Denmark: Updated Positive List for Higher Education and Skilled Work

July 5, 2022 Jessie Butchley

Key Points  

  • The Positive List for Skilled Work was expanded to 46 job titles on 1 July 2022  

  • The Positive List for Higher Education was expanded to 45 job titles on 1 July 2022 

Overview  

The government of Denmark announced a new Positive List for Higher Education and Positive List for Skilled Work for foreign nationals. The Positive List is a list of professions currently experiencing labor shortages in Denmark and provides a work and residence permit path for foreign nationals from countries outside of the European Union or European Economic Area.  

What are the Changes?  

On 1 July 2022, the Danish government updated the Positive List for Higher Education and Skilled Work. The new list was released on 1 July 2022 and will remain in effect until 31 December 2022. For more information on these new titles, check here

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Denmark’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  


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About the Author

Jessie is Envoy's Global Immigration Writer.

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