Please note that starting the 3rd of February 2020, the Schengen visa fees will be increased as follows: 80€ instead of 60€, 40€ instead of 35€.
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FINGERPRINTS EXEMPTION COURIER PROCEDURE
All applicants 12 years and older must appear in person to submit their applications and biometric data at our branches. However, if you have obtained a previous Schengen visa in the last 5 years, and on that occasion your biometric data
(fingerprint and photo) had been captured, you do not need to appear in person to submit your application. You can make use of the Exemption courier application at the additional price of 590 rand and post your documents to our branch.
Once you have gathered all the required documents and you are ready to submit your visa file application, you must present yourself at one of our offices to lodge your application and have your biometric data collected. You need to book an appointment to do this.
Once the application is processed and returned by the Italian Consulate you will have to collect your passport at Capago. You will find information on how, where and when to collect your passport here.
Capago, the Italian visa application centers in South Africa
Capago South Africa has been accorded the status of approved intermediary and given the mandate by the Consulate of Italy in Cape Town , to handle and process all documentation pertaining to Schengen visa applications for residents in the Cape Town jurisdiction (Western, Northern and Eastern Cape).