Denmark has updated its Positive List, adding 24 job titles and removing 15.

Job titles added to the list: 

  • Finance manager
  • Deputy/assistant manager, sales
  • District manager
  • After school club manager
  • Nursing home administrator
  • Deputy head teacher
  • Restaurant manager
  • Environmental engineer
  • Landscape architect
  • Land surveyor
  • Health and wellness counselor
  • Midwife
  • Food service manager
  • Occupational therapist
  • Research assistant, humanities
  • Senior research, natural and technical science
  • Professor, health and wellness
  • Associate/assistant professor, university college
  • Upper secondary school teacher
  • Web developer
  • Civil economist
  • Psychologist
  • Psychotherapist
  • Laboratory dental technician

Job titles removed from the list:

  • Sales manager
  • Production manager
  • Statistician
  • Actuary
  • Civil engineer
  • Engineer, design and innovation
  • Hospital doctor
  • Teacher at a public primary and lower secondary school teacher
  • Teacher at independent boarding school for lower secondary school student
  • Speech-hearing therapist
  • Attorney
  • Assistant attorney
  • Assistant judge
  • Assistant prosecutor
  • National economist / socio-economist

Analysis & Comments: The Positive List is a list of occupations for which there is a labor shortage in Denmark. Non-EU nationals who have been offered a job on the list, including job titles that were recently added, are eligible to apply for a work permit through the Positive List Scheme. The current Positive List will remain valid through June 30. The complete list is available here.

Source: Deloitte LLP. Deloitte LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC303675 and its registered office at 1 New Street Square, London EC4A 3HQ, United Kingdom.