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Student permit

If you wish to apply for a residence permit as a student, both you and the educational institution in Denmark must supply information for the processing of your application.

Where to apply:

All applications will be handled by the Danish Consulate General in New York.

Detailed information on how and where to hand in your application can be found on the VFS website:

What to submit:

Checklist for submission of student permit

Checklist for online submission of student permit

The Consulate General advises against making any final travel arrangements, particularly purchase of non-refundable air tickets for a specific date, prior to approval of your application.

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.

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