Job-seeking in Denmark

Jobsøgning i Danmark
Here you can read about seeking work in Denmark.

There are job centres all over Denmark where you can apply for work. The job centres are also available online, at

On the website you can register as a job seeker, read job ads and register your CV.

At you can read more about job centres and Jobnet.

The website is aimed at foreigners seeking work in Denmark.

You can also often obtain more information by contacting the trade union for your industry.

Seeking work in Denmark while on unemployment benefits from your home country

If you are receiving unemployment benefits in another Nordic country, or in an EU or EEA country, you can in some cases continue to receive the unemployment benefit for three months while you look for work in Denmark. You can read more under “Can you receive unemployment benefits from another Nordic country while job-seeking in Denmark?” on the Info Norden page about the rules for unemployment benefit in Denmark.

You can obtain more information from the authority that pays unemployment benefits in the country where you have your unemployment insurance.

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Info Norden is the information service of the Nordic Council of Ministers. Here you can find info and tips if you wish to move, work, study, seek support or start a business in the Nordic region.