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How to Apply for a Visa to Denmark

Submission of visa applications
Your application must be submitted through the Visa Facilitation Centre (VFS) in Abuja or Lagos (See details to the right of this text). Applications are received every workday between 08:00 am and 15:00 pm in Abuja and between 08:00 am and 14:00 pm in Lagos.

The processing time for visa applications is normally up to 15 calendar days, and the Embassy recommends that you apply at least 15 days but not more than 3 months before departure time.

The fee for processing a visa application is 60 Euro + a 30 Euro administration fee to VFS. All fees are to be paid to VFS in local currency (NGN).

Daily quota
It is recommended that you come early to submit your application. Applicants will be attended to on a first come, first serve basis. 

Interviews
You may be called for an interview at the Embassy as part of the normal assessment of your application. The Embassy may also call you on phone to ask for more information. Within 5-7 days after you have submitted your application, VFS will inform you if you are required to come for an interview. All interviews will be conducted in or from the Embassy in Abuja

Applicants who can document that they are not resident in Nigeria can be considered for an interview on the first working day (except Fridays) after submitting the application to VFS. Applicants from abroad are thus advised to submit their applications to VFS on Mondays, Tuesday or Wednesday, if they have only limited time in Nigeria. All interviews will be conducted in or from Abuja.

Supporting documents
In order for the Embassy to smoothly assess an application for visa, it is essential that you submit sufficient information enabling an assessment of your intention to leave Denmark and other Schengen states. A comprehensive list of required documents is available here.

Apply to the main country of your trip
To apply for a Schengen visa, you must apply to the country, which is the main destination of your trip. If a number of Schengen countries are to be visited, your application should be submitted to the country where you will spend most time or where the main purpose of the journey is.