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Practical information on visas, residence permits and passports

Visas

For visas, please fill in your application and pay the application fee online using https://applyvisa.um.dk/.

After you have applied and paid the visa fee online, you must print and sign the cover letter from ApplyVisa and hand in supporting documents and supply biometrics at the Visa Application Centre https://www.vfsglobal.com/Denmark/Lebanon/

List of required documents

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Airport transit Visas

Denmark has introduced Airport Transit Visa requirements for Syrian nationals as from 1 May 2014. Certain exceptions to the requirements are however valid.

Please check the website New to Denmark for further details.

Recording of Biometrics

When an applicant is requested by the Danish Immigration Service to record Biometrics, the following steps are to be followed:

Step 1

Step 2

Pay the Embassy fees using the following link: https://www.vfsglobal.com/Denmark/Lebanon/how-to-apply.html#temporary_visaFees

Step 3

Schedule an appointment with VFS for the biometrics recording:

https://www.vfsglobal.com/Denmark/Lebanon/schedule-an-appointment.html

Residence permits

For residence permits, please fill in your application and pay the application fee online using https://dys.um.dk/permit/.

After you have applied and paid the fee online, you must print the receipt for purchase and hand it in together with the relevant supporting documents and supply biometrics at the Visa Application Centre https://www.vfsglobal.com/Denmark/Lebanon/

Please note that in R/W permit cases 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 the link https://dys.um.dk/permit/) and 3) the fee to the Danish Visa Application Centre (VFS).

 

Information regarding approvals received from the Danish Immigration Service regarding family reunifications

In the case where a family reunification has been approved by the Danish Immigration Service, the Embassy in Beirut will be requested to issue the long stay sticker to the applicant. However, it may take 2-3 weeks before the Embassy receives the instruction.
In such cases, the family member already residing in Denmark should book an appointment with the Embassy on behalf of the applicant or the applicant can do so him/herself. No third part can make the appointment on behalf of the applicant or make any enquiries concerning the case.

The following documents must be sent to the Embassy.  Please note, if you chose to send the missing documentation by e-mail to beyambvisa@um.dk it will be via an unencrypted connection.

Before the appointment:

  • Copy of the decision granted by the Danish Immigration Service to the host showing the grounds of his stay in Denmark,
  • Colored copies of the first pages of the applicant’s passport that contain the passport number, photo and validity. Pdf (not WhatsApp),
  • A contact number of the applicant and his/ her current address

In the case where the applicant is Syrian national or Palestinian from Syria, the Embassy will issue the applicant a letter confirming the date of the given appointment. This letter is sent to the family member already residing in Denmark by email. The letter is to be used by the applicant to cross the Lebanese borders.

On the day of the appointment:

The applicant has to appear in person at the Embassy and to bring the following documents:

  • Passport: In the case where the applicant does not have a passport, a personal ID and an individual extract of registration containing a recent photo of the applicant is requested. The requirement is obligatory for the children under 15 years old.
  • Two recent photos which meet the following requirements click here
  • Embassy fees to be paid at the bank - https://libanon.um.dk/en/travel-and-residence/consularfees/

If the applicant fails to bring the above-mentioned documents, it may not be possible to process the case during the appointment.
 

Embassy Remark:

In case you were granted a Danish laissez-passer, you are kindly requested to report to the Lebanese General Security in order to get an exit permit before heading to the airport.

Click here for Arabic version 

Passports

Certificate of Danish Nationality

When applying for a Danish passport, you need to provide the embassy with a proof of Danish nationality. The proof of Danish nationality can either be:

- A certificate of Danish Nationality (Statsborgerretsbevis/Indfødsretsbevis) if you have been issued one. In case you obtained your citizenship by birth for being the child of a Danish parent; you can find your name on the same citizenship document of your Danish parent.

- A print out of your name from the following website https://www.retsinformation.dk/  if you have obtained your Danish nationality by law.

If you are not able to provide the embassy with one of the above documentation, please read the instructions on the following link https://uim.dk/arbejdsomrader/statsborgerskab

For Children:

 An Individual extract of registration issued less than 3 month old is required (اخراج قيد فردي)