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Additional Services


Photocopy of documents –Rs 2/-(Inclusive of all the taxes)

Courier Service :

There is an optional courier facility available at INR 300/- (Inclusive of SGST @9% and CGST@9%) per application

Photo booth:

Passport Size color photograph available as per the Embassy/Consulate Specification,

4 Color passport size photographs in just Rs-105/-(Inclusive of all the taxes)

Premium Service Lounge (Optional)

The VFS Premium Service Lounge facility is available at the visa application centre in Chennai and Hyderabad, The Premium Lounge Service includes:

  • Separate lounge with personalized service by dedicated staff
  • Refreshments
  • Faster submission of applications at the visa application centre
  • Courier return of passport (courier partner : Bluedart Express Limited)
  • SMS alert on the status of your application
  • Photocopying and photo booth service for your documents

Important note: Your visa application will be processed and decided by the Germany Consulate in Chennai. Use of the Premium Service Lounge does not affect the processing time of your application. All applicants will be required to follow the instructions on applying for a visa, which can be found on the ‘Home Page’ on this website.

What does it cost?

The Premium Service Lounge facilities cost Rs.2055/- inclusive of taxes. This charge is in addition to the visa application fee and Logistics.

Prime time Service

Apply for your visa outside of regular working days!

Prime time appointment bookings allow applicants to make an appointment in Chennai, Hyderabad and Puducherry Visa Application Centres at a convenient time, on Saturday, at an additional cost for each appointment.

Applicants can either book this service online while scheduling their appointment using the ‘Schedule an appointment’ module by selecting dates on Saturday OR by visiting to our VFS Application centre where payment can be made by cash.

Timings are for Prime time Submission:

For Chennai : 10:00 to 16:00

For Hyderabad : 10:00 to 14:00

For Puducherry : 10:00 to 14:00

Prime time Service Charges
For less than 10 applicants For more than 10 applicants
2740 INR (Per applicant) 1370 INR ( Per Applicant)

Applicants who had booked online they need to bring a print out of the confirmation when they arrive at the visa application centre to submit their application.

Prime time passport collection charges : INR 403/-

All fees are non-refundable.

Important: This service does not imply or guarantee in any way that applicants using the prime time service will have a faster application processing time or be successful in their visa application.