Service Fees

Payment instructions

The prices given in ZAR will change in accordance with the exchange rate of the Rand (below fees with the exchange rate of 16.60).

Service fees should be paid in advance to embassy's account. Residence permit fees may also be paid via internet when using Enterfinland.fi system. Please note also that when applying for visa at VFS Global visa centre, visa fee and service fee are paid to their account. When applying for a visa at the embassy, visa fee (no service fee) is paid to the embassy's account, see details below. Kindly note that a refund is not an option in case of an erroneous payment.

Embassy Bank details
Name of beneficiary: Embassy of Finland
Account Number: 62249971046
Branch Code: 251345 (Brooklyn)
Bank: First National Bank of SA Ltd – a division of First Rand Bank Limited
Swift Address: Firnzajj

1) Use the following as a reference: "Visa/Passport / Surname or name of group / number of applications", e.g. Visas Moodley family 3pax 
2) Check the correct fee below (the amount can change monthly!)
3) Attach a proof of payment when handing in the application/s.

Any banking charges are to be paid by applicant. Please note that payments made from Finland must be done to our bank account in Finland (more information from the Embassy).

Payment details

Passport and identity card

Service Price (€) Price (ZAR)

Passport

175 ZAR2,900

Fast-track passport

195 ZAR3,250

Temporary passport

210 ZAR3,500

Laissez Passer travel document

175 ZAR2,900

Emergency Travel Document ETD

175 ZAR2,900

Temporary alien's passport

175 ZAR2,900

Seafarer's national identity card (seaman's passport)

175 ZAR2,900

Identity card

96 ZAR1,600

Identity card when passport application filed at the same time

64 ZAR1,050

Request for unlocking of identity card

30 ZAR500

Permits for entry and residence

Service Price (€) Price (ZAR)

Schengen visa

80 ZAR1,350

Visa fee for children 6-11 years

40 ZAR650

Visa fee for the citizens of following countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Russian Federation, Serbia, Ukraine. For more information, please see: Visa facilitation agreements

35 ZAR600

Visa for children under 6 years, family members of EU citizens and school pupils, students, postgraduate students and accompanying teachers who undertake stays for the purpose of study or educational training. For more information on cases where the amount of the visa fee may be waived or reduced, please see: Visa Code, Article 16

0 ZAR0

Request for an administrative review

170 ZAR2,850

Residence permits (including family relations)

520 ZAR8,650

Residence permits (including family relations), electronic application

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470 ZAR7,800

First residence permit for work or a self-employed person

740 ZAR12,300

First residence permit for work or a self-employed person, electronic application

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490 ZAR8,150

First residence permit, no labour market testing (other work, specialist, researcher, athlete, coach or trainer)

480 ZAR8,000

First residence permit, no labour market testing (other work, specialist, researcher, athlete, coach or trainer), electronic application

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380 ZAR6,300

First residence permit for an entrepreneur, start-up entrepreneur

480 ZAR8,000

First residence permit for an entrepreneur, start-up entrepreneur, electronic application

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350 ZAR5,800

First residence permit for an entrepreneur; other entrepreneur

690 ZAR11,450

First residence permit for an entrepreneur; other entrepreneur, electronic application

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490 ZAR8,150

First residence permit for seasonal work for 3–6 months, no labour market testing

480 ZAR8,000

First residence permit for seasonal work for 3–6 months, no labour market testing, electronic application

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380 ZAR6,300

First residence permit for seasonal work for 6–9 months (requires a partial decision)

740 ZAR12,300

First residence permit for seasonal work for 6–9 months (requires a partial decision), electronic application

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490 ZAR8,150

Residence permit for studies

450 ZAR7,500

Residence permit for studies, electronic application

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350 ZAR5,800

Residence permit for a minor (under 18 years)

270 ZAR4,500

D visa, paper application

120 ZAR2,000

Residence permit for a minor (under 18 years), electronic application

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240 ZAR4,000

D visa, electronic application

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95 ZAR1,600

Citizenship

Service Price (€) Price (ZAR)

Citizenship declaration

160 ZAR2,650

Citizenship declaration, electronic application

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120 ZAR2,000

Citizenship declaration for a minor

100 ZAR1,650

Citizenship declaration for a minor, electronic application

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80 ZAR1,350

Release from citizenship

690 ZAR11,450

Request for determination of citizenship status

100 ZAR1,650

Notarial and other services

Service Price (€) Price (ZAR)

Notarial certificate

30 ZAR500

Notarisation of transfer of property

160 ZAR2,650

Transfer of money to a Finnish citizen in distress

40 ZAR650

Transfer of the population data notification to the Digital and Population Data Service Agency

30 ZAR500