Applying for your visa?

Here are some common scenarios that you must be aware of to stay alert from falling prey to fraudsters who can lure unsuspecting visa applicants to pay money or get personal details for wrong intentions.

VFS Global does not sell visa appointments.

Appointments are free of cost and can be booked only on www.vfsglobal.com. You may have to prepay an approved VFS Global service fee for select countries.

Visa appointments are available online on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Availability of visa appointment slots are at the sole discretion of the governments (embassies/consulates).

VFS Global has no role or influence on the decision of your visa application.

Decisions on visa applications, the visa tenure, and timelines to process them are at the sole discretion of the respective governments (embassies/consulates).

Opting for any value-added services has no influence on a quicker or positive visa decision by the concerned embassy/consulate.

VFS Global does not work in association with any third-party entities.

Beware of scammers and fraudulent entities who claim to be associated with VFS Global in any capacity or pose as VFS Global to dupe unsuspecting visa applicants.

www.vfsglobal.com is our only official website for Visa Appointment Booking.

Beware of fraudsters who tend to lure unsuspecting visa aspirants with fake website links similar to those of VFS Global. Verify the logo at the top to ascertain authenticity.

Payments can only be made online on www.vfsglobal.com while booking an appointment or by visiting our Visa Application Centre. VFS Global never asks you for upfront payments via email, SMS, or call.

VFS Global never asks you to share your personal information on social media, emails, SMS, or calls.

Please do not share your personal information on social media, emails, SMS, or calls unless you are certain the person or organisation requesting it is legitimate.

VFS Global is neither involved in job placement nor immigration-related services.

Beware of scamsters looking to trick job seekers or immigration aspirants with fake job or immigration opportunities, respectively, in lieu of payments.

To report any incidents of fraud, please click on the link below

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