What happens if I do not get a job within 1 year in Denmark.

by Jabreel

Hi,

It is a great site, extremely useful for prospective immigrants. I intend to immigrate to Denmark. On the New to Denmark website, they say that one needs to have expenses for one year. My question is what happens, if one does not get a job in a year as the Danish labour market is said to be very challenging and has been unable to accommodate high skilled people. If he cannot secure a job in a year, would he and his family have two options...either to starve or go back ... or the government would be of any assistance? I have a doctoral degree in Applied linguistics from the UK plus three year teaching experience in the higher education sector in the same country. Do you think I might be able to secure a job slightly easily?
Many thanks,
J

Response: You would not be getting assistance from the government and would have to prove that you have sufficient funds to support your family for another year. The figures are listed on the Green Card Scheme page.

You would also have to reapply for an extended visa after your one year is up. The restrictions and rules seem to be changing a lot over the past year and do not think that the requirements are going to be eased, so prepare for a hard go of it if you do not secure a job.

I have often suggested that people wanting to move here on the Green Card Scheme, leave their families at home until they have secured a good job, home and established themselves in Denmark. If it does not work out than it easier on the whole family.

Best of luck,
Charlie - Expat in Denmark / FYI Denmark

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page!


If you found this page helpful, please give a google+ and or a facebook like at the top of the screen, so others can also find this information. Thank you.


Please feel free to comment on this subject

Do you have a helpful tip or comment on this subject that you would like to share? Please leave comments below.

What Other Visitors Have Said

Click below to see contributions from other visitors to this page...

Ruth 
Looking to find out how to connect with TSA lost and found in Copenhagen, Denmark. Can anyone help with some information?

4000 kroner dentist bill for 13yr old 
My daughter, a Danish citizen was handed a dentist bill for over 4000 kr. We have dental insurance, and was told that our daughter can visit our dentist …

I agree with Kate, I'm still confused 
I'm also confused, the same as Kate. In the US, the number of rooms is different than the number of bedrooms in real estate. In rentals, the number …

Response to Necro. Not rated yet
It's true that you don't need the passport to cross the borders but, you do need a passport to identify your self to a police officer if they ask you.

Click here to write your own.

Quality facemasks are in high demand and hard to find. We have found these quality masks here for only 14kr. Going fast so get yours today!  Click Here.

Recent Articles

  1. Home Furnishing Shops in Denmark

    Jul 26, 20 05:22 AM

    There are many home furnishing shops in Denmark, yet not all have physical stores nor are they well known. To find the best prices ind quality, check out some of these shops

    Read More

  2. how to pay fare evasion ticket ?

    Jun 02, 20 04:08 PM

    how to pay fare evasion ticket?

    Read More

  3. Danish Time and Dates

    Apr 18, 20 03:40 AM

    If you plan to visit Denmark, it is important you understand that Danish time, Danish dates and the Danish clock are expressed a little bit differently. Not knowing can cause alot of confusion.

    Read More