04 June 2014 The Government of Switzerland and VFS Global introduce a Visa Application Centre in Kuwait starting 1 June 2014, catering to the growing demand of Switzerland bound travelers in the region.
As of 1 June 2014, all Schengen visa applications for Switzerland from applicants residing in Kuwait will be handled by VFS Global.
The key features of the center are its location, a dedicated website for easy access, appointment scheduling, professional and responsive staff who speaks local as well as official Swiss languages to handle the visa application process, application tracking tool, and door step delivery of passports. The same center also serves the Governments of Austria, Greece and Spain.
Switzerland Visa Application Centre in Kuwait Details
1st floor Albanwan Building,
Ali Al-Salem Street, Al-Qiblah Area,
Kuwait City (opposite Kuwait Central Bank)
Business Hours: 0900hrs to 1700hrs; Sunday to Thursday
CONTACT DETAILS AND TIMINGS
Helpline: +965 2291 3643| Email: firstname.lastname@example.org |Website: www.vfsglobal.ch/Switzerland/Kuwait
Acceptance of Applications (All Applicants): 0900hrs to 1600hrs; Sunday to Thursday
(Except Holidays as declared by the Embassy of Switzerland in Kuwait)
Return delivery of Applications:
1600hrs to 1700hrs; Sunday to Thursday (Except Holidays as declared by the Embassy of Switzerland in Kuwait)
Additional Courier charges as applicable to be borne by applicants
*VFS Global will be responsible only for accepting applications for Switzerland visas. All applications will continue to be assessed and processed by the Embassy of Switzerland in Kuwait. Timelines for turnaround of visas are as per the discretion of the authorities.
About VFS Global
VFS Global is the world's largest outsourcing and technology services specialist for diplomatic missions and governments worldwide. With 1226 Visa Application Centres (VACs) located in 111 countries across five continents as at 30 April 2014, VFS Global serves the interests of the diplomatic missions of 45 client governments. VFS Global's worldwide operations are certified ISO 9001:2008 for Quality Management System, ISO 27001:2005 for Information Security Management System and ISO 14001:2004 for Environmental Management System by TÜV SÜD, one of the world's leading external and independent certification bodies. The company has successfully processed over 79 million applications since its inception in 2001.
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