Unemployment & Benefits
Your options, rights and obligations while unemployed
Read about what you can do, may do and must do as an unemployed person. You can claim benefits and get help from CA to optimize your job hunt.
How to register as unemployed and receive benefits. How much can I claim in benefits – and for how long? What should I take note of when I become unemployed?
As an unemployed person, you must seek jobs, be available to the labour market and follow the benefit rules. Read also about your options with regard to education, work and self-employment.
If your benefit rights have lapsed, a senior job or cash benefit (‘kontanthjælp’) may be available. Learn how you can earn the right to a new benefit period.