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Travel and residence

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark has no liability for the accuracy of the information available on the website, which is provided by other authorities. The Ministry cannot be held liable for any third-party claims or losses of any damages based on the information provided on the website.


General information about visa and residence permit

All applications for Schengen visa to Denmark and Iceland, and for residence permit to Denmark, have been outsourced.

Applicants must make an appointment to submit their application and record biometrics with the Denmark visa application centre in Tokyo, which is operated by VFS Global. Submission of applications, receipt of passports and decisions all take place at the visa application centre.


The Embassy is aware that there are other organizations which provide online information about how to apply for visas and residence permits to Denmark in Japan. None of those guidelines are authorised. The Embassy strongly recommends only to use the application procedures provided on the website of the Denmark visa application centre operated by VFS Global, and on website of the Danish immigration authorities. The visa application centre, the Danish immigration authorities and the Embassy cannot take any responsibility for problems arising from following unauthorised guidelines.