ETW STAFF – Mumbai
The Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in New Delhi, India introduced a new facility for collection of visa applications and delivery process with the appointment of VFS Global. VFS Global will offer the new visa application services in Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai and New Delhi.
VFS Global will be responsible only for accepting applications for Slovenia visas from applicants residing in India. All applications will continue to be assessed and processed by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in New Delhi, India.
The key features of these centres will be longer operating hours, dedicated website for easy access, visa information including visa types, applicable fees and application status, professional and responsive staff dedicated to handle visa queries, dedicated call centre unit and email support. Applicants can also benefit from a host of other value added services such as photo-booth, photo-copying, online tracking of status, SMS alerts and door-step delivery of passports. The service would attract a nominal service fee, payable at the visa application centres at the time of submitting the application.
H E Janez Premoze, ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia said, “It is my pleasure to inaugurate the beginning of cooperation between Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in New Delhi and VFS Global, in the year when Slovenia and India are celebrating 20 years of establishing diplomatic relations. I am happy to announce that apart from the application Centre in New Delhi, VFS Global will start extending services to Slovenian visa applicants also at their Centres in Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai. We hope that visa services offered by such an experienced operator as VFS Global in these six metropolitan cities will bring Slovenia closer to Indian people, and will result in many more visitors from India, either for business, tourism, sport, education or just to feel Slovenia.”
Murali Raghavan, chief operating officer – South Asia and CIS, VFS Global said, “It is our privilege to be appointed as the trusted partner by the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in India, to facilitate Slovenian visa application process for Indian residents. We are committed to providing highly efficient and convenient services to all visa applicants applying for Slovenian visas across the country. Applicants in India can now apply at any of VFS Global’s convenient and comfortable Joint Visa Applications Centres at Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai and New Delhi, and experience professional services at all times.”