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AFTER SUBMISSION

Now that you have applied for your visa to Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Finland or Norway, and waiting for your application to be processed, the Sweden Embassy in Colombia can take from 2 to 4 weeks to process an application in normal circumstances, with the possibility of a longer resolution time if documentation is incomplete or in special cases. During this time it is not possible to contact the embassy. Once VFS receives your passport back, we will contact you to collect the passport, or send it to you by courier if you have requested that option.

Visas for Greenland and the Faroe Islands:

  • A normal Schengen visa is not valid for the Faroe Islands or Greenland. If you are travelling to these destinations you will need to have a Schengen visa issued by a Danish mission with the wording in the comments section on the visa: "Valid for Greenland" or "Valid for the Faroe Islands". Please apply in the normal manner through VFS, but indicate on the application form under main destination: Greenland or the Faroe Islands.
  • Because visas to Greenland and Faroe Islands need a special consultation with Denmark, visa resolution times may take longer. Please plan your trip well in advance.

You can track your application here

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