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The Travelling Biometric Suitcase

The Danish biometric passport was introduced on January 1st 2012. In addition to the regular document requirements, applicants also have a digital photo taken, as well as fingerprints and a digital signature.

Due to the requirements of having biometric equipment on site, the amount of locations where applications can be launched are limited. In an effort to reach as many Danish citizens as possible, the Embassy travels to various regions of Canada with a mobile biometric unit.

Please see a tentative schedule below for upcoming travel plans as well as previous trips that have been completed.

If you are interested in booking an appointment for any of the upcoming trips, please send an email to with "Biometric passport trip" in the subject and include your name, phone number, email address and which trip you would like to book an appointment for. You will then be contacted once the travel dates are finalized and you will be booked for a specific time and date.


November 26 Edmonton
November 27-28 Calgary
May 7th Edmonton
May 8th Edmonton
May 10th Calgary
October 23-24 Calgary
October 25 Edmonton
March 26-27 Calgary
March 28 Edmonton
October 25-26 Calgary
October27 Edmonton

March 29

March 30th-31st Calgary
February 15th Saint John, NB
February 17th St. John's, NFL


November23rd Edmonton
November24th-25th Calgary
May25th Edmonton
May 26th - 27th Calgary
October 15th Calgary
October 16th Edmonton
April 30th - May 1st Halifax


October 28th-29th Calgary
October 30th Edmonton
March 18th Regina
March 19th-20th Edmonton
June 4th-5th Calgary
October 10th-12th Vancouver
October 15th-16th Calgary
June 25th-30th Vancouver

important notice

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).



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