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Healthcare workers

Hospitals in Denmark are constantly seeking professionals such as Medical Specialists, Nurses, Dentists, Dental Assistants, Health Care Workers, and other specialized roles

 

Ekspatify offers the following services:

  • Personalized assessment of your case to make sure you meet the eligibility requirements.

  • Step-by-step guidance in the completion of application forms, visa, authorization, etc.

  • Enrollment in a language school.

  • Find suitable accommodation considering the housing market and your budget.

  • Make a professional Danish CV and apply for a job.

Doctors

Work Permit (Non-EU citizen)

If you are a non-EU, who wants to work in the Danish Healthcare system (public or private sector) you will need to apply for a work permit called ‘employment for adaptation and training purposes’

The Danish Patient Safety Authority must have assessed your primary qualifications to be eligible for testing in order to obtain Danish authorization as a doctor, dentist, or nurse. You must submit a copy of the assessment along with your application for a residence permit.

You can also apply for a permit for other work. There are no requirements for the type of job, and it does not have to be full-time employment.

The permit makes it possible for you to receive income during the authorization process.

Danish Language

As long as you have a good command of the English or German language, you will be off to a good start.
If you want to work in the public healthcare system, you will be required to learn Danish upon arrival and a language course will often be a part of the contract. Sometimes it even includes a language course for your spouse. Furthermore, the municipality will offer your children special support when they start in daycare/school. In many municipalities in Denmark, they have and want to work in the Danish healthcare system (public or private sector), you need to obtain a Danish authorization as a doctor, dentist, nurse, or any other

If you find a job offer in the private Life Science industry, English will most likely be the spoken language, which means that learning Danish is not required for work purposes

Woman & Doctor
Magic Tricks

Financials

You must provide documentation that you have sufficient funds to support yourself and any accompanying family members during your stay in Denmark. You must submit the documentation along with your application.

You must document that you have (2024 level):

  • DKK 39.318 if you do not have any family accompanying you to Denmark

  • DKK 78.636 if you bring your spouse with you to Denmark

  • DKK 94.338 if you bring your spouse and one or several children with you to Denmark 

  • DKK 78.630 if you bring one or several children with you to Denmark (but no spouse)

Documentation of your ability to support yourself and any accompanying family members could for example be a bank statement. Such a bank statement must not be more than 30 days old.

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