TAKING INTO ACCOUNT the Protocol on the position of the United Kingdom and Ireland annexed to the Treaty on European Union and to the Treaty establishing the European Community and the Protocol integrating the Schengen acquis into the framework of the European Union, and the confirmation that the provisions of this Agreement do not apply to the United Kingdom and Ireland, RECOGNISING that visa facilitation should not lead to illegal immigration and 1. The fee for processing visa applications of citizens of the Republic of Serbia is €35. 1. The diplomatic and consular missions of the Member States shall issue multiple-entry visas of up to five years to the following categories of persons: 1. The visa facilities provided for in this Agreement shall apply to citizens of the Republic of Serbia only to the extent that they are not exempt from the visa requirement by the laws, regulations and regulations of the Community or of the Member States, this Agreement or other international instruments. Citizens of the Republic of Serbia who, for reasons of force majeure, do not have the possibility to leave the territory of the Member States on the date indicated in their visa shall be extended by the duration of their visa for the period necessary for their return to the State of residence, in accordance with the legislation applied by the host Member State. Citizens of the European Union and of the Republic of Serbia who have lost their identity documents or who have been stolen during their stay in the territory of the Republic of Serbia or of the Member States may leave that territory on the basis of valid identity documents allowing them to cross the border, issued by diplomatic or consular missions of the Member States or of the Republic of Serbia, without visas or other genes I said that this was the case. 2. The time limit for deciding on a visa application may be extended, in certain cases, up to thirty calendar days, in particular where further examination of the application is necessary. . . .