Foreign citizens who have been in Denmark less than 5 years

You belong to:
Jobcenter lntegration
Hejrevej 10
2400 Copenhagen NV
Phone: +45 82 56 46 00.

This department works with newly arrived residents from abroad the first 5 years they are staying in Denmark. This includes integration process and introduction program, including referral to Danish classes, proceedings relating to family reunification, upgrading of skills as for example referral to subsidized employment and training, introduction to the Danish labour market, etc.

If you receive unemployment benefits and have been in Denmark for less than 5 years

If you receive unemployement benefits you belong to a regular job centre no matter how long you have been in Denmark.

If you have been approved for cash benefits and have been in Denmark for less than 5 years

Which job centre you belong to depends on your residence permit. If you are here as part of a family reunification or you are a refugee you belong to Jobcenter Integration at Hejrevej 10

However, if you are a EU citizen you belong to the regular job centre.

Unemployed under 30 years old

If you are unemployed and you do not have a higher education you belong to Jobcenter København – Ungecentret.

Jobcenter København – Ungecentret
Skelbækgade 4
1717 Copenhagen V
Phone: +45 82 56 56 82

If you have a higher education you belong to Karrierestedet at Jobcenter København - Arbejdsmarkedscenteret.

Karrierestedet
Vester Farimagsgade 13
1606 Copenhagen V

Unemployed over 30 years old

If you are unemployed you belong to Jobcenter København - Arbejdsmarkedscentret.

Jobcenter København - Arbejdsmarkedscentret
Nyropsgade 41 A-43
1602 Copenhagen V
Phone: +45 82 56 56 82

If you are over 30 years old and have a higher education you belong to Karrierestedet at Jobcenter København – Arbejdsmarkedscentret.

Karrierestedet
Vester Farimagsgade 13
1606 Copenhagen V

If it is hard for you to take a job

If Arbejdsmarkedscentret (the labour centre) assess that you are not able to work you will be referred to Jobcenter København - Center for Jobindsats.

Jobcenter København – Center for Jobindsats
Musvågevej 15
2400 Copenhagen NV
Phone: +45 82 56 40 00

Unemployed and absent owing to illness

If you are ill while you are unemployed you should contact the job centre you have been referred to.

Unemployed with a handicap

You belong to Jobcenter København - Center for Arbejdsfastholdelse.

Jobcenter København - Center for Arbejdsfastholdelse
Baldersgade 24
2200 Copenhagen N

Be aware that you can only visit the job center if you have an apointment.

Off work owing to illness

If you are employed but are off work sick, you belong to Jobcenter København - Center for Arbejdsfastholdelse.

Jobcenter København - Center for Arbejdsfastholdelse
Baldersgade 24
2200 Copenhagen N

Be aware that you can only visit the job center if you have an appointment.

If you are referred to a centre of employment training (beskæftigelsescenter)

Jobcenter København has 3 centres of employment training. Only your job consulentant can refer you to one of these. The centre of employment can offer you courses, prepare you for company internships, employment with wage subsidy, and education.

If you need Danish language education

The job centre also has a language centre. You can be referred to the language centre if you need Danish language education. The centre is called CBSI-sprogcenter.

Read more about Danish language education at Learn Danish.