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Important news for visa applicants to Denmark, Iceland and Lithuania

27.05.2019  09:49


Important news for visa applicants to Denmark, Iceland and Lithuania

1. The Danish Visa Application Center at VFS in Hanoi will from 1st of June 2019 implement an appointment system for all visa applicants to Denmark, Iceland or Lithuania.

The appointment system will help streamline the application submission process and reduce waiting times at the centercaused by an increasing number of visa applicants.

With the implementation of the appointment system, it will from 1st of June 2019, be mandatory to make a prior appointment with VFS before being able to submit a visa application to Denmark, Iceland or Lithuania. The application center will no longer be able to accommodate walk-in applicants, unless in exceptional cases. The appointment system is similar to the one, already in place at the Danish Visa Application Center in HCMC.

To schedule an appointment, please visit VFS Global website: https://www.vfsglobal.com/Denmark/Vietnam/English/schedule_appoitment.html

For further assistance, please contact the VFS call center via phone (+84) 283 5212002.

2. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark have launched a new online visa application form called Applyvisa (https://applyvisa.um.dk/).

From 1st of June 2019 applicants, who has made an appointment with VFS to submit their visa application to Denmark, Lithuania or Iceland should fill in the application form and pay the visa fee by credit/debit card via Applyvisa.um.dk.

Applyvisa.um.dk will, according to the plan, completely have replaced the current hard copy application forms and the current Visa Self Service portal (visaselfservice.um.dk) by 1st of July 2019.

The visaselfservice website, and the manual application forms, will in some cases still be accepted for a transition period between 1st of June and 1st of July 2019 after which, the Visaselfservice will be disabled and the application forms no longer accepted. Applicants is then required to solely use Applyvisa.um.dk to complete the visa form and pay the visa fee online though Applyvisa.um.dk.

 

 



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