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In addition, applicants under Denmark’s Green Card scheme are eligible for bonus points on their points test if they have experience in an occupation on the Positive List.

Occupations whose requirements are marked with an asterisk require Danish authorization.

Academic work

Occupation Requirement
Accountant Master’s degree
Assistant professor, social sciences Documentation of at least three years’ education at university level
 

 

Associate professor, natural science and technology

Associate professor, social sciences Master’s degree
Building engineer Master’s degree
Business controller Documentation of at least three years’ education at university level
Chemist Master’s degree
Construction engineer Master’s degree
Consulting physician Master’s degree*
Dentist Master’s degree*
Electric engineer Medium-cycle higher education
Financial controller Documentation of at least three years’ education at university level
Fresh water biologist Master’s degree
General practitioner Master’s degree*
Geologist Master’s degree
Geophysicist Master’s degree
Hospital doctor Master’s degree*
Hospital physicist Master’s degree
Lawyer Master’s degree*
Legal assistant Master’s degree
Mechanical engineer Medium-cycle higher education
Medical consultant Master’s degree*
Medical specialist Master’s degree*
Music teacher Master’s degree
Physical geographer Master’s degree
Secondary school teacher, natural sciences physical education Master’s degree*

IT and telecommunication

Occupation Requirement
Database developer Documentation of at least three years’ IT education
IT consultant Documentation of at least three years’ IT education
IT project manager Documentation of at least three years’ IT education
Network consultant Documentation of at least three years’ IT education
Software developer Documentation of at least three years’ IT education
System developer Documentation of at least three years’ IT education

Management

Occupation Requirement
Accounting manager Documentation of at least three years’ education at university level
Deputy head of institution Documentation of at least three years’ education at university level
Head of department Documentation of at least three years’ education at university level
Head of institution Documentation of at least three years’ education at university level
Head of institution department Documentation of at least three years’ education at university level
Production manager Documentation of at least three years’ education at university level
Sales manager Documentation of at least three years’ education at university level
School department head Documentation of at least three years’ education at university level
Social and health department head Documentation of at least three years’ education at university level

Educational, social and religious work

Occupation Requirement
Remedial teacher Professional Bachelor’s degree
Social educator Professional Bachelor’s degree
Social educator of children, young people and adults with special needs Professional Bachelor’s degree
Social worker Professional Bachelor’s degree

Sales, purchases and marketing

Occupation Requirement
Account manager Documentation of at least three years’ education at university level
Product specialist Industry relevant professional Bachelor’s degree

Health, healthcare and personal care

Occupation Requirement
Anesthetic nurse Professional Bachelor’s degree*
Bio analyst Professional Bachelor’s degree*
Chiropractor Professional Bachelor’s degree*
Head physiotherapist Professional Bachelor’s degree*
Head midwife Professional Bachelor’s degree*
Head nurse Professional Bachelor’s degree*
Head radiographer Professional Bachelor’s degree*
Head bio analyst Professional Bachelor’s degree*
Health visitor, Visiting nurse Professional Bachelor’s degree*
Midwife Professional Bachelor’s degree*
Nurse Professional Bachelor’s degree*
Physiotherapist Professional Bachelor’s degree*
Operating theatre nurse Professional Bachelor’s degree*
Optician Professional Bachelor’s degree*
Radiographer Professional Bachelor’s degree*
Surgical appliance maker Professional Bachelor’s degree*

Education and tuition

Occupation Requirement
Continuation school teacher Professional Bachelor’s degree*
Primary and lower secondary school teacher Professional Bachelor’s degree*