The Thailand government has renewed its pan-India visa processing mandate with VFS Global. VFS Global will cater to travellers from all over India through visa application centres and drop off centres as per the jurisdiction of the Royal Thai Embassy in Delhi and Royal Thai Consulate General in Kolkata, Mumbai, and Chennai.
The company would manage all visa categories such as Visa TR, STV and long stay non- OA, non-B (employment) except medical treatment category. VFS Global’s relationship with the Government of Thailand is almost two decades old. The company has processed more than 2 million Thai visa applications since 2005.
In 2019, VFS Global became the officially authorised partner of the Immigration Bureau of Thailand for E-Visa on Arrival. With a bid to encourage tourism in the country and provide faster immigration to customers, the service catered to eligible travellers from 21 countries including India, China, Saudi Arabia, Ukraine etc. It enables customers to get travel authorisation online pre-departure within 24 to 72 hours.
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