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Questions tagged [vfs-global]

VFS Global, a subsidiary of Kuoni Travel and provider of administrative services in connection with visa applications, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. Not to be confused with other uses of the VFS acronym: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VFS.

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How do I know if my visa application is approved

I had applied for France visa two months ago. I had been asked to provide a document after a month or so. I have not yet obtained the requested document, though, had notified the visa center. Today, I ...
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How to generate UK Visitor Visa Shipping label for VFS Global

After my biometrics was done, I was handed a document that provided the list of supporting documents that I need to mail in. The document clearly mentions A UPS return shipping label purchase using ...
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vfs global always says “User is already logged in”

I'm applying for a UK visa and is stuck at log in step. After I type my email and password and login, the system always says "User is already logged in". There is an online forum thread describing ...
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What can I do: UK transit visa not issued or passport returned: my flight is in two days?

I applied for a UK direct airside visa at New York VFS on 17th Oct 2018, as I am flying from San Diego to India via London. It is 30 Nov now, and I still didn't get back my passport. My flight is on ...
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Visa application Return shipping from UKVI scanning hub, New York

Does anyone have experience purchasing a return shipping label from the visa scanning hub in New York? The VFS Global website does not have that location as an option. I am not using a premium visa ...
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Applying for the Short-Term Study visa UK but there is problem

I'm already applying my application for the UK Short-Term Study via the online and made an appointment but if I chosen the prime time service there is notice below the page said I should pay the fee ...
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Courier tracking number for VFS Netherlands application

My spouse and I applied for Schengen visa for Netherlands through two applications but on the same date at San Francisco VFS. My spouse got her UPS tracking number within few hours after VFS ...
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Pay stubs for Schengen tourist Visa at Netherlands VFS in US

I recently took appointment for Schengen tourist visa at Netherlands VFS in SF. The appointment letter had a checklist of documents. It says for employed people, we need to show last three bank ...
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What is correct when applying for a visa: VFS or Embassy guidelines?

I have been a successful recipient of 3 Schengen visas for France so far (2 short and one long). I applied for my 4th one today. Now, France has opened a new portal called france-visas.gouv.fr where ...
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Italian Schengen visa form session expired

My wife is applying for a Schengen tourist visa through VFS for our honeymoon to Italy. Whenever we use the VAF login to fill in the application form we fill in the first page and click save or next ...
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What will be the sub-category for a short-term Training/Internship visa for Germany on the VFS website?

I wanted to book an appointment for a Schengen visa for Germany with VFS in India. The visa sub-category is Training/Internship. However, on the VFS website, the only options for Schengen visa are ...
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How long does it take to get a Denmark visa from VFS Global in San Francisco?

I am an Indian citizen, living in San Francisco. I intend to fly to Denmark on the 18th of May. However, the earliest appointment available is 14th of May at VFS Global in San Francisco. Is this too ...
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Can I move my flight schedule after VFS interview?

I had a Schengen visa appointment for the Netherlands today with VFS. They kept my travel documents and the tickets. I am wondering if I will be to make any changes to the itinerary before the embassy ...
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Best visa category: visiting family and friends or tourist visa for Portugal? [closed]

I am an Erasmus scholar in Portugal, for a period of 5 months (one semester). I want my wife to apply for a one-month visit visa in June before I head home in July. We want to go to different places ...
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UK standard visitor visa, mistake in previous name

I am planning to visit London with my wife and son. I already have a valid UK visitor visa. I have filled the application for my wife and son and soon after making the payment, I realized that there ...
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Russia to The Netherlands. What are the implications of changing from a hostel to a private apartment AFTER getting the visa and crossing the border?

I'm going to The Netherlands either by invitation or using tourist visa, depending on if I get the invitation in time. So in case I'm getting a tourist visa to The Netherlands, am I going to face ...
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Travelling to Schengen countries from UK with multi entry UK visa

I am an Indian National holding an Indian passport. Currently, I have obtained a multi-entry UK Business Visitor Visa from New Delhi, India. During my stay in Edinburgh, UK, I plan to travel to the ...
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VFS not responding to email

I have written an email to VFS Denmark regarding the name on my visa. They have an SLA of 2 days for responding to emails but have not responded even after 5 days. I have called them up multiple times ...
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Green sticker put on passport by VFS Delhi for UK visa

I submitted my application for UK Standard Visa at VFS centre in New Delhi and the desk executive collecting the documents put a green sticker on my pouch/passport. She had other color stickers too ...
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Visa Application Mishandle [closed]

I recently tried applying for a Schengen visa in The Netherlands consulate. They gave me a 15 work-days processing time. It's worth noting that from the day I applied I was in contact with VFS (they ...
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UK Standard visitor visa received but a few documents submitted are missing. How to get them back?

I have submitted the original offer letter of my employment along with the letters as supporting documents for a UK standard visitor visa from India. I have done it through VFS global. I received the ...
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How long does it take to get Canadian Visa? [closed]

Im sure this question has been touched on before however my situation is slightly unique which I belief warrants the opening of a new question, without being duplicate. I have to apply for a Canadian ...
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How to prove the relation with sponsor for visit visa?

Me and my sponsor we have never met but we are friends in Facebook since 3 years and we been talking a lot. And he decided to meet me and invited to his country The Netherland. And I have already ...
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Attending bio-metric appointment for UK visitor visa with family [closed]

I and my wife got the appointment on the same day but different times (10:30 am & 12:30 pm) - in San Francisco. But our son got the appointment 2 days later. Can all three of us go together during ...
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Unable to schedule a Schengen visa appointment through VFS Italy. What are my options?

I have to obtain my Schengen visa through the Italian embassy on the VFS global website. I am from Melbourne, Australia; my travel dates are in August, so the earliest I could apply is in May. I am ...
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German visa correction

I got the Schengen visa - Germany in Chennai, but there is error in the photo. They printed my daughters photo in my sons visa. My daughters passport is correct. What is the process to do visa ...
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Schengen Visa . No response from the Consulate [closed]

I just got information from the VFS site that the passport has been received. However there is no email yet from the consulate. Does that mean that my visa application is rejected ? A bit worried ...
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I am a minor, my father is abroad but I need his permission to travel

I have a question concerning the Schengen visa to Italy. My brother and I are minors. We are planning to visit Italy in August. My father is abroad for work and I know that for all minors both parents ...
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The barcode sticker which VFS in India puts on the back of my passport got damaged by water. Will this cause me problems upon re-entering India?

I have an Indian passport. I have travelled to UK on a work visa. VFS in India puts a barcode sticker on the back of the passport. Unfortunately, here in the UK, some water applied on the barcode ...
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How can I track my visa application through VFS when the status shown hasn't updated for ten days and I've not had an SMS recently? [closed]

I applied for a Business visa on 10th October and opted for SMS Facility in Delhi. First day I got an SMS from VFS Team stating application forwarded to Embassy. Today is the tenth working day and I ...