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    30 May 2018

    Important Update related to Processing Time.

    APPLY UPTO 3 MONTHS IN ADVANCE!

    Visa applications 3 months before the planned travel day.

    Since we are experiencing a huge increase in applications we strongly recommend that you apply at least 4 weeks prior to departure to enable us to process your application in time for your departure date.

    QUERIES?

    Visa related queries must be addressed to VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd. Queries submitted to the High Commission will not be answered. (Contact details for VFS available below.)

    If VFS do not have the answer VFS will forward your query to the Embassy on a priority basis.

    PROCESSING TIME.

    You can follow the status of your application via the VFS ‘tracking option’.

    The High Commission is experiencing a huge increase in applications, and while we assure you of our best to process your visa application on time for your travel, the processing time may take 3 weeks. Furthermore, please note that the days are counted from the day the application reaches the High Commission, and not from the date it is submitted to VFS. Kindly allow an additional 3-6 days of transmission between VFS/High Commission and return to VFS. Kindly ensure that: (i) your application is complete, (ii) any amendments/correction must be counter-signed by applicant; (iii) missing supporting documents will obviously result in delays and extending the processing time.

    If you have questions and cannot find the information on our website, you can contact VFS Global http://www.vfsglobal.com/malta/india/.

    VFS Helpline Details

    Contact Number: 022 67866005 (08:00 – 17:00) Monday to Friday

    E-mail ID: infomalta.northin@vfshelpline.com

    Your correspondence should include:

    • Your full name
    • Date of Birth
    • Passport number
    • Telephone number

     Apply well in advance and ensure your application is complete.

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    01 February 2018

    Travel medical insurance issued by only some Indian insurance companies are will be accepted.

    Please note with effect from 1 February 2018, travel medical issued by the below listed companies will be acceptable List of approved Indian insurance companies.

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    16 September 2017

    Schengen Visa Form Filling assistance is just a call away!

    VFS Global introduces Form Filling Assistance service over the Phone to give Visa Applicants just the helping hand they need when completing their Visa Application forms.

    Please call 022 67866028 to avail the service.

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    05 September 2017

    Opening of Malta Visa Application Centre in Nepal

    With effective from 8 September 2017, we are pleased to inform all that VFS Global will accept Malta Visa applications in Nepal, located at Academy of Culinary Arts Building, Ground Floor, Mahalaxmisthan Marga, Lagankhel, Lalitpur, Kathmandu, Nepal

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    31 August 2017

    All the applicants applying for Malta in India must present their Adhaar card at the time of submission of documents. Please note that it is a mandatory document.

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    27 July 2017

    Long Term Student Update

    Applicants are required to submit their bank statement along with the sponsor’s bank statement. In addition to this, also required the transaction receipt (If any) and the bank statement from which the funds have been transferred to Malta (specifically for students going to study in Malta).

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    13 December 2016

    The Government of India has withdrawn with immediate effect (midnight of 08 November 2016) the legal tender character of the existing and any older series banknotes in the denominations of Rs 500 and Rs 1000.

    VFS will accept Visa fees and VFS logistic charges in all denominations of all notes other than the existing & old high denomination notes of Rs. 500 and Rs.1000 . VFS shall also accept demand drafts favoring VFS Global Services Private limited.

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    31 May 2016

    General Public are hereby Notified that Applicant who wish to Apply for Malta Visa needs to resubmit their Biometrics data Each and every time when they apply for Malta Visa.

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    28 December 2015

    Applicants from Sri Lanka and Bangladesh are requested to submit their applications...

    Dear All,

    Applicants from Sri Lanka and Bangladesh are requested to submit their applications with the Embassy of Italy in their respective country.

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    04 November 2015

    04 November 2015: Change in the visa application submission process - Introduction of the Visa Information System (VIS) on 2 November 2015

    Changes in Schengen visa application process – India

    Visa Information System