Romanian Visa

XIII. Visa processing fees

No short-stay visa fees are charged for the following categories of applicants:

  • foreign officials employed by international organisations that Romania is a party to;
  • staff members of foreign diplomatic missions and consulates, persons accompanying state and government officials, parliamentary delegations and other official guests, as well as their family members, on a basis of reciprocity;
  • children under 6 years of age;
  • pupils and students involved in university graduation, master’s degree and doctorate’s degree programmes and in post-university courses, as well as their accompanying teachers, who travel for studies or for academic, scientific or professional training;
  • researchers travelling to the European Union for scientific research purposes, as they are defined in Recommendation 2005/761/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28 September 2005 to facilitate the issue by the Member States of uniform short-stay visas for researchers from third countries travelling within the Community for the purpose of carrying out scientific research;
  • representatives of non-profit organisations who are 25 years of age, or younger, and who attend seminars, conferences, sports, cultural or educational events, arranged by non-profit organisations;
  • family members of the Romanian citizens, of the citizens of the other Member States of the European Union and the Economic European Area, as well as of the citizens of the Swiss Confederation, whenever they are accompanying or joining such citizens, as family members are defined in art. 2 par. (1) item 3 of the Emergency Government Ordinance no. 102/2005 on the free circulation on the territory of Romania of the citizens of the Member States of the European Union and the Economic European Area, as well as of the citizens of the Swiss Confederation, republished, as subsequently amended and supplemented.

 

No short-stay visa fees are charged for the citizens of the Republic of Cape Verde, pursuant to the EU-Cape Verde Agreement, in force since December 1, 2014 for the following categories of persons:

  • members of the official delegations who, following an official invitation addressed to Cape Verde, to the Member States or to the Union, participate in official meetings, consultations, negotiations or exchange programmes, as well as in events arranged at the initiative of inter-governmental bodies on the territory of a Member State or of Cape Verde;
  • children up to 12 years of age;
  • pupils, students and graduates undergoing university and post-university courses and their accompanying teachers, who travel for studies or for academic training;
  • researchers travelling for scientific research activities;
  • persons who are up to 25 years of age, who attend seminars, conferences, sports, cultural or educational events, arranged by non-profit organisations.