Please be aware that the visa application process can take a considerable amount of time and that it is your own responsibility to apply well in advance. You may submit your visa application 3 months before your departure date to Denmark.
All applicants are required to appear in person.
DIFFERENT STEPS TO APPLY IN VISA APPLICATION CENTER
All applicants are required to make an appointment in order to have the application accepted. If your residence is in the Gaza strip, you must to apply in Gaza City33-1360 Khaled Ben El Walid Street
Please ensure you read the security regulation notices before you visit the Denmark Visa Application Centre.
WHAT TO BRING FOR APPOINTMENT?
Please make sure that you have the necessary supporting documents (please read carefully, print and use this checklist for the visa Schengen applications: Checklist or required documents for Schengen Visa. For the residence permit, please check: Step 1 – Know your visa type / Long stay visa (type D).
Please note that the Danish Representative Office cannot start processing the application before all supporting documents have been received. The application is formally registered on the date you submit your passport with all the relevant supporting documents.
Concerning fees please read more regarding our visa type: Step 1 – Know your visa type. Note that payment is only done in cash (NIS). All fees are non-refundable.
DURING THE APPOINTMENT (SCHENGEN VISA)
The process is the following:
Two or three days later the consular officer in Ramallah will conduct a personal interview with you (and your parents if you are minor) To understand the purpose of your intended visit to Denmark: This interview is done by video Skype at the Visa Application Center Officer in Gaza.
The Visa Application Center in Gaza is only responsible for receiving your application and giving back your passport after your application has been processed. The Visa Application Center does not have a say on whether your visa will be granted and how long it will take to process your application, as this is entirely the prerogative of the Danish Representative Office in Ramallah.
For Schengen visa (short stay)
Applications shall be decided on within 15 calendar days of the date of the receiving of an (admissible) application at the Danish Representative Office in Ramallah. That period may be extended up to a maximum of 30 calendar days e.g. if the application is submitted to the Danish immigration service. Exceptionally, when additional documentation is needed in specific cases, the period may be extended up to a maximum of 60 days.
Citizens of certain countries or categories of certain citizens are subject to prior consultation in one or more Schengen countries before a visa may be issued. The processing time in these cases will usually be 10-12 days as a minimum.
See list of these nationalities and categories of persons in annex 16 to the Visa code Handbook: Annex 16, English version.
For residence permits (long stay visa)
All information on processing time for
Travelling with a group
If you are a member of a group travelling together to Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Greenland or Iceland, it is important that all members of the group apply on the same day. Before showing up at the Danish Representative Office in Ramallah or the Visa Application Center in Gaza you need to call in order to make an appointment. Each applicant of the group will be received separately by the consular worker.
If you are under the age of 18, you need to bring your birth certificate, documentation of your parents’ consent as well as copies of both of your parent´s passports or ID cards.
If you are under the age of 18 and if your parents are not travelling with you, your application must be signed by your parent and both parents must appear in person during your application appointment.