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Residence permit

Residence and/or work permits must be obtained before entering Denmark.

As all the visa application centers are currently closed it is not possible to submit your residence applications. Please contact the Danish Consulate General in New York by email to book an appointment to hand in your residence permit application. In your e-mail*, please include your case order ID, receipt of payment, and type of application. Note that appointment availability are subject to local travel restrictions.

* Please note that you have the option to provide information by mail and that sending personal information over the internet is at your own risk. For more information, please read the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Privacy Policy in Dansk and English

 

Where to apply
:

All applications will be handled by the Danish Consulate General in New York. Applicants can submit and have their biometrics recorded at these locations.


What to submit:

The application form contains a detailed description of how you and the employer should complete the form, and which documents you must attach.

Checklist for submission of residence- and work permit


Checklists where only biometrics recording is required:

Checklist for online submission of the residence- and work permit

Checklist for e-mail or third party submission of the residence- and work permit


Information about residence and work schemes in Denmark can be found here.

Standard processing times for residence permit applications:

Case processing times for The Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration (SIRI) can be found here.

Since online submission of applications require biometrics to be obtained within 2 weeks from the online submission it is recommended to obtain an appointment with VFS Global prior to the online submission of the application since it can take up to 14 days to obtain an appointment with VFS Global.

 

VFS (Visa Application centre) contact information

VFS Global in NEW YORK: NB: Closed
145 West 45th Street, Floor 4

New York, NY 10036
Tel: 347-329-2738
E-mail: info.dkus@vfshelpline.com


Schedule an appointment here

VFS Global in WASHINGTON: NB: Closed
1025 Vermont Avenue NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20005
Tel: 347-329-2738
E-mail: info.dkus@vfshelpline.com

Schedule an appointment here

VFS Global in CHICAGO: NB: Closed
142 E. Ontario Street, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60611
Tel: 347-329-2738
E-mail: info.dkus@vfshelpline.com

Schedule an appointment here

VFS Global in HOUSTON: NB: Closed
2425 West Loop S, Suite 330
Houston, TX 77027
Tel: 347-329-2738
E-mail: info.dkus@vfshelpline.com

Schedule an appointment here

VFS Global in SAN FRANCISCO: NB: Closed
110 Sutter Street, 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
Tel: 347-329-2738
E-mail: info.dkus@vfshelpline.com

Schedule an appointment here