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  • 28 June 2019

    ONLINE PAYMENT OF R/W FEE (New Link!)

    From 01 July 2019, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark including all Danish diplomatic missions are introducing online payment of the embassy fee for Residence or Work Permit, The Embassy Fee should be paid online using this link https://dys.um.dk/permit/, the receipt of the payment should be submitted at the Danish Visa Application Centre (VFS Global) when you hand in your passport, relevant documentation and supply biometrics. Please note that in R/W permit cases there are three fees to be paid:-

    1. The fee to either the Danish Immigration Service or The Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration (SIRI).
    2. The fee to Danish Embassy (Using the link https://dys.um.dk/permit/.
    3. The fee to Danish Visa Application Centre.
  • 23 June 2019

    APPLYVISANEW ONLINE VISA APPLICATION: This is to inform all the applicants that from the 01 July 2019, all applicants must fill in their Visa Application and pay the Application fee online using ApplyVisa.um.dk. After one has applied and paid the Visa Fee online, they must print the cover letter from ApplyVisa and hand in the supporting documents at the Visa Application Centre.

  • 03 June 2019

    VAC CLOSURE IN LIEU OF Eid-El-Fitri

    This is to inform all the applicants that the Danish Visa Application Centre will be closed tomorrow on the occasion of Eid-El-Fitri, kindly forgive us for any inconveniences caused.

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    06 May 2019

    NOTICE REGARDING PROCESSING PERIOD

    Due to circumstances beyond the Danish Embassy’s control at the moment, the Embassy cannot guarantee that visa applications can be processed within the 15 days mentioned below. The Embassy regrets any inconvenience this may cause.

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    08 April 2019

    EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY PASSPORT(for Burundi Nationals)

    This is to inform the Visa Applicants that the new East African Community Passports(for Burundi Nationals) has now been approved by the Danish Authorities and it is possible to apply for a Visa using it.

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    01 April 2019

    NEW EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY PASSPORT FOR BURUNDI AND RWANDA

    Schengen visas can only be issued to visa applicants that hold passports that have been recognized by the Schengen country issuing the visa. As per standard procedures, all new passports of third countries undergo an assessment and verification process by relevant Danish authorities in order to be considered valid for entry to Denmark. Until the process has been concluded, Denmark cannot process visa applications or issue a Schengen visa to visa applicants from Burundi and Rwanda holding the new EAC passport. The Danish Visa Application Centres will be notified when the process has been concluded. We regret any inconvenience this may cause.

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    12 March 2019

    EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY PASSPORT(for Ugandan Nationals)

    This is to inform the Visa Applicants that the new East African Community Passports(for Ugandan Nationals) has now been approved by the Danish Authorities and it is possible to apply for a Visa using it.

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    21 February 2019

    CHANGE IN BUSINESS HOURS ON 26 FEBRUARY 2019

    This to inform the applicants that the Danish Visa Application Centre in Kampala will be open for business from 11:00 to 15:00 on 26 February 2019. We deeply regret for any inconvenience caused.

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    08 February 2019

    EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY PASSPORT

    • Schengen Visas can only be issued to Visa Applicants that hold Passports that have been recognized by the Schengen Country issuing the visa. As per standard procedures, all new passports of third countries undergo an assessment and verification process by relevant Danish Authorities in order to be considered valid for entry to Denmark. This process is currently ongoing for the new Ugandan East African Community Passport. Until the process has been concluded , Denmark cannot process Visa Applications or issue a Schengen Visa to Visa Applicants holding this passport. The Danish Visa Application Centre in Kampala will be notified when the process has been concluded. We regret any inconvenience.
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    02 February 2019

    GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR)

    This is to inform all the applicants to familiarize oneself with the new regulation by the Embassy of Denmark, Nairobi

    Click here to download (In English).

    Click here to download (In Danish)

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    30 October 2018

    CHRISTMAS CLOSURE

    This is to inform all the applicants that the Danish Embassy in Nairobi along with the Visa Application Centre in Kampala will be closed from Friday, 21 December 2018 until Wednesday, 02 January 2019. Please note, therefore, the deadline for submission of visa applications submitted at VFS in Kampala is Friday, 30 November 2018 with departure up to Friday, 11 January 2019.

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    20 August 2018

    PUBLIC HOLIDAY

    This is to inform all the applicants that the Danish Visa Application Centre will remain closed on 21 August 2018 on the occasion of Eid-Al-Adhuha..

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    17 August 2018

    Processing time

    In accordance with the EU Visa Code, visa applications are generally processed within max. 15 days from the date of receipt at the embassy. If further documentation and/or assessment is required, the processing time may take more than 15 days. Visa applications which have to be submitted to the Danish Immigration Service (DIS) for further assessment may require additional processing time. Please visit the website of the Danish Immigration Service for further information. Please take note that you should allow for an additional 3 days both ways for the transportation of your documents between the visa application centre in Kampala and the Danish Embassy in Nairobi.