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Welcome to the Embassy of Denmark’s permit section, where you will find information on residence and entry permits for Denmark, the Faroe Islands and Greenland. Simply follow Step 1-2-3 under your destination country to apply for a permit.

Please note that neither the Embassy nor our consulates can be held responsible for technical difficulties, human errors or shipping delays in the processing of passports, permits and visa applications.


It is the applicant’s responsibility to apply in time for the intended departure.


For passports: 5 weeks prior

For permits: 3 months prior

For visas: A minimum of 18 days prior (15 days of processing plus shipping).


Please note that the processing times may be longer than this during peak travel season (June, July, August and December) due to case volume or if cases require further scrutiny.