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If you are planning to study in Denmark, the web site Study in Denmark is your one-stop information centre for higher education studies in Denmark. This website is a convenient and comprehensive information resource.

You must have obtained a residence permit before entering Denmark. You can submit your application in your country of origin (or in the country where you have resided permanently for the past three months).

For more details go to the website of the Danish Immigration Service.

Visa Fees

Consular fees are based on the ‘Executive Order on Payment for Services’ provided by the Danish Foreign Service. The applicable visa fee in NIS is as per the current exchange rate. The fee is subject to change without notice.

  • Student permit: 845 NIS

Note that payment is only done in cash (NIS). The above fees are non-refundable.

Additional Charges (non refundable):

  • Service Fee: 130 NIS per application
  • Cross boarder logistic fee to and from Ramallah: 50 NIS
It is always possible for the applicant to apply directly at a Danish visa issuing mission either in the country where the applicant lives or in the region as long as the applicant stays legally in the country where the applicant wishes to lodge the application. Outsourcing is an offer for those who prefer to apply close to their home.

Documents Required

If you wish to apply for a residence permit as a student, you and the educational institution in Denmark must supply information for the processing of your application. The application form contains a detailed description of how you and the educational institution should complete the form and which documents you must attach.  

Please refer to the Website New to Denmark to know all about documents required according the type of study you want in Denmark.

Please note that Denmark do not recognise series T of the Jordanian ordinary passport.

Photo Specifications

Applicants, submit your Application form with the new photo format, as explained below:

Photo Specs


  • The photo must fulfill the norm specified by the ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization).
  • Photo must have plain white background.
  • The photo must be no more than 6-months old.
  • Not tilted picture (portrait style) showing both edges of face clearly.
  • Close up of the head and top of the shoulders so that the face takes up 70–80% of the photograph.
  • Photo in sharp focus and clear.

Photo Size

The photo for each visa applicant submitted must measure:

  • The picture dimensions must be 240 pixels wide by 320 pixels high at least. A smaller picture will be rejected. For instance, a photo being 235 pixels by 320 pixels is not valid.
  • On the other hand, the photo should keep a proportion of 3 x 4 (width x height) within limits. However, 250 x 340 pixels picture would be valid, but not a 290 x 340 pixels one.
  • Finally, the image weight (size in Kbytes) can never be bigger than 120 Kbytes.


  • An image resolution is measured in DPI (dots per inch) and it's mainly used to control printing quality. Therefore, higher resolution means better printing quality.
  • The resolution of the photos should be 300 dpi, so, when you scan the image, check this parameter carefully. However, bear in mind that the higher the resolution, the bigger the picture.
  • The only image format accepted is JPEG (Join Photograph Expert Grup Format). The other image formats such as BMP, TIFF, GIF, PNG, etc. will be rejected (a warning will be shown).

Attaching the Photo to the Application form

Glue one photograph to the application form in the designated space.

Please follow these instructions carefully. If the photograph presented does not meet these requirements your application will be considered incomplete.

Processing Time

All information on processing time for study 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.

Download Form

Application for a residence permit as a student, please select one of these options:

  • ST1 online
  • ST1, English version (Word)
  • ST1, English version (PDF

Application for a residence permit as a PhD, please select one of these options:

  • PHD1 online
  • PHD1, English version (Word)
  • PHD1, English version (PDF)

Please consult also for the exhaustive list of forms concerning study here: Danish Immigration Service.