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Visa Fees

Schengen Visa (A, C): Short- stay ( R) 1057.00
Schengen Visa (A, C) children 6-12 years minus one day ( R) 616.00
Schengen Visa (A, C)Nationals of
Bosnia and Herzegovina
(R) 616.00

There is a service charge of R440. (inclusive of VAT) applicable per application over and above the Visa Fees for all applications. Please note that applicants under the age of 6 years do not pay the R440. VFS Global service fee.
The Special Courier facility for the return of processed applications is available at a fee of R150 (Inclusive of VAT) per Application. This is an optional service. The only acceptable modes of payment of Visa Fees are :
2. Cash Deposit at a NEDBANK
3. Credit / Debit Card ( only at the Visa Application Centre )

Not Accepted
It is important that the following methods of payment will Not be accepted: Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT), Cheque payments and any methods not mentioned above are currently not accepted. Please note that NO Diners club or American express cards can be used to pay for the application.

Bankingdetails :
Bank Name : Nedbank
Branch Name : Corporate Client Services
Account Name : VFS Visa Processing (SA) (Pty) Ltd
Account No : 1012505804
Reference : Passport Number

N.B - Refunds: Visa fee is not refundable if visa is not granted

The visa fee will be waived for applicants belonging to one of the following categories:
(a) children under six years;
(b) school pupils, students, postgraduate students and accompanying teachers who undertake stays for the purpose of study or educational training; (at official institutions)
(c) researchers from third countries travelling for the purpose of carrying out scientific research (as defined in Recommendation No 2005/761/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28 September 2005) (at official institutions)
(d) representatives of non-profit organizations aged 25 years or less participating in seminars, conferences, sports, cultural or educational events organized by non-profit organizations.
(e) Spouses of EU citizens and their children under 21 if travelling together with/or joining the EU Citizen

The visa fee can be paid in advance and to our bank account before handing in the application or by Credit/Debit Card at the application centre. Please remember to bring/submit your original deposit slip and please put your passport number as the reference.

Please click on the link to make an appointment. Also note that in some cases it is mandatory to schedule an appointment. Please visit our schedule an appointment for more information.

Step 1
Applications for Spanish Schengen visas (Short-stay) tourist, business, transit, studies up to 90 are accepted at the Visa Application Centres.

Step 2
Before applying, please ensure you are very clear on your purpose of visit. Kindly remember we are here to assist and help you through the entire visa application process but are not permitted to advise or guide you on choosing a visa category. Since our work is primarily administrative in nature, we have no say on whether you will be granted a visa and how long it will take to process your application or how long it will be issued for, as this is entirely the prerogative of the Embassy or Consulate.

Step 3
Please go to the link “All About Your Visas” to understand details of various visas.

Step 4
Please ensure you read the security regulation notices before you visit the Visa Application Centre.

Step 5
Track you application online and collect during the collection times. Passports will only be handed back to applicants during the collection times (13:30-16:00).

Step 6
Short-stay (tourist, business, transit, studies up to 90) visa applications are to be directed to the aforementioned VACs in Pretoria, Cape Town and Durban. It is mandatory to schedule an appointment for any visa application.

Long-stay visa applications (work permit, students over 90 days, etc…) must be submitted directly to either the Embassy or the Consulate General in Cape Town. For information on requirements (for long-stay visas only), please visit our websites (see Useful Links on the left side of this page) and email us at:

Pretoria: emb.pretoria.vis@mae.es

Cape Town: visacapetown@maec.es

Holders of Diplomatic, Official and Service passports on an official trip must contact directly either the Embassy in Pretoria or the Consulate General in Cape Town.

Those applicants who prefer to address their application directly to the Consulate General, should write a letter (phone calls, fax and e-mails will not be accepted) to the Embassy or the Consulate sent either by post or delivered in person together with a self -addressed envelope with a postage stamp to the value of R5. The applicant will be given an appointment on the first available date and in strict order of presentation. The appointment date will be sent to you by post.