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VFS Global Opens Application Centre for Sudan in Saudi Arabia


VFS Global Opens First Visa Application Centre for Republic of Sudan in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


HE Mr Abdulbasit Badawi Al-Sanousi, Ambassador of the Republic of Sudan to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (second from left), inaugurating the first Sudan Visa Application Centre in Riyadh on 15 July 2018 (PRNewsfoto/VFS Global)

In addition to visa processing services, VFS Global will also provide legalisation services. The Embassy of the Republic of Sudan in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia today announced the opening of its first ever visa application centre in the world in Riyadh in partnership with VFS Global, the world’s largest outsourcing and technology services specialist for diplomatic missions worldwide.

In a joint statement, the Embassy further said that it would not be accepting visa application submissions at its offices anymore and applicants only need to approach VFS Global to process visas to Sudan.

Apart from visa processing, VFS Global will also offer legalisation services at the Sudan visa application centre. Opening the new visa application centre officially, the Ambassador of the Republic of Sudan to Saudi Arabia, HE Abdulbasit Badawi Al-Sanousi said: “This is the first time ever Sudan has joined hands with a third party to outsource visa processing. Indeed, we are glad to partner with VFS Global acclaimed for its outsourced visa processing expertise across the world.  For us, Riyadh visa application centre is the first and we would look forward to open many more such centres across the world.”

The VFS Global Sudan visa application centre in Riyadh is located on the 4th Floor, Al Yamama Centre, Al Murabia, King Fahad Road, Amr Ibn Al As Street.

Visa applicants to Sudan from the Kingdom can direct their queries and appointment requests to the call centre number in Riyadh on 920001643. For more information, applicants can also access the website via info.sudanksa@vfshelpline.com

In his statement at the inaugural function, Mr. Vinay Malhotra, Regional Group COO for Middle East, South Asia & China, VFS Global, said: “Sudan is one of our newest client governments and represents yet another milestone in the growth of VFS Global which now serves 60 governments, offering our expertise in visa processing services across our centers, globally. The Sudan visa application centre will offer a new and fresh experience to applicants with greater comfort and convenience. Being a customer-centric entity, VFS Global will ensure that applicants get a seamless experience while applying for visas.”

Managed by professionals trained to provide secure and time-efficient processing of entry permit requirements, VFS Global Sudan visa application centre comes with the convenience of an easily approachable location and automated queue governance for smooth flow of applicants. Potential applicants can also access a dedicated website for information on visa categories, requirements, check-list and applicable fees.

Applicants can also opt for the comfort of a Premium Lounge for more personalised service. VFS Global staff is well trained in secure handling of passports, documents and personal information. Door-step delivery of passport is yet another service that VFS Global offers.