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Travel to Denmark

If you wish to lodge an application for visa, residence permit or work permit to Denmark, please read the information provided in the left menu carefully.

Here you will also find an overview of other services provided by the Danish Embassy in Addis Ababa.

As of 1st of July 2019 visa applications and application fees should be filled and paid online online. Read more here:

Note: As of June 26th 2012 everyone must possess a passport of their own when travelling in or out of Denmark.


Applicable to all nationals who wish to apply for Tourist, Transit, Family reunification, long term and, Business Schengen visa for Greenland, Faroe Island, Denmark, Iceland and long term visa to Denmark or Iceland.


VFS Global will be open to receive applications on a walk-in basis.

Submission hours: 8am- 3pm


Address of VFS:
Joint Visa Application Centre
3rd Floor, Office Nos. 333
Morning Star Mall
Bole Medihanialem, Bole
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Call Centre Number- +251 960437204


The Embassy’s consular section is open only by appointment.

Please call or e-mail to request an appointment for passport renewal, DNA sample for family reunification or visa interview. Please give reference number.



The Royal Danish Embassy is unable to reply to status inquiries regarding visa, residence, work permits and family reunification applications via email or telephone due to Danish National Law on handling personal information.


Consular phone hours:


Tuesday only for information about DNA requests: 10:00- 10:30


Wednesday only for information about family reunification or residence permits: 10:00-10:30


Thursday only for information about passports: 10:00-10:30