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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 New Delhi/Ahmedabad/Chennai/Cochin/Hyderabad/Mumbai/Pune/Bangalore/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%)


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

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.

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 Rs 385 /- per Passport (inclusive of Service tax).

In addition to the above services, VFS Global also provides the below 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


  • 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.