Visa process starts in India for 11 countries

Chennai: Foreign missions in India have gradually started resuming visa application processes

VFS Global, an outsourcing and technology services provider for governments and diplomatic missions worldwide, has said that visa application services will resume for specific visa categories for Belarus, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Portugal, South Korea, Turkey, UAE, and United Kingdom.

According to VFS, it would re-open Visa Application Centres in limited cities, with the approval of respective Embassies/Consulates in India, and operate under strict health and safety guidelines. Customers will have to schedule appointments online, through the website, prior to visiting the Visa Application Centre.

However, it said outbound international commercial flights have not yet resumed as of this date.

“After specific Embassies/Consulates, as well as local authorities have given their approval, VFS Global’s centres will accept visa applications for select countries and visa categories in specific cities,” it added.

It is yet to announce visa resumption dates for big destinations like the US and Canada.


NT Bureau