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Tourist (No reference in Denmark / Iceland)


This visa is solely for the purpose of leisure travel including vacationing, cruising, sightseeing and other recreational activities. This visa is given for a travel period of less than 90 days.


Visa Category Visa Fee in EURO VFS SERVICE FEE IN ZAR
Tourist (No reference in Denmark / Iceland)  80 235
Children (age between 6-11 years old)  40 235

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Note: From the 01 July 2019, you must fill in your visa application and pay the visa application fee online using

Please Note:

  • The applicable VFS service fee is as per the current exchange rate. It is subject to change.
  • The service fee is inclusive VAT and is non-refundable.
  • Visa Application Centre offers an optional service at a nominal additional cost. Please see more detail from Additional Services tab.

The service fee and additional services at The Visa Application Centre are to be paid only in Rands.

Documents Required

Please print out this Checklist and prepare the required documents accordingly.


  • Kindly make sure that your application contains sufficient, correct and adequate information. All information must be correct and reflect your planned trip.
  • In case any document is missing on submission date, additional documents can be submitted only by applicants themselves at VFS within 5 business days.
  • Applicant can be asked for additional documents or may be called for an interview if deemed necessary by the Embassy.

Photo Specifications

  • Size of photograph for visa applications
  • After the instalment of a new system for scanning biometrics, including photographs for visa application, it is now possible to lodge a photograph of size 35 x 45 mm. Length of the head should not exceed 30 to 36 mm in length from chin to top of hair.
  • The photograph must still be in color with bright background.
  • Danish Visa Application Centre has been instructed by Danish mission to inform applicants that the visa application is not acceptable if the photograph does not comply with the above format.
  • Applicants may therefore obtain a new photograph that meets all requirements before The Danish Visa Application Centre can receive the application.
  • For further information see the print on the information board at The Danish Visa Application Centre or visit website

Processing Time

Visa applications can take an average of 15 days to process once received at the Embassy. An additional of two (2) working days should be taken into consideration which is used to courier the application to and from the Embassy. Passports can be collected on day 17 after submission. Applicants should allow four (4) extra days in delivery time for applications submitted on Fridays.

Some applications may require further processing, which could take from 30-60 days.

Applications shall be decided on within 15 calendar days of the date of the receiving of an (admissible) application at the Danish embassy. 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. Please refer to Visa Code  Art.23 for more information. Click here to access the Visa Codes.

Please note that all applications are processed individually. The Visa Officer may invite you for an interview or request further documentation or information, which can prolong the processing time.

Online Application Form

- Register your visa application online and book an appointment with VFS

"NEW MANDATORY ONLINE VISA APPLICATION: From the 01 July 2019, you must fill in your visa application and pay the application fee online. After you have applied and paid the visa fee online, you must print the cover letter and payment receipt from ApplyVisa ‘’ .

Click here to fill in your visa application form

After completing the visa application form and paying visa fee online, you must book an appointment to submit your documents at VFS by clicking here. Make sure to bring along all the required documents and hand in supporting documents at the Visa Application Centre.

Make sure you are on time for your appointment; for those showing up late there is no guarantee that the application can be submitted and applicants may need to reschedule their appointment. Kindly, notify the Denmark visa application centre if you are unable to make your appointment.