What Is A Short-stay Schengen Visa Denmark?

What is a Short-Stay Schengen Visa Denmark?

You can travel to Denmark and other Schengen nations for up to 90 days with a tourist visa for Denmark, a Schengen visa issued for leisure or business travel. Unless you have exceptional circumstances (such as an illness, political turmoil in your home country, etc.), you cannot extend your stay beyond three months or engage in employment with a Denmark Schengen visa.

Select the multiple-entry option when submitting your application if you intend to enter and exit the Schengen region more than once during the 180-day window.

Denmark Schengen Visa Application Process

  1. Visit your region's Danish representation (embassy or consulate) for the Denmark Schengen Visa Appointment.
  2. You must be honest when answering the 37 questions on the application form. Your visa application will be denied if you provide any false information.
  3. Following the completion of your application, you must pay the visa fee. Adults must pay an average of 80 EUR, while children must pay an average of 40 EUR.
  4. Send a letter outlining your visit's purpose and the specifics of your journey. Make it no more than one or two pages long and include all the necessary details.
  5. Documents and biometrics should be attached. Assemble all necessary paperwork (passport, photographs, cover letter, etc.)
  6. You must submit your application to the Danish Embassy or Consulate in your neighborhood and wait for a response.
  7. Two weeks are needed for the approval process. The board will send you an email or SMS when deciding.

Denmark Schengen Visa Checklist


When you apply for a Denmark visa, you must provide a few documents, such as:

●       A valid passport

●       Two passport-sized photos in color (not older than six months, with plain white background).

●       A statement outlining why you are visiting in a cover letter.

●       A statement of income.

●       A receipt for the visa fee.

●       Evidence of civil status

●       Verified accommodation


Denmark Schengen Visa Processing Time

A Denmark Schengen Visa application may require up to 15 days to process. It could be prolonged to a maximum of 60 days in specific circumstances, such as during the COVID-19 pandemic. You have up to six months before your trip to apply for a visa.


Spending More Than Three Months in Denmark

You must apply for a residence permit if you intend to stay in Denmark for more than three months. Only those who first apply for one of the Denmark long-stay visas, which permit you to stay, work, or study in Denmark for more than 90 days, are eligible to receive a residence permit.


Who is Exempt from Denmark Visa Fees?

Application fees are not required of the following applicants when applying for a visa to Denmark:

●       Children between the ages of 0 and 6.

●       Scientists and Researchers.

●       Family members of citizens of the EU/EEA.


How To Pay the Danish Visa Fee?

Wherever you submit your application, you can pay your fee in one of the following ways:

●       Cash

●       Via a bank transfer,

●       Online (through the application website)

You must also pay a service fee if you apply through a travel agency.