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Sudan opens first visa application centre in Saudi Arabia

KSA Business


The Embassy of Sudan in Saudi Arabia today announced the opening of its first visa application centre in Riyadh in partnership with VFS Global, an outsourcing and technology services specialist for governments and 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 Sudan to Saudi Arabia, Abdulbasit Badawi Al-Sanousi, said: “This is the first time 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 opening many more such centres across the world.”

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

In his statement at the inaugural function, 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 the secure handling of passports, documents and personal information. Door-step delivery of passport is yet another service that VFS Global offers. - TradeArabia News Service

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