India Visa Service Centre is a service provided by VFS GCC LLC.
The India Visa Service Centre of VFS GCC LLC is the outsourced partner of the Embassy of India in Tehran.("EOI"). In this capacity, the India Visa Service Centre is responsible for scheduling appointments, acceptance of visa applications for travel to India and fees, submission of applications at the Embassy of India in Tehran, collecting the processed passports from the CGI and returning the passport back to the applicants.
VFS does not have any role whatsoever in the assessment of a visa application and that the grant or refusal of the Indian Visa is at the sole discretion of the Embassy of India and VFS GCC LLC is neither involved in the process nor is liable or responsible in any manner whatsoever for any delay in processing or granting or rejection of the visa application of any applicant by the EOI which also reserves the right to ask for further documentation from the applicant and to refuse the visa application.
VFS GCC LLC takes every reasonable precaution while handling the documents of applicants and shall not be liable in any manner whatsoever to the applicant for any documents which are lost in transit by accident, theft, natural calamities (act of god) or any other reason outside the control of, or not arising out of a willful default of VFS GCC LLC and also if documents are handed over directly to the Applicant. The applicant agrees and accepts that the mail/courier acceptance and delivery service through which the documents are returned to the applicants by VFS is operated by a third-party. VFS does not control or operate any courier company, neither does it control or operate any facility or service provided by the mail/courier company. VFS disclaims any and all liability for any loss or damage caused to the applicant in the event that his/her Documents are delayed/ misplaced/ lost/ damaged by the courier company, whether such delay/ misplacement/ loss/ damage result from negligence, accident or any other cause. In no event shall VFS and/or its representatives be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages or any damages whatsoever due to such delay/ misplacement/ loss/ damage of the Documents, including the applicant's passport. Without prejudice to the aforesaid, VFS's and/or its representatives sole and exclusive liability in case a passport is lost or damaged in transit, is limited/restricted to the reimbursement of the amount of fees charged by the Consulate/High Commission of the respective Home Country, for the replacement of a lost / damaged passport through normal application procedure and shall assist the applicant in the replacement of the lost visas. Such reimbursement of the fee amount will be made by VFS to the applicant only on the presentation by the applicant of the payment receipt issued by the Consulate/High Commission of the respective Home Country. The applicant agrees that the foregoing limitation of liability is an agreed allocation of risk between the parties and this limitation of liability is and shall be an integral part of this disclaimer.
Negotiable Instruments wherever applicable are subject to realisation. The service charges once received by VFS from the applicant will not be refundable under any circumstances, irrespective of whether or not the desired visa is granted by Embassy of India to the applicant.
Advertising material may accompany the relevant Documents at the time they are returned to the applicant. If the applicant does not wish to receive any such advertising material along with the relevant documents, the applicant must intimate the VFS GCC LLC in advance at the time of submitting the documents. Please note that no advertising material accompanying the relevant documents shall have the endorsement of the Indian Government.
VFS, in its sole discretion, may change, amend, cancel or withdraw any or all of the terms and conditions mentioned herein at any time without any prior notice. No employee of VFS has any authority whatsoever to change / amend / amplify or withdraw any or all of the terms and conditions mentioned herein without the prior written approval of VFS.
These terms and conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the Iran. Any claims or disputes arising in relation to the services provided by VFS to the applicant shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Iran.
The applicant hereby accepts and confirms that the applicant and/or his/her representative, prior to submitting the passport and visa application, has read, understood and agreed to be bound by, without limitation or qualification, all of the terms, conditions and details provided herein.