VISA to Denmark
New outsourcing company
With effect from 1 July 2013 the Danish Embassy in Beirut will start working with the outsourcing company TLSContact.
Address : Abdallah El Yafi Street, Flayfil Building, Ground Floor (facing "La Résidence des Pins") Mazraa, Beirut
The call center can be contacted by: +961 (1) 669888
Opening hours of the TLScontact Center:
TLSContact will handle applications for Schengen Visas to Denmark as well as applications for family reunifications, residence and work permits and re-entry permits. Rules and required documentation remain unchanged.
Appointments already made with the outsourcing company VFS for the month of July will be transferred to TLSContact.
Short Term Stay (VISA of max. 90 days within a period of 180 days) :
Information on how to apply for a visa to Denmark at the TLS can be found here (TLS website).
Information on the documents to be provided when lodging an application can be found here
More useful information about visas can be found here: http://www.nyidanmark.dk/en-us/coming_to_dk/coming_to_dk.htm .
The application form for a Schengen Visa should be filled online.
Upon submission of the application a stamp indicating that the application is admissible shall be placed in the passport or the travel document.
This stamp has no legal implications and will be covered by a visa sticker if the visa is granted. Diplomatic, service/official and special passports are not going to be stamped.
Negative decisions on applications will be notified in written to the applicants. Applicants whose applications are refused have the right to appeal. Please check the following link to be informed about the procedures as well as the time limit for lodging an appeal http://www.nyidanmark.dk/en-us/coming_to_dk/appeal_guidelines.htm
When applying for a visa an invitation form should be filled out in English. There are several different ways to invite a visitor. Read more about invitations for a visa stay .
The validity must extend at least three months after the intended departure from Schengen territory. Moreover, it must be issued within the previous ten years, and must contain at least two blank pages.
Applicants residing permanently in Lebanon should hold a re-entry permit to Lebanon valid for a minimum of three months beyond the visa expiry date.
Applicant’s fingerprints and photo
From May 10th, 2012, applicants need to appear in person for the collection of the biometric data: ten fingerprints and a photograph are collected from persons applying for a visa.
Before the recording of the photo applicants may be asked to remove glasses or adjust head coverings if they hide facial features.
Certain categories of applicants are exempt from the requirement to give fingerprints:
The introduction of biometric data is part of the Schengen Visa Information System (VIS). For more information about VIS, fingerprints, data protection and legal background, please see Visa Information System (VIS) factsheet
A list of handling fees is available on the following web site www.libanon.um.dk .
Information on how to apply for a residence permit at the TLS can be found here TLS.
Information about the rules regarding family reunifications and other types of residence and/or work permits can be found on the following website: http://www.nyidanmark.dk/en-us/coming_to_dk
· When it comes to Syrian documents, they should be translated into English, legalized by the Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, by the Syrian Embassy in Lebanon and by the Lebanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Embassy Complex Lebanon