Denmark Visa requirements for international students

Visa Requirements for Students in Denmark

Visa requirements for students that want to study in Denmark are different for students depending on their citizenship. Select you country below, learn about the relevant regulations and find the embassies and consulates in your country!

1.Step: Select your Country

Study Visa Information for Students from United States of America (USA)

Visa Type Cost
Study Visa required $60

Ordinary passport holders are required to have a visa to enter Turkey or North Cyprus, therefore, students need to visit the embassy and apply for a visa before travelling to North Cyprus or Turkey. Once a student secures the acceptance letter and tuition fee payment confirmation letter from the university they are ready to apply for a visa at the local embassies.

Students are required to provide the following documents upon application;

  • Acceptance Letter
  • Fight reservation
  • 2 biometric photos
  • Passport Copy
  • Proof of Tuition Fee Payment
  • Copies of all your education certificates


Embassies and Consulates in United States of America (USA) for obtaining a Visa

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Address 2525 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20008
Phone +1 202 612 67 00 +1 202 612 67 01
Directions Make Appointment

Visa Requirments for EU-Students

International Students who belong to the EU are free to enter Denmark and apply for a residence permit when they get there.

Visa Requirments for Non-EU-Students

Students from select countries countries which do not belong to the EU can enter Finland and apply for residence permit.


  • Switzerland
  • Iceland
  • Sweden
  • Norway

Student visas are issued only to full-time international students. Please contact RocApply for more more information.

Finland unfortunately does not have embassies in every country. If your country does not have a Danish Embassy then you can apply online here.

To obtain a Denmark study Visa you will need to bring the following Documents:

Document Checklist for a study Visa in Denmark

If you fail to submit all the documents in time, the embassy will ask you to book another date for your appointment, therefore to avoid delays please submit all the documents in full.

As the Visa process for international students can take up to 2 months, depending on the country, we strongly encourage you to calculate enough time for it.

Costs of obtaining the Student Permit
Upon arrival in Denmark, students are expected to obtain a student permit which will allow them to be legally acknowledged in the Country.
For new students, they have nothing to worry about since RocApply and the university's international students office officials will assist you through this process.
The cost of for obtaining the student permit is approximately 300 dollars.
Please note that students will be given time to prepare for this process (up to a month after arrival), however as Rocapply we advice students to travel with the funds to process their Student permit as soon as they arrive.

Extending the Study-Visa once in Denmark

Students will not be required to extend the student visa on yearly basis.

How to extend a passport with my student Visa

For each and every country there are different processes to extend passports of which RocApply advises students to consult with their respective embassies concerning the process and travel only with a valid passport for at least one year.

Whats Next Now that you have the acceptance letter?

Step 1: Pay the tuition fees on the Acceptance letter( Please be very careful with the bank names and account)

Step 2: Send RocApply together with the university the receipts of the payment through email

Step 3: University tracks the bank transaction and confirms the payment after 8 working days

Step 4: University and RocApply will send you a letter confirming the payment which will be needed at the visa offices

Step 5: Prepare the following documents (Remember you do not need to actually buy the air-ticket but you can only reserve and get an itinerary it incase you need to change the dates)

How About Accommodation?

Regarding accommodation, we recommend staying on campus the first year and we will notify the university to reserve you a room as soon as you pay tuition fees. The rent for the room should be around 500 to 1000 dollars per month

Who will pick me up at the Airport?  

Once you have confirmed your arrival date in Denmark please send the university and RocApply an email with your air ticket information so that we can best assist you on how to proceed. 

Please note that you may need to pay for your transport, but that depends with the university. 

Denmark Visitors Visa

For parents wanting to visit their children studying in Denmark securing a visa is relatively easy considering that Denmark is a country with strong  tourism facilities.

Further Assistance

If you are still looking for the right university and affordable programs in Denmark visit our Study in Denmark Page.

If you have any questions, want to consult or need help with preparation for visa application please contact RocApply. 

Email: [email protected] 
WhatsApp: 004915112975441

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