Frequent question: How can I get Denmark citizenship?

How do I become a citizen of Denmark?

You must currently be resident in Denmark, and you must have been resident in Denmark for an uninterrupted period of at least two years. You must not be charged with or have been punished for a criminal offence, as stated in the Circular on Naturalisation. You must not have an overdue debt to the state.

How hard is it to get citizenship in Denmark?

It has become harder to get Danish citizenship. Now it requires 8 to 9 years continuous residence in Denmark. Naturalization process has been harder compared to that of 20 years ago. But so hard it is not as some people say.

How much does it cost to become a citizen of Denmark?

Since April 1 2016 it is only possible to apply for Danish citizenship through an online application system. The online application system requires NemID for access. To be redirected to the application system, please click here (in Danish only). The application procedure costs 3800 DKK.

How long does it take to become a Denmark citizen?

On average, it takes 16 years to obtain Danish citizenship. At some point it also becomes a problem for the EU, as Danish citizenship is also EU citizenship.

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Can I immigrate to Denmark?

To immigrate fully to Denmark and obtain a visa for permanent stay, one must have lived in Denmark for 8 years, or worked for 4 at a certain income level, before naturally acquiring a permanent residency card. Getting a Danish visa costs around 3,000 DKK (480 USD).

What is good salary in Denmark?

The average annual income in Denmark is about 39,000 euros (nearly $43,000) and as such, the average Dane pays a total amount of 45 percent in income taxes.

Is Denmark citizenship easy?

Danish citizenship is not easy to obtain: a language test and a citizenship test are both required, and you must have a spotless police record. Even a speeding ticket can keep you from obtaining Danish citizenship for a period of up to 5 years. Permanent residency requirements are also constantly being changed.

Is Denmark a good place to live?

Denmark has been named the world’s best country to live in for both business and life by CEOWORLD magazine. Denmark wins for its healthcare services, clean environment and affordable housing and living costs. … Switzerland, Finland, Australia, and Austria round off the top five in the Quality of Life Rankings 2019.

How can I get permanent residency in Denmark?

In order to qualify for a permanent residence permit, you need to have had regular, full-time employment or been self-employed in Denmark for at least 3 years and 6 months during the 4 years prior to the date the Immigration Service reaches a decision about your application for permanent residence.

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