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Service fees - Embassy of Finland, Pretoria : Services to Finnish citizens : Service Fees


P.O.Box 443, Pretoria 0001, Republic of South Africa
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Service fees

The prices given in ZAR will change in accordance with the exchange rate of the Rand (below fees with the exchange rate of 15,1) starting from the 1st of February 2018.

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 visa at the embassy, visa fee (no service fee) is paid to the embassy's account, see details below. 

pdfPayment details

5 year passport, printed in Finland140.002100
Fast delivery passport (printed in Finland, excl. postage)160.002400
Temporary passport, made at the Embassy175.002650
Handwritten emergency passport160.002400
Emergency Travel Document (ETD), Laissez Passer140.002100
Passport for Finnish war veterans60.00900
Identity card90.001350
Visa and residence permit
Visa processing fee   60.00    900
Visa for children aged 6-12 years-old35.00530
Residence permit for work520.007850
Residence permit for work, e-service450.006800
Residence permit for seasonal work470.007100
Residence permit for seasonal work, e-service400.006000
Residence permit470.007100
Residence permit, e-service420.006350
Residence permit for students360.005450
Residence permit for students, e-service300.004550
Residence permit for minors250.003800
Residence permit for minors, e-service220.003300
Declaration, e-service200.003300
Children under the age of 18100.001500
Children under the age of 18, e-service80.001200
War veterans, war childrenno chargeno charge
Verification of citizenship50.00750
Abandonment of citizenship400.006000
Other Services
Fee for arranging financial assistance in emergencies40.00600
Notary fee / document30.00450
Serving of notice100.001500
Information on address100.001500
Expert services (e.g. interpretation) / hour150.002250
Invoicing fee10.00150

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