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 Enterfinland.fi 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

 

Service fees

ZAR

Passport and ID-card

 

 

Passport, 5-year passport printed in Finland

140 €

2300

Fast delivery passport, 5-year passport printed in Finland

160 €

2650

Temporary passport, printed at the embassy

175 €

2900

ID-card

90 €

1500

ID-card, applied at the same time with a passport

58 €

960

Permits for entry and residence

 

 

Residence permits  (including family relations)

470 €

420 €

7800

7000

First residence permit for work or a self-employed person

600 €

400 €

9900

6600

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

550 €

350 €

9100

5800

Residence permit for studies

360 €

300 €

6000

5000

Residence permit for a minor

250 €

220 €

4100

3650

Schengen visa

60 €

1000

Schengen visa for children aged 6–11 and for citizens of Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cape Verde, Georgia, North Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Russian Federation, Serbia and Ukraine.

35 €

600

Schengen visa for children under 6 years, family members of EU citizens as well as school pupils, students, postgraduate students and accompanying teachers who undertake stays for the purpose of study or educational training.

  • Further information: visa code, article 16.4
0 € 0

Citizenship matters

   

Citizenship declaration

  • Electronic application

200 €

150 €

3300

2500

Citizenship declaration for a minor

  • Electronic application

100 €

80 €

1650

1300

Release from citizenship

480 €

7950

Request for determination of citizenship status 50 € 800

Notarial and other services

   

Notarial certificate (Certificate of existence, authentication of copies, signature authentication)

30 € 500
   

 

Transfer of money to a Finnish citizen in distress 40 €

650