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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.

Visa fees

Visa Category EUR* CNY*
Schengen visa 80 615
(Airport-)Transit Visa 80 615
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:

  1. Counters accept pay by Cash/WeChat/POS
  2. Via Post either bank deposit or bank transfer only
Bank Details – BEIJING
Bank Name 中国建设银行北京新源支行
China Construction Bank, Beijing Xin Yuan Branch
Account Number 1105 0166 5100 0000 0759
Account Name 北京东方天晓出入境服务有限公司
Beijing Eastern Tian Xiao Business Consultation Co., Ltd.
Bank Details – WUHAN
Bank Name 中信银行武汉新世界支行
China CITIC Bank,Wuhan Xin Shijie Branch
Account Number 8111 5010 1220 0548 288
Account Name 武汉环签服商务咨询有限公司
Wuhan Huan Visa Service Business Consulting Co., Ltd
Bank Details – XI’AN
Bank Name 上海浦东发展银行股份有限公司西安文景路支行
Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Co., ltd,Xian Wen Jing Road Branch
Account Number 7213 0078 8012 0000 0419
Account Name 西安宁致出入境服务有限公司
Xi’an Ningzhi Exit and Entry Service Co., Ltd
Bank Details – JINAN
Bank Name 中国农业银行股份有限公司济南大观园支行
Agricultural bank of China Co.,Ltd, Jinan Da Guanyuan Branch
Account Number 1515 4101 0400 2223 8000 0000 001
Account Name 济南泰斗出入境服务有限公司
Jinan Taidou Exit and Entry Service Co., Ltd.
Bank Details – CHANGSHA
Bank Name 招商银行长沙岳麓支行
China Merchants Bank, Changsha Yuelu Branch
Account Number 731907076210901
Account Name 长沙海环出入境服务有限公司
Changsha Hai Huan Exit and Entry Service Co., Ltd.
Bank Details – SHENYANG
Bank Name 中国银行沈阳北站支行营业部
Bank of China, Shenyang North Station Branch Banking Dept.
Account Number 2999 7727 6577
Account Name 沈阳交远因私出入境服务有限公司 
Shenyang Jiaoyuan Private Outbound Service Center Co., Ltd
Bank Details – CHENGDU
Bank Name 兴业银行成都人民南路支行
Industrial Bank, Chengdu Renmin South Road Branch
Account Number 4312 6010 0100 0485 8201 0023
Account Name 成都中恒天信出入境服务有限公司
Chengdu Sino Visa Eternal Exit & Entry Immigration Co., Ltd.
Bank Details – CHONGQING
Bank Name 上海浦东发展银行股份有限公司重庆市分行营业部
Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Co., ltd, Chongqing Branch Banking Dept
Account Number 8301 0078 8014 0000 1489
Account Name 重庆泰福出入境服务有限公司
Chongqing Taifu Exit and Entry Service Co., Ltd
Bank Details – KUNMING
Bank Name 建设银行昆明景江花园支行
China Construction Bank,Kunming Jingjiang Garden Branch
Account Number 5305 0190 5049 0000 0437
Account Name 昆明海环出入境服务有限公司
Kunming Hai Huan Exit and Entry Service Co., Ltd
Bank Details – GUANGZHOU
Bank Name 建设银行广州天河支行
China Constrcution Bank, Guangzhou Tianhe Branch
Account Number 44050158130100002314
Account Name 广州泰斗出入境服务有限公司
Guangzhou Taidou Immigration Service Co.,Ltd
Bank Details – SHENZHEN
Bank Name 中国银行深圳深南支行营业部
Bank of China,Shenzhen Shennan Branch Business Department
Account Number 745871703049
Account Name 深圳市泰斗实业有限公司
Shenzhen Taidou Industrial Co., Ltd
Bank Details – FUZHOU
Bank Name 建设银行福州城东支行
China Construction Bank, Fuzhou Chengdu Branch
Account Number 3505 0161 0007 0000 4536
Account Name 福建东亮因私出入境服务有限公司
Fujian Dongliang Nonofficial Exit & Entry Service Co., Ltd
Bank Details – SHANGHAI
Bank Name 中国建设银行上海第五支行
China Constrcution Bank, Shanghai Di Wu Branch
Account Number 31050166360000000292-0032
Account Name 上海申慧因私出入境服务有限公司
Shanghai Shenhui Overseas Affairs Service Co., Ltd.
Bank Details – NANJING
Bank Name 北京银行南京分行营业部
Bank of Beijing, Nanjing Branch Banking Dept.
Account Number 2000 0035 2892 0002 6658 143
Account Name 南京泰斗商务咨询有限公司
Nanjing Taidou Business Consulting Company Ltd.
Bank Details – HANGZHOU
Bank Name 兴业银行股份有限公司杭州凤起支行
Industrial Bank Co., ltd,Hangzhou Fengqi Branch
Account Number 3569 1010 01000 85928 010001
Account Name 杭州易达行商务咨询有限公司
Hangzhou Leader Business Consultant Ltd