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Immigration News October 2020

UK citizens living and working in Denmark after Brexit

UK citizens already living and working in Denmark at the time of Brexit will have the same rights as before, if they have already obtained an EU residence certificate and consequently are CPR registered before 31 December 2020. They will need to apply for a new residence permit during 2021.

27 October 2020

 

UK citizens already living and working in Denmark before Brexit:

  • will have the same rights after Brexit, as they have today;
  • will need to apply for a new residence permit during 2021;
  • will be contacted by letter with information about the online application process and when to apply. 

 

UK cross-border employees (working in Denmark, but living in the UK) before Brexit:

  • will have the right to continue to do so;
  • will need to document that they were working as a cross-border employee before Brexit (valid work contract with a start date no later than 15 December 2020);
  • will also need to apply for a new residence permit during 2021. It is the employees’ own responsibility to apply during 2021.

 

UK citizens arriving after 31 December 2020 without having obtained the EU residence certificate:

  • will not be covered by the EU rules;
  • will need to apply for a residence and work permit as a non-EU citizen;
  • must not commence work until the permit has been approved.

 

Please liaise with your Deloitte immigration expert, if you have further questions to the rules or the documentation required.

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