IMPACT – MEDIUM
What is the change? Beginning Feb. 7, foreign employees on work permits under the Fast-track Scheme must pre-book their biometrics appointments before appearing in-person at the Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration (SIRI) in Copenhagen. Beginning Jan. 13, appointments may be booked online.
What does the change mean? Applicants should plan to book their appointments rather than walk in. On Feb. 7, pre-booking of appointments becomes mandatory.
Background: Companies registered under the Fast-track Scheme may start employees almost immediately upon arrival after submitting biometrics at SIRI while their work permit is still pending.
BAL Analysis: Employees planning to start work in Denmark under the Fast-track Scheme should plan to book their appointments online as early as possible to avoid delays in their start dates.
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