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Re-entry permit

As a point of departure, you should have a re-entry permit before you leave Denmark. In special cases, you can apply for a re-entry permit at a Danish mission abroad i.e. if you have lost your re-entry permit during your stay outside Denmark. 

To lodge an application for a re-entry permit you need to apply in person at the local VFS office.  You can find more information on the nearest VFS Global office and the opening hours here

If you need to apply for a re-entry permit the Embassy recommends you to apply well in advance as the application has to be sent to the Danish Immigration Service for approval. The average processing time is about 3 to 5 days. 

The fee to be paid to the Embassy has to be paid on-line through this link.   When you lodge your application at VFS Global you need to bring the receipt for payment of the Embassy fee together with the relevant documents as listed below.  Be aware that physical appearance is mandatory as the VFS Global office will take your biometrics. 

Please be aware that you need to pay both fees i.e. Embassy fee and a service fee to VFS Global. 

Documents to hand in when you lodge your application are:
Filled in application form which can be found here
Passport valid at least 3 months after the expected entry date to Denmark. 
Flight ticket for the return to Denmark. 
Receipt for payment of the Embassy fee (presently 1,455 DKK)
Service fee to VFS Global
Important: If the applicant is a minor, she/he needs to be present in person together with the guardian(s). 

Further information about re-entry permits can be found at the homepage of the Danish Immigration Service.