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NB! Due to the current restrictions on entry into Denmark from the United States, you must have a worthy purpose in order to apply for a Schengen visa to Denmark. Submission of a Schengen visa application is on a limited basis at the Visa Application Center (VFS) in New York, Chicago, Washington DC, Houston and San Francisco.

NB! As of January 9, 2021, the Danish government has introduced new entry restrictions, which apply to travellers from all countries, who wish to enter Denmark. The restrictions are valid until April 20, 2021. 
If you travel to Denmark, you must present proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 24 hours before entry. You can find information about the rules and what constitutes as worthy purpose at the Danish corona/covid-19 website: Persons resident in countries outside of Denmark (

NB! As of February 7, 2021 the Danish government has introduced new requirements including mandatory testing and isolation upon arrival in Denmark. The requirements will remain in place until further notice. Please find more information at

The  Consulate General of Denmark in New York is a Regional Visa Hub for the United States and Canada. In the United States we process visa applications for Denmark, Faroe Islands, Greenland and in Canada we process visa applications for Denmark, Faroe Islands, Greenland and Iceland. You must have legal stay in either of the countries where you apply.

The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs has commissioned VFS Global to operate the Danish Visa Application Centres in the US and in Canada.  

Applicants applying for short-term business, private visit or tourist Schengen visas for Denmark should submit their applications and have their biometrics obtained at one of the VFS Global's offices. By appointment only.

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