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Long Term Stay - more than 90 days

The Danish Embassy is not involved in the processing of the applications for Residence and Work permit. The applications are directly forwarded to the Danish Immigration Service or the Danish Agency for Labour Market and Recruitment on behalf of the applicants.

The information about different types of residence permits  is available at the official portal for foreigners Newtodenmark.dk , which is operated by the Danish Immigration Service (under the Ministry of Justice) and the Danish Agency for Labour Market and Recruitment (under the Ministry of Employment).  

Attention: If you apply to work as an intern in the agricultural, veterinary, forestry or horticultural field - 'the green sector', you must document that you have passed a language test in Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, English or German at A2 level or higher. The language test must be listed either on the attachment to the Intern Act or on the list published by the Association of Language Testers in Europe (ALTE).

 

Where and how to apply?

Applications for a residence permit shall be submitted in person at a Danish Visa Application Centre. Please visit the respective website for information about the application process and the address of the nearest Danish Visa Application Centre in Russia, Danish Visa Application Centre in Kazakhstan, Danish Visa Application Centre in Belarus.

As a part of the application procedure you will have your biometric features (facial image and fingerprints) recorded. The facilities for recording the biometric are available at the Danish Visa Application Centres in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan, Novosibirsk and Irkutsk, also at the Danish Visa Application Centre in Almaty, Kazakhstan and at the Danish Visa Application Centre in Minsk, Belarus.

Applications for residence permits for students and au pairs shall be submitted at the Danish Visa Application Centre in Moscow. The application procedure includes an interview at the Embassy of Denmark in Moscow to have the English skills (or Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, or German) estimated. Please call the Danish Visa Centre, tel.: +7 (495) 723 75 63 Monday-Friday between 9.00-16.00 for appointment for handing in the documents and the interview.

All other types of applications for a residence permit shall be submitted at the Danish Visa Application Centres in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan, Novosibirsk and Irkutsk, also at the Danish Visa Application Centre in Almaty, Kazakhstan and at the Danish Visa Application Centre in Minsk, Belarus.  

Applications can also be submitted at the Embassy in Moscow upon prior appointment. For appointment at the Embassy please call the Danish Visa Centre, tel.: +7 (495) 723 75 63, Monday-Friday between 9.00-16.00.

Please read more about how to apply on the relevant pages on Newtodenmark.dk.

 

When to expect a decision?

At Newtodenmark.dk you can find information about application processing times (service goals).

 

Fees
A processing fee must be paid when submitting applications. Please see the List of Consular Fees for information.

Choose an Application Form.

Please read the Application Form Guide to find the form which best matches your situation.

Enquiries about the status of the application

Please contact the Danish Immigration Service or the Danish Agency for Labour Market and Recruitment for enquiries about the status of your application.