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RESIDENCE PERMIT - APPLICATION PROCEDURE FOR STUDENTS

It is necessary to make an appointment before handing in your application at the embassy. And Applications has to be submitted in person.

As from 21st May 2012 Danish residence cards must contain biometrics (digital photograph & signature and fingerprints of 10 fingers). Children under 6 (age 6 minus 1 day) are not required to give fingerprints.

Please note the following

You will require a "Case Order ID" (obtainable online) and pay a fee (payable online) before submitting your application to the Embassy. The application fee is payable to the Danish Agency for Labour Retention and International Recruitment in addition to the fee charged by the Embassy. Please see the website of the Danish Agency for Labour Retention and International Recruitment for further information: Fees

Applications should normally be made in your home country or in the country where you are currently residing.

Please visit the website of the Danish Agency for Labour Retention and International recruitment newtodenmark.dk for general information and processing times for residence and work permits for students. Here you will also find the application form.

Further information about studying in Denmark is available from:

studyindenmark.dk
workingindenmark.dk

Please note the following

Please read the guidelines on the front of the form “How to apply” carefully before making an application (the application process must be started by your employer in Denmark before you apply),
state your Case Order ID and provide refund information in the appropriate boxes on the form,
enclose payment receipt with your application.

Please note that if you have not obtained a Case Order ID and made the payment online before you submit your application, the Danish Agency for Labour Retention and International Recruitment may reject your application.

 

The following is required for an application;

If you are going to pay tuition fees or have been granted a Danish state scholarship (free tuition and covering of living expenses):

1 completed application form (please see guidelines on the front of the application form).

2. Passport (copies of all passport pages are accepted). Copies of the originals must be in colour and size A4

3. Non-refundable fee

 

If you are not going to pay tuition fees and you have not been granted a Danish state scholarship (free tuition and covering of living expenses):

1. 1 completed application form (please see guidelines on the front of the application form)

2. Passport (copies of all passport pages) Copies of the originals must be in colour and size A4

3. Proof (original documents) that you can support yourself financially during your stay in Denmark. e.g. a bank statement in your own name or documentation for a grant or scholarship.  Copies of the originals must be in colour and size A4

4. Non-refundable fee

Please note that the permit must always be collected in person.

Consular Service
E-mail: tlvamb@um.dk