Effective immediately, the online application and appointment booking system for CPR registration at International House in Copenhagen has been closed until further notice. All CPR applicants in Greater Copenhagen must now attend International House in person, take a number and wait for their turn. Waiting times are not known. In a more positive development, the […]
The Danish registration authorities have recently started to require marriage and birth certificates originating in non-European Union countries, submitted in support of local registration procedures, to be apostilled (or legalized). Previously, requirements for apostille or legalization of documents varied from municipality to municipality. Who is Affected? An assignee who is married but is not accompanied […]
The Danish Parliament has recently passed two pieces of legislation affecting immigration: one act imposing stricter eligibility criteria for permanent residence, and another act defining salary requirements for work permits under the Pay-Limit Scheme, which also affects the Fast-track Scheme. Permanent Residence On 4th May 2017, the Danish Parliament passed a bill further restricting the […]
From 7th February 2017, foreign nationals applying for work and residence permits under the Fast-Track Scheme must book an appointment for registering their biometric data at the Danish Agency of Recruitment and Integration (SIRI) in Copenhagen. Appointments can be scheduled…
It has been announced that there will be some changes to particular Danish immigration schemes this month. As of today, 10th June, the controversial Green Card scheme will be abolished. The minimum salary for the pay limit scheme has also…
The Danish government are proposing tougher immigration rules for the forthcoming parliamentary season, with 17 law changes set to affect foreigners residing in Denmark. The changes include approved cuts to the welfare benefits currently afforded to refugees, as well as…
On the 20th May 2012, the Danish government introduced biometric residence permits for all non-European nationals aged 18 years old or above who are applying to live and work in Denmark. This means that such individuals will need to attend…
In 2017, Newland Chase published hundreds of client and public updates on significant changes to immigration policy impacting international business on dozens of countries via newsletters, white papers, client briefs, industry articles, and social media. The world of 2017 was one replete with change, especially in the field of global mobility. The trends toward globalization […]
In this week’s edition, we bring you news of changes to permanent employer-sponsored skilled visas in Australia. Also, the Ministry of Manpower has added several questions to the Employment Pass (EP) online application form in Singapore and new immigration law in Brazil has taken effect. Plus, there’s immigration news from Romania, Denmark and Kazakhstan.
In this week’s edition, we advise that the UK’s Prime Minister has set out a proposal for EU citizens post-Brexit, and the US Supreme Court has partially lifted the injunction on President Trump’s March Executive Order on immigration. We also bring you the latest immigration news from Denmark, Portugal and Malaysia.