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Important note

Please note that availing of value added services does not guarantee the applicant a visa. The decision to grant or not an applicant’s request for a Schengen visa and the validity term of the visa, if granted, comes under the exclusive prerogative of the Consulate.

Premium Lounge
Premium Lounge

Premium Lounge is available at the Visa Application Center for Greece in Johannesburg.

The Premium Lounge offers comfortable surroundings in dedicated facilities where you can receive a personalized service. Applicants selecting this optional service are being attended privately and save time by avoiding queues.

The optional Premium Lounge service is per application form.

The Premium Lounge service includes:

  • Dedicated assistance and personal attention
  • Dedicated lounge where the application process is completed
  • Complimentary photocopies and prints for submission purposes
  • Biometric enrollment also completed in the lounge
  • Refreshments available for all applicants using the lounge

In order to get an appointment for Premium Lounge Service, please click here.

This charge includes all taxes and is over and above the Visa Fee, Service Fee or any other additional service charges as availed by the visa applicant.

Price 
ZAR 600
Premium Weekend
Prime Time

There is an optional prime time service per application available at the Visa Application Center for Greece in Cape Town.

Applicants who wish to submit their applications on Saturdays at the Visa Application Center for Greece will now be able to use Prime Time appointments for an extra charge.

The submission hours are:

  • in Cape Town: on Saturdays from 10:00 until 13:30

Applicants may book their appointments online. Please click here to book an appointment online.

This charge includes all taxes and is over and above the Visa Fee, Service Fee or any other additional service charges as availed by the visa applicant.

Price 
ZAR 600
Walk-in without appointment
Walk-in without appointment

Walk-In without an Appointment

Now you may submit your visa application during business hours even without a prior appointment at the Visa Application Center. With this service, you can submit your visa application on the day of your choice. Accommodating walk-in applicants will be dependent upon Visa Application Center's capacity and slot availability. This service is applicable for those:

  • who have to travel urgently
  • who have missed their prior appointment
  • who cannot book their appointment on the desired day at desired time.

Please approach the Visa Application Center officers for more details.

This charge includes all taxes and is over and above the Visa fee, Service fee or any other additional service charges as availed by the visa applicant.

Price 
ZAR 250
Courier Service
Courier

The optional courier service is applicable per passport.

You can choose to have your passport delivered back to your address by opting for this service while submitting your application. The submission officer at the Visa Application Centre for Greece will collect the required address from you and your passport will be returned through FedEx courier service after processing. Please make sure to correctly indicate your delivery address in case it is different from your home address. The delivery is available only on working days between 08:00 and 17:00 (the price of the service includes insurance cost).

Please approach the Visa Application Center officers for more details.

This charge includes all taxes and is over and above the Visa fee, Service fee or any other additional service charges as availed by the visa applicant.

Price 
ZAR 220
Photo Booth
Photo Booth

There is an optional self-portrait service for 6 passport-size photographs available at the Visa Application Center for Greece in Durban.

This charge includes all taxes and is over and above the Visa fee, Service fee or any other additional service charges as availed by the visa applicant.

Price 
ZAR 150
Help for Fill-in Application
Help for Fill-in Application

There is an optional form filling service per application form.

Applicants can have their Schengen application forms filled in at the Visa Application Center for Greece (VAC). An employee of the VAC will fill in the data based on the information given by the applicant.

The form filling service is voluntary and is not related to the general help and information to the applicant which remains free of charge. The form filling service is no prerequisite to the completeness of the application and does not influence the decision on the application. The VAC cannot be responsible for the outcome of the visa application.

This charge includes all taxes and is over and above the Visa fee, Service fee or any other additional service charges as availed by the visa applicant.

Price 
ZAR 150
SMS Notifications
SMS Notifications

When submitting your application, you can opt for the SMS message service applicable per passport.

You will receive text messages informing you step by step as your application is being processed until your passport is available for collection at your Visa Application Center for Greece or is being couriered to you. Please click here for more information regarding the Courier Service. Please make sure you indicate the correct telephone number when opting for the SMS service.

This service can be purchased only at the time of submitting your application at the Visa Application Center for Greece.

This charge includes all taxes and is over and above the Visa Fee, Service Fee or any other additional service charges as availed by the visa applicant.

Price 
ZAR 30
Application Printing
Printout Service

There is an optional printout service applicable per page.

Availability to take printouts of online bookings, emails or any other document in our Visa Application Center for Greece. Please refer to our staff for access to this service.

This charge includes all taxes and is over and above the Visa Fee, Service Fee or any other additional service charges as availed by the visa applicant.

Price 
ZAR 7
Photocopies
Photocopies

There is an optional photocopy service fee per photocopy of any required document.

This charge includes all taxes and is over and above the Visa Fee, Service Fee or any other additional service charges as availed by the visa applicant.

Price 
ZAR 5