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Visas and Residence Permits 

In order to travel to Denmark, Filipino citizens need a Schengen visa, a valid residence or work permit which should be obtained before departure from the Philippines.

The Danish Embassy processes visa applications to Denmark, Greenland and the Faroe Islands. Please note that entry into these countries is still under the discretion of the immigration control.



NEW MANDATORY PROCEDURE FOR ONLINE VISA APPLICATIONS:

From the 1st of July 2019, you should fill in your visa application and pay the application fee online using https://applyvisa.um.dk/. After you have applied and paid the visa fee online, you must print the cover letter from ApplyVisa and hand in supporting documents and supply biometrics at the Visa Application Center (VFS). More details in 'Short Stay Visa' Tab.

 

NEW MANDATORY PROCEDURE FOR ONLINE PAYMENT OF RESIDENCE PERMIT APPLICATIONS:

From the 1st of July 2019, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark including all Danish diplomatic missions are introducing online payment of the embassy fee for residence or work permit.

The embassy fee should be paid online using this link https://dys.um.dk/permit/

The receipt for the payment should be submitted at the Danish Visa Application Centre (VFS) when you hand in your passport, relevant documentation and supply biometrics. Please note that in R/W permit cases there are three fees to be paid:

  1. Fee to either The Danish Immigration Service or The Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration (SIRI)
  2. Fee to the Danish embassy using the link https://dys.um.dk/permit/ and
  3. Fee to the Danish Visa Application Centre (VFS).

More details in the 'Residence Permits' Tab.

 

WHERE TO FILE YOUR APPLICATION

Visa and residence permit applications must be submitted at the Danish Visa Application Center (VFS), Mondays to Fridays, from 7.00-09.00 for walk-in applicants (only 10 slots per day  on a first come, first served basis) and 09.00-14.00 for scheduled appointments, which is highly encouraged. 

 

Information on how to set up an appointment, VFS service fees to be settled in cash, and other information on how to submit your application at VFS, please click here.