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 The Danish Embassy in Beijing is looking for a Chinese Visa Officer (local staff)

Position:                 Visa and Consular Officer
                                    Full time position

Deadline:                    9th February 2018

Location:                    The Royal Danish Embassy, Beijing


The Danish Embassy is looking for an energetic and systematic person for a position as Visa and Consular Officer for employment as soon as possible.

We offer a position in an attractive and exciting workplace, where all parts of the Embassy’s work are closely connected. You will be part of a busy environment, where your attention to detail in every single case is combined with your ability to promote the overall Danish interests in China.

Job Description

You will be part of a busy team, whose work primarily consists of handling visa applications from Chinese citizens going to Schengen. The demand for visa to Schengen is constantly increasing and there is great focus on our work from both Danish and Chinese authorities. Your job will be to handle the cases in a service minded way, while you also show that you can manage the Schengen rules.

The work comprises important control functions in connection with visa issuing. You must show an understanding for, and the ability to scrutinize visa applications as well as show great thoroughness and responsibility in your work in general.

You should display sound judgement, efficiency and be able to deliver results with a high service level, representing Denmark’s already good reputation in China.

You may also be asked to assist Danes in China with passport applications and sometimes more complicated consular cases.

The work requires that you have an assertive personality and are able to keep the overview under pressure.


We are looking for a team-player, who delivers a high level of service, efficiency and attention to detail.

  • Relevant higher education
  • Good language skills: fluent in Chinese and English. Knowledge of Danish language is an advantage, but not a requirement
  • Relevant work experience
  • Sense of detail in each case combined with the ability to see the visa work as an important part of presenting Denmark as an attractive country
  • Experience with working in a cross-cultural work place
  • The ability to work in a political environment
  • Assertive personality and the ability to handle difficult situations with a smile and in a competent manner


To apply for this position, please send your CV and motivated application incl. relevant documents and Photo before February 9, 2018 to  Please note “Visa and Consular Officer” in the subject line.

If you have questions about the position please contact Deputy Head of the Visa and Consular Department, Pernille Florin Elbech: +86 10 8532 9927.

The Danish Embassy emphasizes equal opportunities for all and applications from qualified persons are welcome regardless of race, sex, religion or disability.

About the visa department
The Visa Team issues more than 12,000 visa per year to Chinese going to Denmark and Schengen. A great part of the visa applicant’s travel in the summer season and this is the busiest season of the year. We have both Danes and Chinese employed in the team.

For further information about the work of the team please go to our website.