Within three months before expiry
Applications for renewal must be submitted to GDV, no later than three months before the expiry of the GDV approval.
If we receive an application later than three months before the expiry date, we unfortunately cannot guarantee that we will be able to renew the approval before it expires.
It is stated in our Executive Order, that an approval cannot be renewed once it has expired. If the approval expires before we begin processing the case, a new application for GDV approval must be submitted.
You must therefore remember to submit your application for renewal no later than three months before the approval expires. Otherwise, a case processing time of 6-8 months is expected.
Missing updated foreign certificate
The Danish Authority may well receive an application for renewal three months before expiry, even if the relevant foreign certificate has not yet been received from the subcontractor.
However, it should be clear from the application that the certificate will be sent afterwards.
The updated certificate must then be submitted as soon as it is available to the subcontractor.
However, renewal of the GDV approval will not be possible if the updated foreign certificate is not received by the Danish Authority.
Renewal or new approval?
Renewal can only be applied for, if the building component is unchanged in relation to the current approval. If there are changes in either construction, material composition or health properties, you must submit a new application.
Furthermore, it must be the same company that received the current approval, that applies for renewal.
In all cases where the application must be considered new, the existing approval number cannot be continued and the new GDV approval will be assigned a new approval number.
You can read more about whether an approval can be renewed or whether a new application must be submitted in the guidance referred to above.