Additional Services

A Photocopier and Photo Booth are available for your use at the centre, should you require it.

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 Norwegian Embassy has made a decision on your visa application and your documents have been returned.

Note: This value added service is optional

You can buy this service for GHC8 only (VAT included), at the same time you submit your visa application form and supporting documents at the visa application centre.

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

Premium Lounge Service

VFS premium service lounge facility is available at the Visa Application Centre. You may contact VFS staff at the centre to avail the facility.

The premium service lounge offers:

  • Separate lounge with personalized service by dedicated staff
  • light refreshments

Free SMS news updates will be sent to you informing you of the status of your visa application

  • light refreshments Free SMS news updates will be sent to you informing you of the status of your visa application
  • Faster submission of applications at the visa application centre

Important note: Your visa will be processed and decided by the Netherlands Embassy. Using this service does not guarantee that you will be issued a visa. All applicants will be required to follow the instructions on applying for a visa, which can be found on the 'Visa Types' page on this website.

What does it cost?

The Premium Service Lounge facilities are charged at: GHC144 per applicant-including taxes per application

Courier Service

Courier Service is available for the following countries and cities for the applicants applying for Visa.

The names of the countries are as follows:

Liberia GHC 150
Ivory Coast GHC 150
Togo GHC 150
Benin GHC 150
Sierra Leon GHC 150
Equatorial Guinea GHC 150
Burkina Faso GHC 150
Mali GHC 150

Name of the Cities inside Ghana are as follows:

Accra GHC 58
Kumasi GHC 58
Takoradi GHC 58
Sekondi GHC 58
Tema GHC 58
Capecoast GHC 58
Koforidua GHC 58
Tamale GHC 58
Sunyani GHC 58
Tarkwa GHC 58
Obuasi GHC 58
Dunkwa GHC 58
Bolga GHC 58
Wa GHC 58

[Note: The courier service is an optional service provided for the out stationed applicants. A minimum amount of Courier Service charge will be applicable if opting for the service.]