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Think I have overstayed in Denmark, as an EU citizen but I need to apply for residency, what are the consequences?

The way EU law is structured, EU citizens cannot really “overstay” and technicalities like that should not have an incidence on your right to reside in another EU country. Think of it as being late on ...
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Moving TV and Appliances from US to Denmark

This may be a matter of opinion, but I'll give you my advice from personal experience. Buy everything there in Denmark. If your move is relatively temporary, as in just a couple of years, you can ...
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Doubt about salary

In most places in the world it is usual to quote salaries as gross (i.e. before any taxes or social security payments), simply because everyone's tax situation could potentially be very different. ...
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Don't understand the Schengen area visa system, for staying Denmark? Not sure if I have overstayed?

You cannot really “overstay” in the way third-country citizens can. As a British citizen, the most that can happen if you stay longer than 3 months without doing anything in another EU country is the ...
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Spouse without marriage in Denmark

Denmark has a State Educational Grant and Loan Scheme (SU). It provides funds to Danish citizens for post-secondary education. Denmark further has a scheme that allows non-citizens with certain ...
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How can a non-EU citizen become a Danish citizen?

I think the very first thing you should do is find a job and move to Denmark. Then when the formal announcement is made, the position of UK citizens living in the EU, and EU citizens living in the UK, ...
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Benefits of becoming citizen of a Schengen country while being an expatriate?

Being a citizen of a Schengen country provides no benefits, the Schengen rules mostly impact people from elsewhere in the world. Being an EU citizen on the other hand has many consequences. Using that ...
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Rentals to "expats only" in Copenhagen Denmark

I suspect it often means slightly more than just expats, it means "expats who are backed by a large company". The reasons are probably: Increased willingness to pay high rents, and less likelihood to ...
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Schengen visa to a residency permit for a same-sex marriage in Germany

This answer assumes that your husband has never lived in another EU country. If he has, then you may be able to settle under the EU freedom-of-movement regime, about which there is more information ...
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Getting married with Polish girlfriend

If we get married in Denmark will our marriage consider legal? Yes. You'd have two option, either jump through hoops of Danish bureaucracy and get married under their rules or get married in Embassy ...
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Moving TV and Appliances from US to Denmark

Some electronic appliances can work with both 110V 60hz and 220V 50hz (e.g. most laptop & phones power supplies, televisions, etc.) Check your TV specs: it may already be compatible with 220-240V ...
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I (European citizen) lost my job in Denmark. How long can I stay while looking for a new job?

The website mentions that you may stay up to 6 months or more if you can prove that you are seeking employment. https://www.nyidanmark.dk/en-GB/You-want-to-apply/Residence-as-a-Nordic-citizen-or-EU-...
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Can I travel to Denmark with EU blue card?

A German EU Blue Card is also a residence permit from a Schengen country (namely Germany) and as such exempts you from any potential Schengen short-stay visa requirement. You can therefore use it to ...
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Can I be a resident in two countries at the same time? (UK/Denmark)

As a UK citizen, with the right to abode, you can return to the UK at any time to take up residence. Important is to insure that your danish residence status is not lost due to an extensive absence (...
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Don't understand the Schengen area visa system, for staying Denmark? Not sure if I have overstayed?

According to Statsforvaltningen: As an EU citizen you may freely enter Denmark and remain in this country for up to 3 months without an EU residence document (registration certificate). It goes ...
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Is it possible to apply an apartment from boligforening in Denmark before arriving in the country?

Yes, technically it is possible to apply for an apartment from a housing association before arriving in the country. However, you will need to supply a local address, which could be a future address, ...
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Green Card Scheme for Denmark Immigration? Financial Requirements?

The rest of the page is pretty clear: Documentation can be a bank statement in the main applicant's name. Currency and date of issuance must be clearly stated. The statement must be no more than 30 ...
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Moving TV and Appliances from US to Denmark

My colleague brought his TV from Canada to Denmark, and brought a transformer from Canada. The TV caught fire after about a week, we assume because the transformer wasn't adequate -- check the cost ...
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Doubt about salary

I've worked in a few EU countries, and in all of them common practice is to display your gross salary, either monthly, or yearly. When paying they will deduct the taxes you have to pay, and only pay ...
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Bringing my parents car to Denmark

There is a process, a form to complete, and a payment (DKK 400), with comprehensive all the information found at SKAT.dk Application for permission to drive a foreign-registered motor vehicle in ...
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Getting married with Polish girlfriend

I have no idea how easy or complicated it is to get married in Denmark but once you are married, you should be able to live with your wife under EU rules in any EU country where she works, except ...
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Can a Spanish citizen live in Denmark and work remotely for a German company?

In the case of Sweden, the agreement is that someone residing in Sweden but with income from Germany pays taxes in Sweden on that income, but the german taxes is deducted from the ones payable in ...
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Will British passport expiring soon be a problem leaving Denmark/entering the UK?

I was unaware of the 6 month rule until recently, and to be honest I am confused about where it applies and doesn't apply. The term 6 month rule is misleading. The actual rule, for visitors, when ...
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Can I visit to Denmark/Faroe islands with a German blue card (for tourism 3-4 weeks)

That would depend in your citizenship, which you haven't provided. The Faroe Islands is not part of the Schengen Area. The rules that would otherwise apply to Schengen Area residence permit/card ...
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Lost my job, health insurance too? (European citizen living in Denmark)

As long as you are a legal resident you will have health insurance. https://www.borger.dk/sundhed-og-sygdom/Sygesikring-og-laegevalg/Sygesikring-for-udlaendinge-i-Danmark Enhver person, der har ...
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Can a Spanish citizen live in Denmark and work remotely for a German company?

As as EU citizen you are granted the right to live and work inside the EU wherever you see fit. So yes, this is legally possible. However, you need the right paperwork. For taxes, you need to consult ...
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Can I travel to EU country after resigning in Germany?

Just to add what happens with me. I traveled even after resignation. In short, just make sure blue card is valid then you can travel.
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Do children need to pay for residence permit in Denmark?

There are many cases in which the fee is waived, for example, for Turkish citizens. Being a child does not seem to be, in and of itself, sufficient. Source: https://www.nyidanmark.dk/en-us/...
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