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Visas and Danish citizen service

In the left hand side menu you will find information for South African nationals on visa rules and resident/work permits for Denmark. Danish nationals can find information on how to obtain a new Danish passport, driver's license and other consular assistance.

The Visa Department will be closed from the 22nd of December 2017 and reopen on the 4th of January 2018.

The last day for lodging applications for travel in 2017 will be on the 15th of December 2017 at the Embassy.

VFS will start up again on the 4th of January.

Please be aware of the 15 days processing time.

For visa requirements and handling, please contact VFS (


Information from other authorities and advice and guidance is provided on the homepages of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. However, the Ministry of Foreign of Affairs cannot be held responsible for possible problems regardless of the information on the homepages.
Embassy of Denmark

iParioli Office Park, Block B2
1166 Park Street
Hatfield 0083

Phone +27 (0) 12 430 9340