Vfs Global News
VFS Global to offer Expo 2020 Dubai tickets to global audience
Customers travelling to Dubai during Expo 2020 can simply visit their nearest VFS Global Visa application centre in the GCC, India, China, Russia, the UK and Germany to plan their trip.
VFS TasHeel launches Saudi visa services around world
VFS TasHeel has launched tourist visa services for guests looking to visit Saudi Arabia at its centres across 30 countries worldwide. The organisation is an authorised visa service provider for the ministry of foreign affairs in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Thailand launches new electronic visa on arrival service
The service offers travellers a new experience when entering the country at the Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueng airports in Bangkok, as well as at Phuket and Chiang Mai airports.
Ireland opens new visa application centre in United Arab Emirates
The embassy of Ireland has opened the United Arab Emirates’ first external visa application centre in partnership with VFS Global. Operations at the new centre in Abu Dhabi are now live.
VFS rolls-out improved UK visa service for United States travellers
Travellers in the United States requiring a visa to the United Kingdom can now get help with their application form filling either over the phone or via email.
VFS Global extends visa partnerships with Croatia and Lithuania
VFS Global has extended its visa processing partnerships with the ministry of foreign affairs of the Republic of Lithuania and the ministry of foreign and European affairs of the Republic of Croatia.
Norway extends VFS Global visa processing partnership
Norway has awarded VFS Global an extension to its global contract for visa processing services. The contract extension covers four regions – Europe & Russia, Asia & Oceania, Middle East & Africa, and the Americas.
Gulf Air to offer new Bahrain visa service alongside VFS Global
Gulf Air has today launched a Bahrain Tourist Visa Service, available via exclusively to the airline’s passengers flying across its global network.
VFS Global completes acquisition of TT Services
VFS Global has completed the acquisition of visa service provider TT Services. The transaction enables VFS Global to leverage on core competences and brands and to further enhance operating performance.
VFS Global opens new Irish visa application centre in Doha, Qatar
Residents of Qatar can now apply for visas to Ireland at a centrally-located Visa Application Centre launched in Doha by the embassy of Ireland in partnership with VFS Global. Applicants can visit the centre to enrol their biometrics and submit visa applications in a modern and comfortable environment.
VFS Global expands Russian visa services across Europe ahead of FIFA World Cup 2018
In a move to enhance visa application services for travellers to Russia globally, VFS Global has launched Russia Visa Application Centres in 14 countries and 31 cities, many of them in Eastern and Western Europe, in the last seven months.
VFS Global wins contract to manage India visas in Spain
The embassy of India in Spain and VFS Global have signed a four-year contract to manage Indian visa processing services in three cities in Spain: Madrid, Barcelona and Las Palmas. The new centres in these cities are expected to launch in April 2017, and will make the visa application process considerably more convenient and accessible for travellers from Spain to India.