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Work and Residence Permits

You can submit your application for a work or residence permit in Norway, Iceland or Denmark at the Danish Embassy.

From 1 July 2019, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark including all Danish diplomatic missions are introducing online payment of the embassy fee for residence or work permit for Denmark, Iceland and Norway.

The embassy fee should be paid online here. Please pay before your appointment.

The receipt for the payment should be submitted at the Danish Visa Application Centre (VFS)when you hand in your application. Please note that in R/W permit cases for Denmark there are three fees to be paid.

1) The fee to either The Danish Immigration Service or The Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration (SIRI)

2) The fee to the Danish embassy using this link 

3) The fee to the Danish Visa Application Centre (VFS)

For Norway and Iceland, you will have to pay 2) + 3) and fees from Norway or Iceland. You can read more about these fees by clicking the country links below.

Which residence permit applications are needed depends on the purpose of coming to Denmark. Please use the Immigration Service application form guide to download and fill out the correct form here. When applying for any kind of residence permit or extension of a residence permit you will need to first create a case order ID and pay online here.

Before handing in your application, make sure that you have all required documentation. Please see the checklist inside the application form for requirements and make sure that all documentation is complete before you submit your application.

The application can be handed in at the Embassy's outsourcing partner VFS Global in Dublin.

For further information on work and residence permit, please go to the webpage of the relevant country through the links below:

> Denmark

> Norway

> Iceland