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Visa to Greenland and the Faroe Islands

Greenland and the Faroe Islands are not members of Schengen. Denmark represents these two countries.

If you are travelling to these destinations, you will need a special Schengen visa issued at the Danish Embassy.

Visa to Iceland

Denmark does not represent Iceland for the moment. For further information, please call the Embassy.

All visa applications must from 1 July 2019 be filled in online and submitted via the VFS visa facilitation centres in Abuja and Lagos

Applying for VISA

NEW ONLINE VISA APPLICATION: From the 1st of July 2019, you should fill in your visa application and pay the application fee online using

After you have applied and paid the visa fee online, you must print and sign the cover letter from ApplyVisa and hand in supporting documents and supply biometrics at the Visa Application Centre. See VFS’ homepage for locations

You must submit your visa application in person.

At VFS they will take your biometrics. If you have had your biometrics recorded within the last 59 months with the specific purpose of obtaining a Schengen visa, they may be reused provided the quality of the fingerprints is satisfactory.

Applicants should note that we operate with a limited weekly quota of 50, so early booking with VFS is recommended in order to secure a visa before your travel date.

Applicants not living in Nigeria

Applicants not living in Nigeria - but with legal stay in Nigeria - are advised to submit their applications directly to the Embassy in Abuja, if they wish to return to their home countries within a few days after submitting their application.

Applicants should contact the Embassy for an appointment.

Please do not contact the Embassy for updates on the status of your application within the first 15 days after submission.


You should only contact the Embassy, if you have new information in relation to your application. Please make sure to identify yourself.


Third Party

Data protection rules prevent the Embassy from giving information about ongoing visa applications to any third party. In this context hosts are considered third party.


For enquiries about how to apply for a visa, please see other page on this site.

If you did not find an answer to your question, you are welcome to write to or call +234 (0) 99036636  Monday through Thursday between 14:00 - 15:30.


Find the answers to the most frequently asked questions here.

For more information please contact the Embassy.