Online registration and payment
Before you can hand in your passport and other documentation, you must register your application online and pay the fee. If this is the first time you are registering an application in the portal, you will need to create a user account first.
Once you have completed the application form online and paid the fee, you will receive confirmation by email with a copy of your application form (schengen.pdf), application summary and payment receipt attached. You need to print the application form (schengen.pdf) and submit it together with the other required documentation
The visa fee is EUR 80. Children under six years do not pay a fee. Children from the age of six years and below the age of 12 years shall pay a visa fee of EUR 40. Please visit the UDI website for information about other groups exempted from the visa fee.
Please note that you pay the fee when registering the application in the portal. Applicants exempted from the visa fee requirement will have the fee refunded.
If you are a applying for a visa as a family member to an EU/EEA citizen you are not required to pay the application fee.
The payment of the visa fee is done online with VISA or MasterCard when you register your application in the UDI Forms application portal.
VFS Global charges an additional service fee of in local currency. This fee must be paid directly upon submission of the applications to VFS. Please note that the VFS service fee is non-refundable.
If you are excempt from paying the fee the Embassy will refund it to the card that was used to make the payment. When the refund is processed by the Embassy, it will take a while before the refund is processed by the bank and the money is available in your account.