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    23 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.

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    17 March 2020

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    13 March 2020

    The Danish Government has implemented extensive precautionary measures due to the Corona virus/COVID-19.

    You can still apply for a visa to Denmark, however additional restrictions on entry into Denmark might be imposed in the coming days. These include, among other things, the possibility of medical examination on arrival, possible quarantine on arrival from high risk areas and the possibility of rejection of foreigners arriving from high risk areas at the border.

    Please stay updated on the website from Danish Immigration Service and the website for information from the Danish authorities . For information on precautionary health measures implemented in Denmark, please visit the Danish Health Authorities’ website.

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    19 December 2019

    We wish to inform you that from Monday 23 December 2019 to Wednesday 01 January 2020 has been declared a Public Holiday to mark preparations for Christmas and New Year and therefore the Austria Visa Application Center will be closed.

    The Center will resume normal operations on Thursday 02 January 2020.

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    07 August 2019

    According to Article 12 (a) of the Regulation (EC) No. 810/2009, commonly known as “Visa Code”, the validity of a travel document shall extend at least three months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the Schengen Member States. According to an official notification from the Kenyan authorities issued to all diplomatic missions, all Kenyan passports – except the new East African Community biometric e-Passport – will be rendered invalid from 01 March 2020. The Schengen Member States therefore wish to inform the Kenyan public that from 01 December 2019 ONLY the new East African Community biometric e-Passport can be accepted for Schengen visa applications.

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    30 June 2019

    • APPLYVISA:
    • "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”
    • 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 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 https://dys.um.dk/permit/) and 3) the fee to the Danish Visa Application Centre (VFS).”
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    07 August 2019

    Important information notice from Schengen Member States

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    06 May 2019

    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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    02 April 2019

    “New East African Community Passports 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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    08 February 2019

    New Ugandan 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 this may cause.

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    07 August 2019

    Deadline for visa application submission before Christmas closure