From November 2023, Canadians travelling to CANADA VISA FOR DANISH CITIZENS, and other countries in the Schengen Area, will need to apply for an ETIAS visa waiver for Denmark.
The ETIAS application for Canadians will be quick and simple. The application is 100% online.
The Denmark ETIAS is not a visa; it is an electronic travel authorisation designed to boost security and improve border management. It is also intended to speed up and simplify the process of entering Denmark from Canada or any country in the Schengen Area.
Can Canadians travel to Denmark without a visa?
Canadians can travel to Denmark without a visa for up to 90 days for tourism or business purposes. Canadian citizens may also transit in Denmark without applying for a visa.
From November 2023, Canadians will need a European ETIAS for Denmark to visit the country. The new visa waiver will be a mandatory entry requirement for Denmark visa-free travellers.
With ETIAS, Canadians will continue to enjoy up to 90 days per 180-day period visa-free. To stay longer, or for other reasons, a visa for Denmark is required.
Does a Canadian need visa for Denmark?
Canadians do not need a visa for Denmark for short-term visits. It is possible to enter the Scandinavian country using only a passport issued by CANADA VISA FOR SLOVAKIA CITIZENS for the following purposes:
From November 2023, travellers will need a visa waiver to visit Denmark from Canada for these types of trips. With the ETIAS, Canadians will continue to enjoy up to 90 days per 180-day period visa-free.
Some travelers may ask in which situations do Canadian citizens need a visa for Denmark?
Nationals of Canada will need a Danish visa for long-term stays or to enter the country for reasons other than those described above.
A visa for Denmark is required by Canadians who plan to do the following:
- Relocate to Denmark
- Perform paid work
- Stay longer than 90 days
Denmark visa waiver requirements
Canadians can travel to Denmark without a visa provided they meet all the ETIAS requirements.
Applicants must have the following terms:
- Canadian passport valid for at least 3 months beyond the intended stay in Denmark
- Credit or debit card
- Email address
As ETIAS is not a visa to Denmark for Canadians, further supporting documents are not required.
Applying for the ETIAS Europe for Denmark
Canadian citizens will be able to apply for Denmark ETIAS by filling in a simple online form. Canadians must provide basic personal information, passport data, and some travel details including:
- Full name
- Date of birth
- Country of citizenship
- Passport number, issue, and expiry date
- Email address and other contact details
There will also be some health and safety questions to ensure the Canadian applicant may travel to Denmark without a visa.
The visa waiver fees are paid online using a debit or credit card and the request is submitted electronically. Applicants do not need to visit a Danish Embassy in Canada at any point.
How soon before travelling from Canada to Denmark should I apply?
The European Travel Information and Authorisation System automatically checks visa waiver applications. Most ETIAS for Denmark Canadian applications will be approved at this point, within 72 hours.
If an alert is raised in one of the Schengen security systems, the application will be reviewed manually. On these occasions, it may take up to 2 weeks to reach a decision.
Canadians can apply as soon as they know their travel plans.
For how long can I travel to Denmark from Canada?
Canadian passport holders can travel to Denmark for up to 3 months with ETIAS.
The European visa waiver can be used to stay anywhere in the Schengen Area for up to 90 days per 180-day period.
Europe’s ETIAS for Denmark is valid for 3 years or until the passport expires. Canadians can travel to Denmark multiple times during this validity period.
A visa for Denmark is required by Canadians wishing to stay longer than 90 days.
Travel to Denmark from Canada with ETIAS
The ETIAS for Denmark is linked to the Canadian passport electronically. It remains valid for 3 years or until the passport expires, whichever happens first.
The visa waiver is verified by officials at the external Schengen border when entering Denmark from Canada.
There are no internal borders in the Schengen Area. This means Canadians can use the same visa waiver to visit Denmark and any of the other Schengen States.
Germany is the only ETIAS country that shares a land border with Denmark. Sweden, Norway, and Poland share maritime borders.
Tourist information and useful facts about Denmark
Denmark is the southernmost of the Scandinavian countries, with a population of around 5.8 million people. It also comprises the Faroe Islands and Greenland.
Denmark is a member of the EU and the Schengen Area but did not adopt the Euro and still uses the Danish krone.
Canadians should take out travel health insurance before going to Denmark.
- A very large number of Danes (86%) speak English as a second language, mostly to a high level
- Danish tap water is not only safe to drink, but is some of the best in the world
- The emergency number in Denmark is 112
Canadian embassy in Denmark
Canadians who require assistance during their stay in Denmark can contact the Canadian Embassy in Copenhagen:
Kristen Bernikows Gade 1,
Tel: +44 33 48 32 00