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Residence and Work Permits

On the following page you can learn more about how apply for a residence or work permit.

In order to apply for a residence or work permit for Denmark follow this procedure:

  1. Create an application and receive a Case Order ID on New to Denmark.
  2. Pay the fee for the application (unless exempt from paying the fee). The fee must be paid DIRECTLY to the Danish authorities.
  3. Make an appointment for the recording of your biometrics at the Danish Embassy in Vienna on phone number +43 (0) 1 512 79 04 00. For the case handling you must pay an additional fee online in the MFA Webshop.

Upon payment, please print the receipt and bring it along with the required documents. If you have not paid the fee online the embassy cannot handle your case.

For the appointment, please bring the following:

Please do not staple the pages of your documents.

  • A print of your application.
  • A print of your receipt with the Case Order ID number from New to Denmark.
  • A print of your receipt of the online payment for the biometrics.
  • Your valid passport.
  • Colour copies of ALL the pages of your passport – also the blank pages and the cover.
  • Your valid residence permit – if needed for the country you live in.
  • A colour copy of your valid residence permit for the country you currently live in.
  • Any additional documents mentioned in the application form. Please refer to your application.

Please allow approximately 30 minutes for the appointment.

Make an appointment at the Danish Embassy in Vienna
Tel: +43 (0) 1 512 79 04 00


Online Payment for Biometrics

MFA Webshop


Guideline for online payment


Find out where to apply
Danish MFA