Danish Green Card remains popular despite reduction in visa duration

The Danish Immigration Service has changed the length of time that a Green Card can be issued from the previous three-years to 18 months.

The Danish Green Card is a points based system that scores applicants on criteria such as age, European education, and work experience. Denmark hopes that this selection criteria will attract immigrants who are needed by the Danish economy.

Language skills are also important. Applicants are scored on their ability to speak Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, English or German.The Danish Green Card is a points based system that scores applicants on criteria such as age, European education, and work experience. Denmark hopes that this selection criteria will attract immigrants who are needed by the Danish economy.A person living and working in Denmark under a Green Card residence permit can apply for an extension of up to two and a half years before the expiration of the first 18-month period. A follow up extension can be granted for up to four years