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09 Oct, 2019, 15:25 BST New National Identification Number Enrolment Centre for Nigerians Launched in Ottawa, Canada

In the endeavour to support the initiative by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) to enroll Nigerian adults and children into the...


11 Jun, 2019, 11:43 BST VFS Global Launches Exclusive Netherlands Passport and ID Services Centre in Canada

The key passport and ID services currently delivered at the centre are: Passport Application processing for Adults and Minors (New & Renewal)...


05 Apr, 2019, 08:28 BST VFS Global Wins the Coveted Dubai Quality Global Award (DQGA) and Achieves 5 Star Rating in the Emirates Business Rating Scheme (EBRS)

VFS Global, the world's largest outsourcing and technology services specialist for diplomatic missions worldwide, is proud to announce it has...


17 Jan, 2019, 09:41 GMT VFS Global Awarded Contract to Open New Passport Application Centres Across Four Locations in Ghana

VFS Global has commenced operations with its first Passport Application Centre in the capital city of Accra on behalf of the Ministry of Foreign...


12 Dec, 2018, 09:11 GMT China Opens Visa Application Center in Kuwait in Partnership With VFS Global

Center in Kuwait expected to manage 10,000 Chinese visa applications annually VFS Global in partnership with the Government of P. R. China recently...


27 Nov, 2018, 08:25 GMT VFS Global Wins Global Visa Contract for The Netherlands

Extending visa services for the Netherlands Operating eight out of nine regions The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands has ...


09 Nov, 2018, 07:30 GMT Slovakia Signs New Contract for Visa Processing Services, Becomes VFS Global's 62nd Client Government

To operate 38 new Visa Application Centres in 10 countries, by December 2018 On 5th November 2018, VF Worldwide Holdings Ltd., operating as VFS...


09 Nov, 2018, 06:21 GMT Slovakia Signs New Contract for Visa Processing Services, Becomes VFS Global's 62nd Client Government

To operate 38 new Visa Application Centres in 10 countries, by December 2018 On 5th November 2018, VF Worldwide Holdings Ltd., operating as VFS...


29 Oct, 2018, 05:30 GMT VFS Global Wins Contract to Provide Germany Visa Services in 14 Countries in Asia Pacific

• VFS Global has served Government of Germany for 13 years, since 2005 VFS Global has been awarded the Regional Contract to provide Germany visa...


26 Oct, 2018, 11:30 BST VFS Global Signs Visa Service Contracts With Eight European Governments

- Company wins contracts to provide additional visa services for the following client governments: Belgium, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Italy,...


26 Oct, 2018, 08:30 BST VFS Global Signs Visa Service Contracts With Eight European Governments

Company wins contracts to provide additional visa services for the following client governments: Belgium, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Italy,...


11 Oct, 2018, 07:30 BST Italy Opens a new Visa Application Centre in the Kingdom of Bahrain in Partnership With VFS Global

The Italian Embassy in Bahrain opened a new visa application centre in Manama in partnership with VFS Global on 09 October, 2018. In a joint...


19 Jul, 2018, 05:00 BST VFS Global Opens Ukraine Visa Application Centres in Riyadh and Jeddah

The Embassy of Ukraine announced the opening of two visa application centres in Saudi Arabia - in Riyadh and Jeddah - to efficiently serve expatriate ...


18 Jul, 2018, 05:00 BST VFS Global Opens First Visa Application Centre for Republic of Sudan in Riyadh, KSA

The Embassy of the Republic of Sudan in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced the opening of it's first-ever visa application centre in the world in...


07 Jun, 2018, 01:30 BST Exclusive New Services for UK Student Visa Applicants in Hong Kong

In a move to enhance visa application services for student visa applicants who intend to study in the United Kingdom, VFS Global, in association with ...


23 Apr, 2018, 03:00 BST VFS Global Brings UK Visa Services Closer to Applicants in Thailand With The Launch of its 'Mobile Visa Application Centre' Solution

VFS Global has today unveiled the first-of-its-kind 'Visa Application Centre on wheels', a new and innovative solution for UK visa applicants in...


13 Apr, 2018, 12:10 BST VFS Global Launches One-stop Visa Centres for Malaysia in Riyadh and Jeddah in KSA

The world's leading outsourcing and technology services specialist for diplomatic missions worldwide, VFS Global, today announced the opening of two...


10 Apr, 2018, 06:58 BST German Embassy Opens Visa Application Centre in Bahrain in Partnership With VFS Global

H.E. Mr. Alfred Simms-Protz, the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Bahrain today inaugurated a new Visa Application Centre in Manama,...


10 Apr, 2018, 02:00 BST VFS Global Expands Finland Visa Services Network to Hong Kong

In partnership with the Consulate General of Finland in Hong Kong & Macao, VFS Global announces the launch of its new Visa Application Centre,...


26 Mar, 2018, 02:30 BST Czech Visa Application Centres Launched in Changsha, Jinan, and Fuzhou in P.R. China

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Beijing and the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Shanghai announced the launch of three new Czech...


19 Mar, 2018, 07:30 GMT VFS Global Awarded Contracts to Provide Canadian Visa Application Centre Services in 78 Countries

Public Services and Procurement Canada, on behalf of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, has awarded VFS Global five of the six regions of...


12 Mar, 2018, 13:19 GMT VFS Global to Take Over Full Ownership of VFS TasHeel

VFS Global has agreed to take over 100% ownership of its Joint Venture with the TasHeel Group - VFS TasHeel and Vasco, as per a binding agreement...


12 Mar, 2018, 13:14 GMT VFS Global Acquires Middle Eastern FMC Partner Al Etimad

VFS Global has agreed to take over 100% of the Middle Eastern Facility Management Company (FMC) Al Etimad from TasHeel Group as per a binding...


18 Feb, 2018, 05:00 GMT VFS Global Further Strengthens Partnership With the Government of Italy

Visa services contracts re-awarded in 3 countries in Middle East and Africa and new contract won in Libya; new Legalisation Services contracts...


15 Feb, 2018, 09:39 GMT Croatia and Lithuania Extend Their Contracts With VFS Global

VFS Global now services Croatia and Lithuania visas in 27 and 9 countries respectively VFS Global announced that in December 2017, the Ministry of...