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  1. Application to be submitted in person by applicant
  2. Original passport valid for no less than 30 days after the expiry of intended visit and have at 3 unused pages available
  3. Photocopy of valid residential permit (if applicable)
  4. Permit fee DKK1540.00 (in bank transfer)
  5. 1 recent EU passport size photograph
  6. Application form DHA-1738
  7. Vaccination certificate (if traveling through yellow fever belt)
  8. Applicants traveling by air must be in possession of a return ticket or onward ticket or submit a written undertaking by the prospective employer accepting full responsibility for the costs related to the deportation of the applicant and his family should it becomes necessary
  9. Police clearance certificates in respect of all applicants 18 years and older from each country where the applicant resided for longer than 12months (not older than 6 months from date of issue)
  10. Medical and Radiological reports in respect of each applicant (provided a Radiological report shall not be required in respect of children under the age of 12 years or pregnant women) (not older than 6 months from date of issue)
  11. Birth certificate (to be unabridged where relevant to prove parenthood)
  12. Proof of custody or adoption where applicable
  13. Consent from parents where applicable
  14. Marriage certificate where applicable
  15. Proof of a spousal relationship by means of affidavit
  16. Divorce decree or proof of legal separation where applicable
  17. Death certificate in respect of a late spouse where applicable
Additional documentation to be submitted:
  1. Proof that applicant falls within the critical skills category in the form of:
    1. A confirmation, in writing, from the professional body, council or board recognized by SAQA in terms of section 13(1)(i) of the National Qualifications Framework Act, or any relevant government Department confirming the skills or qualifications of the applicant and appropriate post qualification experience;
    2. If required by law, proof of application for a certificate of registration with the professional body, council or board recognised by SAQA in terms of section 13(1)(i) of the National Qualifications Framework Act; and
    3. Proof of evaluation of the foreign qualification by SAQA and translated by a sworn translator into one of the official languages of the Republic
  2. A written undertaking by the employer accepting responsibility for the costs related to the deportation of the applicant and his/her dependent family members, should it become necessary
  3. Any additional information/documentation as required by the Mission
REG : 4001
ACC. NO : 10647320
IBAN : DK 6330000010647320

Contact Details
South African Embassy Copenhagen : Gammel Vartov Vej 8
DK-2900, Hellerup
Tel : +45 3918 0155
Business Hours Consular Section:
Monday - Friday : 09h00-12h00 (No VISA related telephone enquiries will be handled).
Email :
NB: VISA related telephone enquiries to be made during the following times:
Monday to Thursday : 08:00 – 09:00 and 12:30 – 15:00
Friday   12:30 – 13:30
Website :
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