BLS International, a specialist provider of Visa, Passport, Attestation and Citizen Services to the Governments across the world announced the inauguration of their new Spain Visa Application Centre (VACs) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on 10th May 2018.
The company operates 124 visa application centres in 49 countries for Spain Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation (Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores y de Cooperación). The new Spain VAC was formally inaugurated in the presence of the Ambassador of Spain in Saudi Arabia along with senior officials from BLS International Services Ltd.
Guest of honour for the inauguration, His Excellency Álvaro Iranzo Gutiérrez,Ambassador of Spain in Saudi Arabiaspeaking at the opening ceremony said,“This new and revamped Visa Application Center is the result of our effort to adapt our service to visitors coming from Saudi Arabia and in particular to the 73,000 Saudi tourists that arrive to Spain on a yearly basis.”
The Consular staffcommended the infrastructure of the Spain VAC in Riyadh and particularly appreciated the Value-Added Services (VAS) such as VIP lounge, photocopy, courier, form filling assistance, SMS alert, photo booth, translation, prime time, prime day and insurance that BLS is providing at the Spain VAC for the convenience of the applicants.
Commenting on the announcement, Mr. Shikhar Aggarwal, Joint Managing Director, BLS International said,“The new VAC center for Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores y de Cooperación in the capital of Saudi Arabia, is equipped with state of the art technology to strengthen and smoothen the Visa processing services for the citizens. Looking at the growing trend of emerging popularity of Schenegen areas as a new tourist destination, the centre will cater to the ever-increasing volumes of visa applications for Spain – a preferred destination for Schengen entry.”
The application center is centrally located and has well trained staff to handle applicants’ queries while the website is user-friendly and informative. It is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and has the capability to service other Schengen countries jointly with prior approval from Spanish Mission.
About BLS International
BLS International is amongst world’s largest specialist service provider for outsourcing of visa, passport, consular, attestation and citizen services to the Governments and diplomatic missions globally since 2005. From pre-travel information processes, data processing and biometrics capture of applicants to acceptance of crucial travel documents, BLS plays the catalyst in making visa process easy and effortless. BLS has operations in more than 61 countries and is providing services through 2325 offices worldwide. BLS is also an authorized Service Provider for attestation of documents by the Ministry of External Affairs, India.
Globally, BLS International serves client governments via visa & passport application centers across Asia, Africa, Europe, South America, North America and the Middle East for over 36 client governments. BLS International has operations certified by ISO 9001:2015 for Quality Management Systems, ISO 27001-2013 for Information Security Management Systems, ISO 23026:2015 for Systems and Software Engineering and ISO 14001:2015, OHSAS 18001:2007 & ISO 26000:2010 for Provision of Visa Processing, Attestation, Consular and Citizen Services. The company is listed on the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and Metropolitan Stock Exchange of India Ltd.