Please find the list of requirements for obtaining a business visa to Denmark or Iceland.
The following is only a guideline for minimum requirements. Additional documentation may be requested. Applications will only be accepted upon submission of all the required documents. The Consulate General will reject the application if the requirements are not met. The Consulate General cannot guarantee a finalized visa process at a certain date and bears no responsibilities in this regard.
Please be aware that processing of a visa usually takes between 10-14 working days and we advice all applicants to hand in their application at least three weeks before they are travelling. It is not possible to submit the application earlier than 3 months before travelling.
For online registration please use Visa Self Service
On Visa Self Service you can register online, pay online and book an appointment online. Please remember to print the cover letter and bring the required documents as mentioned below.
Download the application form here (if not using Visa Self Service, it is not necessary to do both)
All documents should be submitted in English or Danish. Any translations should be done by a legal translator and has to be legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in UAE.
Signed cover letter from Visa Self Service or completed application form (typed or written in block letters) plus all the necessary documents must be submitted personally by the applicant.
Please bring original passport and copies of:
Please notice: The passport and residence visa must be valid for a minimum of three months after the return from the Schengen States. Travel documents and residence visa must be valid minimum six months after the return from the Schengen States.
One recently taken passport size photo, 3,5 x 4,5cm coloured photograph taken close up, on a light background. If wearing a veil, features nose, eyes and forehead must be visible.
Travel & Medical Insurance must cover all expenses related to urgent medical necessities and/or hospital admission, including the forced return to their homeland for medical reasons. The insurance, with the minimum coverage of EURO 30.000, - must be valid for all Schengen States.
The official company containing the following information: - Name/address and telephone no. of sponsor/employer - Name, nationality and passport no. of applicant- Date of joining- Applicant’s monthly salary- Reasons for applicant’s visit- Expected date of arrival in Denmark plus duration of stay- Confirmation of financial undertake- Confirmation that the applicant will return to the UAE to resume duties on a certain date- Name, designation and signature of the person responsible for issuance of the company letter- Documentation for what the applicant is buying from or selling to the Danish company- For multiple entry visa it should be requested by the company
The applicant should present a copy of the invitation. The invitation letter should state the following information:- name, address and contact information of the company inviting- name, nationality and passport no. of applicant- reasons for applicant’s visit- expected date of arrival in Denmark plus duration of stay- information about how the Danish company established contact with the local company, what kind of products the Danish company are trading in and what they intend to buy or sell
Flight reservation should be shown upon submission. Original return ticket must be shown upon collection of the visa. E-tickets are accepted.
Hotel reservation/accommodation for all nights in the Schengen area
The visa fee is to be paid in cash upon submission of application if fee not paid online. The fee is non-refundable.
If the applicant is not able to collect the passport on the given date, he/she must write a Letter of Authority for the person who will collect the passport on behalf of the applicant.