Unemployment and benefits

Unemployment and benefits

Jobcentre Gentofte offers help and guidance to all citizens with respect to employment. However, if you loose your job and become temporary unemployed, you can claim benefits.

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The first day you are without work, you will need to register as unemployed. If you are unemployed, you can apply for unemployment benefit or social security.

Insured in an unemployment insurance fund

If you are a member of an unemployment insurance fund (A-kasse), you can register as unemployed at www.jobnet.dk on the link “meld dig ledig”. If you need help with your registration, you are welcome to contact Jobcentre Gentofte or you’re A-kasse.

You should fill in your CV on Jobnet as soon as possible and no later than three weeks from the date of registering as unemployed.

If your CV is already available on Jobnet because you have previously been unemployed, you will need to activate your CV the same day your become unemployed.

When you are a member of an unemployment insurance fund, you will have to contact your unemployment fund where they will tell you whether you are entitled to receive unemployment benefit.

Not insured in an unemployment insurance fund

If you are not a member of an unemployment insurance fund and you want to apply for social benefits, you will have to sign up at www.jobnet.dk, and you will need to turn up at Jobcentre Gentofte the following working day.

Every seventh day on your page on Jobnet, you will need to confirm that you are actively seeking employment.