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VFS Global launches Czech Republic Visa Application Centre in Ahmedabad

Theodore Koumelis - 11 January 2017, 00:01

Newly opened centre in Ahmedabad is the seventhvisa application facility for the Czech Republic in India.

AHMEDABAD - The Embassy of the Czech Republic and VFS Global have launched a Czech Republic Visa Application Centrein Ahmedabad, to make visa application facilitiesmore accessible for residents of India's fastest emerging business hub in the western region.

The centre was inaugurated by H.E. Mr. Milan Hovorka, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to India, at a ceremony held on 09 January, 2017. The inauguration was also attended by other key members from the Embassy and VFS Global.

Ahmedabad is the seventh city in India where VFS Global has launched a Visa Application Centre for the Czech Republic, in the last one year. Earlier, applicants from Ahmedabad seeking a Schengen visa (if the main country of travel to Europewas the Czech Republic) were required to travel to Mumbai or New Delhi for the same.

This new centre in Ahmedabad is centrally located at Ground floor, Gujarat Chamber of Commerce, Opposite VallabhSadan temple, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad 380009.

Speaking about the launch, H.E. Mr. Milan Hovorka, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to India said, "Yet again, we continue to expand our footprints in the seventh major city in India, where people can submit their Schengen visa applications for travel to the Czech Republic by going to the visa centre of VFS Global. Like always, we strive to fulfill on our promises. And I will continue this journey of building convenient ways to ensure seamless travel to Czechia. Our endeavors sees no limit as we will announce the opening of additional Czech Visa Applications Centres soon."

The setting up of this seventh visa application centre in less than a year since commencement of services for the client government in India, signifies the company's strengthening association with the Embassy of the Czech Republic.VFS Global consistently strives to support the client government in smoothly processing large volumes of visa applications in India and to enhance accessibility to visa application facilities for leisure, MICE, and business travellers, so that the Embassy can focus on the key task of adjudicationof visa applications.

Commenting on the launch, Mr Vinay Malhotra, Chief Operating Officer –Middle East and South Asia, VFS Global, said, "We are pleased to further enhance the visa services network for the Czech Republic in India, through this modern visa application facility in Ahmedabad. The new centre will serve the ever-increasing volumes of visa applications for the Schengen country, and illustrates the emerging popularity of the Czech Republic as a tourist destination. We are confident that the introduction of professional and hassle-free Czech Republic visa servicesin Ahmedabad will be well-received by aspiring travellers from this city."

VFS Global set up visa application operations for the Czech Republic in Russia, in 2008, and has since established a robust network of 82centres for this client government across 18 countries.

Key features of the centre include:

  • Convenient and central location
  • Skilled staff well-versed with the local language to handle applications and queries
  • Extended operating hours enabling visitors to submit applications at their time of convenience
  • 100% secure handling of passports, documents and personal information
  • Dedicated website for easy access to information including visa categories, requirements, checklist, applicable fees, visa status update

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