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    26 June 2019

    Important Notice:

    Please be informed that the Finland Visa Application Centre and the call centre in Dubai will be participating in an Emergency Evacuation drill conducted by WAFI Mall in coordination with the Dubai Civil Defence, this activity will begin at 11:00 on Wednesday, 26 June 2019 which is expected to last for 40 mins.

    All applicants/visitors will be informed about the fire drill at the entrance of the mall by the WAFI security team, additionally VFS security team will assist the applicants at the visa application centre during the evacuation drill. We will take into account all measures to ensure minimal or no disruption with our operations, apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

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    28 December 2017

    Important Notice: Introduction of VAT component on service charges at the Visa Application Centre

    The United Arab Emirates has announced the introduction of VAT (Value Added Tax) effective Monday, 01 January 2018, at a standard rate of 5%. VAT will be collected on taxable supplies of goods and services in the UAE, wherever applicable.

    In accordance with the new VAT Law, VFS GCC LLC will be required to charge and collect VAT on services provided at the Application Centres and pay it to the Federal Tax Authority. VAT is a consumption tax that end users (applicants) shall pay and VFS GCC LLC will play the role of a collection agent on behalf of the taxation authority.

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    28 December 2017

    Please note that the passport collection timing at the Dubai Visa Application Centre on 31 December 2017(Sunday) is between 09:00 to 15:00 only.

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    30 November 2017

    Important Notice to Visa Applicants – Click here