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BLS International inaugurates Spain Visa Application Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia, May 16, 2018

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. Today, the company operates 124 visa application centres in 49 countries for Spain Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation (Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores y de Cooperacion). 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 Alvaro Iranzo Gutierrez, Ambassador of Spain in Saudi Arabia speaking 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 staff commended 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 Cooperacion 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.