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How to apply for a visa

The Danish Embassy in Manila covers visa applications to Denmark, Greenland, Faroe Islands and Estonia.


To initiate your visa application, you must determine the purpose of your visit to any of these destinations. Visa requirements vary based on the nature of your trip.


You are able to apply for visas for:

  • Private Visits (Visiting a spouse, romantic partner, parents, children, siblings, distant relatives, and friends)
  • Business Trips
  • Seafarers
  • Tourism

Step by step guide

  1. All individuals seeking a visa through the Danish Embassy must first fill in their application and pay the visa fee online through ApplyVisa
  2. After completing the online application and fee payment, you must save and print the cover letter from ApplyVisa. You will need this document later.
  3. Follow the step by step guide on the VFS website where you may also see the checklist of requirements depending on your visa type. 

    Pease note: Do not forget to book an appointment with VFS through the link above
    , and remember to bring your ApplyVisa cover letter and supporting documents upon lodging your application. Additional service fee(s) will be be charged by VFS when submitting visa applications at the VFS location:

VFS Locations


Ground Floor, Ecoplaza Bldg.,
2305 Don Chino Roces Ave., Makati City
1231 Philippines


9th Floor Kepwealth Center, Samar Loop cor.

Cardinal Rosales Avenue, Cebu Business Park, Cebu City 6000



For inquiries related to visas, you can contact VFS directly using the details provided on the VFS contact page.


Processing time

  • For applications submitted at a Danish diplomatic mission, the standard processing time is normally 15 days
  • In cases where the processing requires further enquiries, the maximum processing time is: 45 days.
  • The processing time starts when the mission receives and registers the application in the visa system. It is not calculated from the time you apply online or submit the application at a VFS location.