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Deductions for Faroese, Greenlandic and international students or business apprentices in Denmark

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

  • Brazil
  • Faroe Islands
  • Greenland
  • India
  • Iceland
  • Indonesia
  • Jamaica
  • Kenya
  • Korea
  • Malaysia
  • Morocco
  • Montenegro
  • Pakistan
  • Philippines
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Thailand
  • Trinidad & Tobago (not applicable as of 1 January 2022)
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine (not applicable as of 1 January 2023)
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Zambia

The deduction amounts to a maximum of DKK 48,000 in 2023 (DKK 46,600 in 2022), 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.

Read more about how to claim the deduction at Coming to to study.

For further legal information in Danish see our legal guide .