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Additional Services

We constantly strive to offer a range of high end services to enhance customer satisfaction. As part of our constant and ongoing endeavor to add value to your experience we offer additional services designed to make the process easy and effortless. To use them, you will need to pay an extra fee in addition to the visa application fee.

For your comfort while applying for your Visa you can call us on +971 420 55761 to know more information on the additional services that are available.

Mobile Biometric Service

The Mobile Biometric Service (MBS), offers Greece visa applicants across United Arab Emirates (UAE), the added convenience and ease of submitting their visa applications and enrolling their biometrics, from a location more convenient to them.

Key features and benefits:

  • A team of professionally trained VFS Global staff will visit applicants on the appointed date and time at the agreed location of choice to collect their applications and enroll their biometrics
  • Service available to individual or group of visa applicants at locations across the UAE
  • Ideal for corporates groups, travel groups, royal entourages, university students/faculty and film-crew as the entire group can submit their applications and enroll their biometrics on the same day and time at a location convenient to them
  • Easy appointment booking and query resolution through a dedicated phone line and email ID
  • Inclusive of courier-return of processed documents & passports to the address of the applicant’s choice
  • Inclusive of regular SMS notification on the status of the application

How to apply using the Mobile Biometrics Service:

Step 1: Book Appointment: Call us on 00971 56 4222346 or write to us at schengenmbs@vfsglobal.com to book an appointment

Step 2: Payment and Confirmation: Our team shall cross-check the pre-requisites, confirm on the most convenient location, applicable fees and accordingly confirm your appointment

Step 3: We will come to you: Our team of professionals will visit the location on the appointed date and time to collect your applications, enroll your biometrics and deliver your applications directly to the Greece Embassy

To book an appointment of for any queries:

Call: 00971 56 4222346 | Email: schengenmbs@vfsglobal.com

MBS service hours: 9:00 – 15:00 (Sunday to Thursday)

Please Note: All applications collected using the Mobile Biometrics Service will be delivered to the Greece Embassy. The adjudication of the applications will solely be facilitated by the Greece Embassy in Abu Dhabi.

Fee for Mobile Biometric Service
Services Amount in AED ( inclusive of Tax)
Service fee for usage of service per applicant up to 4 applicants AED 997.50
Service fee for Mobile Biometrics per applicant in a group of 05-20 applicants AED 630
Service fee per applicant in a group of more than 21 applicants for Mobile Biometrics AED 472.50

Premium Lounge Service

Apply for your visa within the comfort of our Premium Lounge.

The Premium Lounge service is available for those customers who would like to experience a dedicated service with personalised attention.

This service provides the following amenities:

  • A dedicated premium service lounge
  • Well-appointed ambience
  • Refreshments
  • Photocopying service for your documents*
  • Quicker submission of your application at the Visa Application Centre
  • SMS alert on the status of your application*
  • Return delivery of your passport via courier* (if requested)

*You do not need to pay the additional photocopying, SMS and courier fee if availing the Premium Lounge service.

Important note: Your visa will be processed and its status decided upon by the Hellenic Embassy in UAE. Using the Premium Lounge service does not mean that your visa will be processed faster than the usual turn-around period.

Prime Time Service

The Prime time service is mainly aimed to facilitate working professional and business executives who would prefer to apply outside of their own normal working hours.

Prime time service allows applicants to submit their application with prior online appointment at Dubai Visa Application Centre (this service is currently not available for Abu Dhabi), outside of normal business hours, at a cost of AED 189.00 (all applicable taxes included) for each applicant, plus the visa fee and service charges.

Prime time Service will be available Sunday to Thursday from 08:00 to 09:00 and 15:00 to 17:00.

Prime time will be allowed as per the table below

Prime Time Business Hours
Sunday – Thursday 08:00 - 09:00
15:00- 17:00

The service fee is non-refundable.

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 applicants must meet the requirements of the Embassy/Consulate rules.

Please Note: The Premium Service is not available in conjunction with the Prime Time appointment service.

Express Courier

The express courier service is an enhancement to the regular courier service. This service will enable applicants to have their passport and documents delivered to them on the same day at a place of their convenience instead of receiving it as per scheduled delivery through the regular courier service.

Form Filling service:

A dedicated member of staff will complete your visa application form online for a minimal fee per application. Please note that the Original passport, Hotel booking, Air tickets and Insurance will be required for this service.

Please note that the staff will fill your form as per the documents provided.

* All applicants are requested to verify the application form before proceeding to submit the application. VFS and its staff shall not be responsible for the contents and the accuracy of the information entered on the Visa Application Form, the responsibility lies with the applicant.

Please note: VFS shall not be responsible or liable for any adverse decision arising out of the contents or the accuracy of the information provided on the Visa Application Form

Courier service:

As part of the Courier service, the Visa Application Centre will courier your application, documents and passport back to you, if you opt for this service. You can purchase the service at the application centre. Please enquire about this service when you submit your visa application.

Extended hours Passport Collection

The Extended hours Passport Collection service is mainly aimed to facilitate working professional and business executives who would prefer to collect their passports outside of the regular working hours provided the decision on the Visa Application is made and the passports are received at the Application Centre. This service is available at a cost for each applicant.

Photo Capture service:

Applicants using this service can have their photograph taken at the application centre. This will ensure that the photograph meets the specifications.

SMS Alerts service:

SMS 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 provided while submitting your application, alerting you about the current stage of your application, within the process. The service supports the transfer of SMS text into the language of your choice (Arabic or English) and keeps you updated about the status of your visa application. At the end of the process, you will receive an automated email message (in English only) to the registered email address provided in your application form, informing you that the decision on your application has been made and your passport can be collected from the application centre. However, the outcome of this decision will not be conveyed through these alerts.

Assured Courier

This is an optional service which is an add-on to return courier. This Service offers applicants an option of an enhanced compensation in case of damage or loss in transit during document transportation. A disclaimer will be required to be signed by applicants availing this service.

Email printing service:

Applicants can have their missing documents printed at the Application Centre by emailing it to a dedicated email address provided by the staff in order to get their application completed.

Photocopy service:

You may require photocopies of recommended supporting documentation and can get this done at the application centre itself for a minimal fee.

Additional Service Amount in AED (all applicable taxes included)
Premium Lounge Service AED 315  per application
Prime Time Service AED 189 per application
Express Courier AED 105 Per application
Form Filling Service AED 100 per application
Courier Service AED 42 per application
Extended Hours Passport collection AED 32 Per application
SMS Alerts Service AED 10 per application
Assured Courier AED 10 Per application
Email Printing Service AED 6 (per page)
Photo Capture Service AED 25 (04 photographs)
Photocopying Service AED 6 (per page)