By HILARY KIMUYU
The agency charged with issuing visas to Kenyans seeking to travel to South Africa and European Union member countries has opened its new office in Westlands.
Immigration firm VFS Global has relocated to the fifth floor of Park Field Building, Muthangari Drive, Off Waiyaki Way, Westlands, Nairobi.
The new Visa Application Centre is part of the expansion plans to meet the increasing demand within the region of Africa.
The centre issues visas to Kenyans seeking to travel to Schengen countries and South Africa.
Schengen countries include Austria, Denmark, Italy, Norway, and Sweden.
The centre is spacious, offering nearly double the seating facility, and can easily be accessed using public transport.
It was opened on Tuesday by representatives from the diplomatic missions including Koleka Mqulwana (South Africa), Britt Balschmidt Tramm (Denmark), Angela Loi (Italy), Barbro Ekvall and Ben Leed (Norway).
VFS Global is the world’s largest outsourcing and technology services specialist for governments and diplomatic missions worldwide.
It has 2,343 Application Centres and operates in 129 countries.