Top Button

Additional Services

VFS Offers additional services as an option for applicant to Choose the Services listed below.

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 France Consulate General has made a decision on your visa application and your documents have been returned.

You can buy this service for 400 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

Photo1 Photo2 Photo3

VFS premium service lounge facilities are available at the Visa Application Centers in Abuja and Lagos.

The premium service lounge offers:

  • Separate lounge with personalized service by dedicated staff
  • light refreshments
  • Faster submission of applications at the visa application centre

Note: This value added service is optional.

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/Consulate 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:

Timings - The service is available from 08:00 till 14:00

Photocopying service

There is a photocopying service at the visa application Centre to facilitate you to submit your application.

Note: This value added service is optional. Photocopying service charged at 30 Naira per copy for Black and White and 100 Naira per copy for Colour.

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. Photograph service charged at 1500 Naira for 8 copies.

Courier Service

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

Please click here for Courier Form.

Please click here for courier rates.

Kindly note the courier fee is charged per passport.

Note: This value added service is optional

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