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Biometrics

It is a requirement for all visas, residence permits and passports issued by the Royal Danish Embassy that your biometrics are recorded. A list of locations and requirements for the various services offered can be found below.

Please select the service you are interested in:

Danish Passports

Visas

Residence Permits - Full Applications

Residence Permits - Biometrics Only


 

Danish Passports

An application for a Danish passport for persons over the age of 12 requires the following biometrics to be recorded:

  • Digital photo
  • Fingerprints
  • Signature

Applications for residence permits for Denmark can currently be submitted at the following locations

  • The Royal Danish Embassy in Ottawa
  • The Consulate General of Denmark in Toronto
  • The Honorary Consulate of Denmark in Vancouver

An application for Danish passports for persons under the age of 12, as well as passport extensions and emergency passports for all ages do not require biometrics to be recorded. These applications can be submitted at the Royal Danish Embassy in Ottawa, the Consulate General of Denmark in Toronto and all of the Honorary Consulates in Canada. A full listing can be accessed here.


Visas

An application for a Schengen or a national visa requires the following biometrics to be recorded:

  • Digital photo
  • Fingerprints

Applications for visas can be submitted at VFS Global.


Residence Permits - Full Application

An application for a Danish residence permit requires the following biometrics to be recorded:

  • Digital photo
  • Fingerprints
  • Signature

Applications for residence permits for Denmark can currently be submitted at the following locations

Applications for residence permits can be submitted at VFS Global.

 

Residence Permits - Biometrics Only

Certain types of residence permit applications can be submitted online, by an employer or through a relocation and immigration service provider. For these types of applications, we still require the applicant to make a personal appearance to have their identity verified and have biometrics recorded.

Applications for residence permits for Denmark can currently be submitted at the following locations

Biometrics can be submitted at VFS Global.