News and Notices

  • 06 December 2018

    Closure of Slovenia Visa Application centre

    Slovenia Visa Application centre will remain closed from 27 December 2018 till 01 January 2019 on account of New Year’s Eve.

  • 28 November 2018

    Closure of Hyderabad Visa Application Centre

    Telangana Government Declares Election poll Holiday on 07 December 2018

    Applicants are hereby informed that the Slovenia Visa application Centre - Hyderabad will remain closed on 7 December 2018 on account of General Election to Telangana state legislative Assembly and will resume its services on 10 December 2018

  • 10 October 2018

    Durga Puja Notice

    Our courier partner may not be operational from 16 October 2018 to 19 October 2018 on account of Durga Puja and applications submitted on the said dates will undergo a delay in submission at the Embassy because of the closure. The applications will be submitted tentatively on 24 October 2018 at the Embassy.

  • 28 September 2018

    Closure of Slovenia Visa Application centre

    Slovenia Visa Application centre will remain closed on 02 October 2018 for Gandhi Jayanti

     

  • 30 January 2018

    Dear Applicants/Travel Agents/ Representatives: Please be informed that with effect from 01 February 2018 the list of travel insurance companies has been revised for visa procedures.

    List of Updated travel Insurance Company’s kindly click here on the link for the updated list.

     

  • 07 November 2017

    Effective Monday, 13 November 2017, Slovenia visa applicants can apply at a new Premium Lounge Visa Application Centre opening in Whitefield, Bengaluru. Applicants in Whitefield and nearby areas can now experience greater convenience by applying for their Slovenia visa in the comfort of a plush and well-appointed Premium Lounge

    Address : Brigade IRV, Unit No 108,1st Floor ,Nallurhalli, Whitefield, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560066

     

  • 04 September 2017

    Please be informed that on occasion of Ganapati Immersion VFS center in Mumbai and Pune would be operational till 12:00 only on 5 September 2017. Request you to kindly plan your travel accordingly.

     

     

  • 31 July 2017

    Additional Information In Visa Procedures At The Embassy/Vfs Of The Republic Of Slovenia In New Delhi From 31 July 2017

    Internet/on-line bookings for the accommodation (booking.com, hotels.com and other) are not acceptable for first time travellers to Schengen. Applicants have to make the reservation for the accommodation in the Republic of Slovenia directly through the hotel in Slovenia by credit card or by payment through a registered travel agency in India or Slovenia. The mentioned travel agency has to provide a written confirmation of the accommodation reservation from Slovenia to the visa applicant (via fax or E-mail).

    All accommodations have to be confirmed with full name (name and surname) and contact number (phone number) of the person confirming the house/apartment/room reservation in Slovenia.

  • 20 January 2017

    Visa Application Submission till 14:00 on 25 January 2017

    General Public is hereby notified that, all buildings / Metro Stations and roads in Connaught Place will be closed and cordon off from 2nd half on 25 January 2017 due to security reason, hence Slovenia Visa Application Center in New Delhi will be operational till 14:00 on that day.

     

  • 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 until 16 December 2016.

  • 06 December 2016

    Dear Applicant/ Representative / Travel Agents:

    The Slovenia Visa Application Centre in Chennai will remain closed in regards to the sad demise of the Honble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.

  • 03 October 2016

    On account of Durga Puja in Kolkata please note that our courier partner, Blue Dart, will be completely closed on 10 October and 11 October 2016

    On account of Durga Puja in Kolkata please note that our courier partner, Blue Dart, will be completely closed on 10 October and 11 October 2016. Hence all applications accepted in Kolkata on 10 October 2016 will be submitted at the Embassy in Delhi on 14 October 2016.

    Also note that the passports sent from Delhi on 10 October and 11 October 2016 will reach Kolkata on 12 October and 13 October 2016 respectively.

  • 20 May 2016

    Saturday appointments are available at Premium rate by selecting Prime time application, For more details please click here

  • 19 April 2016

    Kolkata Slovenia Visa Application Centre Closed on 21 April 2016 for elections

    Please note that Slovenia Visa Application Centre in Kolkata will remain closed on 21 April 2016 due to Elections. Please do not book any appointments on this date.

