asylum in Denmark

How To Apply For Asylum In Denmark?

Want to apply for asylum in Denmark than you should be present in the country. Denmark is open to any foreign national who wishes to submit an asylum application. But you can’t apply if you are in a country other than Denmark. 

The most positive point is that. You can still apply for asylum regardless of whether you entered Denmark illegally. Or have a residence permit or visa. 

Isn’t it cool? We will see in more detail about the whole process.

How To Apply For Asylum In Denmark?

There are two ways in which you can apply for asylum in Denmark. The first way is to go to the police station in Denmark. You can choose anyone near to you. After, going there tell them about your reason to apply for asylum. 

The second way is by visiting the Centre of Sandholm. The Center Sandholm (Sandholm), is an institution, especially for asylum seekers. It is a government center to find the exact address see below. 

Location: Sandholmgårdsvej 40, 3460 Birkerød (Denmark)

Visiting Hours: 8 AM -5 PM (Monday-Thursday)

Phone+45 35 27 99 00 

Suppose you are applying for asylum in writing than you have to appear in person at a police station. 

You can choose the nearest police station or can visit entre Sandholm. There you have to fill the registration form. Also, You have to get yourself photographed. The police will take your fingerprint as your identification record. The Immigration Service will begin processing your application as soon as they can. 

To read in detail about what happens in each phase refer to this pdf.

What happens once you fill the form?

After you fill the asylum and submit with the police, you will have to complete an asylum application. You have to appear for an interview at the Immigration Service. In the interview, you have to explain why you are seeking asylum in Denmark. You must explain to them the reason behind your seeking asylum. The interview with the Immigration Service is to determine your purpose for seeking asylum. 

In the interview, they will try to fetch additional information about you. However, some say you don’t have to wait much longer for the interview. In the interview, they will try to fetch additional information about you. But, some say you don’t have to wait much longer for the interview. It will take place shortly after you have registered as an asylum seeker in Denmark. The interview aims to determine your identity and route of travel.

What are the requirements for asylum in Denmark?

According to one of the following three sections in the Aliens Act, the Asylum can obtain. When the UN Convention on Refugees relates to your case, you will be given a residence permit as a refugee

Requirements: For obtaining convention status in Denmark

So this will be the case if: 

  • You have a well-developed suspicion that you will get prosecuted. Religion and ethnicity, for reasons of race.
  • You are outside of the nationality region.

If any of the conditions above apply to your situation you will be granted a residence permit. This will be under the terms of Aliens Act section 7 (1).

Requirements: For obtaining protected status in Denmark

You can approve as a refugee with protected status.
When you return to your home country, you will accept it as a covered refugee. Will mean that you face the death penalty, torture, or inhuman abuse or discipline.
 
If any of the conditions above apply to your situation you will be granted a residence permit. You will be granted a residence permit under the terms of the Aliens Act section 7 (2).

Requirements: For obtaining temporary status in Denmark

You can be a refugee with temporary protected status. If only you face capital punishment, torture, or inhumane or degrading treatment or punishment. 

If you return to your home country and if these risks stem from severe instability and indiscriminate violence against civilians. 

If any of the conditions above apply to your situation you will be granted a residence permit. You will be granted a residence permit under the terms of the Aliens Act section 7 (3).

Which type of residence permit you will get? 

Asylum in Denmark: Temporary residence permit

You will give a limited time residence permit with a view to temporary residence in Denmark. Your right to reside in Denmark is exterminating until protection is no longer needed.
The initial residence permit given to you will be valid temporarily. The temporary residence permit duration depends on which conditions apply to your situation.
If you get convention status, you will get a residence permit that will extend for up to two years at a time.
If you get protected status, you will get a residence permit for up to a year.
After you have held a residence permit for a year, your residence permit will get extended for up to two years at a time. For more information about the extension of residence permit read this.

Asylum in Denmark: Temporary protected status

If you get temporary protected status, different regulations apply when your family can apply for family reunification. For more information regarding family, reunion read this

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