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VF Worldwide Holdings - VFS appointed as the new Visa outsourcer for the travellers to Italy in the jurisdiction covered by the Consulate General of Italy in Johannesburg (Botswana and the South African Provinces of: Gauteng, KwaZulu, Natal, North West Free State, Limpopo and Mpumalanga)


The Consulate General of Italy in Johannesburg announces that - following the outcome of the call for tenders dated September 2018 for the contract of outsourcing the collection of Visa applications for Italy - the new contract has been awarded to VF Worldwide Holdings (VFS) through its South African branch VFS Visa Handling Services South Africa.
As from 2nd May 2019, all visa applications for Italy will have to be submitted through one of the following VFS offices, exclusively dedicated to Italy.


Johannesburg: ALICE LANE Building 3, 11 Alice Ln, , Sandton
ITALY VISA APPLICATION CENTRE JOHANNESBURG MAP


Pretoria: CAPITAL JUNCTION complex, 1226 Francis Baard St., Hatfield
ITALY VISA APPLICATION CENTRE PRETORIA MAP


Durban: Umlanga Ridge, New Town Centre,
ITALY VISA APPLICATION CENTRE DURBAN MAP


Gaborone (BW): Plot 937, Logan House, African Mall
ITALY VISA APPLICATION CENTRE GABORONE MAP


Bookings of the appointments for the submission of the applications will be available from the 16th of April 2019, either on line ( or through the relevant VFS Call Center +27 (0) 12 425 3048.


Furthermore, in order to address the growing number of requests from the Southern African travellers, additional Visa Application Centres - fully dedicated to travellers destined to Italy - will be available from the 31st of May in Polokwane and Bloemfontein.


The Consulate General of Italy in Johannesburg avails itself of this opportunity to express to Capago International its appreciation for the excellent service provided to the Italian Administration for the past 8 years and wishes them all success in the future. The Consulate General of Italy in Johannesburg wishes at the same time to welcome VFS as the new service provider with the auspice of creating a successful partnership for the benefit of the Southern African Visa applicants traveling to Italy.


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