VFS Global opened a Visa Application Centre for the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Kuwait in a ceremony with the Czech Ambassador to Kuwait H.E. Martin Vitek cutting the ribbon in the presence of VFS Global officials. The new VFS Global center is equipped with the latest facilities to easily process visa applications to the Czech Republic and allow for enrollment for biometrics in a centrally-located and comfortable environment. The services at this location have started from 15 November.
The center is located on the first floor, Albanwan Building, Ali Al-Salem Street, Al-Qiblah Area (opposite Kuwait Central Bank), Kuwait City.
Speaking on the launch, Ambassador Vitek said, "I am happy to be here today to launch a new Visa Application Centre for the Embassy of the Czech Republic. Czech Republic is a member of the European Union and a Schengen Travel Area. Historically, Czech Republic has been a tempting destination for Kuwaiti visitors. Specifically, medical and spa facilities in the Czech Republic have been treating Kuwaiti clients to high quality standards over many years. We are pleased to register an increasing demand from Kuwaiti citizens. The Embassy issued more than 4000 visas last year and an estimate for this year is in excess of 6000. Opening our partnership with VFS Global today is a significant step to strengthen our capabilities to serve our clients better."
Ajit Alexander, Regional CEO - Middle East and Africa, VFS Global, said: "We are committed to streamlining the visa application process for travellers and providing best-in-class services for visitors to our centers. We are privileged to partner with the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Kuwait and are confident our services will enhance the overall experience for applicants. "
The key features of the centre include:
- Convenient and centrally-accessed location
- Professional staff with local language capability to handle queries and applications
- Well-appointed center for enhanced comfort of applicants
- Automated queue governance for smooth flow of applicants
- Dedicated website for easy access to information including visa categories, requirements, check-list and applicable fees
- 100 percent secure handling of passports, documents and personal information
- Door-step delivery of passports
- Premium Lounge for personalized and comfortable service
The Czech Republic Visa Application Centre contact info:
Helpline: 00 965 22913798
Business hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm (Sunday to Thursday)
Submission Timings: 9:00am – 4:00pm I Sunday - Thursday (except holidays as declared by the Embassy)
Document Collection: 4:00pm – 5:00pm I Sunday - Thursday (except holidays as declared by the Embassy)