The Danish government has introduced new printable application forms for nationals of EU/EEA countries and their family members.

Key Points:

  • Nationals of EU/EEA countries or Switzerland applying for EU residence must now use the OD1A application form.
  • Individuals who are posted by a company within the EU to work in Denmark must also use the OD1A application form.
  • Family members of EU, EEA or Swiss citizens applying for EU residence must now use the OD1B application form.
  • EU, EEA or Swiss citizens and their family members applying for permanent residence must use the OD1C application form.

Additional Information: Those who are applying for EU residence online must continue to use the OD1 form. More information is available here.

BAL Analysis: Individuals applying for EU residence in Denmark should review the application instructions carefully and ensure they are using the new forms to avoid complications and delays.

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