News And updates

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    09 January 2020

    • Visa - Closure of the Danish Embassy Visa Section for 3 days in January
    • The Danish Embassy wishes to inform the general public that the visa section will be closed from Wednesday 22 January 2020 to Friday 24 January 2020. This implies that applications received from VFS on the said date will be processed after 24 January 2020.
    • During this period, VFS will continue to receive applications from the general public. Please visit our website for more information on visa and residence permits http://ghana.um.dk/en/travel-and-residence/
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    03 January 2020

    The Demark Embassy would like to inform all applicants that in the Month of January 2020 a maximum of 15 applicants will be received per day based on appointment

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    16 November 2019

    Visa – Important information for applicants who wish to travel in December

    Applicants who wish to travel to Denmark, Sweden, Finland or Iceland before/during Christmas, are kindly advised to apply at the VFS centre no later than 2 December 2019.

    All applications received at the VFS centre after 2 December 2019 will be received for case processing at the Embassy. However, the visa section cannot guarantee completion of case handling before your expected travel date.

    Please visit the embassy’s website for more information on visa and residence permits

    http://ghana.um.dk/en/travel-and-residence/”  

    For your information, the embassy is closed from 24 December - 1 January 2020 (days included).

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    28 June 2019

    NEW ONLINE VISA APPLICATION: From the 01 July 2019, you should fill in your visa application and pay the application fee online using https://applyvisa.um.dk/. After you have applied and paid the visa fee online, you must print and sign the cover letter from ApplyVisa and hand in supporting documents and supply biometrics at the Visa Application Centre

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    24 June 2019

    "NEW MANDATORY ONLINE VISA APPLICATION: From the 01 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 ‘’

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    23 June 2019

    The Visa Application Centre has moved to 1st floor, Atlantic Towers, behind Marina Mall, Airport City, Accra.

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    01 May 2019

    The Demark Embassy would like to inform all applicants effective 29 April 2019, it is mandatory for all applicants to schedule an appointment for visa application submission

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    30 December 2015

    Effective 1 December 2015, a maximum of 25 applicants will be received per day

    The Embassy of Denmark in Accra, Ghana, is introducing a maximum to the number of visa applications that it will be able to receive on a daily basis. This is done to ensure that all received applications continue to get the deserved attention to detail and that applicants receive their decision within the timeframe laid out in the Schengen Community Code on visas.

    Effective 1 December 2015, a maximum of 25 applicants will be received per day.

    Applicants will be attended to on first come first serve basis. Applicants arriving at the VFS after the quota has been exhausted will be requested to come the following day.

    Applicants who can show evidence that they are not resident in Ghana and have travelled from abroad may be attended to irrespective of the daily quota.