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 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)


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