Here’s good news for Bengalureans wishing to apply for South African visas. With the launch of seven newly opened South African visa application centres, the residents of Bengaluru can apply for a visa within their city starting from 5 March.
According to its COO-South Asia, Vinay Malhotra, VFS global (visa facilitation service) was receiving South African visa applications at its centers in Mumbai and New Delhi.
Apparently, the new centers will be opened at Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Goa, Gurgaon and Pune. VFS now has half of its 18 visa application centers for South Africa in the country.
The High commissioner of South Africa, F.K. Morule stated that Indian applicants will now be able to apply for a South African visa from seven more places. He added that the opening of these new centers will offer greater flexibility and improved services for Indian travelers. This move would increase their ties with India and boost tourism between the two nations.