Online registration and payment

Before you can hand in your passport and other documentation at the embassy, consulate or VFS-office, you must register your application in the Application Portal. If this is the first time that you are registering an application in the portal, you will first need to create a user account.

Register your application in the Application Portal

Once you have registered, you will receive confirmation by email, with a cover letter attached. The cover letter will confirm that you have filled in the application form and paid the fee. You need to print this letter and submit it together with the other required documentation.

Application fees

Please visit the UDI website for information about the fees. You will be asked pay the fee when registering the application in the portal.

Service fee at the Visa Application Centre

In Canada applications are received by an external service provider, VFS Global, which charges a service fee. From April 1st 2020, the service fee is EUR 40. Please note that an additional courier fee (EUR 80) will also be added.

Optional services provided at the Visa Application Centre

Certain additional services offered by VFS are not included in the service fee. Please note that these services are optional. For more information please visit the VFS Global website.