Startup Denmark Residence Permit

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Talent Migration

About

Start-up Denmark is a scheme for foreign entrepreneurs giving you the opportunity to be granted a Danish residence permit in order to establish and run an innovative growth company.

Your business idea must be approved by a panel of experts appointed by the Danish Business Authority before Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration (SIRI) can process your application for a residence and work permit based on the scheme. Work and residence permits are granted for a period of 2 years and can be extended, 3 years at a time.

The scheme can be used by both individuals and teams of up to 3 people who want to start a business together in Denmark through a joined business plan.


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Duration

24 months

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Citizenship

108 Month(s)

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Fees

330

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P. Residency

54 Month(s)

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Processing time

3 - 4 weeks

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COMPLEXITY

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What are eligibility requirements for the Startup Denmark Residence Permit?

6 Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicant business idea must be approved by a panel of experts appointed by the Danish Business Authority.
  • Applicant's business must contribute innovative ideas and potential for development to the Danish business community.
  • Applicant must have sufficient funds to cover the first year in Denmark.
  • Applicant must play an active part in running the business, and your presence must be necessary for the establishment of the business.
  • Applicant must create an case order ID for the application and pay a fee to cover SIRI’s case processing expenses.
  • Applicant must pay the fee and submit application in the same calendar year.

Which documents do I need to apply for the Startup Denmark Residence Permit?

6 Document Required

  • Copy of all pages of your passport – including all empty pages and the passport’s front and back cover.
  • Application form SD1, completed and signed.
  • Approval Copy by the Danish Business Authority's panel of experts.
  • Financial documentation that you can support yourself during your stay in Denmark.
  • Documentation of company ownership (if applicable).
  • Receipt of payment of fee.

Talent Migration data for Denmark

Talent gain & drain map of 2015-2019 data. Sourced from World Bank Digital Development Data.

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