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Please note that the following essentials must be met by all applicants submitting their applications for visa.

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.

Application procedure

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 1100hrs.

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 authorization.

Note: 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 following:

Applicant himself.
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.

“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.”

Processing time 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 http://dk.vfsglobal.co.in 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.
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Step 1
Applications for Danish / Icelandic visa are accepted at the Visa Application 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 long it will take to process, as this is entirely the prerogative of the Embassy of Denmark.

Step 3
Please go to the link “All about visas” to understand details of various visas

Step 4
Please ensure you read the security regulation notices before you visit the Visa Application Centre / Embassy of Denmark, New Delhi