Schengen Visa fee set to increase soon; Check latest rates here

Schengen Visa fee set to increase soon; Check latest rates here

Schengen Visa fee set to increase soon; Check latest rates here

Schengen Visa fee set to increase soon; See latest rates here

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If you are scheduling to visit Europe and need a Schengen visa, you need to wage reviewed fees from June 2024 as Slovenia’s Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs broadcasted the hike naming numerous factors including inflation.

As per the statement, the cost for Grown-up candidates will surge from €80 to €90, and for children aged six to twelve, the fee will go up from €40 to €45.

States outside EU will be paying higher fees of €135 or €180 after June 11, 2024. EU related fee hike with rising inflation and rise in pays for public workers.

The enlarged visa fees are to come into force from June 11, a statement by Slovenia’s Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs said.

Schengen Visa Fee Update 2024

CategoryCurrent FeeNew Fee
Adults€80€90
Children (6-12)€40€45
Non-EU nations€135Up to €180

The fee adjustments stem from the latest review of EU visa fees in December last year, a process scheduled every three years according to the Schengen Visa Code. EU justifies the fee hike by citing the need to accommodate inflation and civil servant salaries.

An International Air Transport Association report suggests that higher EU visa fees might negatively impact travel affordability and potentially affect the economies of EU member states by discouraging travel and reducing travel volumes.

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