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Declaration regarding the conditions for resettlement (residence permit) in Denmark

Resettlement Declaration

This document is a declaration regarding the conditions for resettlement (residence permit) in Denmark. The purpose of the declaration is stated to be primarily to make certain that the refugee has sufficient knowledge to decide whether they want to take up residence and become integrated in Denmark or not. The declaration must be signed by all persons who wish to be resettled in Denmark.

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Declaration regarding the conditions for resettlement (residence permit) in Denmark

Denmark snapshot

Size: 43,094 km2

Population: 5.5 million

Year of EU Entry: 1973

In the Schengen Area: Yes

Protection Status Granted: 2,250 (2011)

Resettlement Scheme: Programme (1978)

Resettlement Quota: 1500 refugees/3 years

Resettled Refugees: 516 (2011)  

Source: The information about the size, population, in the Schengen area, and year of EU entry is taken from europa.eu.