Visa Fees at a Glance
VFS is collecting three types of application fees:
- Visa fees, which are collected on behalf of the consular authority for the application processing.
- Application Service fees, which correspond to the standard application processing service provided by VFS.
- Added Value Service fees, which correspond to optional added value services you have used during the application process.
Attention: The payment of the above fees does not guarantee that a visa will be granted. The visa fee and the service fee are both non-refundable and non-transferable after the application is transferred to the consular authority, the visa application is denied by the administration or the applicant decides to terminate his or her application.
|Children between 6 and 12 years of age||40||310|
|Children under 6 years of age||0||0|
* The fee is fixed in Euro but payable in Renminbi only.
The exchange rate between EUR and CNY is decided by the Consular Authority and updated periodically, therefore the CNY amount you are requested to pay may differ from those quoted above.
Please note that the visa fee receipt is provided by the Consular Authority and the fee is indicated in EUR and CNY.
Visa Fee of 35 EUR (270 CNY) is stipulated by a visa facilitation agreement with the EU for citizens of Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan.
For those nationals of Serbia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Moldova, Albania, Ukraine and Georgia who hold non-biometric passports. The visa fee is EUR 35.00 (270 CNY).
Visa fee exemptions
The visa fee shall be waived for applicants belonging to one of the following categories:
1 School pupils, students, postgraduate students and accompanying teachers who undertake stays for the purpose of study or educational training, if part of the local curriculum (respective proof has to be provided)
2 Representatives of non-profit organizations aged 25 years or less participating in seminars, conferences, sports, cultural or educational events organized by non-profit organizations
3 Researchers travelling for the purpose of carrying out scientific research
4 Spouse and underage children of German citizens
5 Parents of underage German citizens
6 Family members of EU/EEA nationals, provided they enjoy freedom of movement
7 Exhibitors at German trade fairs holding an official exhibitor badge (original exhibitor badge has to be presented when lodging the application)
8 Persons officially invited by a German public institution and travel and accommodation expenses are covered by
9 For replacement of a previous visa in a passport that has no empty pages any more with a new visa sticker in the applicant's new travel document (same validity as previous visa)
Application service fee
The service fee, mandatory for all visa applications is 19.13 EUR, RMB 150 CNY per application inclusive of taxes. This fee corresponds to the standard application processing service provided by VFS (i.e. Information provision, appointment booking, visa application reception, data processing, etc.).
Added Value Service fees
For more information, please check the Added Value Service page
Mode of Payment:
- Counters accept pay by Cash/WeChat/POS
- Via Post either bank deposit or bank transfer only
|Bank Details – BEIJING|
China Construction Bank, Beijing Xin Yuan Branch
|Account Number||1105 0166 5100 0000 0759|
Beijing Eastern Tian Xiao Business Consultation Co., Ltd.
|Bank Details – WUHAN|
China CITIC Bank,Wuhan Xin Shijie Branch
|Account Number||8111 5010 1220 0548 288|
Wuhan Huan Visa Service Business Consulting Co., Ltd
|Bank Details – XI’AN|
Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Co., ltd,Xian Wen Jing Road Branch
|Account Number||7213 0078 8012 0000 0419|
Xi’an Ningzhi Exit and Entry Service Co., Ltd
|Bank Details – JINAN|
Agricultural bank of China Co.,Ltd, Jinan Da Guanyuan Branch
|Account Number||1515 4101 0400 2223 8000 0000 001|
Jinan Taidou Exit and Entry Service Co., Ltd.
|Bank Details – CHANGSHA|
China Merchants Bank, Changsha Yuelu Branch
Changsha Hai Huan Exit and Entry Service Co., Ltd.
|Bank Details – SHENYANG|
Bank of China, Shenyang North Station Branch Banking Dept.
|Account Number||2999 7727 6577|
Shenyang Jiaoyuan Private Outbound Service Center Co., Ltd
|Bank Details – CHENGDU|
Industrial Bank, Chengdu Renmin South Road Branch
|Account Number||4312 6010 0100 0485 8201 0023|
Chengdu Sino Visa Eternal Exit & Entry Immigration Co., Ltd.
|Bank Details – CHONGQING|
Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Co., ltd, Chongqing Branch Banking Dept
|Account Number||8301 0078 8014 0000 1489|
Chongqing Taifu Exit and Entry Service Co., Ltd
|Bank Details – KUNMING|
China Construction Bank,Kunming Jingjiang Garden Branch
|Account Number||5305 0190 5049 0000 0437|
Kunming Hai Huan Exit and Entry Service Co., Ltd
|Bank Details – GUANGZHOU|
China Constrcution Bank, Guangzhou Tianhe Branch
Guangzhou Taidou Immigration Service Co.,Ltd
|Bank Details – SHENZHEN|
Bank of China，Shenzhen Shennan Branch Business Department
Shenzhen Taidou Industrial Co., Ltd
|Bank Details – FUZHOU|
China Construction Bank, Fuzhou Chengdu Branch
|Account Number||3505 0161 0007 0000 4536|
Fujian Dongliang Nonofficial Exit & Entry Service Co., Ltd
|Bank Details – SHANGHAI|
China Constrcution Bank, Shanghai Di Wu Branch
Shanghai Shenhui Overseas Affairs Service Co., Ltd.
|Bank Details – NANJING|
Bank of Beijing, Nanjing Branch Banking Dept.
|Account Number||2000 0035 2892 0002 6658 143|
Nanjing Taidou Business Consulting Company Ltd.
|Bank Details – HANGZHOU|
Industrial Bank Co., ltd,Hangzhou Fengqi Branch
|Account Number||3569 1010 01000 85928 010001|
Hangzhou Leader Business Consultant Ltd