Service fees in Finnish missions abroad

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 20.21).

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. 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: 250655 (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

235 ZAR4,700

Fast-track passport

255 ZAR5,050

Temporary passport

270 ZAR5,350

Laissez Passer travel document

235 ZAR4,700

EU Emergency Travel Document

255 ZAR5,050

New document to replace a lost alien's passport

235 ZAR4,700

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

235 ZAR4,700

Identity card

60 ZAR1,200

Rapid identity card (incl. fees charged by the Digital and Population Data Services Agency)

80 ZAR1,600

Rapid identity card, issued together with a passport (incl. fees charged by the Digital and Population Data Services Agency)

70 ZAR1,400

Identity card when passport application filed at the same time

50 ZAR1,000

Request for unlocking of identity card

30 ZAR600

Permits for entry and residence

Service Price (€) Price (ZAR)

Schengen visa

80 ZAR1,600

Visa fee for children 6-11 years

40 ZAR800

Visa fee for the citizens of following countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Ukraine

 For more information, please see: Visa facilitation agreements(Link to another website.).

35 ZAR700

Schengen visa, accelerated visa procedure, citizens of Ukraine and Belarus

Read more about visa facilitation agreements(Link to another website.)

70 ZAR1,400

Visa fee for the citizens of Cape Verde

For more information, please see: Visa facilitation agreements(Link to another website.).

60 ZAR1,200

Schengen visa for children under 6 years, for family members of EU citizens who enjoy free movement rights and for 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(Link to another website.)

0 ZAR0

Request for an administrative review

255 ZAR5,050

Residence permits (including family relations)

520 ZAR10,350

Residence permits (including family relations), electronic application

e-service(Link to another website.)

470 ZAR9,350

First residence permit for work

740 ZAR14,700

First residence permit for work, electronic application

e-service(Link to another website.)

540 ZAR10,750

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

480 ZAR9,550

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

e-service(Link to another website.)

380 ZAR7,550

First residence permit for an entrepreneur, start-up entrepreneur

480 ZAR9,550

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

e-service(Link to another website.) (Opens New Window)

400 ZAR7,950

First residence permit for an entrepreneur; other entrepreneur

690 ZAR13,750

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

e-service(Link to another website.) (Opens New Window)

490 ZAR9,750

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

480 ZAR9,550

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

e-service(Link to another website.) (Opens New Window)

380 ZAR7,550

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

740 ZAR14,700

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

e-service(Link to another website.) (Opens New Window)

540 ZAR10,750

Residence permit for studies

450 ZAR8,950

Residence permit for studies, electronic application

e-service(Link to another website.)

350 ZAR6,950

Residence permit for a minor (under 18 years)

270 ZAR5,350

D visa, paper application

120 ZAR2,400

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

e-service(Link to another website.)

240 ZAR4,750

D visa, electronic application

e-service(Link to another website.)

95 ZAR1,900

Citizenship

Service Price (€) Price (ZAR)

Citizenship declaration

220 ZAR4,400

Citizenship declaration, electronic application

e-service(Link to another website.)

150 ZAR3,000

Citizenship declaration for a minor

100 ZAR2,000

Citizenship declaration for a minor, electronic application

e-service(Link to another website.)

80 ZAR1,600

Release from citizenship

690 ZAR13,750

Request for determination of citizenship status

100 ZAR2,000

Notarial and other services

Service Price (€) Price (ZAR)

Notarial Certificate

  • Certificate of the content of a document issued by Finnish missions

  • Declaration of facts issued by Finnish missions

  • Legalisation of a foreign document by Finnish missions

60 ZAR1,200

Notarial certificate

  • Signature authentication at Finnish missions

  • Authentication of copies at Finnish missions

  • Certificate of existence issued by Finnish missions

50 ZAR1,000

Notarisation of transfer of property

160 ZAR3,200

Services for persons in distress and persons deprived of their liberty. Financial assistance for persons in distress referred to in section 13 of the Consular Services Act.

150 ZAR3,000

Services for persons in distress and persons deprived of their liberty. Transmission of funds referred to in section 13 of the Consular Services Act.

40 ZAR800

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

45 ZAR900