Please note that the following
essentials must be met by all applicants submitting their applications for
||Passport should have been issued within the previous 10 years.
||Passport should have at least two blank pages.
||Passport should have at least three months validity from the date
of arrival back in India
||Applications are only accepted within 3 months of the requested date of arrival
||Relevant Forms & Photograph: Fully completed application form
appropriate to the type of visa and supplementary form requested with two
original passport-size photographs [NB: digital photographs not acceptable]
||Application will be accepted only until 5 days (excluding VFS handling time)
before the date of travel.
The VFS Danish Visa Application Centers will accept visa applications from all
nationals, who wish to travel to Denmark, Greenland, Faroe Islands or Iceland.
VFS will submit all such visa applications to The Embassy of Denmark located in
New Delhi. Timing for submission of application in Delhi is 0900 hrs - 1630 hrs
(tokens will be distributed from 0900 – 1530 hrs) on all working days from
Monday to Friday except on holidays observed by the Royal Danish embassy.
Timings for travel agents submitting more than 4 applications: 0900hrs to
Important note to agents:
Please keep in mind that all
applications should be handed in minimum 15 days ahead of the intended travel
date, unless extraordinary circumstances are demonstrated and approved by the
Embassy. Failure to comply with the application procedures will be met by a
warning. Repeated misconduct may result in cancellation of an agent’s
In case of travel to more than one Schengen country,
please submit your application to the Embassy / Consulate where you will be
staying for the maximum number of days. In case of equal stay, one has to apply
at the Schengen country which is the first port of entry.
Submission of Visa application and collection of passports can be done by
“The Schengen visa application form as well as other supporting documents
(e.g. authorization letters) have to be completed dated and signed by the
applicant. PLEASE NOTE that if the documents are not signed by the visa
applicant, or in case of any other discrepancies, the Danish Embassy may seek
sanctions against the accredited travel agent and consider the application to
be non-bona fide.”
||Accredited travel agents can submit applications on behalf of the applicant.
Other representatives will not be allowed apart parents submitting applications
for minor children, and spouses submitting applications for each other. A proof
of relationship (e.g. marriage certificate/passport entry of spouse) is
required before the application of the spouse can be accepted.
will be approximate 16 days (including day of
submission at VFS). Applications accepted at The Danish visa application centre
will be submitted on the next working day to the Embassy. In case an
application needs to be referred to The Danish Immigration Service, processing
time can take up to 8 weeks. If necessary DIS (Denmark Immigration Services)
holds the right to prolong processing time.
Collection of the processed passports from the VFS Danish Visa Application
Centre can be done between 9:00-12:00 Monday-Friday (For collection of
passports received from the Embassy the previous day) & 13.00-16.30
Monday-Friday (For collection of passports received from the Embassy the same
day).Applicants can instantly track the status of their application online
by clicking on Track your Application
or by sending and SMS to VISA (space) DK (space) passport number to 57333.
There will be no need to follow up with the Embassy or the call centre to
ascertain when the passport will be returned.
Status of the submitted cases:
If you wish to make an enquiry
regarding the status of an application which has extended the 15-day processing
time, please contact DIS ( Danish Immigration Service) in Copenhagen under the
following telephone number: +45 3530 8490
Guidance concerning appeals:
If you wish to lodge an appeal
against a decision or have any enquiries regarding a visa which has not been
granted, Please contact Danish Immigration Service in Copenhagen under the
following telephone number: +45 3530 8490.