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Visa

Where to apply - Visa Application Centres

NB: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, only Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou VAC are currently open.

Without prior appointment, applications for visa can be submitted at the Danish Visa Application Centres in Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Jinan, Nanjing, Shanghai, Shenyang, Shenzhen and Xi'an.

Find addresses and office hours of the Danish visa centres and representations here.

The visa application centres offers you:

  • A fast and convenient service
  • Premium Lounge
  • AliPay (Beijing and Shanghai Visa Application Centre only)
  • Daily opening hours from 8:00 – 15:00
  • No or little queuing
  • Copy and photo service available at a fee
  • Advice on how to complete your application and what documents to attach
  • Tracking system, so you will know when your case has been processed
  • The passport can be returned by postal service

All visa applications (including all types of residence and work permits) will be accepted and passed back to the applicant by VFS Global Services Ltd. Please be aware that from 1 July 2020 the visa case processing itself for the Kingdom of Denmark (including Greenland and the Faroe Islands) in China and Japan will take place at the REGIONAL VISA HUB DENMARK in Guangzhou. However, for visa inquiries please refer directly to the VFS center where you handed in your application.

Chinese Service and Public Affairs Passports

Visa applicants with official passports (service passports, passports "for public affairs") apply for their visas via the competent department for Foreign Affairs of the Chinese Ministry or Commission.

Diplomatic passports issued by China are visa exempt.

Visa for Iceland

Denmark represents Iceland in certain parts of China, so visa applications for Iceland can be submitted at the Visa Application Centres belonging to Shanghai and/or Guangzhou. Currently this involves Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen. 

Iceland has opened their own counter in Beijing, Xi'an, Wuhan, Chengdu, Chongqing, Fuzhou, Nanjing and Hangzhou. Applications received here will be processed by the Icelandic Embassy in Beijing.

Applicants from Hong Kong

Applicants from Hong Kong may submit their visa application for Denmark at the Finnish Consulate General in Hong Kong, here.

Applicants from Mongolia

Applicants from Mongolia may submit their visa application for Denmark at the German Embassy in Ulaanbaatar. This means that the application procedure for a visa to Denmark from Mongolia must be in accordance with German visa regulations and requirements.

Applicants should follow the lists of documentation from the German Embassy and make sure that all necessary documents are enclosed for obtaining a visa to Denmark. For more information, please see the website of the German Embassy in Ulaanbaatar here.

Applicants should be aware that letters of invitation must be legalized in accordance with German law, when applying for a visa to Denmark from the German Embassy in Ulaanbaatar.

Further information on procedures and instructions can be obtained by contacting the German Embassy or the Royal Danish Honorary Consulate in Ulaanbaatar. 

German contact information in Ulaanbaatar:

Tel: +976-11-319739

Email: info@ulan.diplo.de

Website: www.ulan-bator.diplo.de

Office hours for visa applications: 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm Monday and Wednesday (upon appointment only)

Danish contact information in Ulaanbaatar:

Royal Danish Honorary Consulate, Mongolia
Shangri-La Office 24th Floor
Olympics Street 19A, 1 Section, Sukhbaatar District
Ulaanbaatar 14241, Mongolia
Tel: +976 77778833
E-mail: od@mcs.mn and Altanzaya.B@mcs.mn

Mongolian applicants for residence permits should apply via one of the Danish Visa Application Centres in China, as the German Embassy in Ulaanbaatar is not authorized to receive these applications on behalf of the Danish authorities.