Posted on March 06, 2019

Citizens and expatriate residents of Qatar can apply for Schengen visas to the Czech Republic at a new visa application centre jointly launched by the Embassy of Czech Republic in Qatar and VFS Global, the world’s leading outsourcing and technology services specialist for diplomatic missions worldwide.

Located on the 3rd Floor (301) Jaidah Square, Airport Road, Doha, Qatar, the Visa Application Centre will provide outbound travellers from Qatar a very convenient channel ensuring enhanced quality of services and seamless procedures. Applicants will also complete their biometric enrolment at the same application centre. VFS Global has been associated with the Client Government ofthe Czech Republicsince 2008 andpresently serves applicants through a vast network of 100 Visa Application Centres across 24 countries such as India, Jordan, Philippines, Russia, South Africa, United Kingdom, amongst others.

Commenting on the new centre for visas to the Czech Republic, Mr. Vinay Malhotra, Regional Group COO for Middle East, South Asia & China, VFS Global, said: “VFS Global has a successful relationship with the Czech Republic, handling itsvisa application submissions since 2008. The new centre in Qatar is yet another milestone adding to the portfolio of visa application centres we manage on behalf of the Czech Republic government through 100 application centres across the world.”

All applications submitted at the Visa Application Centre in Qatar, as well passports entrusted with VFS Global, will be transferred to theVisa Application Centre in Kuwait, which will handle all entry permit submissions to the Czech Republic. Passports submitted for visa stamping will be delivered back to the Visa Application Centre in Qatarfor collection or couriered to the address provided by the visa applicant during the application submission process. VFS Global will take all relevant measures to safely handle the applications and facilitate smooth and timely processing.

Managed by professionals trained to provide secure services in an efficient manner, the centre also offers optional Premium Lounge services to visa applicants for more personalized service as well as door-step delivery of passports. Visa applicants to the Czech Republic can direct their queries and appointment requests to the call centre number +974 44231188or communicate with the centre at [email protected]. For general information and application tracking, visit