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Visa Information

To obtain a visa or a work permit for Denmark, the following steps apply:

ONLINE APPLICATION AND PAYMENT OF SHORT STAY VISAS - APPLYVISA:

NEW MANDATORY ONLINE APPLICATION WHEN APPLYING FOR A SHORT TERM VISA TO DENMARK: From the 1 July 2019, all applicants who require a visa to Denmark must fill in their visa application and pay the visa fee online using ApplyVisa.um.dk. Please see information on ApplyVisa.um.dk about how to apply and pay online. Once you have applied and paid online, you must go to the Danish embassy to hand in your documents and supply your biometrics. Please book an appointment here

 

1. Check your eligibility, applicable procedures and the documentation that you have to provide:

Asylum | Au pairs | EU and Nordic citizens | Family Reunification | Family reunification under EU law | Interns | Studies | Visa | Work |

NEW MANDATORY ONLINE PAYMENT OF R/W PERMITS:

From 1 July 2019, The MFA is introducing mandatory online payment of the embassy fee for residence and work permits. Applicants should pay the fee using this link: https://dys.um.dk/permit/ before they appear at the Danish embassy to capture their biometrics. Please print a receipt from the online payment and book an appointment here

 

However, your biometric data (photo, fingerprints, signature) must be recorded no later than 14 days after the application is submitted. To do this, you must come to the Embassy of Denmark, bringing a printout of the confirmation that the application was submitted on-line. The immigration authorities will not start processing the application until they have received your biometric data. GDPR_VIS_ANS_EN  Check the sticker-1

b)    You or a third party on your behalf can submit the application by mail. However, your biometric data (photo, fingerprints, signature) will need to be recorded no later than 14 days after the application is submitted. To do this, you must come to the Embassy of Denmark, bringing the original travel document and a copy of the three first pages of the application form. The immigration authorities will not start processing the application until they have received your biometric data. 

2. Check the application fee

Visa application fees (as of 1 january 2019):
Visa: NOK 565
Residence/work permit: NOK 1.840

The Embassy of Denmark accepts credit/debit cards such as VISA, Axept, Master Card, and American Express. Payments can also be made to our account No. 8101 05 79015 with the Danske Bank, Norway. Cash payments are not accepted.

3. When you and your documentation etc. is ready, book an appointment with the Visa Section

How to book an appointment online
Go to the Book an appointment link below, click sign-in at the next screen (top right hand corner) and create an account (free of charge) by providing the following information:

  • your valid e-mail address (=user name)
  • a password (of your choice)
  • your name
  • your phone number 

In the message field you must indicate the type of visa you are applying for, e.g. Green Card or Au pair.

Click here to book an appointment

After your booking you will receive an e-mail confirmation.

4. Come to the Embassy at the appointed hour 

Embassy of Denmark, Olav Kyrres gate 7, 0273 Oslo  

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Do not forget to bring your passport and all documents required. Double-sided copies are not accepted.

Your application and data will forwarded to the Danish Immigration Service/Danish Agency for Labour Retention and International Recruitment, who will decide your case. The Embassy contact you when we receive the decision.

5. While your case is pending

You or your family or other persons, including your reference in Denmark, should never contact the Embassy to inquire about the status of your pending case, unless you have further information to provide. The Embassy will contact you if we need further information or when we have received the decision regarding your application by the Danish Immigration Service/Danish Agency for Labour Retention and International Recruitment.  

New rules regarding storage of biometric features
Following a change in the Danish Aliens’ Act entering into force 1 July 2017, new rules regarding recording, registration and storage of aliens' fingerprints and photographs in relation to identification and identity control will be introduced. According to the amending act, an alien's fingerprints and photograph (biometric features) will be stored for a longer period in a central register in Denmark managed by the Ministry of Immigration and Integration, the Danish Immigration Service and the Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration for the purpose of identification and identity control. Please read more on the Information Sheet Storage of applicants biometric data.