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Visa Application Centres in South Africa

Where to apply

The Danish Foreing Ministry has commissioned VFS Global Services Pvt Ltd to operate the Danish Visa Application Centres in South Africa.

South African citizens applying for short-term tourist, business, work permit or transit Schengen visas for Denmark, Iceland, Greenland & the Faroe Islands can submit their applications at the Visa Application Centre (VAC) with and without prior appointment.


The actual case processing will be done by the visa HUB in Dubai (Danish Consulate General).


At the moment VFS is open on Mondays 09:00 - 12:00 for appointments only!



Online Booking of Appointments

All applicants are advised to book an appointment online to submit their visa application and have their biometrics recorded at the Danish Visa Application Centre


The Visa Application Centres in South Africa are located at:


Pretoria Visa Application Centre - VFS

Cherry Lane Office Park

1st Floor

114 Fehrsen Street

Nieuw Muckleneuk, Brooklyn, 0181 


Call Centre Hotline: 012 425 3001


Cape Town
Cape Town Visa Application Centre - VFS

Office 504-506 , 5th Floor,

47 on Strand Street, Strand Street,

Cape Town


Call Centre Hotline: 012 425 3001


Durban Visa Application Centre - VFS

Unit 101A , 1st Floor

91-123 Cowey Road, Essenwood

Durban, 4001


Call Centre Hotline: 012 425 3001


VFS Global

The Visa Application Centres offer you:


  • A fast and convenient service
  • No or little queuing
  • Copy and photo service available at a fee
  • Advice on how to complete your application and what documents to attach
  • Tracking system, so you will know when your case has been processed
  • The passport can be returned by courier service


For any queries regarding visas, the application process, necessary documentation etc. please contact the VFS helpline at +27 (0) 12 425 3001 or mail:


Collection of passports and Visas
When applying through VFS, applicants can have their passports couriered (against an additional fee) to their specified addresses after processing or they can collect their passports from the Visa Application Centres.


Please note that Third party collection of the documents or passports will not be permitted, except in the following cases:


  • Immediate Family Member (that is Parents, Children, Spouse)
  • A person collecting on behalf of Government officials if authorized on the Government letter head.
  • Red Carpet Representatives if authorized on the Company‚Äôs letter head


If any of the above will be collecting your passport and visa on your behalf, they must present the following documents:

  • Original Government ID card
  • Original ICR
  • Original authorization letter from applicant



Applicants can check the status of their applications by logging on to:


Additional Services provided by VFS

VFS offers additional services at an additional fee. Please see VFS website for more information:

Embassy of Denmark

iParioli Office Park, Block B2
1166 Park Street
Hatfield 0083

Phone +27 (0) 12 430 9340

visa enquiries

Danish Consulate General
Umm Suqueim 2,
Al Thanya rd, Al Beteel Street,
Villa 208, P.O. Box 2988

Open Sunday to Thursday
Tel: +971 4 526 8700
Visa section:
Opening hours: