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Family Reunification

Please see the family reunification rules on the website of the Danish Immigration Service.

Danish residence cards must now contain biometrics (digital photograph & signature and fingerprints of 10 fingers) and all applications for a Danish residence permit must therefore be handed in in person at a VFS office:

permit application process

(appointment required) 
VFS is the Embassy of Denmark's outsourcing partner for visas and residence permits. When you hand in your application, VFS will record your biometrics at the same time.

Children under 6 (age 6 minus 1 day) are not required to give fingerprints.

Please note the following 

  • You will require a "Case Order ID" (obtainable online) and pay a fee (payable online) before submitting your application to the VFS Centre. The application fee is payable to the Danish Immigration Service in addition to the VFS service charge and fee charged by the Embassy. Please see the website of the Danish Immigration Service for further information on Fees
  • The application should normally be submitted in your country of origin. However, if you have been staying in another country as a resident for more than 3 months, the application may be submitted in that country.
  • Please visit the website of the Danish Immigration Service  for general information on family reunification. 
  • Family Reunification applications must be submitted in person (including children).

Please choose the relevant application form:

application forms

  •  Please read the instructions on the front of the form carefully and answer all questions before making an application, state your Case Order ID, provide refund information in the appropriate boxes on the form, and enclose payment receipt with your application.
  • Please note that if you have not obtained a Case Order ID and made the payment online (if you have to pay a fee) before you submit your application, the Danish Immigration Service may reject your application.

The following should be submitted with your application:

1.     1 completed application form (please see instructions on
         the front of the application
         Please supply your UK contact details: address, mobile 
        telephone number and e-mail address.

2.     Original passport.

3.     Additional documentation as listed on the front of 
        the application form
4.     Non-refundable fee of ¬£176.00  per passport holder.
        Children under 15 are free of charge.      

Family reunification under EU rules

If you apply for family reunification with a Danish citizen in Denmark under the EU rules, special EU application packets should be used. Read more about family reunification under EU rules. The application should be handed in at the Embassy. Please write to the Embassy for an appointment. There is no fee for submitting an application for family reunification under EU rules.

Use Form OD2 for non EU nationals: OD2/A, OD2/B or OD2/C