Welcome to the website of the Danish Visa Application Centre in India, Bhutan and Nepal. This site provides details related to your application submission and collection process, along with other useful information. Please visit the website of the Danish mission for more information
Effective 15 February 2021, all applicants for Resident Permit will have to submit their passport at the time of lodging their application: the passport will be held in Embassy until the decision is made.
Please note that due to surge in Covid cases, applications are delivered twice a week to the Embassy of Denmark, hence processing time will be impacted accordingly.
Please note, it has been decided by The Danish Ministry of Immigration and Integration that residence permit applications for study (incl. Ph.D), internship, volunteers and au pair as well as their accompanying family members will be refused by SIRI as of 3 February 2021.
Read more here
The official portal for foreign nationals who wish to visit, live or work in Denmark: https://www.nyidanmark.dk/en-GB
Please note: seafarers can apply with reduced checklist see here and also avail of appointments given to them on priority basis. Kindly contact our Helpline for assistance.
As of 09 January 2021, the Danish government has introduced new entry restrictions, which apply to travellers from all countries, who wish to enter Denmark.
The restrictions are valid until further notice and can be found here
Currently, you can only enter Denmark if you have a worthy purpose. Read more about what constitutes a worthy purpose on the website of the Danish Police the Danish Police NB: Note that the worthy purposes are further restricted during the period 09 - 17 January 2021.
Effective 7 December:
Please be aware of the current restrictions on entry into Denmark. India is currently categorised as a “banned” country. This means that travelers resident in India can enter Denmark only if they have worthy purpose. Read more about what constitutes a worthy purpose on the website of the Danish police. Mandatory Covid test is needed to enter Denmark.
Applicants no longer need prior screening by the mission before applying for a visa.
Applicants choose the location in ApplyVisa where they will hand in the visa application. In India it is ONLY possible to hand in applications at VFS Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kochi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Kolkata. It does not matter if any other VACs may have been opened in ApplyVisa. Only the listed are open.
Timings at VAC as per VAC online appointment system. To book an appointment, click here
Your safety is our priority. As part of precautionary measures, customers visiting our Visa Application Centres may be subjected to body temperature checks to assess their health conditions and required to wear face mask and gloves. Customers exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms, including fever (higher than 38 degrees Celsius), cough and difficulty breathing will be allowed to reschedule their application submission for another day and will be advised to seek medical attention at the nearest healthcare facility of their choice.
Apart from the safety procedures conducted, please note that,
Applicants will not be permitted to visit the Visa Application Center for collection of passport.
Thank you for your understanding.
Due to the rise in COVID-19 cases. Government of Karnataka has decided to implement a complete lockdown of Bangalore city starting 14 July 2020 - 22 July 2020. VFS Global Application Centre at Bangalore will remain close as per Government norm.
Increased fees for visa applications
Please note: As of 02 February 2020 the Schengen visa fee per person (Short Stay Visa) will increase from 60 to 80 euros or the equivalent amount in your local currency. For children between 6-12 years old the visa fee will increase to 40 euros or equivalent
** ICELAND VISA UPDATE **
Currently, applicants submitting in New Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore have to apply directly with the Embassy of Iceland by following these steps: https://www.vfsglobal.com/Iceland/India/index.html
If you have already filled in ApplyVisa and need to withdraw and apply directly with the Embassy of Iceland, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org (Please mention your reference number in the email).
The applications can be submitted in VFS Centre with or without appointment. Appointments are scheduled through this website or by calling the helpline.
To book an appointment to submit your applicationClick Here
If you have already submitted your visa application at the Denmark Visa Application Centre in India, you can track your application here. Your status can also be tracked via SMS and email.Click Here
Locate your nearest Visa Application Centre. Please select your resident city below.
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