Starting from 23rd of September 2014 and until further notice no prior appointments are required for family visits. Applicants can come to the Danish Embassy in Tehran from Monday to Thursday at 9.00 a.m. sharp, holding the completed application forms and all the required documents.
Please bear in mind that the Embassy will only accept applicants with completed forms and all the required documents. Otherwise the applicant will have to come again and apply another day.
The applicants who already have an appointment before this notice will be served on the appointed day and will not be affected by this notice.
On the day of the interview, the applicant must appear in person at 9 AM sharp with the application form and the required documents (see below). If the application form is not duly completed, and/or if the requested documentation is lacking, the application will be rejected, and the applicant has to come back another day. Posted, mailed or faxed applications are not accepted.
The opening hours for the visa section of the Danish Embassy in Tehran are:Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9-12. Phone hours Tuesdays and Thursdays 13.30 to 15.00. Closed on some Danish and Iranian public holidays .
Address: No. 10 Dashti St., Hedayat St., Near Sadr Str., Dr. Shariati Ave., Tehran 1914861144Tel: (021) 2815 5000Fax: (021) 2264 0007E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Required documentsAll supporting documents must be submitted by applicant on date of interview and not sent to the Embassy’s official mail.One short stay application form for each applicant, fully completed and signed by the applicant, with one recent colour photo (35x45 mm, close up, straight on) of each applicant Original passport, valid at least one year, with a photocopy of the identity, accompanying persons and validity pages as well as original previous visas, if any + a copy thereof (passport must NOT be changed between application and visa issue. This will result in a renewed Schengen consultation and thus a considerable further delay) Original ID booklet with a photocopy of all pages Original marriage/divorce book, if applicable Copy of documentation of the applicant’s relationship with the reference in Denmark A recent invitation from the reference in Denmark indicating exact name, address, telephone no., e-mail, CPR or UDL number of the reference, name and address of the applicant, approx. dates of visit and information about coverage of costs. An invitation form may be downloaded here (word) or here (online) . Please bring invitation ID in case of online invitation.Proof of sufficient financial means to cover the costs of the stay if the invitation letter doesn't contain an appropriate guarantee. Clear copy of reference's valid residence card or Danish passport If reference’s name has been changed, copy of certificate For applicants working/studying, documentation in English certifying date of employment, position, duration of leave, guarantee of return to job after leave Applicants who have been to Denmark/Schengen before or have received positive/negative reply, must present previous passport or the reply letter from the Embassy One envelope with applicant’s address and proper stamp
Also a travel medical insurance should be taken out and shown at time of application. The insurance must be valid for the Schengen area and Liechtenstein and covering the entire stay. The applicant must present the original policy with a copy.
The insurance policy must have a minimum coverage of EUR 30,000 and must cover:Repatriation for medical reasons Urgent medical care Urgent treatment in a hospital In case of death, repatriation of the corpse
The Embassy accepts insurances from the following Iranian companies:- Asia Insurance - Dana Insurance - Pasargad Insurance - Parsian Insurance - Alborz Insurance - Tose-eh Insurance - Moin Insurance - Razi Insurance - Novin Insurance - Karafarin Insurance
The original insurance policy must be presented at the port of entry. Lack of a valid Travel Medical Insurance Policy upon arrival may lead to rejection at the border.
Applicant's biometric data (fingerprint and digital photo)From October 2nd 2012 all visas issued contains biometric data. This means that all applicants must apply in person.To collect biometric data the applicant may be asked to remove glasses or adjust head coverings if they hide facial features.Certain categories of applicants are exempted from the biometric requirements:- Children under the age of 12- Heads of State and members og national government invited for an official purpose
The introduction of biometric data is part og the Schengen Visa Information Systen (VIS). For further information about VIS, data protection and legal backgrounds please see Visa Information System (VIS) .
The Embassy may request additional documents or information. All additional documents should be either in English or Danish. All applicants are required to appear in person for an interview.
Presentation of the above-mentioned documents does not guarantee the applicant a visa. It is not advisable to buy a ticket before visa is granted.
ProcessingSome applications require the involvement of the Danish Immigration Service. In these cases both handling and decision are made by the Danish Immigration Service. The Embassy will subsequently pass on the decision of the Danish Immigration Service to the applicant. The Embassy has no influence on this process.
Processing Time Usually 10-15 days (not including processing by the Danish Immigration Service), cfr.
Fee: The handling fee is USD 80 for adults and USD 45 for children (6-11 years)
The paid fees are non-refundable, even if the application is not approved.
Ticket At the time of issuance of visa, the applicant may be required to submit a valid return ticket with a copy.
Dr. Shariati Ave Near Sadr Bridge, Hedayat Str