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Additional Services

At VFS Global, we constantly strive to offer a range of hi-end services to enhance customer satisfaction. As part of our constant and ongoing endeavor to add value to applicants’ experience, it is our privilege to offer the latest services. The services on the page are in addition to the visa application fee and can be paid in the visa application Centre.

Premium Lounge

The VFS Premium Service Lounge is available at the visa application centers in Delhi/Ahmedabad/Chennai/Cochin/Hyderabad/Mumbai/Pune/Bangalore/Kolkata Whitefield and it offers:

  • Separate lounge with personalized service by a dedicated staff
  • Refreshments
  • Faster submission at the Visa Application Centre
  • SMS and E-mail alert on the status of your application
  • Courier delivery of your passport without any additional charge
  • Photocopying and printing services for your documents (Please Note: Whitefield centre Applicants are requested to make their own arrangements for Printing, Photo copy of the documents and photo booth service.)

    Effective Monday, 13 November 2017, Austria visa applicants can apply at a new Premium Lounge Visa Application Centre opening in Whitefield, Bengaluru. Applicants in Whitefield and nearby areas can now experience greater convenience by applying for their Austria visa in the comfort of a plush and well-appointed Premium Lounge.

The Premium Lounge Service costs 2055 /- INR+ VFS Logistics (All VFS’s service charges are inclusive of Goods & Service Tax –SGST @9% and CGST@9%)

Address

Brigade IRV, Unit No 108, 1st floor, Nallurhalli, Whitefield, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560066

Note: Your visa application will be processed and decided by The Embassy of Austria. Use of the Premium Service Lounge does not affect the processing time or decision of your visa 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.”

SMS Service

VFS Global is pleased to be able to offer an SMS service which updates customers in India on the progress of their Austria visa applications. The easy to use SMS service sends an automated message to the applicant's mobile phone at various stages of the visa application process. This is followed up with an automated email message to the applicants email informing them of the status of their visa application. The SMS text is available in English.

Note: This value added service is available in India (Local SMS only).

Please read the disclaimer carefully before applying for this service.

Prime Time Service Submission

Apply for your visa outside of regular working days!

Prime time appointment bookings allow applicants to make an appointment at the New Delhi, Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Jaipur Visa Application Centre 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 for Prime time Submission:

For Delhi: 10:00 till 16:00

For Chandigarh: 09:00 till 14:00

For Jalandhar: 09:00 till 14:00

For Jaipur: 10:00 till 14:00


Prime time Service Charges
For less than 10 applicants For more than 10 applicants
2791 INR (Per applicant) 1395 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 center to submit their application.

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.

Prime time Service Collection

Prime time collection allows applicant to collect their passport from center at convenient time, on Saturday, at an additional cost.

Timings for Prime time Collection: 10:00 – 16:00 (For Delhi)

Prime time collection Charges: 400 INR

Prime time Service for Nepal

Apply for your visa outside of regular working days!

Prime time appointment bookings allow applicants to make an appointment at the Kathmandu Visa Application Centre at a convenient time, on Sunday, at an additional cost for each appointment in between 09:00 to 13:00.

         
Prime time Service Charges
For less than 10 applicants For more than 10 applicants
  4361 NPR (Per applicant)   2180 NPR ( Per Applicant)

VFS ADDRESS
Austria Visa Application Centre
Academy of Culinary Arts Building,
Ground Floor, Mahalaxmisthan Marga,
Lagankhel, Lalitpur, Nepal

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

Passport collection charges on Sunday (09:00 to 13:00): 655 NPR (Per Applicant)

Courier Service

In case you would like your passport couriered to your specified address, you can request this facility at the time of submitting your application. This optional service is available for an additional fee of INR 402/- per Passport (inclusive of Service tax).

In addition to the above services, VFS Global also provides the be low services at the Austria visa application center-

  • Photo Booth - Rs.150 for 6 copies of 35 mm X 45 mm each
  • Photocopying services - Black and White: Rs.2/copy, Color copy Rs.15/copy

Mobile Biometrics

With Effect From 02 April 2018, we are pleased to offer you our new “Mobile Biometric Service” to submit your visa application in your home or office.

Schedule an appointment and we will collect your visa application form, documents and biometric data at the place of your choice. Once the application is processed, we will return you the passport via courier.

To request this service call: +9122-67866008

Our Mobile Biometric team will contact you once we receive your request.

Cost of this service:

No. of Visa Applications *Amount in INR – per applicant
1 To 10  15386
11 To 20  12246
21 To 30  10218
 31 to 50  8190


Note:

  • The above service offering is optional.
  • All VFS’s service charges are inclusive of Goods & Service Tax –SGST @9% and CGST@9%)
  • All the fees are payable in cash at the time of submitting your application.
  • Applicants are requested to collect appropriate receipts while opting for these services.

Courier Assurance

This is an optional top-up insurance that you can purchase with a courier service, covering your documents for up 500 USD of enhanced compensation.

The Premium Courier Service is an optional service to accompany your purchase of Courier Return.

Compensation under the standard Courier Return service covers only the cost of replacing the lost or stolen document upon evidence of receipts, see terms & conditions

However, this Premium Courier Service offers applicants an additional fixed lump sum of 500 USD to cover any other costs caused in the event of damage or loss in transit during document transportation.

Payment of 500 USD will be made upon confirmation of the loss or damage of the documents but no proof of other losses is necessary.

You can pay for this Service either online or at the visa center using credit or debit Visa or MasterCard. If you choose to pay online, you must bring the printed payment receipt to the center to obtain the service.