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VF Worldwide Holdings - VFS appointed as the new Visa outsourcer for the travellers to Italy in the jurisdictions of Pretoria and Johannesburg

Date:

04/16/2019


VF Worldwide Holdings - VFS appointed as the new Visa outsourcer for the travellers to Italy in the jurisdictions of Pretoria and Johannesburg

The Embassy of Italy in Pretoria announces that - following the outcome of the call for tenders dated September 2018 for the contract of outsourcing the collection of Visa applications for Italy - the new contract has been awarded to VF Worldwide Holdings (VFS) through its South African branch VFS Visa Handling Services South Africa. The new service provider will operate in the consular jurisdiction of Pretoria (Tshwane municipality) and in that of the Consulate-General in Johannesburg (the rest of Gauteng, North West, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Free State and Kwa-Zulu Natal provinces of South Africa, plus Botswana).

As from 2nd May 2019, all visa applications for Italy will have to be submitted through one of the following VFS offices, exclusively dedicated to Italy.

Pretoria: CAPITAL JUNCTION complex, 1226 Francis Baard St., Hatfield - map

As for the VFS offices in the areas under the jurisdiction of the Consulate General in Johannesburg, please check this page on their website.

Bookings of the appointments for the submission of the applications will be available from the 16th of April 2019, either on line (www.vfsglobal.com/Italy/Southafrica) or through the relevant VFS Call Center +27 (0) 12 425 3048.

The Embassy of Italy seizes this occasion to express to Capago International its appreciation for the excellent service provided  for the past 8 years, and to welcome VFS as the new service provider.


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