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Month: September 2020

Reopening of VFS Visa Application Centres in India
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Reopening of VFS Visa Application Centres in India

Many people are eagerly awaiting the reopening of VFS Visa Application Centres in India. Good News is that, many centres have resumed operations in most parts of India. However, their operating hours are limited and subjected to the local lock down restrictions. Below is a quick update on the Centres for European Countries that are open since September. Sl. No.CountryVisa Application CentreApplications Accepted forDate of Resumption of Operations1Netherlands South Mumbai/ HyderabadBlue carpet (seaman) and re-entry visas21 September2Netherlands Kolkata Limited category long and short stay 21 September3NetherlandsNew DelhiPassport Collection Services21 September4AustriaSouth Mumbai Student, visitor and work visa 21 September5AustriaBengaluru/ Chennai/ Hyderabad/ KochiLimited long stay...
Updates on Passport Services, Embassy of India,  Portugal
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Updates on Passport Services, Embassy of India, Portugal

The above is the official circular from the Embassy of India, Lisbon Portugal, announcing changes in the Passport services. In order to begin with any Consular, Passport or OCI related services, Indian Nationals must be registered with the Embassy in the Sampark Portal. In addition to this, the integration of the Embassy with the Global Passport Seva Project (PSP) means that applications for the Police Clearance Certificate (PCC), Passport and other Passport related services will be through the Passport Seva Project (PSP) portal only. Applications will there on be sent to the Embassy by registering in the Sampark Portal. Service fee is through postal orders only. All documents and postal orders to be sent to the Embassy by post. Details of which are enlisted here. Applicatio...