Published 16-06-2022

The Danish Immigration Service's expected application processing times up to September 2022

The application processing time has been extended in most of the Immigration Service's case areas. The reason for the extended application processing times is due to the prioritization of the many applications submitted under the Special Act on residence permits for displaced persons from Ukraine. Read more in the first news article 

The expected revised application processing times for the Immigration Service are now issued. They can be seen on this page

The revised application processing times are expected to apply to applications submitted until September 2022.

If you have submitted an application in one of the areas below and are still waiting for an answer, you will have to expect the new application processing times, even though you were informed otherwise when the application was submitted. You should be aware that in some areas the stated application processing time is an average, which is why some cases will be processed faster and others slower than the stated application processing time.

Overview of the case areas where there is an extended application processing time

Family reunification

Short term visa


Religious workers

Permanent residence permit 

Extension of residence permit

Extended validity of passports 

Modification of personal data

Residence permit not to be considered as lasped 

Retired employee of an international organization

Work and residence permit under the Association Agreement with Turkey

Waiting times on phone lines

Returned cases 

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