Everything You Need To Know About
foreign nationals except citizens of Nordic countries and European Union need a
valid Schengen visa to enter Denmark.
Even though the United Kingdom is not in
European Union, authorities in Denmark allow British citizens to visit the country
without a visa. However, foreign nationals from countries like India, Russia,
China etc who reside in the United Kingdom need a visa to enter Denmark.
nationals should apply for a Schengen visa to Denmark depending on the purpose
and nature of their trip.
Please scroll down to know more about the visas
issued by Denmark authorities.
intending to visit Denmark for tourist purposes like sightseeing can apply for
a tourist visa. Before applying for these visas, foreign nationals should
understand that these visas are exclusively for tourism activities, and using
these travel documents, you are not supposed to engage in any other works.
find below the required documents to obtain a Denmark tourist visa.
- The passport of the foreign national which has
a minimum validity of six months and two blank pages should be submitted.
Please ensure that the passport is signed by the applicant.
- Two passport sized photographs should be submitted,
and it should not be older than three months. Also make sure that the
passport photograph is taken in a white or grey background.
- If residing in the United Kingdom, the traveler
should submit the ILR card or proof of residence status.
- The foreign national should submit proof of travel
insurance which offer 30,000 € coverage within Denmark and the entire
- It is necessary to submit a cover letter that
details the necessity of visiting Denmark.
- The applicant should also submit the full
version of the itinerary issued by airlines or travel agent. Please note
that this itinerary should detail the traveling dates of the applicant.
Foreign nationals should understand that Denmark authorities will
determine the number of your entries into the country based on the submitted
- It is necessary to provide the proof of accommodation,
and it could be the hotel room booking reservation details.
- The applicant should provide his or her bank
statements of the last three months, and it should show a minimum balance
- The visa application form should be filled and
signed without any errors. If you need any assistance, you can contact
Apart from providing the original copies of all the above-mentioned documents, applicants
should also provide the photocopies of the same.
validity of a Denmark tourist visa is three months, and the maximum days a
foreign national can stay inside the country using this visa is 90 days.
nationals intending to visit Denmark for business related activities that
include commercial trading can apply for a business visa.
Please find below the
necessary documents to get a Denmark business visa.
- All foreign national who wish to visit Denmark
should produce their original signed passport which has at least six
months validity, and a minimum of two blank pages.
- The applicant should submit two passport-sized
photographs, and it should be taken within the last three months. The
photograph should have a white or grey background, and the applicant should
maintain a neutral facial expression in it.
- If residing in the United Kingdom, the foreign national
should submit the ILR card or the proof of residence status. It should be
also noted that the proof of resident status should be valid for at least
six months after you return from Denmark.
- It is necessary to provide the full version of
the itinerary, and it should be issued by either an airline company or by
a travel agency. Please understand that authorities will finalize the
number of entries in your visa after checking the itinerary.
- The applicant should submit the proof of
confirmed room booking details. This hotel reservation details should
detail the name of the applicant, name of the hotel, and address.
- The applicant should submit an employment
letter. This letter should be issued by the traveler’s UK employer, and it
should assure that leaves has been granted, and the foreign national will
return to work after the trip. It should be noted that this letter of employment
should be addressed to the Denmark High Commission. If the traveler is
self-employed, he or she can submit copy of business license or tax
returns. If retired, the traveler can submit proof of retirement funds.
- The foreign national should submit the original
and copies of last three months’ bank statements. Please note that this
bank statement should be stamped by the issuing bank, and it should show a
minimum balance of £600.
- The proof of travel insurance worth €30,000,
which covers the journey throughout the Schengen Area should be submitted.
- The visa application form for a business visa
should be completed very carefully. The applicant should make sure that there
are no errors in the visa application form, as there are several previous
instances where applicants were denied visas due to minute mistakes in the
visa application form.
The validity of a Denmark business visa is three months. Using these visas,
foreign nationals can stay inside Denmark for a maximum period of 90 days per
foreign national is traveling to Denmark for a medical visa, he or she should
submit all documents that needs to be submitted to get a tourist visa, that
includes passport, photograph, employment letter, itinerary, bank statement, proof
of travel insurance etc, as mentioned above.
Apart from this usual
documentation, applicants should also submit the below mentioned documents.
- The applicant should submit a local medical
report from the United Kingdom.
- It is necessary to submit a medical attestation
from the hospital or doctor in Denmark. The medical attestation should
also confirm the date of your appointment and the current status of your
- The applicant should submit a payment receipt
from the Denmark hospital or clinic.
Sports, Film Crew or Religious Purposes Denmark visa
obtaining these visas, a foreign national should submit all the documents that
are required to obtain a tourist visa.
Apart from this regular documentation,
all foreign nationals should also submit the below-mentioned documents.
- An invitation letter from an entity in Denmark.
- If traveling with a crew, the applicant should
provide all the names and details of the crew members.
- It is necessary to provide proofs that describe
the duration of stay along with the travel itinerary.
visa for minors
from the usual documents needed to get a tourist visa, the below-mentioned
documents should be submitted to get a Denmark visa for minors.
- It is necessary to provide proofs of parents’
- The applicant should submit notarized travel
permission from the parent.
- It is also necessary to provide the birth
certificate of the minor traveler.
the applicant is applying for a visa via the Danish embassy, a legal guardian
or parent should accompany the minor child.
visa for family members or spouse for a Danish resident
to get these visas, the applicant should submit all the documents required to
obtain a tourist visa.
Apart from this usual documentation, applicants should
also submit the documents mentioned below.
- It is necessary to provide the Danish
citizenship proof of the person residing in Denmark.
- Marriage certificate of the applicant should be
- If available, it is necessary to submit the
Danish family record book.
who willing to attend a college or school in Denmark for studies can apply for
a Denmark student visa. In order to get these visas, students should submit all
documents that are needed to get a tourist visa.
Apart from usual
documentation, applicants should also submit the documents mentioned below.
- The applicant should submit an enrolment
certificate that allows the student to attend the course in Denmark.
- He or she should submit the certificates of the
courses he completed, that makes him eligible for higher studies in
- The student should show proof of sufficient
funds to support his living expenditure in Denmark.