Interview at another country


If I get called for an interview at another country is there any way that my A-kasser would let me go to that interview?
I know that I could use my vacation days, but sometimes that 14 day waiting period could be crucial.
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1 Answer


You do not need to use your vacation days. You are allowed to go to another country (EU or non-EU country) for jobinterview for up to maximum 5 days, and still receive Unemployment benefits ("dagpenge") for that period.

You can receive unemployment benefits if you can prove that you have an agreement with an employer about an employment interview on a given date and if you return to Denmark within five calendar days.

You must send the documentation to your A-kasse before you leave, and inform them of the departure and departure dates. You must also remember to notify the Job center (

Best regards,

Anders Weber,