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Additional Services

SMS Service - track your application

What does it offer?

SMS news updates will be sent to you informing you of the status of your visa application. Once purchased you will receive several automated feedback messages to your mobile phone informing you what stage your application is within the process. The service supports the transfer of SMS text into the English language only and re-assures you that your visa application is progressing towards the final stages of the visa application process. At the end of the process you will receive an automated email message (in English only) to your registered email address, informing you that the Sweden Embassy, Nairobi has made a decision on your visa application and your documents have been returned.

You can buy this service for KSHS 50 only (VAT included), at the same time you submit your visa application form and supporting documents at the visa application centre.

Please read the SMS Service Disclaimer carefully before applying for this service

Note: This value added service is optional.

Photocopy and Photography

Applicants can avail the photocopy service and photograph service at the visa application Centre,

Cost of Photography service is Kes 500(4 pictures)

Cost of Photocopy service is Kes 5(one copy)

This remains an optional service. Please speak to the Submission Officer at the Visa Application Centre for more details

Note: All charges must be paid in cash at the time of submission. This Value added service is Optional

Courier service

  • Applicants can choose to have their processed passport couriered to your house or office by paying a nominal additional charge
  • VFS will avail this service for KES 350 only (VAT Included) for shipments addressed within Nairobi.
  • For shipments to be delivered outside Nairobi the cost is KES 750.

Note: All optional service fees must be paid at the time of submission. This value added service is optional.

Please read the Courier Service Disclaimer carefully before applying for this service.