Additional Services

VFS Offers additional services as an option for applicant to choose the value added Services.

SMS Service - track your application

What does it offer?

SMS news updates will be sent to you informing you of the status of your visa application. Once purchased you will receive several automated feedback messages to your mobile phone informing you what stage your application is within the process. The service supports the transfer of SMS text into the English language only and re-assures you that your visa application is progressing towards the final stages of the visa application process. At the end of the process you will receive an automated email message (in English only) to your registered email address, informing you that the Embassy of Belgium has made a decision on your visa application and your documents have been returned.

You can buy this service for 400 naira only (VAT included), at the same time you submit your visa application form and supporting documents at the visa application centre.

Note: This value added service is optional.

Please read the SMS Service Disclaimer carefully before applying for this service

Premium Lounge service

VFS Premium service Lounge facilities are available at the Visa Application centers in Lagos and Abuja.

The premium service lounge offers:

Separate lounge with personalized service by dedicated staff

Light refreshments

Faster submission of applications at the visa application center

Important: This service does not imply or guarantee in any way that applicants using the premium service will have a faster turnaround time at the Embassy or be successful in their visa application. All visa applicants must meet the requirements of the Schengen immigration rules.

What does it cost?

The premium service lounge facilities are charged at 10,000 Naira- including taxes. This charge is in addition to the visa application fee.

How do I book?

Please ask for the service when you are at the Visa application center :

Note: This value added service is optional

Photocopying service

There is a photographer available at the Visa Application Centre to facilitate you to submit your application.

Note: This value added service is optional.

Photographer Service

There is a photographer available at the Visa Application Centres to facilitate you to submit your application.

Note: This value added service is optional.

Courier Service

There is a courier service available at all the visa application centres for return of your passport at the address provided.

This charge is in addition to the visa application fee.

Please click here for Courier request form

Please click here for Courier Rates within Nigeria

Applicants from Benin & Togo can avail this service for 12000 Naira (per passport) at the Visa Application Centers in Abuja & Lagos

Note: This value added service is optional

Please read the Courier Service Disclaimer carefully before applying for this service.