Immigration Update January 2022

Latest news from Danish Immigration SIRI

Yearly update by The Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration (SIRI) from 1 January 2022

26 January 2022


  • As per 1 January 2022, the governmental application fees have been increased for the Pay Limit/Fast Track schemes for both the main applicant and accompanying family members.
  • The minimum salary limit in place for the Pay Limit/Fast Track schemes has been increased as per 1 January 2022 and is now set at DKK 448,000 per annum/ DKK 37,333.33 per month gross.
  • SIRI has published a new Positive List for the Highly Educated and for Skilled Work. The new list is valid from 1 January 2022 to 30 June 2022.
  • SIRI’s processing time for applications is still delayed for most schemes, except for Fast Track.
  • The deadline for residence for UK citizens based on the Withdrawal Agreement between the EU and the United Kingdom expired on 31 December 2021. If you have not met the deadline, you are still able to submit an application for a new residence document after the Withdrawal Agreement, even though the deadline has passed, if there are reasonable reasons that you are submitting your application late (if you are a close family member to a UK citizen residing in Denmark based on the Withdrawal Agreement – e.g., if you are a newborn child to a UK citizen – or if you are to apply for permanent residence after the Withdrawal Agreement after 31 December 2021, you are also able to submit an application).
  • Travel and entry restrictions remain in force due to the COVID-19 crisis – we advise that you keep updated via the COVID-19 authorities web pages as restrictions may change daily. 

Please also feel free to contact your Deloitte representative for travel advice.

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