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Practical information for residence permit

The Danish Consulate General in Dubai handles applications for residence and work permit to Denmark, Iceland, Greenland and Faroe Islands. Sumission of application and biometrics take place through one of The Visa Application Centres in UAE.

How to apply for work or residence permit

  1. Visit The Danish Immigration Service's website and download the application form and prepare supporting documents
  2. Schedule an appointment with VFS Global
  3. Pay the embassy fee through the webshop and print receipt
  4. Have biometrics (photo and fingerprints) captured, hand in original passport, application form and supporting document at VFS Global

Application submitted online or directly with the Danish Agency for Labour Market and Recruitment or Danish Immigration Service

If the application has been submitted online to www.newtodenmark.dk the applicant must have his/her biometric data recorded within 14 days. Applicant is required to:

  • Schedule an appointment with VFS Global
  • Bring original passport
  • Print out of the confirmation that the application was submitted online
  • Pay the embassy fee through the webshop and print the receipt  

Checklist for residence and work permits

 

Visa Application Centre in United Arab Emirates

Applications for work and residence permit to Denmark can be submitted through the Visa Application Centre, VFS Global.

Joint Visa Application Centre Dubai

Wafi Mall, Level 2,
 Falcon Phase 2,
 Umm Hurair 2,
 Dubai, UAE

Wafi Mall is accessible by the RTA Metro (Green Line), and the nearest station is the Healthcare City Metro Station.

Business hours:

09:00 – 17:00 Sunday to Thursday
09:00 – 16:00 Application submission
09:00 – 17:00 Passport collection only

Joint Visa Application Centre Abu Dhabi

Level B2 (Lower Ground), The Mall, World Trade Centre,
Khalifa Bin Zayed The 1st Street (Airport Road), Abu Dhabi, UAE

Parking: Parking will be free from 0 to 3 hours on all weekdays. Every additional hour will be charged at the rate of AED 10.

Business hours:

09:00 – 17:00 Sunday to Thursday
09:00 – 16:00 Application submission
09:00 to 17:00 Passport collection only

HELPLINE +971 4 205 5718

Email: info.denmarkuae@vfshelpline.com