If you are a student or a business apprentice from one of the following countries, you may be entitled to a deduction for foreign students:

  • Brazil
  • Faroe Islands
  • Greenland
  • India
  • Iceland
  • Indonesia
  • Jamaica
  • Kenya
  • Korea
  • Malaysia
  • Morocco
  • Montenegro
  • Pakistan
  • Philippines
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Thailand
  • Trinidad & Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Zambia

The deduction amounts to a maximum of DKK 46,000 in 2018 (DKK 45,000 in 2017), corresponding to the personal allowance. The deduction can only be used for reducing taxes on your salary and not for reducing taxes on any state education grants.

For more specific information in Danish about the rules and the countries.  

Please see our legal guide (in Danish) for further legal information.