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    17 July 2017

    Please kindly be informed that Joint Visa Application Center in Nanjing will be closed early on 19 July 2017 at 11:30 as requested. We regret for the inconvenience.

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    31 May 2017

    Denmark opens new Visa Application Centers in three Chinese cities

    Three Danish Visa Application Centers are scheduled to open to public on 1 of June, announced the Royal Danish Embassy to China on 31 of May.

    The three new centers are part of Denmark’s continuous efforts to facilitate travel by a growing number of Chinese outbound tourists in the “China-Denmark Tourism Year 2017”, and add to the nine existing ones in Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Jinan, Nanjing, Shanghai and Shenyang.

    “I am very pleased to see the new Visa Centers open their doors in Fuzhou, Shenzhen and Xi’an, representing a total population of 186 million in these provinces, and marking our step forward to promoting what Denmark has to offer as a destination for both sightseers and business travelers,” said A. Carsten Damsgaard, Ambassador of Denmark to China.

    “What’s geographically significant is that the Center in Xi’an will provide applicants from five landlocked provinces and regions in Northwest China with easier access to Denmark and Europe.”

    The openings came after five Centers were opened across China in the spring of 2016.

    The Kingdom of Denmark (Denmark, Greenland and Faroe Islands) offers unique landscapes of natural beauty and cultural heritage of Hans Christian Andersen, fjords, icebergs and midnight sun in Greenland and unspoiled nature at the Faroe Islands.

    Denmark was one of the first EU countries that have opened visa centers in China in 2010, since then, the bilateral people-to-people contacts in the field of tourism have thrived. The Danish government forecasts to receive 262,000 Chinese outbound travelers this year, up from 218,000 in 2016. The figure stood at 50,000 in 2009.

    The travelers’ passion will further be ignited following that a social media post by the Royal Danish Embassy in Beijing about an invasive plague of Pacific oysters along the Limfjord’s shores in Northern Jutland has attracted tens of millions of interactions on a possible “eating tour” to Denmark.

    Applications for both short-term visa and long-term residence permit can be handed over to these 12 centers. Normally, the visa procedure takes approximately five to 11 working days, and a little longer during the high season.

    The collection of biometric data also needs to be done at these Centers in accordance with the implementation of the Visa Information System (VIS). The fingerprint scans can be re-used for further visa applications over a 5-year period.

    Denmark is the only country being able to issue travel permissions to Greenland and Faroe Islands along with the Schengen visa sticker.

    Worth mentioning, Iceland is represented by Denmark in Shanghai and Guangzhou. It will therefore be possible to hand in applications for short-term visa to Iceland at the Centers in Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Shanghai and Shenzhen.

    Please find below the addresses and contact information of the three new centers.

    Fuzhou

    Floor 15, Fushengcaifu Centre, No.60 Gutianzhi Road, Gulou District, Fuzhou City, Fujian Province, China 08:00 to 15:00 (Monday-Friday)

    0591-6311 1557

    infojvac.fuzhouchina@vfshelpline.com

    Shenzhen

    Room 17F-08/09, West Zone,North Gate,GCIG Building, Fuhua 1 Road, Futian Dist.,Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province, China

    08:00 to 15:00 (Monday-Friday)

    0755-8322 9026

    infojvac.shenzhechina@vfshelpline.com

    Xi’an

    Room 1801/1802, Building A, Mole Collection Centers, Cross Road of Keji 6th Road and Fenghui South Road, High-tech Zone, Xi’an City, Shaanxi Province, China 08:00 to 15:00

    (Monday-Friday)

    029-8952 2093

    infojvac.xianchina@vfshelpline.com

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    19 May 2017

    Denmark will open 3 new visa application centres in China the 01 June 2017.

    The Danish missions in China are hereby expanding the possibilities for the Chinese applicants’ to submit their applications and biometrics to a place closer to their home.

    The Danish missions are looking very much forward to receiving applications to the Kingdom of Denmark from the following 3 new locations:

    Xi’an

    Shenzhen

    Fuzhou

    It will bring the total number of visa application centres up to 12. Please see addresses, contact details and opening hours below:

    Xi’an:

    Address: Room 1801/1802, Building A, Mole Collection Centers, Cross Road of Keji 6th Road and Fenghui South Road, High-tech Zone, Xi’an City, Shaanxi Province, China

    Contact information: 029-89522093

    Opening hours: 08:00-15:00 Monday-Friday

    Shenzhen:

    Address: Room 17F-08/09, West Zone,North Gate,GCIG Building, Fuhua 1 Road, Futian Dist.,Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province, China

    Contact information: 0755-83229026

    Opening hours: 08:00-15:00 Monday-Friday

    Fuzhou:

    Address: Floor 15, Fushengcaifu Centre, No.60 Gutianzhi Road, Gulou District, Fuzhou City, Fujian Province, China

    Contact information: 0591-63111557

    Opening hours: 08:00-15:00 Monday-Friday

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    19 April 2017

    Changes to rules implemented 1 August 2016 – abolishment of the requirement of colour copies of passport in visa applications and in residence and work permit application

    The Danish Embassy and the Consulate Generals in China do no longer require that the data page plus pages including visa for USA/UK/Canada/Australia and any Schengen visa including entry/exit stamps (issued in the last 3 years) should be in colour. Thus copies of data page and the above mentioned visa can be handed in in black and white. However, applicants need to ensure that the black and white copies are readable and in good quality.

    Furthermore, the Danish Embassy and Consulate Generals in China do no longer require colour copies of the passport (all pages) in applications for residence and work permit. However, black and white copies of all pages in the passport must be readable and in good quality.

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    13 April 2017

    Denmark Visa Application Center Closure in Guangzhou/Hangzhou/Nanjing

    According to notice from Danish Consulate General in Guangzhou, Visa Application Centers in Guangzhou/Hangzhou/Nanjing will be closed during 25 April 2017 and 28 April 2017 and resume operations on 02 May 2017. Please accept our sincere apologies for any inconvenience caused.

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    27 February 2017

    The representation agreement with the Norwegian Consulate in Shanghai has been extended until 31 March 2017.

    Applicants will have to register their application and pay the visa fee at the Norwegian website:Click here

    before submitting their application at the Norwegian Visa application centre. The Norwegian Visa Application centre is placed in the same building as the Danish Visa Application center.

    All steps will be handled by the Norwegian Embassy and passports will be delivered at the Norwegian Visa Application Centre.

    Please notice, that visa applications for Iceland will still be represented by the Danish Consulate and applicants will still have to hand in their visa application for Iceland to the Danish Visa Application Center.

    Except Denmark Application in Shanghai, Denmark Application Centers in Shenyang, Jinan, Beijing, Nanjing, Hangzhou and Guangzhou still accept applications.

    Denmark long term applications are still submitted in Denmark Visa Application Center