How much is the handling fee (costs for processing your visa application)?
As of 02 February 2020 the Schengen visa fee per person (Short Stay Visa) will increase from 60 to 80 euros. For a long-term stay (visa D), the visa fee is 180 euros.
For further information concerning the current exchange rate and the current handling fee, you can click here.
The visa fee is paid in Thai bath as per the exchange rate communicated by the Embassy of Belgium in Bangkok. The same is subject to change without notice. The visa fee is non-refundable.
An additional contribution to be paid in Belgium is required for the processing of some visa D applications, in which case you will be requested to submit a proof of payment of this additional contribution as a part of your visa application. If you are unable to do so at the time of the submission of your application, the application will be considered inadmissible.
Applicants submitting their files at the Belgian VAC shall be levied service fees from VFS payable together with the visa fees. Applicants that are exempt from the visa fees are not exempt from paying this service fees.
Please also note that this contribution, the administrative fee and visa fee are non-refundable if the visa is denied.