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Residence Permit to Denmark

The steps to applying for a residence permit to Denmark:  

  1. Before going to the Joint Visa Application Centre (VAC) to hand in the application, please go to, create a case order ID and pay the online application fee to the Danish agency processing the application. Please pay by credit card.   
  2. Write the case order ID in the application form to be handed in at the VAC and make a copy of the receipt for your payment of the fee.
  3. Book an appointment with the VAC. Walk-ins will not be accepted.   
  4. You are required to submit in person. Submit the application form and documents (copies and originals)
  5. Fee payment - As per 1st of July 2019, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark including all Danish Diplomatic missions are introducing online payment of the Embassy fee for residence or work permits. The receipt for the payment should be submitted at the VAC when you hand in your application and supply biometrics. The service fee payable to the Joint Visa Application Centre however is paid in cash only.

Please note that in Residence/work permit cases, there are three fees to be paid: 1) the online fee to either the Danish Immigration Service (DIS) or The Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration (SIRI) 2) the online fee to the Danish Embassy and 3) the fee to the Joint Visa Application Centre.

For information on residence permits and the requirements, please go to

Residence permits for students

For information on how to apply and the application process, please look at this guide.

Applicants have to ensure that they have all the required documents when handing in their application. The list of documents is on the front page of the application form.

Where to submit your application

The Royal Danish Embassy in Singapore has appointed VFS Global to receive visa applications on its behalf. Please make an appointment and submit your application at:

Joint Visa Application Centre
79, Anson Road, #15-02,
 Singapore 079906

Nearest MRT station: Tanjong Pagar station, Exit H

Online appointment: book appointment

Application submission: 8.00am to 2.00pm, Monday-Friday (excluding public holidays)

Phone number: +65 62260915 (8.00am - 3.00pm, Monday to Friday excluding public holidays)

Email contact:


Processing of application

Your application will be forwarded to the relevant agency in Denmark for processing. Information on processing time is found here. The Embassy will contact you once a decision is received.