What is a residence permit based on special circumstances?  

<p><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW31223844 BCX0">A residence permit pursuant to the Danish Aliens Act, § 9c, Section 1 can be granted due to special circumstances, for example </span><span class="NormalTextRun SCXW31223844 BCX0">with regard to family unity or, if the applicant is under the age of 18, with regard to the best interests of the child. </span></p>

Applications for residence permits pursuant to the Aliens Act § 9c, Section 1 are processed by the Danish Immigration Service. 

The residence permit due to special circumstances is temporary, and few people are in fact granted a residence permit due to special circumstances in Denmark.