VFS Global, the leading provider of outsourcing and technology services for governments and diplomatic missions worldwide, has announced a new schedule for its Visa Application Centers in the United Arab Emirates.
The revised schedule includes extended working hours for some centres, aimed at providing greater convenience to visa applicants during the holy month of Ramadan.
Timings for UKVI Visa Application Centres
|Location||Monday – Thursday||Friday|
|Abu Dhabi||8 AM to 3 PM||9 AM to 12.20 PM; 2.20 PM to 3 PM|
|Dubai||8 AM to 5 PM||9 AM to 12.20 PM; 2.20 PM to 5 PM|
|Sharjah||8 AM to 3 PM||–|
In the UAE, UK visa applicants will have the additional advantage of opting to submit their documents from Premium Application Centres at Radisson Hotels and Resorts in Dubai during the month of Ramadan.
|Tuesday||Radisson DAMAC Hotel||9 AM to 2 PM|
|Thursday||Radisson Red DSO||3 PM to 7 PM|
|Friday – Saturday||Radisson DAMAC Hotel||7 PM to 7 AM|
Timings for Other Visa Application Centres
|Destination Country||Location||Monday – Friday|
|Canada||Dubai, Abu Dhabi||8 AM to 2 PM|
|Turkiye||Dubai, Abu Dhabi||9 AM to 3 PM|
|Ireland and Australia||Abu Dhabi||9 AM to 3 PM|
|Bulgaria, Belarus, Cyprus, Malaysia,|
|Abu Dhabi||9 AM to 3 PM|
|South Africa, Ukraine, Cyprus,|
Turkiye, Malaysia, Belarus, Bulgaria
|Dubai||9 AM to 3 PM|
|Singapore||Dubai||9 AM to 4 PM|
|Schengen countries*||Dubai||9 AM to 5 PM|
|Schengen countries*||Abu Dhabi||9 AM to 3 PM|
|China||Dubai||9 AM to 3 PM|
* It is worth noting here that VFS Global offers Schengen visa services for Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands in the UAE.
Philippines ePassport Renewal Centres
|Location||Monday – Friday|
|Abu Dhabi, Dubai||8 AM to 2 PM|
For the kind attention of our applicants in UAE.— VFS Global (@VFSGlobal) March 23, 2023
Please be advised that our Centres will be operational at the revised hours below during the holy month of Ramadan. To know more, please visit https://t.co/UUhveckgMM#RamadanKareem pic.twitter.com/D6dy00EvJF
Visa At Your Doorstep
Applicants can also opt for our Visa At Your Doorstep service to submit applications from the comfort of their homes or office. Visa At Your Doorstep is available for select destination countries and has trained staff visiting the applicant’s location of choice to complete the process.
Details of the service and its availability are available at Visa at Your Doorstep (vfsglobal.com)
In conclusion, VFS Global, the world’s largest outsourcing and technology services specialist, is committed to providing seamless solutions for visa applications. With extended working hours for select centres during Ramadan, VFS Global is ensuring greater convenience for visa applicants in the UAE.
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