS (subclass 856) visa. If you do not hold a qualifying visa, you may still be eligible to apply in Australia for ENS if you last held a qualifying visa no more than 28 days prior to lodging an application.

    The ENS (subclass 121) visa is for applicants who are outside Australia.

    This visa will allow you and any dependent family members included in your visa application to live as permanent residents in Australia.

    Australian permanent residents can:
    • Work & Live in Australia on a permanent basis
    • Study in Australia at school or university
    • Receive subsidized healthcare through Medicare and the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
    • Access certain social security payments (subject to waiting periods)
    • Be eligible for Australian citizenship (subject to the residency eligibility criteria)
    • Sponsor people for permanent residence.
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