ST1: Application for a residence and work permit for students
Please note that the educational institution in Denmark begins the application process by filling in one part of the form before forwarding it to the applicant.
Additional documentation for students
Students at folk high schools, at basic or youth education programmes as well as students, who do not pay tuition fees, have to document sufficient financial means, which is DKK 50,000 (approx. INR 3,75,000 depending on the exchange rate). The maintenance amount must be substantiated by opening an account with a Danish or European bank in the name of the applicant.
2. How to open a Danish bank account:
1. To open a Danish bank account you should send an email to the bank you wish to contact.
2. You will then receive an email containing the following documents:
- Account Opening Request
- A letter containing the guidelines for opening a bank account in Denmark
- A letter informing you of the general rules for agreements between you and the bank
3. As outlined in the guidelines from the bank, you must send a letter to the bank containing the following documents:
- Account Opening Request (filled in, duly signed and verified by a Financial institution, Embassy/Consulate or Notary Public/Solicitor)
- Copy of your passport (verified by a financial institution, Embassy/Consulate or Notary Public/Solicitor)
- A copy of the admission letter from the Danish educational institution at which you are planning to study (verified by a financial institution, Embassy/Consulate or Notary Public/Solicitor
The documents should be posted to the relevant bank in Denmark.
4. When the bank has received the above mentioned documents, they will open your account.
You are then able to transfer min. 50.000 DKK, but your account will be blocked until you are in Denmark and have received your Danish Tax Registration (CPR-number).
3. Financial Help and Scholarships
The Danish Embassy does not provide financial help nor scholarships to Indian students travelling to Denmark for study or research purpose.
Please go to Study In Denmark for further information on official opportunities in Denmark.
You can, of course, also try to get financial help from Indian companies, persons or the Indian government.
Jobs for international students, click here.
The Danish Embassy does not endorse the use of agents or of consultants offering visa services in advertisements. The Embassy cannot guarantee the correctness of any advice given by these unofficial agents or consultants. They are acting in their own capacity only.
Embassy encourages applicants to make full use of the comprehensive information and guidance provided by the Danish Agency for Higher Education on their official website www.studyindenmark.dk. It provides information about opportunities for international higher education in Denmark and is operated by the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science. Applicants can also visit www.newtodenmark.dk, the Danish Immigration Service and the Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration’s official web portal about the rules for entering and residing/studying in Denmark.
Embassy of Denmark will not be held liable for any loss, damages, expenses or inconvenience resulting from the use of these unauthorized agents and consultants.