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Heading: IMPORTANT UPDATES FROM IVA Posted On: 18 March, 2020

Dear Travel Partners,

CROATIA

No Submissions Till Further Notice

Please note that as per Instructions received from the Embassy of Croatia effective from 16 March 2020 all the submissions services stand discontinued till further notice across all locations.

CYPRUS

Please be informed that from 16 March 2020, all scheduled appointments at all Cyprus Visa Application Centers stand cancelled till further notice. For more details, please contact VFS customer support.

HUNGARY

Suspension on Acceptance of Application

As per instructions received from Embassy of Hungary in New Delhi all scheduled appointments at Hungary Visa Application Centers for below locations stand cancelled till further notice. For more details, please contact VFS Customer Support Center

  1. Chandigarh
  2. Gurgaon
  3. Jaipur
  4. Jalandhar
  5. Kolkata
  6. New Delhi

ITALY

o   In Kolkata: no Tourist Visa application will be processed.

o   In Mumbai jurisdiction: for people who already received a Visa but could not travel due to the current emergency and only for holders of Visas issued with validity from February 1st 2020 till June 30th 2020, the same can re-apply at VFS by submitting a new form, one picture, new travel arrangements such as air tickets/hotel booking/travel insurance and a copy of the old visa that was issued; no other papers will be required, no Visa fees will have to be paid.

NEW ZEALAND

VFS New Zealand Visa Application Centre in New Delhi Is moving to Thapar House, 124, Janpath Lane, Janpath, Connaught Place, New Delhi – 110001 from 06 April 2020.

SPAIN

Instructions from the Embassy

– In case of cancellation of flights, applicants cannot travel during the declared period or applicants could be subjected to measures of restriction of travel. The Ministry will allow applicants to change their dates of trip. The new sticker will be issued with no cost from Embassy and will require a fresh application, only BLS service charges will be applicable.

Instructions from the Consulate

– For those applicants, for whom the visa validity has not started, who wish to change the visa validity period, only documents to be submitted, Passport and fresh flight reservation (not confirmed tickets).

– For those applicants whose visa validity has already started, fresh application with complete documentation.

– In both cases, the visa fees of the Consulate are exempted, applicants will have to bear the necessary BLS service charges. Applicants may present the Passport for date change, or fresh application (only for above stated cases) directly at the Consulate as well, with prior appointment. Write to cog.mumbai.vis@maec.es for appointment.

 

Be Wise Visa Wise,

Team IVA

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