Czech Republic and VFS Global extend visa service delivery to Georgia

Published in Politics
Monday, 04 May 2015 15:48

The Government of the Czech Republic and VFS Global, the world’s largest outsourcing and technology services specialist for diplomatic missions and governments, commenced their visa application services for Czech Republic visas in Georgia today, with the opening of the Czech Republic Visa Application Centre. Catering to the growing demand of Czech Republic bound travellers in the region; this new initiative is aimed at offering new services, facilities and benefits to visa applicants, and boost tourism, trade and investments, and bilateral ties between Czech Republic and Georgia.

VFS Global will operate Czech Republic Visa Application Centre, located at 10 Kuchishvili street, Tbilisi, Georgia, 0179  

Mr. Prabuddha Sen, Regional Head - RCIS, VFS Global said, “It is our privilege to be the trusted partner to the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Tbilisi in providing services to facilitate visa application process for travellers in Georgia. We are committed to provide professional and convenient services to all applicants applying for a Czech Republic visa in the region. VFS Global is privileged to be associated with the Government of the Czech Republic in Georgia. This extension of our association with the Czech Republic Government reflects their faith in our abilities, and we are sure this will go a long way in forging a longstanding partnership with VFS Global.”

The key features of the new centre are:

  • Conveniently located and easily accessible state-of-the art Visa Application Centre
  • Longer operating hours allowing applicants to visit at a time of their convenience
  • Professional and responsive staff dedicated to handle visa queries and applications
  • Automated queue governance for smooth flow of applicants, providing better crowd management
  • Dedicated website for easy access to information including visa categories, requirements and check-list, applicable fees and application status
  • Dedicated call centre and email support to answer queries and status of application
  • 100% secure handling of passports, documents and personal information
  • In-VAC feedback kiosks and forms, and online feedback services  for applicants to share their recommendations and feedback about the services
  • Tracking of application status and SMS alerts for visa status update on mobile phones
  • Door-step delivery of passports
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