  • 19 January 2016

    Visa Application Submission till 12:00 on 25 January 2016

    General Public is hereby notified that, all buildings / Metro Stations and roads in Connaught Place will be closed and cordon off from 2nd half on 25 January 2016 due to security reason, hence Slovenia Visa Application Center in New Delhi will be operational till 12:00 on that day.

  • 05 November 2015

    All applicants are required book an appointment online to submit their visa application and Biometric information at the Schengen visa application centre.

    As part of the visa application procedure, from 2 November 2015 applicants will need to provide Biometric fingerprint data along with a digital photograph. If you have temporary injuries on your fingers, applicants are advised to wait until the injuries have healed before you book your appointment. Henna on fingertips may also mean we are unable to get a clear scanned image and should be removed or allowed to fade before your appointment date.

    Before you make an appointment you should carefully read the visa application process available on the website to submit your visa application and supporting documents at the visa application centre.

    If you have missed your appointment on the scheduled day, the system will not allow you to reschedule or cancel and you will require to book a new appointment after 24 hours.

    Please make sure you arrive at the visa application centre 15 minutes prior to your appointment time. Applicants are not allowed to be accompanied inside the visa application centre. The only exceptions to this are those accompanying children under 18 years-of-age or applicants who need special assistance for health reasons or disability.

    If you are part of a family or group, each member of the family or group must make an individual appointment. For example, if you are a family of 4 with 2 adults and 2 children you must make 4 individual appointments.

    VFS Global appointment system is compatible with most popular browsers. VFS Global will soon introduce appointment scheduling through call Centre for the ease of applicants.

    How to book an appointment

    Please click here to book an appointment online.

  • 05 November 2015

    Change in the visa application submission process - Introduction of the Visa Information System (VIS) on 02 November 2015

    Changes in Schengen visa application process – India

    Visa Information System

  • 21 October 2015

    Non Application Day at VFS Slovenia Application centres

    Please be informed that as per the instruction received from The Embassy of Slovenia below locations will remain non-application day and details as follows

    29th October and 30th October 2015 – Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata Bangalore

    30th October 2015 – New Delhi

  • 13 October 2015

    Delivery of applications affected from 19 October 2015 to 23 October 2015 during Durga Puja Festival in Kolkata.

    Due to skeletal functioning of our Courier Service Provider Blue Dart in Kolkata during the Durga Puja Festival please note that the applications submitted between 19 October 2015 to 23 October 2015 at Kolkata Visa Application Centre will be delivered to New Delhi Visa Application Centre on 27 October 2015.

  • 29 September 2015

    Non Submission Day

    Please be informed that as per the instructions received from Embassy of Slovenia 01 October 2015 will remain as a non-submission day at VFS New Delhi.

  • 11 September 2015

    Closure of Slovenia Visa Application centre in Kolkata

    Slovenia Visa Application centre in Kolkata will remain closed on 02 October 2015 for Gandhi Jayanti and 22 October 2015 for Dussera.

  • 31 August 2015

    Updated List of Indian Travel Insurance Companies

    Dear Applicants/Travel Agents/ Representatives: Please be informed that with effective from 01 September 2015 the list of travel insurance companies has been revised for visa procedures.

    List of Updated travel Insurance Company’s kindly click here on the link for the updated list.

  • 16 July 2015

    Relocation of Slovenia Visa Application center in Hyderabad

    The Slovenia Visa Application center in Hyderabad is relocating to new premises and will be functional at the below mentioned address from 20 July 2015 onwards.

    8-2-700, 3rd Floor,

    Srida Anushka Pride, Road No. 12,

    Banjara Hills, Hyderabad – 500034

    Landmark: Opp. Ratnadeep Supermarket

  • 15 June 2015

    Updated List of Indian Travel Insurance Companies

    Dear Applicants/Travel Agents/ Representatives: Please be informed that w.e.f 15 june 2015 the list of travel insurance companies has been revised for visa procedures.

