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Family Reunification

If you have close relatives in Denmark, you can apply for a residence permit on the grounds of family reunification. Provided that certain requirements are met, family reunification can be granted to spouses and cohabiting partners, children and other family members.

For information about Family Reunification in Denmark, pleaseclick here.  
For information about how to apply and to see the correct application form, please  click here.  

You may find information regarding submitting your application in the Visa Application Center's website, click here.

Application fees:

Application fee for residence and/or work permit is found on the List of service fees on the left side panel of this page.
There is no need to obtain a Case Order ID for Family Reunification applications according to the Danish Immigration Service.  For more information, please click here

List of required documents:

1. Application Form, duly completed, dated and signed by the applicant and the employer + One copy.

2. Original Passport, including copies of all used pages (biopage, stamps, visas, etc).

3. Proof of Relationship - Original Marriage Certificate/Birth Certificates + One copy of each
4. Consent from the applicant’s parent or guardian if the applicant is below 18 years of age. 

5. Fee

Case Processing:

Applications for Family Reunification are transferred (electronically) by the Embassy to the Danish Immigration Service (DIS) for processing.
DIS' processing times are published and continuously updated here. 

Status Enquiries:

Please note that the Embassy does not have any information about the application whilst it is in Denmark for processing. Any enquiries about the application must therefore be directed to DIS ( / +45 35 30 88 88 / +45 35 36 66 00).

Visa Issuance:
When a decision has been made, you will be informed by the Visa Application Center or the Embassy.

Applicants who wish to have their passport returned to them by courier, may be settled at the VAC upon lodging an application with additional charges. However, sending passports is at the applicants own risk. The Embassy assumes no responsibility for this.