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 16,57).

Service fees should be paid in advance to embassy's account. Please take proof of payment with you when visiting embassy. Residence permit fees may also be paid via internet when using system.

Please note also that when applying for visa at VFS Global visa service 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.

Payment details

Passport and identity card


140 ZAR2,300

Fast-track passport

160 ZAR2,600

Temporary passport

175 ZAR2,850

Identity card

90 ZAR1,450

Identity card when passport application filed at the same time

58 ZAR950

Permits for entry and residence

Schengen visa

60 ZAR1,000

Visa fee for children 6-11 years and for the citizens of following countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Russian Federation, Serbia, Ukraine. For more information, please see: Visa facilitation agreements

35 ZAR550

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

Residence permits (including family relations)

470 ZAR7,700

Residence permits (including family relations), electronic application

420 ZAR6,850

First residence permit for work or a self-employed person

600 ZAR9,800

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

400 ZAR6,550

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

550 ZAR9,000

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

350 ZAR5,750

Residence permit for studies

360 ZAR5,900

Residence permit for studies, electronic application

300 ZAR4,900

Residence permit for a minor (under 18 years)

250 ZAR4,100

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

220 ZAR3,600


Citizenship declaration

200 ZAR3,250

Citizenship declaration, electronic application

150 ZAR2,450

Citizenship declaration for a minor

100 ZAR1,650

Citizenship declaration for a minor, electronic application

80 ZAR1,300

Release from citizenship

480 ZAR7,850

Request for determination of citizenship status

50 ZAR800

Notarial and other services

Notarial certificate

30 ZAR500

Notarisation of transfer of property

160 ZAR2,600

Transfer of money to a Finnish citizen in distress

40 ZAR650