Additional Services

Overview (fees)

All service fees mentioned below (inclusive of VAT) are charged in addition to the applicable visa fee.

Photocopy £ 0.25/photocopy
Print Service £ 0.75/printout
Photo Booth £ 15.00 for 6 passport-size photos
SMS £ 2.50
Courier Service £ 16.95/envelope
Courier Assurance £ 3.50/envelope
Premium Service £ 70.00/applicant (includes Photocopy, Printouts, Photo Booth, , Courier and SMS fees)


Availability to make photocopies of any required (original) document with the visa application centre’s Photocopier (operating with coins).

Print Service

Availability to take printouts of online bookings, emails or any other document in our Business centre.

Photo Booth

Passport-size photographs can be obtained in the visa application centre’s Photo Booth (operating with notes).


In order to inform the applicant about the visa application status during the entire visa application life cycle, SMS service sends automated confirmation feedback messages to applicant’s mobile phone and automated email messages to applicant’s email address.

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


Using the Courier Service allows applicants to have their Passport/Travel document returned by Special Delivery; here VFS uses the services of the private courier company DX to any delivery address in the United Kingdom chosen by the applicant. This can be purchased at the time of the visa application submission and you will receive a DX reference number, which can be tracked on the courier company’s website ( in order to obtain an update about the courier process at any given time.

Courier Assurance

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. Please see attached Disclaimer for applicants availing this service.

Premium Service

VFS is pleased to offer a Premium Service in the Visa Application Centre for applicants who would like a higher quality and more personalised service; every applicant can opt for this service during their visit to our Visa Application Centre at any given time, simply by informing a VFS staff member.

Please find below the services offered:

  • Direct access to a Premium Service counter where an agent will verify the documents provided, and take payment in a single location
  • Cold and hot beverages available at your disposal
  • A dedicated team member assisting during the submission process
  • Free photocopies, printouts, Photo Booth, SMS and Courier service The option of submitting any missing documents before 16:00 the same day;

Please note that the Premium Service does not guarantee the right to obtain a visa, nor faster processing of your visa application by the Mission.