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Dear Applicants,

Please note that visa processing time during the high season will be on average 5 weeks. Applicants are therefore advised to make use of the option to keep their passports after they have submitted their application at TLScontact. During the high season this will not require any additional documents and the costs for this additional service are 94 EGP. You should submit your passport not later than 5 weeks after your initial application to eventually obtain the visa.

Please inform the agent at the welcome or documentation desk if you would like to make use of this service.

Obtaining your passport from the embassy during the visa processing time is not possible.

Visa Application Fees

To submit your visa application, you will have to pay a visa fee and a service fee. The visa fee is collected on behalf of the Embassy of Germany in Cairo and the service fee is collected for the processing of your visa application at the TLScontact center.

Attention: payment of the visa fee and service fee do not give any guarantee or right that a visa will be granted. The visa fee and service fee are both non-refundable and non-transferable if the visa application is denied by Consular staff or if the applicant decides to terminate his or her application.

Visa type Euros EGP
Short stay Schengen visa (less than 90 days) 60 EUR 1130 EGP   
Short stay Schengen visa (less than 90 days), for children between the age of 6 and below 12 years old 35 EUR 670 EGP
Short stay Schengen visa (less than 90 days), for children under six years of age 0 EUR 0 EGP

* The visa fee, which is only collectible in EGP, may change as a result of currency fluctuation.

For additional services please take a look at AVS page.

The visa application fee is fixed in Euros but payable only in Egyptian Pound. The exchange rate between these currencies is decided by the Embassy and is updated periodically, therefore the EGP amount you are requested to pay may differ from those quoted above.

The service fee, mandatory for any visa application, is 451 EGP. For applicants who are exempted from Biometry , the fees are 414 EGP. This amount has been decided in agreement with the German Embassy in Cairo  and corresponds to the different services provided by the TLScontact center (i.e. visa application reception, data processing, information collection, appointments booking, etc.).

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