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Important Information

  • Important information when entering Denmark

    If you arrive from a country classified as a banned country, you must present proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours before entry. If you fail to present such a test, you must expect to be refused entry as from Monday, 26 October 2020.

    On this page you will find information about rules and required documents.

  • 15 June 2020

    Information sheet to Visa Holders

  • 03 June 2020

    Denmark Visa Application Centre in Manama, Bahrain re-opens

    Effective 07 June 2020, customers can submit their Long Term and Resident Permit visa applications at the Denmark Visa Application Centre in Manama, Bahrain

    Your safety is our priority. As part of precautionary measures, customers visiting our Visa Application Centres may be subjected to body temperature checks to assess their health conditions and required to wear face mask and gloves. Customers exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms, including fever (higher than 38 degrees Celsius), cough and difficulty breathing will be allowed to reschedule their application submission for another day and will be advised to seek medical attention at the nearest healthcare facility of their choice.

    Apart from the safety procedures conducted, please note that –

    1. Limited number of customers will be allowed inside the Visa Application Center at a time.
    2. All applicants are requested to schedule an appointment in order to submit their application.

    Thank you for your understanding.

  • 26 March 2020

    The worldwide response to COVID-19 continues to affect the Visa Service. Our Visa Application Centre in Bahrain is closed, effective Sunday, 29 March 2020 till 09 April 2020. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.

    If you have already booked your appointment we will not be able to reschedule your appointment until the Centre is re-opened.

    Customers affected can contact

    We will continue to monitor the situation and post updates on our website. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your cooperation.

  • 22 March 2020

    “Due to the current entry restrictions to Denmark, all Danish visa application centers are closed. Applicants who have handed in their visa application prior to 20 March 2020 will have their case processed. For more information visit the website of the relevant Danish mission.”

  • 17 March 2020

    Important information regarding visitors to the Manama Visa Application Centre

    Visitors will have their body temperature taken at the entrance of the Manama Visa Application Centre. Your health condition will be assessed, and visitors with symptoms including fever (higher than 38 degrees Celsius), cough and difficulty breathing will be advised to seek medical attention at the nearest healthcare facility of your choice.

    We will continue to monitor the situation and post an update on this page.

    We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your cooperation.

  • 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


    NEW ONLINE VISA APPLICATION: From 01 July 2019, you should fill in your visa application and pay the application fee online using 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. For more information on the application procedure and requirements, visit Danish Embassy Website,or Click here.

  • ONLINE PAYMENT OF Residence work permit application (long stay visa):

    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

    The receipt for the payment should be submitted at the Danish Visa Application Centre (VFS) 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 the Danish embassy (using the link and 3) the fee to the Danish Visa Application Centre (VFS).

  • VFS Global (Visa Application Center for Denmark in Bahrain) on 18th Floor of Diplomatic Commercial Tower, Diplomatic Area is the only authorized Visa servicing facility by the Embassy of Denmark. VFS Global shall not be responsible/liable for any transactions that the applicant/ customer has with any Travel Agents or any other third party either in the building or outside who might claim to be authorized agents for Visa servicing or for VFS Global. Any applicant shall do such transaction/s at his/her/their own risk, cost and expenses. Requesting you to kindly contact the VFS Service/ Helpdesk or write to us in details at for further information or queries if any.
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