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Where to apply - Visa Application Centres

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

With prior appointment only, applications for visa can be submitted at the Danish diplomatic representations in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.

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

The visa application centres offers you:

  • A fast and convenient service
  • Preminum Lounge
  • AliPay (Beijing 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 note that all decision making is still made by the Embassy or Consulates.

Official Passports and ordinary 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

The Danish Consulates General in Shanghai and Guangzhou represent Iceland, so visa applications for Iceland can be submitted at the Visa Application Centres belonging to Shanghai and/or Guangzhou. In Beijing, Iceland has an embassy and applications can be submitted directly to the embassy. As per 24th May Iceland has openened their own counter in Fuzhou, Nanjing and Hangzhou VAC and applications received here will be processed by the Icelandic Embassy in Beijing.

Starting from 8th April 2019 the Danish Consulates General in Shanghai and Guangzhou has set a limit to the number of applications received to Iceland. Applicants need to make appointments in advance to submit their applications in Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen. It applies to all the short term categories, including ADS/STV group tourism.

The appointment can only be accepted through email, at least 3 days prior to the submission day. Please kindly bring the confirmed appointments emails when you come to submit applications to the VACs. VACs will not accept applications without confirmed appointment.

Appointment Email:



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



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
Central Tower, 15th floor
2 Sukhbaatar Square, SBD-8
Ulaanbaatar 210620a, Mongolia
Tel: +976 11-312625, +976 77 21 26 25
Fax: +976 11-312175

Mongolian applicants for residence permits should apply via one of the Danish Visa Applicantion Centres in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou or Chongqing, because the German Embassy in Ulaanbaatar is not authorized to receive these applications on behalf of the Danish authorities.