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Additional Services

  • SMS Notification Service
    15 EGP

    Status Tracking Through SMS

    The Finland Visa Application Centre in Egypt provides a Visa application status tracking through SMS for your convenience at nominal cost.

    At VFS Global, we constantly strive to offer a range of hi-end services to enhance customer satisfaction. As part of our constant and ongoing endeavor to add value to applicants’ experience, it is our privilege to offer the latest hi-tech SMS service, an express route to know the status of your visa application at your fingertips.

    Easy to use, this revolutionary SMS service once purchased will launch an automated confirmation feedback message to the applicant’s mobile phone, at various stages of the visa application life-cycle. The service supports transfer of SMS in English and assures an applicant of his/her equanimity, with convenience at their finger tip. Additionally, this user-friendly service will be followed up with an automated email message to the applicants email ID informing them of the status of their Visa Application at various stages as a complimentary service with SMS.


    Explore the goodness of this valuable service, which can be purchased for 15 EGP (VAT inclusive), during the time of submission of the visa application form.

    How to book:

    If you wish to use this facility please add the SMS fee while making payment at the counter of the Visa Application Centre.

  • Premium Lounge Service
    450 EGP

    VIP premium lounge service (Inclusive of SMS and Photocopies at no additional cost)

    The VFS Global premium service lounge is now available at the visa application centre in Cairo only.

    The Premium Lounge includes:

    • Separate lounge with personalised service by dedicated staff
    • Refreshments
    • Faster submission of applications
    • SMS alert on the status of your application
    • Photocopying service for your documents


    Premium lounge service fee: 450 EGP inclusive of VAT for each visa applicant in addition to the cost of the visa application.

    How to book:

    Please note the Premium Lounge will be available by online appointment, by E-mail or by calling the Call Centre.

    Premium Lounge Submission Timings: 08:30 to 13:00 Sunday – Thursday only.

    A VFS Global representative will contact you to confirm your appointment within 24 hours of receipt of your request.

    Please note that all Visa Application Centre will be closed as per the Diplomatic Mission Calendar. Please Click Here to see the Visa Application Centre closure dates.

  • Courier Service
    11O EGP/200 EGP

    Courier Service within Egypt

    In case you would like your processed documents couriered to your specified address, you can request this facility at the time of submitting your application. Our agents in the centre will collect the required address from you and your passport will be returned through Aramex courier service.


    You can opt. for this service for 110 EGP Inside Cairo // 200 EGP Outside Cairo payable at the Visa application centre

    How to book:

    This service can be booked at the Visa Application Centre upon your arrival.

  • Photocopying Service
    2 EGP

    You may require photocopies of recommended supporting documentation. VFS Global can take copies for you at the visa application centre.


    You can opt. for this service for 2 EGP per copy

    How to book:

    Please reach out to submission desk officers to avail this service.

  • Printing
    4 EGP

    You can get the print out of your online application form at the visa application centre.


    You can opt. for this service for 4 EGP per page

    How to book:

    This service can be requested at the Visa Application Centre upon your arrival.