16 September 2017
Schengen Visa Form Filling assistance is just a call away!
VFS Global introduces Form Filling Assistance service over the Phone to give Visa Applicants just the helping hand they need when completing their Visa Application forms.
Please call 022 67866028 to avail the service
15 September 2017
Denmark Visa Application Centre in Kolkata will remain closed on 29 September 2017 on account of Durga Puja.
15 September 2017
Blue Dart Closure in Kolkata: 28 September to 02 October 2017
On account of Durga Puja in Kolkata please note that our courier partner, Blue Dart, will be completely closed on 27 September 2017 to 30 September 2017. Blue Dart will also be closed for 02 October 2017 for Gandhi Jayanti. Hence all applications accepted in Kolkata on 28 September will be submitted at the Embassy in Delhi on 04 October 2017.
Also note that the counter collection passports sent from Delhi on 28 September 2017 and 29 September 2017 will reach Kolkata on 03 October 2017.
14 July 2017
Residence Permits From Nepal To Be Sent To New Delhi After 1 September 2017
On the 1 September 2017, the Danish Embassy in New Delhi will start receiving residence permit applications from Nepal. Despite upcoming changes in visa procedures, applying will still take place in Kathmandu. Due to this year’s closure of the Danish Embassy in Nepal, residence permits and visa cases regarding visits to Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Estonia will be forwarded from Nepal to the respective Embassies in New Delhi. Applications will continue to be received and handed out in Kathmandu at the Visa Application Centre operated by VFS Global in Kathmandu, Nepal.
See the change of issuance locations and dates for when changes will become effective listed below:
All applications shall be handed in and collected at the Visa Application Centre in Patan operated by VFS Global. For more visa information visit: http://www.vfsglobal.com/denmark/nepal/
12 July 2017
Change in Denmark VAS and VFS Logistic Fees
General public is hereby notified that Denmark VAS & VFS Logistic Fees will be change with effect from 12 July 2017 . Kindly refer visa fee page for further information
03 July 2017
Information on processing of applicant's fingerprints and photograph for the use of identification and verification of identity within the immigration area
27 March 2017
“All minors must be accompanied by both parents or legal guardians and sign the application form in front of a VFS officer. Except in cases where, the child is traveling with one parent to visit the other parent, who is residing in Denmark.”
20 March 2017
Indian Nationals does not require transit visa but certain other Nationals do.
09 January 2017
Note: Applicants may submit their visa applications directly to the Embassy of Denmark, New Delhi for which they should contact the Visa Section by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. A visa application cannot be submitted without prior appointment at the Embassy of Denmark. Appointments for direct submission are only granted on a case-by-case basis.
21 November 2016
With Effective From 01 December 2016 Submission of Visa application and collection of passports can be done by the following:
If any of the above comes for passport collection they need to carry the following documents:
It is also mandatory to mention applicant’s personal address on the covering letter on which passport has to be couriered. Applicant's passport will not be couriered to their travel agencies 'addresses as directed by the Embassy.
04 June 2016
Bill to repeal the Green card scheme has been passed
On 2 June 2016 the Danish Parliament has passed a bill to repeal the Greencard scheme.
The change means that from 10 June 2016 it will no longer be possible to submit new applications for a Green card.
It is still possible to apply for a Green card until 10 June 2016.
After 10 June 2016 you can continue to apply for an extension of an existing Green card. Likewise it will still possible to apply for a residence permit as an accompanying family member to a person holding a Green card.
The Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration will continue to process applications under the Green card scheme submitted before the effective date of 10 June 2016 according to the current regulations.
The changes will be incorporated into the specific pages on newtodenmark.dk offering information on the Greencard scheme on 10 June 2016.
The information is also available on www.newtodenmark.dk Please see the following links (Please also inform/forward the links to ESP)
06 April 2016
No application would be accepted without prior appointment
With Effect From 11 April 2016 No application would be accepted without prior appointment. Please make sure you arrive at the visa application center 15 minutes prior to your appointment time.
11 February 2016
Phasing out of Handwritten Passports
Please note that as per information received from the Indian Authorities, handwritten and non-machine readable passports are no longer issued and manual changes in Indian passports are no longer permitted. The Schengen states’ consulates thus do not accept:
11 February 2016
Fingerprints - Temporary form of Impossibility
Please note that as per the instruction received from Embassy if an applicant is having a bandaged or amputated finger then he/she has to provide a medical certificate from a Doctor in support of the same.
19 January 2016
Fees are regulated on 1 January 2016
If you plan to apply for a residence permit or an extension of a residence permit based on work or studies around 1 January 2016, please note that processing fees are regulated on 1 January 2016.
If you wish to apply before the fees are regulated, you must not only pay the fee but also submit your application before 1 January 2016.
In other words, it is the date on which you submit your application to the Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration, to the Danish police, or at a Danish diplomatic mission, which determines the amount of the processing fee.
If you pay the fee before 1 January 2016, but submit your application after 1 January 2016, you will have paid less than the required fee, and consequently your application may be rejected, that is, it will not be processed. It is not possible to create a Case Order ID with the regulated 2016 fee prior to 1 January 2016.
The processing fees for applying for a residence permit are regulated every year on 1 January.
04 November 2015
All applicants are required book an appointment online to submit their visa application and Biometric information at the Schengen visa application centre.
As part of the visa application procedure, from 2 November 2015 applicants will need to provide Biometric fingerprint data along with a digital photograph. If you have temporary injuries on your fingers, applicants are advised to wait until the injuries have healed before you book your appointment. Henna on fingertips may also mean we are unable to get a clear scanned image and should be removed or allowed to fade before your appointment date.
Before you make an appointment you should carefully read the visa application process available on the website to submit your visa application and supporting documents at the visa application centre.
If you have missed your appointment on the scheduled day, the system will not allow you to reschedule or cancel and you will require to book a new appointment after 24 hours.
Please make sure you arrive at the visa application centre 15 minutes prior to your appointment time. Applicants are not allowed to be accompanied inside the visa application centre. The only exceptions to this are those accompanying children under 18 years-of-age or applicants who need special assistance for health reasons or disability.
If you are part of a family or group, each member of the family or group must make an individual appointment. For example, if you are a family of 4 with 2 adults and 2 children you must make 4 individual appointments.
VFS Global appointment system is compatible with most popular browsers. VFS Global will soon introduce appointment scheduling through call Centre for the ease of applicants.
How to book an appointment
Please click here to book an appointment online.
04 November 2015
Change in the visa application submission process - Introduction of the Visa Information System (VIS) on 2 November 2015