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Remember to always pay the listed amount in JMD!

The exchange rate may change. We therefore advise to check the price in JMD a couple of days before your appointment or before you send us your documents,  and to pay it at that point in time to avoid paying a wrong amount.

How to pay? See Payment

 

Specific information on visa fees

The visa fee covers the cost of the  treatment of a visa application.

Visa fees for a short term visa (visa C)

The amount is fixed at the equivalent of 40 euros for travelers who are between 6 and 12 years old, and at the equivalent of 80 euros for any traveler aged 12 years or older. You always pay the equivalent in JMD, see the price list.

The following applicants are exempt from paying the visa fee:

  • Family members of EU citizens (including Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein) and Swiss citizens, being: the spouse, children who are under 21 years of age and children who are dependents, (grand)parents and (grand)parents of the spouse of the EU of Swiss citize who are dependents; in case of students:  spouse and children who are dependents (relevant proof to be presented when applying);
  • Children younger than 6 years;
  • Students and their accompanying teachers, if the purpose of their trip is study or vocational training;
  • Researchers as defined under article 3, point 2) of the Directive (EU) 2016/801 of the European Parliament and Council, who are travelling for scientific research or participate in a scientific seminar or conference;
  • Representatives of non-profit organizations who are 25 years of age or younger and participate in a sporting, cultural or educational seminar, conference or manifestation organized by non-profit organizations.

 

Visa fees for long stay visa (visa D)

The amount is fixed at 180 euros. You always pay the equivalent in JMD, see the price list.

The following applicants are exempt from paying the visa fee:

  • Spouses and children under 18 years of age of EU citizens;
  • Any other family member of a EU citizen or his/her spouse, who is financially dependent or lives with them;
  • Citizen of Morocco, Israel, Turkey, Japan or San Marino who are requesting a temporary residence permit*;
  • Scholarship holders of the Belgian government, the Belgian administrations in a large sense, international organizations and Belgian universities.

* Visa applications for family reunion by citizens of these countries are paying, except if the person falls under the first or second exemption category.

 

Visa fees will not be reimbursed if the visa is refused, if the applicant cancels his/her application or does not travel, or if a payment is done when an exemption applies, or if a wrong amount is paid because the applicant did not read the above carefully.

If you have any further questions, please send us a message (kingston@diplobel.fed.be).