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(The Kingdom of Denmark) 


The Consulate General of Denmark in Saint Petersburg: The Consulate General of Denmark in Saint Petersburg

42, Naberezhnaya reki Moiki, St. Petersburg, office 39

Tel: (812) 703 39 00
The Commercial Section: (812) 703 39 04

Fax: (812) 703 39 01


Foreign mail address:

Royal Danish Consulate General
P.O. Box 68, FIN-53501 Lappeenranta, Finland

Joint Visa Service Centre "VF Services" LLC

Address: Nekrasova str., 27 191014 St.Petersburg (5 minute walk from Metro "Chernyshevskaya" or "Ploshchad Vosstaniya")

Working hours of the Danish Visa Application Centre: 9a.m. to 4p.m., Monday to Friday.

Tel: (812) 438-42-16 (call from 9a.m. to 4p.m. Monday to Friday)
(information on submitting the documents and passport tracking)


The visa applications can be submitted at the Danish Visa Application Centre regardless of the applicant's residence.


The Honorary Consulate of Denmark in Kaliningrad

4, Ploshchad Pobedi, entrance 4, 4th floor, Kaliningrad, 236000

Tel: (401) 716 868
Fax: (401) 716 878


There is no Visa Section. The citizens of Russia who live in Kaliningrad and Kaliningrad Oblast can apply for the Danish visa to the Consulate General of the Kingdom of Sweden in

29, Ulitsa Kutuzova
Tel: + 4012 95 94 00
Fax: + 4012 95 94 33


Geography: Iceland is an island state in northern part of the Atlantic Ocean, 300 km to the east from Greenland and 100 km to the West from Norway. The relief is volcanic plateaus with peaks up to 2 km. There are numerous active volcanoes (Hekla, Laki), geysers and thermal springs. Coasts are indented by many fjords. The total area of the country is 103 thousand sq. km. and 11,8 thousand sq. km. are covered with glaciers.

Language: Icelandic. At the airports and in hotels people speak English.

Currency: the Icelandic crone (ISK) is equal to 100 aurar. There are banknotes in circulation of 5000, 1000, 500 and 100 crones, coins with a face value of 50, 10, 5 and 1 crones, and also of 50 and 10 aurar. You can exchange money in banks or hotels. Banks work from 9.15 a.m. till 16 p.m., from Monday to Friday Shops are usually open from 9 a.m. and work till 18 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. till 16 a.m. Small shops are closed at 14 p.m. Some department stores are opened on Fridays till 22 p.m. All shops are closed on Sunday, and on Saturday in summer. In Iceland tips are usually given only to door-keepers at restaurants and hotels. In other cases the tips are included in the account. Hairdressers and taxi drivers are not given tips. In luxurious hotels, restaurants and night clubs the cloakroom service is paid. The country is very expensive.

Time: All year round Iceland lives according to the Greenwich Time and does no change for summertime. The difference with Moscow time is 2 (3) hours.

Records: Reykjavic is the most northern metropolis in the world (its population is about 106 thousand people). The Reykjavic botanical garden is also considered the most northern in the world. Fields of geysers are considered the greatest in the world but this rank is disputed with the well-known New Zealand geysers and Yellowstone National Park in the USA.

Entrance rules: you will need passport and visa or tour voucher to enter the country. Passport control has a right to forbid the entrance even if you have the visa.

Customs rules: It is prohibited to enter the country with weapons, drugs or with some medicines without necessary permissions from the customs authorities. Import or export of foreign currency is not limited. The import of alcoholic products, tobacco, perfumes and photo- and video equipment is limited within personal needs.