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Residence permit

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

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.

 

contact

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

New York, NY 10036
Tel: 347-329-2738
E-mail: denmark.usa@vfsglobal.com

Schedule an appointment here

VFS Global in WASHINGTON:
1025 Vermont Avenue NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20005
Tel: 347-329-2738
E-mail: denmark.usa@vfsglobal.com

Schedule an appointment here

VFS Global in CHICAGO:
142 E. Ontario Street, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60611
Tel: 347-329-2738
E-mail: denmark.usa@vfsglobal.com

Schedule an appointment here

VFS Global in HOUSTON:
2425 West Loop S, Suite 330
Houston, TX 77027
Tel: 347-329-2738
E-mail: denmark.usa@vfsglobal.com

Schedule an appointment here

VFS Global in SAN FRANCISCO:
110 Sutter Street, 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
Tel: 347-329-2738
E-mail: denmark.usa@vfsglobal.com

Schedule an appointment here

 

The Consulate General in New York

(The visa case processing takes place at the Consulate General in New York)

 

Chrysler East Building
666 Third Avenue, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10017-2201

Telephone: (212) 223-4545
Fax: (212) 754-1904
E-mail: nycgkl@um.dk 
 

Opening hours:
Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1:00pm - 2:30pm. By appointment only.

Consular phone hours are 

Monday and Wednesday 

from 10:00am - 11:00am.