General InformationOn April 5, 2010 regulation no. 810/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a Community Code on Visas (Visa Code) entered into force. For Denmark and all other Schengen member states, the Visa Code will hereafter be the regulatory framework for visas.
These new regulations imply new demands on the applicant, meaning that all supporting documents must be handed in along with the Schengen application form.
It is essential that you are in possession of all the required documents before presenting your application to the Embassy, including supporting documents. If supporting documents are not presented properly, your application may, upon examination, be refused and the visa fee lost.
A visa issued by a Schengen country permits free travel within the Schengen area, if not stated otherwise on the visa. The Schengen countries include: Austria, Belgium, The Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden and Switzerland. The maximum duration of stay is 90 days.
Where to apply The application for visa to the Schengen area must be presented to the Embassy of the country of your main destination in the Schengen area, according to the territorial competence.
When to applyAn application should in principle be lodged at least 15 calendar days before the intended visit and cannot be lodged earlier than three months before the start of the intended visit. It is the applicant’s own responsibility to take the necessary precautions in relation to the processing time, deadlines, etc.
Visa applicationAll applicants must apply in person. Also applicants travelling on official passports (diplomatic passports or service passports).
ProcedureApplicants with a valid passport and ID card may collect the application form from the Embassy during the opening hours from 9-12. Alternatively, the application form may be downloaded here.
Appointments for handing in an application is necessary. To get an appointment applicants are kindly requested to call tel. (021) 2815 5001 Tuesday and Thursdays 13.30 to 15.00 to get an appointment. Alternatively write an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: email@example.com
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