Long Term Visa

Residence and work permit application procedure at The Denmark Embassy in New Delhi

The Denmark Embassy in New Delhi is pleased to introduce a new facility in order to meet the increasing demand for residence and work permit among Indians.

This site provides information on procedures applicable to all nationals who wish to apply for Residence and Work permit for Denmark, Greenland and Faroe Island.

Application procedure

The VFS Global Denmark Visa Application Centre in New Delhi, Gurgaon, Jaipur, Jalandhar, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Cochin, Pondicherry, Trivandrum, Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Goa, Thimpu (Bhutan) and Kathmandu (Nepal) will accept all long term applications from all nationals and their dependents:

VFS Global will submit all such applications to The Denmark Embassy in New Delhi.

Timing for submission of application at Delhi is 09:00 till 16:30 on all working days from Monday to Friday except on holidays observed by the Royal Denmark embassy.

The Jurisdiction of operation of the Embassy is all States and Union Territories of the Indian Union, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bhutan.and Nepal.

Submission of application for all long term categories can be done only in person by the applicants.

Long Term applications accepted at the Denmark Visa Application Centre in New Delhi will be submitted on the next working day to the Embassy. Applications accepted at other locations will be submitted after two working days to The Denmark Embassy in New Delhi.

For more information about processing time of the Long term applications visit Click here

Processed passports can be collected from the Denmark Visa Application Centre between 09:00-16:30 Applicants can instantly track the status of their application by clicking on Track your Application or by sending and SMS to VISA DK 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.

When you come to the VFS Global Denmark visa application centre to deliver a residence/ work permit application, you will need to have your biometric data recorded. You should remove any henna on your fingertips, or allow it to fade, as this may prevent us from getting a clear scan.

Every applicant who is submitting a residence permit application must attend the visa application centre in person. Children of less than6 years need to attend, but are not require to have fingerprints or signature recorded, only a photograph.

Applicants should bring loose leaf colour original documents + copies of all

  • supporting documents
  • pages of the passport

In a standard format (A4 Size). All copies must be in the same format.

VFS Global constantly strives to offer top-of- the- line and revolutionary services to its clients around the world. Today, it is one of the few companies capable of integrating biometrics into the application flow.

Biometrics, a modern process used for biological identification of a person through fingerprints, iris, voice patterns, facial patterns, and hand measurements has proved to be an invaluable tool to the Diplomatic Missions in ensuring absolute accuracy in identification.

On-line applications and applications submitted by the company in Denmark

If your application is submitted in Denmark/on-line, you will be informed by the Danish authorities that you must contact VFS within 14 days in order to have your biometric data recorded.

You must bring a print of the confirmation letter that the application was submitted on-line, as well as your original travel document. (The confirmation letter has information about the case order ID, the application type and more).

As the application form is already submitted in Denmark (on-line) you don’t have to bring the application and the supporting documents.

Triple Benefits

VFS Global provides Diplomatic Missions with the unique benefits of interoperability, reliability and unmatched security.


  • With existing systems used by Missions
  • Several systems, one provider
  • Capability of using common hardware by multiple Missions for enrolment


  • Well trained and highly motivated enrolment staff to capture finger prints and facial images
  • Only best quality images captured and converted as templates, as per the agreed quality benchmarks, which are inbuilt in the designed software
  • An understanding of the requirements on quality standards ensures good quality templates at enrolment
  • Security
  • Spoof/liveliness /fake detection solutions
  • Data transfer across borders

Please note the fee for applicants applying at The Denmark Visa Application Centre is payable by Cash.
Please click on Visa Fees and Service Charges for details on payments.