VFS Global is pleased to announce the launch of a new service for the Embassy of Spain in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), for the first time. All Spanish nationals who wish to apply for consular services with the Spanish Embassy in the UAE can now submit their request in the two joint visa application centres managed by VFS Global, in Dubai and in Abu Dhabi. These services commenced from 05 August 2015.
The services offered to Spanish nationals include:
• Registration and deregistration for residents and non-residents
• Certificate of residency
• Certificate of birth, marriage from civil registry
• Collection of new passports
Ajit Alexander, COO – Middle East and Africa, VFS Global, said, “We are delighted to offer this new service for the Embassy of Spain in Abu Dhabi. Our aim has been to consistently offer a seamless experience for all Spanish nationals who are UAE residents, with the flexibility and convenience of having these services at all our application centres. VFS Global started operations for the Government of Spain in 2007, and now serves the client in 49 countries from 86 Visa Application Centres globally. We are honoured to extend the partnership to these additional services.”
This service is for Spanish nationals residing in the UAE only. Applicants wishing to avail of these services need to make a prior appointment with the centre. The services would attract a nominal fee, payable at the Centre.
Joint Visa Application Centres
Address in Dubai: Wafi Mall, Level 2, Falcon, Phase 2, Umm Hurair 2, Dubai
Address in Abu Dhabi: Level 25, Shining Tower, King Khalid Bin Abdel Aziz, 26th Street, Adjacent to Khalidyah Mall, Abu Dhabi
Helpline: 009714 2055904 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Business hours: 0900hrs to 1700hrs (Sunday to Thursday)
Timings for consular services (by appointment only):
0900hrs – 1500hrs| Monday – Wednesday (Dubai)
0900hrs – 1500hrs| Sunday only (Abu Dhabi)
*VFS Global will be responsible only for accepting and processing applications for the Embassy of Spain, UAE. Timelines for turnaround of documentation are as per the discretion of the authorities.
About VFS Global
VFS Global is the world’s largest outsourcing and technology services specialist for governments and diplomatic missions worldwide. With over 1709 Application Centres, operations in 121 countries across five continents and over 100 million applications processed as at 30 June 2015, VFS Global serves the interests of 45 client governments. VFS Global’s worldwide operations are certified ISO 9001:2008 for Quality Management System, ISO 27001:2013 for Information Security Management System and ISO 14001:2004 for Environmental Management System. For more information, please visit www.vfsglobal.com.