Are my partner and I eligible for maternity/paternity leave?

Your right to maternity/paternity leave depends on your employment situation.

If you, before you go on your maternity/paternity leave, have been employed for at least 13 weeks and for at least 120 hours, you are eligible for maternity/paternity benefits.

In order to receive maternity/paternity benefits in Denmark, you must have been employed in Denmark at least 13 weeks prior to your leave.

Please go to to read more about maternity/paternity leave and if you are eligible.