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Visa Fees At A Glance

Category VISA FEES
Schengen visa (age 12 years and above) EUR 80
Children, ages 6–11 (unless otherwise stated in the Visa Facilitation Agreement) EUR 40
Children, 0 to 5 years old EUR 0
Schengen visa for citizens, incl. children, ages 6–11, from the countries listed below (the EU has the Visa Facilitation Agreement with these countries): EUR 35
- Russian Federation
- Albania
- Armenia
- Azerbaijan
- Bosnia-Herzegovina
- Georgia
- Macedonia
- Moldova
- Montenegro
- Serbia
- Ukraine
- Cape Verde EUR 80

The visa fee in Naira is as per current exchange rate. It is subject to change without notice.

Applicants exempted from visa fee:

  • Applicants under the Directive 2004/38/EC
  • Family members of Finnish citizen
  • Diplomatic and official passport holders
  • School pupils, students, post graduate students and accompanying teachers who undertake trips for the purpose of study or educational training - TO BE EVALUATED CASE BY CASE
  • Researchers travelling for the purpose of carrying out scientific research - TO BE EVALUATED CASE BY CASE
  • Representatives of non-profit organisations, aged 25 years or less participating in seminars, conferences, sports, cultural or educational events by non-profit organisations – TO BE EVALUATED CASE BY CASE

    Methods of payment for visa fees:

    If the applicant submits their visa application at the Finland Visa Application Centre:

  • Cash or POS payment at the Finland Visa Application Centre on the day of appointment. Visa Fee and service charge are paid at Bank Implant inside VFS Centre. Kindly carry the 1st page Passport photocopy while paying the service fee and the visa fee at the bank.

    If the applicant submits their visa application at the Embassy of Finland in Abuja:

  • Advance payment to the Embassy of Finland in Abuja bank account (Please click here)
  • Service charge applicable when applying at the Finland Visa Application Centre:

VFS Service fee 30 13,900

*Keeping in mind the health and safety of all our customers and employees in view of the ongoing COVID-19 physical distancing guidelines, passports will be returned back only by courier till further notice for all Finland visa customers, effective 01 September 2020. This measure applies to Finland Visa Application Centres globally. The primary purpose of this measure is to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus amongst our customers and employees. The measure is expected to be in place until the risk perception of COVID-19 is significantly reduced. The fee for this service is Euro 10 (NGN 4,600) irrespective of the local delivery location.

*Please note that the service fee is inclusive of VAT

Applicants who are exempted from the visa fees need to pay only the service fee

The fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.