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Additional Services

  • Premium Service
    60.00 GBP

    Description

    The VFS Global Premium Service is now available at the visa application centre.

    The Premium Service includes:

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

    Fees

    Premium Service fee: £ 60.00 (VAT inclusive) for each visa applicant in addition to the cost of the visa application.

    How to book

    VIP appointment slots are available between TIME, Monday to Friday. Please schedule your appointment at least 24 hours prior to your desired appointment date.

    Every applicant can opt and upgrade to this service during their visit to our Visa Application Centres at any given time, simply by informing a VFS staff member.

  • Prime Time Service
    25.00 GBP

    Ideal for busy working professionals and business executives, this service allows you, for an additional fee, to apply for your visa outside of our normal working hours.

    Prime time service allows applicants to submit their application with prior online appointment at London Visa Application Centre (this service is currently not available for Manchester and Edinburgh), outside of normal business hours, at a cost of GBP 25.00 (all applicable taxes included) for each applicant, plus the visa fee and service charges.

    Prime time Service will be available on Saturday from 08:30am to 11:00am, except declared holidays.

    Please select the prime time option when scheduling an appointment online and pay the applicable fee for the service when you attend the visa application centre.

    Important: This service does not imply or guarantee in any way that applicants using the prime time service will have a faster turnaround time or be successful in their visa application. All visa decisions derive from the respective Embassy.

    The service fee is non-refundable.

  • Courier Service
    15.00 GBP

    Description

    In case applicants want the processed documents couriered back to their specified address, they can request this facility at the time of submitting their visa application. Our agents in the centre will obtain the required address from applicants and their passport will be returned through DX courier service.

    Fees

    This service incurs an additional cost of £15.00 payable at the counter.

    How to book

    This service can be opted/requested for at the counter while submitting the visa application.

  • Photo Booth Facility
    10.00 GBP

    Description

    Applicants using this service can have their photograph taken at the visa application centre. This will ensure that the photographs meet Finland specifications.

    Fees –

    This service can be bought for an extra charge of £ 10.00 for 6 passport size photographs.

    How to book –

    This service can be used during applicant’s visit to the Visa Application Centre.

  • Photocopy Service (per page)
    0.20 GBP

    Description

    Applicants may require photocopies of recommended supporting documents, therefore VFS Global has photocopier machines available enabling applicants to obtain their photocopies at the visa application centre.

    Fees

    This service is available at £ 0.20 per photocopy.

    How to book

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

  • Printing Facility (per page)
    0.50 GBP

    Description –

    Applicants can get printouts of their documents (online, email attachments) in the Business centre of the visa application centre by paying a nominal fee.

    Fees

    This service is available at £ 0.50 per printout.

    How to book

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

  • Early Collection Service
    17.40 GBP

    Description

    A scheduled passport pick-up service, whereby we offer our applicants the facility to collect their passports before the standard collection time window. Once you have received a text/email notification that your passport is ready for collection, you may attend the visa application centre with your receipt to collect your passport, for a nominal fee.

    Please note that normal terms and conditions apply. This service is only available at our London visa application centre, and is restricted to 8.30am – 16.00 pm Monday to Friday, except declared holidays.

    Fees

    This service is available at £17.40 per passport

    How to book

    This service can be opted/requested for at the counter while submitting the visa application or can be opted/requested upon your arrival at the centre during the abovementioned date – time.