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Visa Fees At A Glance

Visa Fees Euro ZAR
Schengen visa 60 900
Children, 6 to 11 years old 35 530
Children, 0 to 5 years old 0 0
Schengen visa for citizens of the following countries (by the Visa Facilitation Agreement):
Russian federation, Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Georgia, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Ukraine, Kap Verde
35 530

Methods of payment for visa fees:

  • If the applicant submits their visa application at the Finland Visa Application Centre:

    1. Card payment at the Finland Visa Application Centre on the day of appointment
    2. Advance payment to the given Finland Visa Application Centre bank account
  • If the applicant submits their visa application at the Finland Embassy in Pretoria

    1. Advance payment to the Embassy of Finland in Pretoria bank account (Please click here)

Applicants exempted from visa fee:

  • Applicants under the Directive 2004/38/EC
  • Family members of Finnish citizen
  • Diplomatic and official passport holders
  • School pupils, students, post graduate students and accompanying teachers who undertake trips for the purpose of study or educational training - TO BE EVALUATED CASE BY CASE
  • Researchers travelling for the purpose of carrying out scientific research - TO BE EVALUATED CASE BY CASE
  • Representatives of non-profit organisations aged 25 years or less participating in seminars, conferences, sports, cultural or educational events by non-profit organisations – TO BE EVALUATED CASE BY CASE

Service charge applicable when applying at the Finland Visa Application Centre:

Type Euro ZAR
VFS Service fee 29 435

*Please note that the service fee is inclusive of VAT

Applicants may choose to pay at the Visa Application Centre using Credit/Debit Card or deposit the applicable at the below Bank. Original proof of payment must be received with the visa application. The passport number of the applicant must be clearly stated as reference on the proof of payment or a bank deposit slip.


Branch Name: Nedbank
Account Name: VFS Visa Processing (SA) Pty Ltd
Account No: 1138055859
Branch Code: 198765
Reference Number: Passport Number of the applicant to be used
Currency: ZAR
Account type: Business Current Account

*Please use your Passport Number as Reference.

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  • Special note for all applicants applying at the Visa Application Centre:
  • The applicable visa fees in ZAR depend on the current exchange rate, which can be changed without any notifications
  • The visa fees need to be paid via debit / credit card at the Visa Application Centre or alternatively via cash deposit at any Nedbank Bank
  • Applicants who are exempted from the visa fees need to pay only the service fee
  • The fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.