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News and Notices

We encourage you to view the important news and notices section every time you visit our website as there are important bits of information which will prove to be very useful to all.

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    02 July 2019

    • 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.
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    14 June 2019

    From the 01 July 2019, all visa applicants must submit their visa applications using the new online application platform ApplyVisa.

    "NEW MANDATORY ONLINE VISA APPLICATION: From the 1st of July 2019, you must fill in your visa application and pay the application fee online using ApplyVisa.um.dk. After you have applied and paid the visa fee online, you must print the cover letter from ApplyVisa and hand in supporting documents at the Visa Application Centre [Islamabad, Lahore or Karachi]"

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    19 November 2018

    The Denmark visa application centres will remain closed on 21 November 2018 for Eid Milad-un-Nabi

    The visa application centres will be closed to persons seeking to apply for a Denmark visa on Wednesday 21 November 2018 due to Eid Milad-un-Nabi. The application centres will reopen on Thursday 22 November 2018.

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    16 September 2018

    The visa application centres will be closed on Friday 21 September 2018

    Due to 10th Moharram, the Denmark visa application centres will closed on Friday 21 September 2018.

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    10 July 2018

    The visa application centre in Islamabad will be closed on 12 and 13 July 2018

    The Islamabad visa application centre, currently located at 14-B Sadiq Plaza, G9 Markaz, will be closed on 12 and 13 July 2018. The Islamabad visa application centre will re-open on Monday 16 July 2018 in a new location in Islamabad. Please visit our Contact Us page for the location of the new centre.

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    28 November 2017

    New Prime Time service available from 11 December 2017

    From 11 December 2017 applicants will be able to avail a new Prime Time service, allowing the submission of visa applications outside of normal working hours for an additional fee. For more information on this service please click here.

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    14 November 2017

    Important information for Lahore applicants

    All persons applying for a Denmark visa in Lahore should note that due to adverse weather conditions there will be an additional delay of one day in the transportation of application files to the Embassy of Denmark in Islamabad. This delay also applies to applications that have been processed by the Embassy and returned to Gerry’s. This delay will continue throughout the winter season and normal service will resume as soon as possible.

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    03 July 2017

    Information regarding the storage of biometric data

    All applicants are invited to read this document regarding the storage of the biometric data that is collected for visa and residence permit applications.

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    05 December 2016

    Closure for Eid Milad un Nabi

    The Denmark visa application centres will be closed on Tuesday 13 December 2016 on the occasion of Eid Milad un Nabi.

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    06 October 2016

    Appointments no longer required

    Applicants no longer need to book an appointment to visit one of the visa application centres. If you have already booked an appointment you can disregard it and visit the application centre at any time during opening hours.

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    15 August 2016

    An appointment will be required from Monday 22 August 2016

    From Monday 22 August 2016 all applicants will need to have booked an appointment in order to apply at any of the VACs. An appointment can be booked online or via our helpline. A printout of the appointment letter must be carried when attending the VAC. Those without an appointment will not be permitted to submit their application.

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    28 June 2016

    The VAC will be closed from Wednesday 6 July 2016 to Friday 8 July 2016 due to Eid ul Fitr.

    Applicants are advised that the Denmark visa application centres will be closed on Wednesday 6 July 2016, Thursday 7 July 2016 and Friday 8 July 2016 due to Eid ul Fitr.

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    16 May 2016

    VAC opening hours during Ramadan

    During the month of Ramadan the VAC will be open from 09:00 to 15:00. The passport collection timing will be from 09:00 to 13:00. There will be no change to the submission timing.

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    10 May 2016

    The Denmark Visa Application Centres will resume accepting visa applications from 10 May 2016.

    The problems affecting the Embassy of Denmark’s visa system have been resolved and normal services will be restored at the visa application centres from 10 May 2016. Please visit the website of the Embassy of Denmark for more information.

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    29 April 2016

    The Denmark Visa Application Centres are currently not accepting visa applications.

    Due to a problem with the electronic visa system the Embassy of Denmark in Islamabad is unable to process visa applications. Therefore the Denmark visa application centres are not accepting applications until further notice. For more information please visit http://um.dk/da/nyheder-fra-udenrigsministeriet/NewsDisplayPage/?newsID=65E2EB4C-CFA5-4CAC-AD2A-8379AB2E71A5 and https://www.nyidanmark.dk/en-us/News/News/danish_immigration_service/2016/it_problems_regarding_visas.html.

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    17 December 2015

    The Denmark Visa Application Centres will be closed for the submission of applications from 24 December 2015 until 4 January 2016.

    The Embassy of Denmark will be closed from 24 December 2015 until 4 January 2016 and during this time the visa application centres will not be accepting visa applications.