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Legalizations and minor translations

The Embassy can only legalize the stamp and signature of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. The document that is to be verified cannot be older than 3 months.

For more information regarding legalization in Denmark please go to



Asiatisk Plads 2

1448 København K

Tlf.: 3392 1233

Fax nr.: 3392 0138


The Embassy can also assist in minor translations of driving licenses and Danish certificates, e.g birth and marriage certificates. For the minor translations the original documents need to be presented to the Embassy. Information about fees can be found under Consular Fees.



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