Here you can read about the Danish asylum system and the procedure an asylum seeker has to go through to get asylum and residence status as a refugee in Denmark. For asylum counselling with DRC Danish Refugee Council, please contact: telephone: 0045 3373 5000 or e-mail: [email protected]
This document provides a complete description of the Danish asylum procedure and what happens if an asylum seeker is granted or denied a residence permit as a refugee.
This section covers topics on how to ask for asylum in Denmark, the meaning of different asylum law concepts and what types of residence permits refugees in Denmark can receive.
Here you can find an overview of the authorities and organizations that an asylum seeker will typically will be in touch with during the asylum process.
If a child enters Denmark alone and applies for asylum, the child is called an unaccompanied minor asylum seeker. An unaccompanied minor asylum seeker has special rights and as a result a different set of guidelines will apply for the processing of her or his asylum application.
Asylum seekers can be recognized as refugees and obtain a residence permit in Denmark. There are different kinds of residence permits for asylum seekers, refugees and their families.
DRC Danish Refugee Council has prepared a variety of information which explains an asylum seeker's path through the Danish asylum system. The information is available in several different languages.