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Family Reunification

Overview

If you have close relatives in Denmark, you can apply for a residence permit on the grounds of family reunification.

Provided that certain requirements are met, family reunification can be granted to:

  • Spouses and cohabiting partners,
  • Children,
  • Other family members.

For more information please visit New to Denmark. This website is a convenient and comprehensive information resource.

Visa Fees

A CATEGORY VISA FEE IN NIS VISA FEE IN DKK VFS SERVICE FEE IN NIS
Family Reunification 337.5 1,455 40
Children (age between 6-11 years old) 337.5 1,455 40

Note: From 01 July 2019, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark including all Danish diplomatic missions are introducing mandatory online payment of the embassy fee for residence or work permit. The embassy fee must be paid online using this link https://dys.um.dk/permit/.The receipt for the payment must be submitted at the Danish Visa Application Centre (VFS) when you hand in your passport, relevant documentation and supply biometrics. The embassy fee and the fee to the Danish Visa Application Centre (VFS) must be paid in addition to the fee to The Danish Immigration Service.

Please Note:

  • The applicable VFS service fee is as per the current exchange rate. It is subject to change.
  • The service fee is inclusive VAT and is non-refundable.
  • Visa Application Centre offers an optional service at a nominal additional cost. Please see more detail from Additional Services tab.
  • The service fee and additional services at The Visa Application Centre are to be paid only in New Israeli shekel.

Documents Required

Mandatory documents for online applications and applications submitted by the company in Denmark

  • A print of the confirmation that the application was submitted online (the confirmation has information about case order ID)
  • Valid original travel document
  • Other required supporting documents followed by rightfully translated versions according to the list covering the specific application form

Mandatory documents for applications submitted by post and applications submitted by the company in Denmark

  • A copy of the first three pages of the application form which was forwarded by regular postage mail to DIS/SIRI
  • Valid original travel document
  • Other required supporting documents followed by rightfully translated versions according to the list covering the specific application form

Photo Specifications

Size of photograph for visa applications

After the instalment of a new system for scanning biometrics, including photographs for visa application, it is now possible to lodge a photograph of size 35 x 45 mm. Length of the head should not exceed 30 to 36 mm in length from chin to top of hair.

The photograph must still be in color with bright background.

Danish Visa Application Centre has been instructed by Danish mission to inform applicants that the visa application is not acceptable if the photograph does not comply with the above format.

Applicants may therefore obtain a new photograph that meets all requirements before The Danish Visa Application Centre can receive the application.

For further information see the print on the information board at The Danish Visa Application Centre or visit website https://politi.dk/pas/krav-til-pas-og-koerekortfoto

Processing Time

All information on processing time for family reunification permit are available on the Website New to Denmark.

Collection of the processed passports from the VFS Denmark Visa Application Centre can be done between 08:30 – 16:00, Sunday-Thursday. Applicants can instantly track the status of their application online by clicking on Track your Application . There will be no need to follow up with the Consulate general of Denmark in Jerusalem or the helpline to ascertain when the passport will be returned.

Online Application Form

To download or access online application forms, please click here.

From 01 July 2019, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark including all Danish diplomatic missions are introducing mandatory online payment of the embassy fee for residence or work permit. The embassy fee must be paid online using this link https://dys.um.dk/permit/

After completing the visa application form and paying visa fee online, you must book an appointment to submit your documents at VFS Make sure to bring along all the required documents and hand in supporting documents at the Visa Application Centre .

Make sure you are on time for your appointment; for those showing up late there is no guarantee that the application can be submitted and applicants may need to reschedule their appointment. Kindly, notify the Denmark visa application centre if you are unable to make your appointment.

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