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Processing time

The processing time for visa applications is normally up to 15 calendar days.

The counting of days starts from the day the Embassy receives your application, which normally happens on the first workday after the application is submitted to VFS.

Some applications are subject to prior consultation in one or more Schengen countries before a visa may be issued. The processing time in these cases will usually be at least 10-12. Applications may in some cases have to be referred to the immigration service in Denmark and may thus take between 30 and 60 days to process — the latter when the immigration service requires further documentation.

Applicants will be contacted by VFS when a decision is reached and submitted documents are ready for collection. Documents belonging to applicants from other countries than Ghana can be returned by courier, provided that the applicant has paid the courier fee when submitting the application to VFS.