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New in Denmark

Step by step guide to working in Denmark

Welcome to Denmark!

If you want to live and work in Denmark, the danish authorities have made this homepage for you: https://nyidanmark.dk

Most construction workers are working here in one of these three different ways:

  1. You are employed and have an address in your home country, but work in Denmark. Aka: Posted Worker (Udstationeret) https://tema.3f.dk/bjmfimmigrant/new-in-denmark/are-you-employed-in-your-home-country--but-working-in-denmark
  2. You are employed in Denmark, but have your address in your home country. (Grænsegænger) https://tema.3f.dk/bjmfimmigrant/new-in-denmark/employed-in-denmark--address-in-your-home-country
  3. You have both an address and a contract in Denmark. https://lifeindenmark.borger.dk/theme/when-you-arrive
Unless you are a Posted Worker (point 1), then you need to make sure that you get the following things as soon as possible:

If you live in the Greater Copenhagen area you can find good help here: https://ihcph.kk.dk

Job search in Denmark: https://www.workindenmark.dk/

If you are a member of 3F-BJMF then you can also get advice from our staff. https://tema.3f.dk/bjmfimmigrant/about-the-union