VFS Global today opened a Slovakia Visa Application Centre in Kuwait City in Kuwait, which offers residents of Kuwait traveling to Slovakia greater convenience in accessing professionally managed visa application submission services. The new center is part of the recent contract win with the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, which mandates the opening of Visa Application Centres in 10 countries across the world.

In a statement, VFS Global said the Slovakia Visa Application Centre in Kuwait is the first to be opened in the Middle East region and the fifth Slovakia Visa Application Centre to be launched globally. So far VFS Global has launched one center in Minsk, Belarus, and three centers have been launched in the cities of Mumbai, New Delhi and Bengaluru in India.

Some of the key features of the Slovakia Visa Application Centre in Kuwait include longer operating hours, professionally trained staff fluent in the local language, an Automated Queue Management system for seamless submission procedures and a Premium Lounge for a more personalized application submission experience.

Inaugurating the new Visa Application Centre, Martin Kardos, Charge d’affaires ad interim of the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Kuwait, said: “We believe that in close cooperation with professionals from VFS Global, Kuwaiti and other residents will find services at the new Visa Application Centre more comfortable, helpful and convenient to submit their visa requests. We believe as a result we will witness a substantial increase of applicants wishing to visit our beautiful and hospitable country in the heart of Europe and explore its beauties. ”

Under the contract signed with the Slovak Republic, VFS Global will provide outsourced visa processing services in Kuwait, Belarus, Egypt, India, Kazakhstan, Palestine, P. R. China, Turkey the United Arab Emirates, and Russia, through 38 Slovakia Visa Application Centres.

Also commenting on the launch of the new Slovakia Visa Application Centre in Kuwait,  Vinay Malhotra, Regional Group COO – Middle East, South Asia & China, VFS Global, said: “With the opening of the new center, our steadfast endeavor is to provide residents with seamless visa application submission services in a comfortable and professionally managed environment ensuring an enhanced customer experience. We are privileged and honored to partner with the Government of the Slovak Republic and are committed to the continued expansion of the Slovakia Visa Application Centre network in the GCC region and globally.”

The VFS Global Slovakia Visa Application Centre in Kuwait is located at Level 30, Arraya Center 1, AI Shuhada Street, Kuwait City, Kuwait. Visa applicants can direct their queries and appointment requests to the helpline at +965 2225 0274 or write in at info.slovakiakw@vfshelpline.com. Applicants can also access information on the visa application submission procedures online via www.vfsglobal.com/Slovakia/Kuwaitl.


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