Introduction
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Dear Applicants, Please note that Medical Insurance is a mandatory document. We request that you purchase insurance from the Visa Application Center or from an authorized agency. We are unable to guarantee the authenticity of policy purchased from any other sources.


Welcome to the website for the Danish Visa Application Centre.


This site provides information on procedures applicable to resident Belarusians who wish to apply for a Short Stay Visa (Less than 90 days) to travel to Denmark. The website also provides information regarding the procedure of receiving Residence and Work Permits to Denmark.

For Prospective Applicants

Applicants who wish to apply for a Short Stay Schengen Visa and Residence and Work Permits to Denmark, kindly read the information on this site carefully. The guidelines listed on this site are to help you prepare your documents as accurately as possible. This will reduce the chances of your application being delayed or declined due to inadequate or incorrect submission of documents. Please note that only applications for Short Stay are accepted in the Danish Visa Center in Minsk; and for Long Stay applications, it needs to be submitted in Moscow.

Applications for re-entry permits should be applied directly at the Embassy of Denmark, Moscow.

The Danish Visa Application Centre would accept applications for a Schengen Visa for submission at The Embassy of Denmark in Moscow.

Please note that you may be required to appear before a Visa Officer at The Embassy of Denmark prior to a decision being taken on your application. The Visa Application Centre shall help you to take an appointment for the same.

Important:

Please read more about new rules of the storage of biometric data.

Physically challenged applicants are requested to contact our helpline prior to visiting our center to submit your application so that we may offer you the best possible assistance.

A visa facilitation agreement between Denmark and Russia has been signed and will come into force on 1st of October, 2009. The agreement covers short-stay visas for an intended stay of no more than 90 days per half year for Russian citizens (C-visas and visas with limited territorial validity (VLTV).

Most of the agreement’s provisions – which are similar to the provisions in the visa facilitation agreement between the EU and Russia which entered into force on 1st of June, 2007 – have already been implemented by Denmark. With the final ratification now concluded, the remaining provisions will come into force, e.g.:

  Extension of the group of persons being exempted from paying the visa fee, cf. Article 6 in the agreement
Extension of the possibility of issuing long-term visas with multiple entries under certain conditions being fulfilled, cf. Article 5 in the agreement
  Visa exemption for holders of Russian diplomatic passports,cf. Article 11 in the agreement
  Introduction of a processing time of maximum 10 days from the date of applying, which may be prolonged in specific cases, cf. Aticle 7of the agreement
  The possibility of express issuance (within three working days) under certain conditions, cf. Article 7 of the agreement

A copy of the visa facilitation agreement may be found here

Submitting Your Application

Where To Apply

Submission of Visa application and collection of passports can be done by the following:

  Applicant himself.
  Travel Agents recognised by Embassy of Denmark, Moscow. In case a representative is coming to submit the application or collect the passport he needs to carry a photo id of himself and an authority letter from the applicant / company.
  We also accept by courier (representative) from an applicant, provided the courier has a signed letter of full power from the applicant.

Processing time will be at least 20 (twenty) consecutive days for all short-term visa categories. It is strongly advised to submit an application at least 20 calendar days prior to your intended travel date. Delivery time from the Visa Application Centre to the Danish Embassy in Moscow and back is not included in the processing time. In case an application needs to be referred to the Danish Immigration Service, processing time will be a minimum of 6 (six) weeks.

Please click here for processing time information for Residence and Work Permits.

All applicants who are applying themselves or for close relatives need to ensure that the Consent forms are signed by each individual and submitted along with their Application. For these Consent forms please click here.
 
Visa Application Process
Urgent visas:

According to the Visa Facilitation Agreement between the Russian Federation and Denmark in cases of urgent matters the visa processing time can be reduced to 3 (three) working days.

This service is available for Russian citizens only applying for a visa in Moscow, and takes not less than 3 (three) working days (including the day of submission and the day of collection of passport).

The visa fee for urgent visas is 5100 rubles.

Step 1: All visa applications are accepted at the Visa Service Centre.
Step 2: Before applying, please ensure you are very clear on your ‘purpose of visit’ – do remember we are here to assist and help you through the entire visa application process but are not permitted to advise or guide you on choosing a visa category. Since our work is primarily administrative in nature, we have no say on whether you will be granted a visa and how much time it will take to process, as this is entirely the prerogative of the Embassy of Denmark to decide on.
Step 3: Please go to the link "All about visas" to understand details of Short Stay visas and Residence and Work Permits.
Step 4: Please ensure you read the security regulation notices before you visit the visa service centre / Embassy.
Step 5: After you have applied for visa you should provide biometric data (fingerprints and digital photography, digital signature),
 
Submitting Your Application
Where To Apply
Submission of Visa application and collection of passports can be done by the following:
  Applicant himself.
  Travel Agents recognised by Embassy of Denmark, Moscow. In case a representative is coming to submit the application or collect the passport he needs to carry a photo id of himself and an authority letter from the applicant / company.
  We also accept by courier (representative) from an applicant, provided the courier has a signed letter of full power from the applicant.

Processing time will be at least  20 (twenty) consecutive days for all short-term visa categories. Applications accepted at The Danish visa service centre will be   delivered to the Embassy in Moscow. In case an application needs to be referred to the Danish Immigration Service, processing time will be a minimum of 6 (six) weeks. Processing time for applications accepted at regional visa centres increases for the time required for delivery of passports to Moscow and back from Moscow to the regional visa centre and will be at least  20 consecutive  days without day of submission.

Please click here for processing time information for Residence and Work Permits.
 
Track Your Application
If you have already submitted an application for a visa at the Belarus Visa Application Centre you can track your application here.