Welcome to the website for the Danish Visa Application Centre.
The Embassy of Denmark and Iceland are pleased to announce the opening of their Visa Application Centres in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Rostov-On-Don, Kazan, Samara, Nizhny Novgorod, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk, Sochi, Irkutsk, Ufa, Khabarovsk and Vladivostok. This site provides information on procedures applicable to resident Russians who wish to apply for a Short Stay Visa (Less than 90 days) to travel to Denmark or Iceland. The website also provides information regarding the procedure of receiving Residence and Work Permits to Denmark.
The visa applications are to be submitted at the Danish Visa Application Centres at Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Rostov-On-Don, Kazan, Samara, Nizhny Novgorod, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk, Sochi, Irkutsk, Ufa, Khabarovsk and Vladivostok. All applications will be assessed by the Embassy of Denmark, located in Moscow.
According to the Federal law of the Russian Federation №152-ФЗ “On personal data” all applicants should sign “The agreement on processing personal data”. Please note that an applicant who submits his/her documents through an authorized representative should also prepare this document in advance and submit it along with his/her Application. You can find the required document here
For Prospective Applicants
Applicants who wish to apply for a Short Stay Schengen Visa and Residence and Work Permits to Denmark, kindly read the information on this site carefully. The guidelines listed on this site are to help you prepare your documents as accurately as possible. This will reduce the chances of your application being delayed or declined due to inadequate or incorrect submission of documents.
Applications for re-entry permits should be applied directly at the Embassy of Denmark, Moscow.
The Danish Visa Application Centres would accept applications for a Schengen
Visa for submission at The Embassy of Denmark in Moscow.
Please note that you may be required to appear before a Visa Officer at The
Embassy of Denmark prior to a decision being taken on your application. The
Visa Application Centre shall help you to take an appointment for the same.
Physically challenged applicants are requested to contact our helpline prior to
visiting our centre to submit your application so that we may offer you the
best possible assistance.
A visa facilitation agreement between Denmark and Russia has been signed and
will come into force as of October 1st, 2009. The agreement covers short-stay
visas for an intended stay of no more than 90 days per half year for Russian
citizens (B-visas, C-visas and visas with limited territorial validity (VLTV).
Most of the agreement’s provisions – which are similar to the provisions in the
visa facilitation agreement between the EU and Russia which entered into force
on 1st of June, 2007 – have already been implemented by Denmark. With the final
ratification now concluded, the remaining provisions will come into force,
||Extension of the group of persons being exempted from paying the visa fee, cf.
Article 6 in the agreement
||Extension of the possibility of issuing long-term visas with multiple entries
under certain conditions being fulfilled
||Visa exemption for holders of Russian diplomatic passports
||Introduction of a processing time of maximum 10 days from the date of applying,
which may be prolonged in specific cases
||The possibility of express issuance (within three working days) under certain
A copy of the visa facilitation agreement may be found
Submitting Your Application
Where To Apply
Submission of Visa application and collection of passports can be done by
||Travel Agents recognised by Embassy of Denmark, Moscow. In case a
representative is coming to submit the application or collect the passport he
needs to carry a photo id of himself and an authority letter from the applicant
||We also accept by courier (representative) from an applicant, provided the
courier has a signed letter of full power from the applicant.
will be at least 5 (five) working days for Transit, Business, Truck Driver and Seamen applications. For Tourist, Visiting family and friends and Sport / Culture / Science / Study (less than 90 days) the processing time will be at least 8 (eight) working days. Applications accepted at The Danish visa service centre will be submitted on the next working day to the Embassy. In case an application needs to be referred to the Danish Immigration Service, processing time will be a minimum of 6 (six) weeks. Processing time for applications accepted at regional visa centres increases for the time required for delivery of passports to Moscow and back from Moscow to the regional visa centre.
Please click here
for processing time information for Residence and Work Permits.