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On this page you can find more information about visa for Denmark. Visa for the Faroe Islands and Greenland are covered by other rules. Read more in the menu to the left.

Visa information:

Visas are granted for stays up to 90 days. Denmark is covered by the Schengen cooperation. Visas issued by Danish embassies are normally valid for all Schengen countries.

An application for a Schengen visa can be handed in no earlier than six months prior to the intended entry into the Schengen area. For seafarers in the performance of their duties, a nine months rule apply.

If the applicant is travelling to the Schengen area several times within a period of two months, the applicant must apply to the Schengen country, which constitutes the main destination. The main destination is either where the applicant intends to spend the longest time or where the main purpose of the intended visit is carried out.

How to apply

In order to apply for a visa to Denmark you must apply and pay the fee on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' online application form - Click here.

After you have applied for and paid the visa fee, you must print and sign the cover letter from ApplyVisa. The next step is to make an appointment with the embassy. Here you must submit the cover letter, record your biometrics, and supply the following: 

  • Your valid passport - Passport must be valid three months after departure from the Schengen area and must be issued within the last 10 years.

  • A colour copy of all the pages in your passport, incl. cover pages as well as blank pages.

  • Your original residence permit in the Schengen area.

  • A colour copy of your residence permit in the Schengen area.

  • The Danish Embassy recommends that you do not buy a plane ticket before your visa has been approved. Instead a travel reservation or itinerary can be submitted.

  • Proof of pre-booked accommodation.

  • A Travel Medical Insurance with a coverage worth for 30.000€ valid for the same period as the requested visa.

  • Bank statement. Must not be more than 1 month old on the day you apply for the visa. Please see the requirements for your financial means here.

Read more about the conditions for obtaining a visa and who is required to get a visa on the page below:

For questions regarding visas, kindly write to:

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Make an appointment at the Danish Embassy in Vienna

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