Honorary Consul for Denmark
Albert van Rensburg
C/o Maersk Gambia Limited
80 OAU Boulevard
P.O. Box 1399 Banjul, The Gambia
Telephone: +220 422 4450
+220 739 4399
+220 422 4025
The Royal Danish Consulate is the Danish Government's
officially appointed representative emissary in
the capital of Gambia.
Mission Opening Hours:
10 am to 12 noon
The office is situated in the heart of the capital in the
commercial district near to Half-Die ports section. There
services include visa application, residence permit application,
and services for Danish citizens.
applications are processed in direct cooperation between the Danish
Immigration Service in Copenhagen and Danish missions abroad. Visa
applications should be filed at a Danish mission abroad like all
Embassies and certain consulates. The abbreviation
“vis” mentioned under contact details in the list of Danish Diplomatic
and Consular Posts indicates that the mission is authorised to issue
Danish Visa Rules:
If you wish to travel to Denmark, you should inquire whether you will
need a visa. In the affirmative, make sure to file an application in
A visa is issued for the purpose of a short stay (less than 3 months)
in Denmark and other Schengen countries. Employment is not permitted
during the stay covered by the visa.
Foreign citizens who are exempted from basic visa requirements can
stay, but not work, in the Schengen region up to 3 months.
• Residence and Work Permits
For sojourns longer than 3 months as well as stays in connection with
studies or employment, including work as au pair, a residence and/or
work permit is required. However, special rules apply to citizens from
the Nordic Countries, the EU Member States as well as Switzerland and
• Further information
Detailed information about the Danish visa rules, foreign nationals
who need visas as well as rules governing residence and work permits
in Denmark can be obtained from the website of the Danish Immigration
Honorary consulates are NOT authorised
to issue visas. Certain honorary consulates with special authorisation
may, however, receive applications and forward them to the supervising
Danish Embassy. The abbreviation “postvis” mentioned under contact
details in the list of Danish Diplomatic and Consular Posts indicates
that the consulate is authorised to receive visa applications. In such
cases, if a visa is granted, you must contact the Embassy in person in
order to have your visa issued at a later stage.
If it is more convenient for you, it may also be arranged that the
authorisation to issue a visa is sent to another Danish mission on
your route to Denmark.
You may apply for a visa at any authorised Danish mission in a country
where you are staying legally on a permanent or temporary basis.
For certain countries Denmark has entered into an agreement
with another Schengen country about the handling of visa applications
on behalf of Denmark. As a rule these agreements only cover
applications for short stay visa. A list of cities where other
Schengen countries are representing Denmark may be downloaded
from some official government websites.