We offer a number of additional services in India. The additional services mentioned here are optional. They are not necessary for you to complete your application and do not influence the outcome of your application. To use them, you will need to pay an extra fee in addition to the visa application fee and the service charge.
You can select and pay the additional fee for these services, once you have completed the online visa application process and made your appointment to visit the visa application centre.
To pay the relevant visa application fee, service charge and any additional services please click here
The VFS Global premium service lounge facilities are available at the visa application centres in Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Pune,Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata and New Delhi. The Premium Lounge includes:
This service does not imply or guarantee in any way that applicants using the premium service will have a faster turnaround time or be successful in their visa application. All visa applicants must meet the requirements of the Irish immigration rules.
What does it cost?
The Premium Service Lounge facilities cost Rs. 2559 (inclusive of taxes). This charge is in addition to the visa application fee.
|Courier||Passport delivery at your home / office address||Rs.307 (Delhi & NCR) / Rs. 410 (other cities in India)
No courier charges for applicants applying from Goa
|All visa application centres|
|Photo booth||Photo booth facility inside the visa application centre photo specification||Rs. 205/4 copies||Visa application centres only at Delhi,Kolkata,Mumbai North,Mumbai South,Ahemedabad,,Pune,Bangalore,Chennai,Cochin,Hyderabad|
|Photo copy||Photo copier facility||Rs 6/ copy||All visa application centres except for Goa|
|SMS||An automated message to the applicant's mobile phone at various stages of the visa application process||Rs 129||All visa application centres|
|Walk-in without an appointment||Walk-in for submission without an appointment||INR 2560||All visa application centres except for Goa|
|Digital Assist||Assistance with filling out the Visa Application Form||INR 404||All visa application centres except for Goa|
|Group Appointment Booking||A large group can apply at the same visa application centre at the same time and day||INR 505 per applicant||All visa application centres|
|Online Payment Assistance||Enables customers to pay for the visa by cash, by using VFS Global’ credit card to make the visa fee payment||INR 1009 per transaction||Jalandhar, New Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad except for Goa|
Customers who need to travel urgently or who can’t book an appointment for their preferred date or time, can pay extra to get a walk in appointment. This service is also available for those who turn up late for their appointments.
If you have already applied online and booked an appointment then you must cancel any existing appointments before using this service.
This service provides customers with assistance in filling out the visa application form. Staff will read out the questions on the form, and will record the answers verbatim on behalf of the customer. Applicants need to answer all the questions on the form in order to apply. Staff will not be able to answer questions on an applicant’s behalf or fill in questions based on assumptions.
Customers travelling in a group can use this service to ensure the whole group can apply at the same visa application centre at a particular time and day. This optional service is extended to all groups including tour operators, large families, conferences etc. There is no restriction on the minimum size of the group.
For making a group appointment please email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org