Four new Cyprus visa centres in the U.K.
To offer greater accessibility and a seamless application process to UK residents and foreign nationals in the UK who plan to travel to the popular holiday destination of Cyprus and need visa related services, VFS Global has launched four new Visa Application Centres for the Cyprus High Commission Cyprus.
Applicants can opt for the Premium Service at these centres that offer assistance by dedicated staff members during the submission process – including assistance in filling in the visa application and verification of documents and free access to photocopy, photo booth, SMS and courier services.
Although UK visitors do not need a visa if they are staying less than 90 days, the new service will be of use to those who stay longer, such as those with holiday homes, those who spend more time in Cyprus visiting relatives, or those on long term business trips. Foreign nationals living in the UK may need a visa for shorter periods, depending on their circumstances.
The newly launched services were inaugurated by High Commissioner Euripides Evriviades, in the presence of Minos Papanicolaou, Visa office in London, Emelia Christodoulidou, Administrative Attaché and Anirudh Pratap Singh, COO – Europe, VFS Global.
VFS Global currently offers visa related assistance to the Cyprus mission in London with ongoing discussions to extend the scope of services to Consular and Passport services in the upcoming months. The extended working hours and an array of specialised services on offer by VFS Global, ensure that the visa application process more convenient for traveller.
Key features of the centre include application submission via prior appointment only; Premium Lounge offering personalised service; One-stop-shop for photocopy, photobooth, and printing services; Door-step delivery of passports via courier service; SMS alerts for status updates on visa application; and, Dedicated website for easy access to information including visa categories, fees etc.
The Cyprus Visa Application Centre in London operates out of the Joint Visa Application Centre and helps applicants to apply for visas for different countries within the same facility. VFS Global has been associated with the client government of Cyprus since 2010 and presently operates 29 Visa Application Centres in countries.
http://www.vfsglobal.com/cyprus/uk 08:30 (Monday to Friday, except scheduled holidays)