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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.

Mobile Biometrics (Only for Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Bangalore)

With Effect From 01 April 2016, we are pleased to offer you our new “Mobile Biometric Service” to submit your visa application in your home or office.

Schedule an appointment and we will collect your visa application form, documents and biometric data at the place of your choice. Once the application is processed, we will return you the passport via courier.

To request this service call: +9122-67866070

Our Mobile Biometric team will contact you once we receive your request.

Cost of this service:

No. of Visa Applications *Amount in INR
1 To 10 153915
11 To 20 246260
21 To 30 307825
 31 to 50 8210 Per Applicant
  • Terms and conditions apply.

Please note: The option of using Mobile Biometrics Service does NOT exempt the Embassy’s right to ask the applicants to come for an interview in person should the Embassy find it necessary.

Premium Lounge Service

The VFS Premium Service Lounge is available at the visa application centers in New Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Jalandhar, Chandigarh, Bangalore, Chennai and Kolkata 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

The Premium Lounge Service costs Mumbai and Pune - 2055/- INR+ VFS Logistics (Inclusive of Goods & Service Tax –SGST @9% and CGST@9%).

The Premium Lounge Service costs New Delhi, Ahmedabad, Jalandhar, Chandigarh, Bangalore and Chennai, Kolkata- 2600/- INR+ VFS Logistics (Inclusive of Goods and Service Tax –SGST @9% and CGST@9%).

Please click here to book an online appointment

Important note: Your visa application will be processed and decided by The Embassy of Portugal New Delhi/The Consulate General of Portugal Goa. Use of the Premium Service Lounge does not affect the processing time of your application. All applicants will be required to follow the instructions on applying for a visa, which can be found on the ‘Home Page’ on this website.

SMS Service

VFS Global is pleased to be able to offer an SMS service which updates customers in India on the progress of their Portugal 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.

This service can be purchased for Rs 115/- per Passport (Inclusive of Goods & Service Tax –SGST @9% and CGST@9%) at the time a customer submits the visa application. The form can be downloaded in the comfort of home and filled in before going to the visa application centre. Click Here to download the SMS application form.

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 450/- per Passport (Inclusive of Goods & Service Tax –SGST @9% and CGST@9%).

Attestation and Apostille

VFS Global has been appointed by Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Government of India to collect documents for Attestation/Apostille. VFS Global will accept documents from individuals and representatives on behalf of MEA and facilitate the MEA Attestation/Apostille process by providing a quick and 100% genuine MEA attestation/apostille. Apart from MEA attestation/Apostille service, VFS Global also offers a gamut of services that simplifies the entire process of attestation/Apostille like translation services, state attestation services.

Internet Kiosk at the Kolkata Visa Application Centre

Internet Kiosk facility available at the Visa Application Centre in Kolkata; access the governments’ and VFS Global website and take prints of the Visa application form(s), and other documents.Cost: INR 20/- only per copy (Inclusive of Goods & Service Tax –SGST @9% and CGST@9%)

Please click here for further details.

In addition to the above services, VFS Global also provides the below services at the Portugal visa application center-

  • Photo Booth - Rs.155 for 6 copies of 35 mm X 45 mm each
  • Photocopying services - Black and White: Rs.5/copy, Color copy Rs.15/copy


  • The above service offering is optional.
  • The fees mentioned 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.

Prime time Service Submission

  • Prime time appointment bookings allow applicants to make an appointment at the New Delhi, Chandigarh, Jalandhar,Kolkata Chennai and Bangalore, Visa Application Centre at a convenient time, on Saturday 0900hrs to 1600hrs, at an additional cost for each appointment.

2767 INR ( Per Applicant)
  • Applicants who had booked online they need to bring a print out of the confirmation when they arrive at the visa application centre to submit their application.
Portugal Visa Application Centre 
Shivaji Stadium Metro Station,
Mezzanine Level, Baba Kharak Singh Marg,
Connaught Place, New Delhi- 110001
Portugal Visa Application Centre
Elante Offices, Entry from Gate No. 3 ,
Unit no. B 209, Second Floor, Office Block B,
Plot no. 178- 178A, Industrial and Business Park,
Phase - I, Chandigarh (U T) 160002, India
VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd 
Global Tech Park,No 11 First Floor O’ Shaughnessy Road,
Langford Town, Bangalore 560025
VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd
Fagun Towers, Third Floor,
No 74, Ethiraj Salai, Egmore,
Chennai - 600 008
Portugal Visa Application Centre, 
3rd floor, Aman Plaza, Plot No 310,
Lajpat Nagar, Mahavir Marg,
Nakodar Chowk, (opposite to lovely autos),
Jalandhar, Punjab – 144001
Portugal Visa Application Centre,
VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd.
5th floor Rene Tower, Building No. 1842,
Rajdanga Main Road, Rajdanga,
Landmark: Near Geetanjali Stadium
Kolkata – 700107
  • All fees are non-refundable.

    Important: This service does not imply or guarantee in any way that applicants using the prime time service will have a faster application processing time or be successful in their visa application.

Prime Time Service- Collection

  • Prime time collection allows applicant to collect their passport from Delhi center at convenient time, on Saturday from 09:00 hrs to 16:00 hrs , at an additional cost.
  • Prime time collection Charges: 407 INR

Courier Assurance

Courier Assurance charges – 650 INR(Only for Delhi and North Satellite Centres)

This is an optional top-up insurance that you can purchase with a courier service, covering your documents for up 500 USD of enhanced compensation.

The Premium Courier Service is an optional service to accompany your purchase of Courier Return.

Compensation under the standard Courier Return service covers only the cost of replacing the lost or stolen document upon evidence of receipts, see terms and conditions

However, this Premium Courier Service offers applicants an additional fixed lump sum of 500 USD to cover any other costs caused in the event of damage or loss in transit during document transportation.

Payment of 500 USD will be made upon confirmation of the loss or damage of the documents but no proof of other losses is necessary.

You can pay for this Service either online or at the visa center using credit or debit Visa or MasterCard. If you choose to pay online, you must bring the printed payment receipt to the center to obtain the service.