Additional Services

The services mentioned here are optional. To use them, you will need to pay an extra fee in addition to the visa application fee. You must pay this extra fee when you attend the visa application center only.

Premium Lounge service (Optional)

Premium Lounge service- The Premium Lounge services will be available for applicants at the additional charge of 350 RMB over and above the service fee and will include:

  • Complimentary one way courier
  • Complimentary photocopy (up to 10 pages)
  • Express check-in and checkout at the VAC
  • Dedicated Premium lounge area for comfort
  • Dedicated staff to attend the applicant
  • Refreshments (Soft drinks)

Courier Service (Optional)

China is a wide spread country and distances to travel from one place to another can be time consuming, expensive and tiring. In order to facilitate the process to applicants, the application centre has made a contract with EMS in China which can deliver your passport/documents through a courier service to your home or work address. With an excellent track record, EMS is able to deliver packages in almost every part of China at your doorsteps – saving applicants lots of time and money!

Current cost of this service is payable at submission – of course this remains an optional service*, CNY 75 per application. Please speak to the Submission Officer at the Visa Application Centre for more details.

Status tracking through SMS (Optional)

SMS and e-mail news updates will be sent to your mobile phone and your registered e-mail address provided in your application form, informing the status of your visa application. You will receive several automated messages to your mobile phone and e-mail informing you what stage your application is within the process. The service supports the transfer of SMS text into the language of your choice (Chinese and English languages are available). At the end of the process you will receive an automated message informing you that the Embassy of Iceland in Beijing, China/Consulate General of Sweden in Shanghai, China has made a decision on your visa application. You will not be informed on the outcome of the decision on your visa application.

Hub city passport collection service- ADS group only (Optional)

This optional service will be available for applicants who submit applications at any Iceland Visa Application Centre but wish to collect the passport at Beijing Iceland Visa Application Centre.

  • Service Charge for Visa Application –220 RMB per person (inclusive of Service Taxes).
  • Premium Lounge service (optional)-350 RMB per person (inclusive of Service Taxes)
  • Courier Charge (optional) – 75 RMB per person (inclusive of Service Taxes)
  • Photography Charge (optional) – 40 RMB per person (inclusive of Service Taxes)
  • Photocopy Charge (optional) – 1 RMB per page (inclusive of Service Taxes)
  • For Simply Translations (optional) – 75 RMB per page (inclusive of Service Taxes)
  • For Complex Translations (optional) –110 RMB per page (inclusive of Service Taxes)
  • White and Black printing charge (optional)-10RMB per page (inclusive of Service Taxes)
  • SMS service charge (optional)-15 RMB per person (inclusive of Service Taxes)
  • Hub City Passport Collection Service- ADS group only (Optional)-20 RMB per passport (inclusive of Service Taxes)