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 17.05).

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. 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)


140 ZAR2,400

Fast-track passport

160 ZAR2,750

Temporary passport

175 ZAR3,000

Laissez Passer travel document

140 ZAR2,400

Emergency Travel Document ETD

140 ZAR2,400

Temporary alien's passport

45 ZAR750

Identity card

90 ZAR1,550

Identity card when passport application filed at the same time

58 ZAR1,000

Request for unlocking of identity card

30 ZAR500