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VFS Global, Partnering Governments. Providing Solutions.
Partnering Governments. Providing Solutions.

Company Profile

  • The world’s largest outsourcing and technology services specialist for governments and diplomatic missions worldwide

    • Serving 57 client governments in 130 countries with 2453 Application Centres

  • Processed over 160 million applications since its inception in 2001

  • Worldwide operations certified ISO 9001:2008 for Quality Management System, ISO 27001:2013 for Information Security Management System, ISO 14001:2004 for Environmental Management System, ISO/IEC/IEEE 23026:2015 for Engineering and management of websites for systems, software and services information, and Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS) 18001:2007. The company is also appraised at People Capability Maturity Model (PCMM) Level 3, by the CMMI Institute, Carnegie Mellon University. 

    VFS Global is the world's largest outsourcing and technology services specialist for governments and diplomatic missions worldwide. The company manages administrative and non-judgmental tasks related to visa, passport, identity management and other citizen services for its client governments enabling them to focus entirely on the critical task of assessment.

    With 2453 Application Centres and operations in 130 countries across five continents, VFS Global serves the interests of 57 client governments. The company has successfully processed over 160 million applications since its inception in 2001.

    The company offers differentiated services and solutions to its client governments. Visa application processing and consular support services offer diplomatic missions an integrated process from submission to delivery. These services include operations, information and financial solutions for an end-to-end process, depending on specific consular requirements.

    Drawing from its expertise and knowledge within the visa services domain, VFS Global also delivers a dependable and technologically supported framework for local and state governments globally through its portfolio of Citizen Services, aimed at enhancing customer experience in public services with an automated and seamless process. The organisation’s Identity Management solutions seek to provide efficient, secure and innovative biometrics-enabled services in a variety of application areas such as Border Control Management, National ID programmes, Trusted Traveller Programmes, and Foreigner Registration services.

    VFS Global is headquartered in Dubai, UAE, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Kuoni Group, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, which belongs to the private equity company EQT. EQT is one of Europe’s leading private equity houses founded by Investor AB, Scandinavia’s largest industrial holding group and part of the Wallenberg Group. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19 billion and approximately 110,000 employees.
Testimonials

Hugh Keachie
Customer Service Excellence Standard Assessor at Centre for Assessment (CFA) in Manchester, UK

Tony Atkins
UKVI Entry Clearance Manager, Bogota


Latest News

Residents with registered wills to receive free verification services - DIFC Wills & Probate Registry signs partnership with VFS Global
Gulf News, November 2017

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