Dubai: VFS Global, outsourcing and technology services specialist for governments and diplomatic missions worldwide, headquartered in Dubai, UAE, has won contracts to provide additional visa services for the following client governments: Belgium, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Slovenia, and The Czech Republic.
Said Zubin Karkaria, Chief Executive Officer, VFS Global Group, “VFS Global is grateful for the trust and goodwill the European member states have placed in us over the years. With the recent renewal / extension of our relationship with eight European governments across multiple regions, we are pleased to offer our high quality visa services to many more visa applicants.”
Chris Dix, Head – Business Development, VFS Global, said, “This has been a great quarter for VFS Global. Today, VFS Global is the trusted partner of 61 client governments, in large part due to our uncompromising approach to using technology as a key business driver, and constantly innovating so that visa applicants continue to enjoy streamlined and convenient visa services the world over.”
In India, VFS Global strengthened relationship with Governments of Hungary and Estonia, which it serves in 16 cities in India. The company offers visa services for 47 countries through its centres across India. In August and September 2018, VFS Global signed eight contracts with existing and new client governments, to extend their visa service network. As per the new contracts, VFS Global will now provide visa services for Belgium in Rwanda; Estonia in China, India, Belarus, Turkey, Russia; Germany in China and 13 other countries in South East Asia region; Hungary in India, Belarus, Kazakhstan; Italy in Bahrain and Ecuador; Lithuania in Ukraine; Slovenia in 13 countries (Australia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Canada, Iran, Kosovo, Mexico, New Zealand, Serbia, South Korea, Taiwan, UAE, UK, USA) and The Czech Republic in Vietnam, Mongolia and Uzbekistan.
VFS Global plans to open an additional 97 Visa Application Centres to meet the requirements of the new contracts and offers applicants a convenient and easy visa application process in these additional countries. The rollout of all new operations is expected to be completed by mid-2019.
VFS Global currently serves 61 client governments through operations in 141 countries worldwide.