    List of Updated travel Insurance Company’s kindly click here on the link for the updated list.

  • 01 May 2015

    Updated List of Indian Travel Insurance Companies

    Dear Applicants/Travel Agents/ Representatives: Please be informed that w.e.f 01 May 2015 the list of travel insurance companies has been revised for visa procedures.

    List of Updated travel Insurance companies kindly click here on the link for the updated list.

  • 01 May 2015

    Important Notification

    Chennai Schengen Visa Application Centre Relocation:

    Dear Applicants / Travel Agents / Representatives 
    Please note that the VFS Global Schengen Visa Application Centre is relocating to a new premise and will be functional at the new address from 11 May 2015.

    Address: Fagun Towers, Third Floor, No 74, Ethiraj Salai, Egmore, and Chennai - 600 008 
    Land Mark: Ethiraj College, Vivanta by Taj Connemara.

    Location Map

  • 29 April 2015

    Please be informed that Kolkata Slovenia Visa Application Centre will remain closed on 30 April 2015, due to strike by opposition Left Front in West Bengal.

    We regret the inconvenience caused to you.

  • 28 January 2015

    Updated List of Indian Travel Insurance Companies

    Dear Applicants/Travel Agents/ Representatives: Please be informed that w.e.f 30 January 2015 the list of travel insurance companies has been revised for visa procedures.

    List of Updated travel Insurance companies kindly click here on the link for the updated list.

  • 23 January 2015

    Slovenia Visa Application Centre will remain closed on 26 January 2015

    Dear applicants,Travel agents and representatives: Please be informed that Slovenia Visa Application Centre will remain closed on 26 January 2015 on account of Republic Day.

     

  • 15 January 2015

    Updated List of Indian Travel Insurance Companies

    Dear Applicants/Travel Agents/ Representatives: Please be informed that w.e.f 15 January 2015 the list of travel insurance companies has been revised for visa procedures.

    List of Updated travel Insurance companieskindly click here on the below link for the updated list.

     

  • 10 April 2014

    Kolkata Visa Application Centre Relocation

    Dear Applicants / Travel Agents / Representatives
    Please note that the VFS Slovenia Visa Application Centre Kolkata is relocating to a new premise and will be functional at the below mentioned address with effect from 14 April 2014.

    Slovenia Visa Application Centre
    Rene Tower, Building No. 1842, Rajdanga Main Road, Rajdanga
    Landmark: Near Geetanjali Stadium Kolkata, 700107, India

     

  • 2 April 2014

    • The following Slovenia Visa Application Centre will be closed on the respective polling dates in the lieu of the General Elections:

    Locations Polling dates
    Delhi NCR Thursday, 10 April 2014
    Chennai Thursday, 24 April 2014
    Hyderabad Wednesday, 30 April 2014
    Bangalore Thursday, 17 April 2014
    Mumbai Thursday, 24 April 20 14
    Kolkata Monday, 12 May 2014
  • 2 April 2014

    • Applicants, Travel Agents and representatives: Kindly note that VFS Slovenia Visa Application Centre in Mumbai is relocating to a new premise and will be functional at the below mentioned address with effect from 7 April 2014.

    Slovenia Visa Application Centre,
    Trade Centre, 3rd Floor, “G” Block,
    Bandra- Kurla Complex, Bandra (East) Mumbai - 400051

  • 01 January 2014

    • This is to inform all the applicants that Slovenia Visa Application centre will remain closed on 01st January 2014.

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  • 11 October 2013

    • VFS Kolkata- Visa Application Centre will close at 01:00 pm. No submission of application will be done after this time.

  • 14 October 2013

    • VFS Kolkata- On account of Durga Puja, Blue Dart will remain closed on 14 October. Hence all applications submitted on Monday, 14 October 2013 will be forwarded to Delhi on Tuesday, 15 October 2013 and to the Embassy on Thursday 17 October 2013.

  • 20 February 2013

    • Customers are hereby notified that due to the Nationwide Bandh , the application centres in Kolkata will remain closed Wednesday 20 February 2013."