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Residence permit

Enquiries about residence and work permits

For information about living and working in Denmark use the link to New to Denmark The site also provides you with links to the relevant applications needed.

Lodging your application

A new mandatory online payment of the fees for residence and work permits will come into force on July 1st, 2019. You will have to pay the fee using this link purchase of residence and work permits before appearing at the Visa Application Centre.

It is a requirement that you lodge your application in person directly to VFS Global in Cairo as biometric must be obtained when the application is lodged.

For an appointment please contact the Visa Application Centre (VFS) 

VFS is located at 3 Abou El Feda, 3rd floor, Abou El Feda Building, Zamalek, Cairo

Call Centre Number: +20 2 3332 3023

Info email: [email protected]

Please bring the application and supporting documents, originals as well as copies. Copies must be in colour and in size A4.

For processing times see the information on the Danish Immigration Service's website

Follow up

Please do not contact the Embassy while your application is in process. The Embassy will contact you when a decision has been made by the relevant Danish authorities.

Original passport

You must hand in your passport when you hand in your application. The passport must be valid for three months longer than your intended stay. The passport can be collected at the Embassy after 2 working days.