VFS Global opens new France Visa Application Center in Doha

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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VFS Global France visa service center in Qatar

VFS Global, an outsourcing and technology services company for governments and diplomatic missions worldwide, headquartered in UAE, has inaugurated its new France Visa Application Center in Doha.

The new center, inaugurated by Patrick Poinsot, First counsellor at the French embassy in Qatar, brings France visa services closer to home for the residents of Qatar.

France visa applicants can now visit this center located on Level 2, Al Nuaimi Building, Oqba Ibn Nafie Street, Airport Road, Doha, Qatar, to submit their applications for short and long-stay visas. Prior appointments are mandatory and can be booked on VFS Global’s website.

Patrick Poinsot, said that, “We care about the quality of the welcome of our Qatari friends and residents of Qatar who want to go to France. We are very pleased to see that, each year, more and more people are travelling to France, especially for touristic reasons and, with our new partner VFS Global, we will endeavor to process their visa applications in the best possible and efficient way.”

Atul Marwah, Chief Operating Officer, Middle East & Egypt, VFS Global stated that, “We are excited to embark on this new journey with the Embassy of France in Qatar. VFS Global has a long-standing association with France, making people’s cross-border mobility simple and convenient through visa services in 29 countries across the globe since 2004. The addition of Doha to this expansive network is indeed a proud feather in our cap. We look forward to welcoming travelers from Qatar to our new center.”

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