When an employer is going to hire an employee in his company, it is about finding the right person who can meet the requirements of the job. It is not always easy to find someone who meets the requirements and who can offer the wanted skills.In the IT industry, there are years-long traditions that national borders do not have to set limits on who can be employed.
However, there are a number of formalities that can come to your mind if you want to hire a foreigner in your company. On the other hand, it can also be the best solution for your company. Therefore, we have gathered facts and good advice for you who are considering expanding the search field for new employees.
Often it will be beneficial for both you and the future employee, who in most cases will have the opportunity to take his family. You can read more about this here.
Inside or out? The right to free movement
If you have chosen the right one for the position, but feel limited by the fact that the person does not have Danish citizenship, you must beat cold water in the blood. In many cases it will be possible (and relatively unproblematic) to hire a foreigner in your company. In order for a foreign citizen who has citizenship outside the EEA to take on a job, it will in virtually all cases require the person to obtain a work and residence permit.
What is your role as an employer?
It is not legal to hire a foreigner in your company if the person has not yet obtained a work and residence permit. Therefore, it is important that you are part of the process. Because if you hire a foreign employee without permission, you could risk your company getting fines and other penalties.
Here you should also be aware that a distinction is made between an EU citizen and a person holding an EU residence permit, since an EU citizen enjoys free movement within the EU borders, while a person holding a residence permit in the EU is not covered by this convention. If the person has a Spanish residence permit but a passport from another country (outside the EU), it requires that the person be granted a Danish work and residence permit.
As an employer, it is your responsibility that the given documents are submitted in a timely manner. It is not only the employee who has to send documentation – so does the employer. It is therefore important that both parties submit the necessary within the given time frame. This can often be a bit of a challenge, since you have to coordinate with a worker who may be on the other side of the Earth.
Worth knowing in advance
When a worker receives a work and residence permit so that the person can work for you, among other things, what is called biometrics must be done. A biometrics can be done in several different places-including at a number of police stations. Here the worker is given a picture, fingerprints and so on.
If you are lucky enough that your foreign worker receives a work and residence permit, you should be aware that such a permit usually lasts for four years. After that, it must be renewed if you still want to have the person employed in your company.
Strengthen your company with competent foreign labor
When an employer is going to hire an employee in his company, it is about finding the right person who can meet the requirements of the job. It’s…
Written d. 11 mar 2018-No comments