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Practical information for visas, residence permits and passports


The Royal Danish Embassy in Singapore handles applications for Schengen visa to Denmark (including GreeEdit text in new windownland and the Faroe Islands), Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland.

To apply for a visa, please contact the Joint Visa Application Centre (VAC). Under important links you will also find the relevant visa checklists, which you must print, sign and submit together with the visa application. Please note that the Danish Embassy is the authority who will assess and make the decision on your application. The VAC is not involved in the decision making process.

Please be aware that the Danish embassy in Singapore also handles visa case processing for visa applications from Taiwan. However, please refer to the VFS centre in Taipei for inquiries.

Important links:

Joint Visa Application Centre (VAC)

Consular fees

Approved travel medical insurance

Business visa checklist

Tourist visa checklist

Visit friends and family checklist

Domestic Helper checklist

Partner of EU citizen visiting home country checklist

Partner of EU citizen right to free movement checklist

Airport Transit Visa (annex 7A)

Visa - FAQ

Red Carpet Program

Residence permit

The Embassy also handles applications for residence permits for Norway. For residence permits to Sweden, Finland and Iceland, kindly contact the respective embassies or relevant immigration authority.

The application should be submitted in the applicant’s country of usual residence or home country. However, if this is not possible, and the applicant is staying legally in Singapore, the application may be submitted to the relevant Visa Application Centre in Singapore.

Steps to applying for a residence permit to Denmark:

Please refer to this page (under “Documentation”).

Steps to applying for a residence permit to Norway:

1.Visit the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) to download the application form and checklist.
2.Before going to the Joint Visa Application Centre (VAC) to submit application in person, please visit their website and check the fees payable. Please note that in Residence/work permit cases to Norway, there are two fees to be paid: the online fee to the Danish Embassy and the service fee to the Joint Visa Application Centre.

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

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

Online appointment: Book appointment

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

Nearest MRT station: Tanjong Pagar station, Exit H

Processing of application

Your application will be forwarded to UDI in Norway for processing. Information on processing time is found here. The Embassy will contact you once a decision is received from UDI.

Danish Passport

New passport:

Your current passport will be cancelled when the new one is handed out at the Embassy. If you hold visas in the old passport make sure you check with the representative of the countries in question, if the visas remain valid.

Please inform the Singapore authorities when you have collected your new passport. You must have SingPass access and depending on your residence status, you either advise your new passport number to ICA or MOM EP online.

Passport applicants from Hong Kong:

Danes wishing to travel to Singapore for the purpose of applying for a Danish Biometric Passport may do so using an EU ETD (emergency travel document issued by an EU representation in Hong Kong).