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    31 July 2020

    The Denmark Visa Application Centre is scheduled to open every Monday to Friday, 09:00 Hrs to 12:00Hrs from 02 August 2020.

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    03 July 2020

    As of 04 July 2020, Japan is on the list of open countries as regards to entry into Denmark.
    Applicants applying from the open countries can apply for a visa regardless of the purpose of their trip. Be though aware that there still is requirements regarding entry into Denmark.

    Therefore, be sure to consult the Danish Police’s website concerning entry requirements for your trip to Denmark.

    Schengen visa processing not done at the Royal Danish Embassy in Tokyo

    Please be aware that the visa case processing for Denmark (including Greenland and the Faroe Islands) and Iceland in Japan, will take place at the Danish Consulate General in Guangzhou in China. The Royal Danish Embassy in Tokyo is therefore no longer able to process Schengen visa applications that are handed in to VFS in Tokyo, Japan. The Royal Danish Embassy in Tokyo will not be able answer questions related to the processing time of Schengen visa applications, decisions and or complaints. Such requests should be addressed to VFS Denmark visa application centre or to the Danish Consulate General in Guangzhou. 

    Danish Consulate General in Guangzhou contact information:

    E-mail: cangklvisa@um.dk

    Phone: +86 (20) 28297339. Phone hours: 02:00-03:00pm, Monday to Friday.

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    30 June 2020

    The Denmark Visa Application Centre is schedules to open every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 09:00 Hrs to 15:00 from July 1st.

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    07 May 2020

    The Denmark Visa Application Center is scheduled to re-open from 13 May 2020. Office hours will be restricted to every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 09:00 Hrs to 12:00 Hrs.

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    13 March 2020

    The Danish Government has implemented extensive precautionary measures due to the Corona virus/COVID-19.

    You can still apply for a visa to Denmark, however additional restrictions on entry into Denmark might be imposed in the coming days. These include, among other things, the possibility of medical examination on arrival, possible quarantine on arrival from high risk areas and the possibility of rejection of foreigners arriving from high risk areas at the border.

    Please stay updated on the website from Danish Immigration Service and the website for information from the Danish authorities. For information on precautionary health measures implemented in Denmark, please visit the Danish Health Authorities’ website.

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    23 January 2020

    Increased fees for visa applications

    Please note: As of 02 February 2020 the Schengen visa fee per person (Short Stay Visa) will increase from 60 to 80 euros or the equivalent amount in your local currency. For children between 6-12 years old the visa fee will increase to 40 euros or equivalent.

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    30 July 2019

    NEW MANDATORY ONLINE APPLICATION WHEN APPLYING FOR A SHORT TERM VISA TO DENMARK: From the 01 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. For more information on the application procedure and requirements, visit the designated Danish embassy website in the relevant country.

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    30 July 2019

    From 01 July 2019, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark including all Danish diplomatic missions are introducing mandatory online payment of the embassy fee for residence or work permit.

    The embassy fee must be paid online using this link https://dys.um.dk/permit/

    The receipt for the payment must be submitted at the Danish Visa Application Centre (VFS) when you hand in your passport, relevant documentation and supply biometrics.

    The embassy fee and the fee to the Danish Visa Application Centre (VFS) must be paid in addition to the fee to The Danish Immigration Service.

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    30 July 2019

    New Application process starts from 01 July 2019. To find out more, click here

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    28 June 2019

    "NEW MANDATORY ONLINE APPLICATION WHEN APPLYING FOR A SHORT TERM VISA TO DENMARK: 

    From the 01 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. For more information on the application procedure and requirements, visit the designated Danish embassy website in the relevant country."

    From 01 July 2019, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark including all Danish diplomatic missions are introducing mandatory online payment of the embassy fee for residence or work permit.

    The embassy fee must be paid online using this link https://dys.um.dk/permit/

    The receipt for the payment must be submitted at the Danish Visa Application Centre (VFS) when you hand in your passport, relevant documentation and supply biometrics.

    The embassy fee and the fee to the Danish Visa Application Centre (VFS) must be paid in addition to the fee to The Danish Immigration Service.

    VFS now start operate Monday to Friday, except for weekend and public holiday after 8th July 2019. 

    Business hour will retain as same; 9:00 to 12:00 13:00 to 15:00.

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    12 March 2019

    Important Information  regarding the obligation to check the visa sticker -  both for Schengen visa and residence permit –click here