How do I apply for a work permit?

How you get a work permit and if you need a work permit depends on different criteria.

Residence document / permit

When you get a residence permit, you are allowed to work in Denmark. See more about getting a residence permit at How do I apply for a residence document / permit?

When you apply for a residence document / permit, you’ll get a certificate of residence and a CPR number.

Green Card

If you are an EU citizen you can get a Green Card which gives you a work permit. Read more about the Green Card at If I hold a Green Card, what are my options when applying for a job? Read more at

Get more information at Work in Denmark about work permit, or you can get help at International Citizens Service.