If you leave Denmark for an extended period of time, or if you no longer maintain a residence in Denmark, your residence permit can lapse.

Family reunification or asylum

If you hold a residence permit on the grounds of asylum or family reunification, the Danish Immigration Service is handling questions regarding lapsing.

Read more about the lapsing of a residence permit on the grounds of asylum or family reunification

Work, Studies, Au Pair or Internship

If you hold a residence permit on the grounds of work, studies, au pair or internship, the Danish Agency for Labour Retention and International Recruitment is handling questions regarding lapsing.

Read more about the lapsing of a residence permit on the grounds of work, Studies, au pair or internship