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Life in Denmark

New rules for refugees with temporary residency: if you visit home, your visa can be revoked

Lena Hunter
January 8th, 2024


Previously, the Danish Immigration Service would only assume that you are no longer at risk of persecution in your home country, and therefore revoke your permit, if you visited within ten years of first receiving a temporary residence permit as a refugee. Now, they can revoke it no matter how long you’ve had it.


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Previously, the Danish Immigration Service would only assume that you are no longer at risk of persecution in your home country, and therefore revoke your permit, if you visited within ten years of first receiving a temporary residence permit as a refugee. Now, they can revoke it no matter how long you've had it.

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