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Visa to Denmark

Latvian citizens and holders of Latvian Alien’s (non-citizen’s) passport do not need a visa for entering Denmark and staying in the country for tourism purposes for a period of up to 90 days within a half-year.

An updated list of countries whose citizens need a visa to enter Denmark available at www.nyidanmark.dk (section VISA).

If you have been granted certain types of residence or re-entry permits in another Schengen country, you do not need a visa to enter Denmark. An updated overview of documents, which permit entry into Denmark without a visa can be found at www.nyidanmark.dk (section VISA).

If the Applicant is a citizen of a country required to hold a visa for entering Denmark, the Applicant has to come to the Embassy in person. The Embassy does not accept intermediaries or travel agencies on behalf of the Applicant.
Furthermore the Applicant must present:

  • Passport valid for three months past the visa expiration date. The passport or travel document must have been issued within the past 10 years.

    The travel document must contain at least 2 blank pages. Residence permit or visa proving legal stay in the country of application (Latvia)

  • Invitation if it is a private visit or a visit to a company    

  • Letter from the employer and/or from the educational  institution, if any  
  • Bank statement verifying that the Applicant has the necessary amount in his/her account, which is DKK 350 per day.
  • Hotel reservation
    The Applicant must fill in an application form that can be filled in electronically and printed (you can find them in the bottom of the page).

The Embassy advises the Applicant NOT TO PURCHASE TICKETS before the Embassy has reviewed the case and has informed the Applicant of visa being granted. 
After the Applicant has been informed of visa being granted, the Applicant must present the following documents:

  • Original return tickets
  • Original medical travel insurance covering all Schengen countries, and the minimum policy coverage is €30,000. The insurance policy must be valid for the same period as the visa.

The average casework time for visa applications.

Visa applications proceeded by the embassy without submission to the Immigration Service

Visa applications that must be submitted to the Immigration Service (the average casework time at the Immigration Service not included)

Business trip

2-4 days

Family visit and tourism

2-4 days

Business trip

2-4 days

Family visit and tourism

2-4 days

Information on processing of your fingerprints and photograph for the use of identification and verification of identity within the immigration area

In connection with the submission of your application for a visa to Denmark in accordance with the rules set out in the Visa Code, your fingerprints and photograph (biometric data) will be taken also for the purpose of identification and verification of identity in the immigration area, see section 40G(1) of the Aliens Act. Your fingerprints and photograph will be recorded in the immigration authorities' register for which the Ministry of Immigration and Integration, the Immigration Ser-vice and the Agency for International Recruitment and Integration are responsible. Your fingerprints and photograph will be stored for 10 years after they were taken.
During the entire period they are stored, your fingerprints and photograph may be processed by all immigration authorities, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Den-mark, including the Danish missions (embassies, consulates general, etc.), and the police for the purpose of identification and verification of identity in the immigra-tion area.

Please find detailed information in the information sheet "Storage of biometrics" below.

Regarding your rights as a data subject

You are entitled, upon request, to be informed about the nature of the information being processed by the immigration authorities, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark or the police, as well as about the purpose of the processing, the catego-ries of recipients of such information, and the origin of the information. You may submit such a request to the following:

The Ministry of Immigration and Integra-tion, Slotsholmsgade 10, DK-1216 Copenhagen K, Tel. +45 6198 4000, Email: uim@uim.dk ;

The Immigration Service, Ryesgade 53, DK-2100 Copenhagen Ø, Tel. +45 3536 6600, Email: us@us.dk ;

The Agency for International Recruitment and Integration, The Citizen Centre, Njalsgade 72C, DK-2300 Copenhagen S,
Tel. +45 7214 2001 (business), +45 7214 2002 (studies), +45 7214 2003 (other busi-ness), Email: siri@siri.dk

Please provide information on your personal identification number, case number or other specific information which can help the authorities find the biometric data related to you which they are processing.

You are entitled to raise an objection against the immigration authorities, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark and the police processing your biometric data to the Ministry of Immigration and Integration, the Immigration Service or the Agency for International Recruitment and Integration which are responsible for the immi-gration authorities' register. If these authorities are processing incorrect or misleading personal data or in a similar manner process personal data in contravention of the law, the Ministry of Immigration and Integration, the Immigration Service and the Agency for International Recruitment and Integration, which are keeping the register of biometric data, are required to rectify, block or potentially delete the information in the immigration authorities' register.

Finally, you may file a complaint over the processing of your fingerprints and pho-tograph to the Data Protection Agency which supervises compliance with the Act on Processing of Personal Data, including authorities' processing of biometric data in Denmark: The Data Protection Agency, Borgergade 28, 5, DK-1300 Copenhagen K, Tel. +45 3319 3200, Email: dt@datatilsynet.dk. You may read further details about your rights under Title III of the Act on Pro-cessing of Personal Data, The Data Subject’s Rights.

Payment information

When an application is lodged with a Danish mission abroad this incurs a fee according to The Executive Order on Payment for Services provided by the Danish Foreign Service. The respective fee must be transferred to the below mentioned account of the Danish Embassy prior to lodging the application; the payment information must include full name of the applicant and description of the application type.

Royal Danish Embassy  
Pils iela 11, Riga, LV 1863  
 
Reg. No.: 90000481748  
Danske bank  
Kods MARALV22  
IBAN: LV88 MARA 2041 0000 279 63  

Please see the consular fees in the link below.

Please note: The fees are non-refundable irrespective of the decision reached by the Danish authorities. The fees will not be refunded if the application is unsuccessful.

Contact

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The Danish Embassy, Latvia

Pils iela 11

LV-1863 Riga

Tel: +371 67 226 210

Fax:+371 67 820 234

E-mail: rixamb@um.dk