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Information for Ukrainian citizens

Ukrainian citizens are welcome in Denmark. This is the official Danish website/guide for Ukrainians.

Entry and residence permit

The immigration authorities in Denmark have created the website nyidanmark.dk (New to Denmark) with information and questions and answers for Ukrainian citizens. Here you will find all necessary information about your entry into Denmark, residence permit etc.

New to Denmark (nyidanmark.dk)

Job seekers

How to get a job in Denmark

Find information on job search in Denmark on this page. Read about applications, salary, working hours etc. and start your own job search.

Go to JobguideUkraine.dk

FAQ

When can you start working?

Ukrainians can apply for jobs before residence permit is confirmed. Find questions and answers regarding job search while your application is being processed.

Go to FAQs

Ukrainian qualifications

Use your education in Denmark

Find information about how to have your Ukrainian qualifications recognised in relation to studying or working in Denmark.

Recognition of qualifications (ufm.dk)

Digital Denmark

Important digital services in Denmark

In Denmark, your contact with public authorities begins on the Internet. Read more here:

Danish digital services (lifeindenmark.dk)

Lost contact with a family member?

The Red Cross Tracing Service is a free service that works to re-establish contact between family members who have been separated by war. They help refugees with searching for family members, relaying messages between families and documenting and visiting prisoners of war. The service also advises on how to best maintain contact with your family.

The tracing service can be contacted by e-mail: [email protected] or tel.: (+45) 35 25 92 00. If the conversation cannot be carried out in Danish or English, the Red Cross provides an interpreter.

Read more about The Red Cross Tracing Service here (en.rodekors.dk)

Some people might take advantage of your situation

As newly arrived to Denmark from Ukraine, some people might take advantage of your situation. Please be alert if someone tries to recruit you for a job through social media or apps, where the job offer seems too good to be true.

You are entitled to a salary if you work in Denmark. Do not accept offers to work in exchange for somewhere to live, food or other goods. Make sure that the terms are acceptable and make sure to get a contract.

Information in Ukrainian on the risk of exploitation (cmm.dk)

Report war crimes

The Danish National Police supports the investigation into war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity in Ukraine conducted by the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Information on possible war crimes in Ukraine can be given to the Danish police if you contact a police station in person.

Report war crimes (politi.dk)

You must register your pet

If you brought your pet (dog, cat or ferret) from to Denmark, please register your pet. When you have done so, the Danish Veterinary Administration will conduct controls, including a physical examination of your pet. Keep your pet in isolation until the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration contacts you. This means that your pet should avoid contact with other animals and people except for the owner. You will find registration forms in Ukrainian here:

Pets and the situation in Ukraine (foedevarestyrelsen.dk)

Travellers from Ukraine are offered free train travel

Travellers with a permanent residence in Ukraine can travel into Denmark for free with DSB’s international trains that cross the Danish/German border.

More information about cross border trains (dsb.dk)

Can I drive my own car in Denmark?

In order to drive your own car legally in Denmark, you must have motor liability insurance. You can get this insurance free of charge from the date of arrival until 30 June 2022 (non governmental information – link to the trade association of insurance companies)

Find more information about bringing your own car to Denmark (fogp.dk)

Ukrainian driving license

What do you have to do if you want to drive in Denmark? Find more information here:

Foreign driving licences (fstyr.dk)

Free medical treatment

If you have a residence permit and a place of residence in Denmark, you are entitled to free treatment in most medical institutions. Read more about how the examination and treatment is carried out in this brochure:

Вы и ваше здоровье (sst.dk)

Get vaccinated against covid-19

Getting vaccinated is easy and free of charge. You can come to any vaccination centre without prior appointment. You will find more information here:

Зробіть щеплення від covid-19 (sst.dk)

Good health advice

Here you can read in Ukrainian about how to prevent infectious diseases, about pregnancy and childbirth, about COVID-19 and the health of young children.

Go to the website of the Danish Health Authority (sst.dk)