Denmark officially the Kingdom of Denmark is a Nordic country. Denmark proper, which is the southernmost of the Scandinavian countries. Depending on the purpose of your travel to Denmark, there are different types of visas that will apply to the occasion. Whether you are planning to go on a visit, study or work and reside in Denmark permanently, you will have to apply for a different Schengen Visa, accordingly.
Let’s See If You Require a Denmark Visa or Not
You need a visa for Denmark for business, personal visits or tourism if you are:
- May not a citizen of a Nordic country
- Not a citizen of an EU/EAA country
- One is not a family member of an EU/EEA national. Please see information on Family members of EU or EEA Nationals and note that family members of a UK nationals will need a visa.
Required documents for a Denmark Visa Application:
The following list of documents are required in order to obtain a Denmark visa:
- Download the application form, fill it completely and with sincerity. You can also fill the Denmark Schengen Visa application form electronically and then print a hard-copy.
- 2 photos must be attached; the photo should be of passport format – a recent whole-face capture with a light background. Learn more about photo requirements and specifications for a Danish Visa.
- Your passport and copies of your previous visas – valid for at least 3 months beyond return date – are required. Your passport must have at least two blank pages.
- Travel health insurance confirmation of minimum 30,000 € coverage within Denmark and the entire Schengen area
- A cover letter stating the purpose of visit to Denmark and itinerary (Click to find cover letter samples!)
- Flight Itinerary with dates and flight numbers specifying entry and exit from Denmark
- Hotel Reservation for the whole duration of the intended stay in Denmark. Find and Book Cheap Hotels in Denmark!
- Proof of civil status (marriage certificate, birth certificate of children, death certificate of spouse, ration card if applicable)
- Means of subsistence – Proof of sufficient financial means for the period of stay in Denmark
- Employment contract
- Current bank statement of the latest 6 months
- Leave permission from the employer
- Income Tax Return (ITR) form or Certificate of Income Tax deducted at the source of salary
- A copy of your business license
- Company bank statement of the latest 6 months
- Income Tax Return (ITR)
If a student:
- Proof of enrollment
- No-objection certificate from school or university
*Note: The signed application form must be accompanied the rest of the above-mentioned mandatory documents and handed personally at the appropriate embassy/consulate or its representative in your home country.
There are two types of Schengen Visa provided by the Denmark government.
- Short Term Visa: Short Term Visa is provided when you want to visit Denmark for a short period of time and you are a citizen of a country with a visa requirement, you must have a visa. A visa normally grants you the right to stay in the entire Schengen region for up to 90 days. If you wish to stay in Denmark for a longer time, you must apply for a residence permit.
- Long term Visa: Long Term Visa is provided when you want to visit Denmark for a long period of time and you are a citizen of a country with a visa requirement, you must have a visa. A visa normally grants you the right to stay in the entire Schengen region for more than 90 days. If you wish to stay in Denmark for a longer time, you must apply for a residence permit.
Post By, Shubham Sharma