Greece very soon starting full fill consulate office in Dhaka.Bangladeshis bound to Greece need not travel to New Delhi to submit their visa applications anymore.Bangladesh nationals can now apply for all visa categories such as tourism, employment, family reunification, students’, and digital nomads from a newly opened visa application centre in Dhaka.
Greece Visa World Centre (GVCW), the exclusive external service provider to the Greek diplomatic and consular authorities, in partnership with VFS Global has opened a dedicated centre in Dhaka to accept applications for all visa categories.Visa applicants need to visit the GVWC website to get an online appointment (https://bd-gr.gvcworld.eu/en/online-visa-application) before visiting the VFS Global Joint Visa Application Centre (JVAC) at Borak Mehnur (8th Floor), 51/B, Kemal Ataturk Avenue, to submit their application and register their biometrics.
“The new centre will immensely benefit the people of Bangladesh, many of whom are interested in travelling to Greece for work, education, business and leisure. The development is another feather in our trusted partnership with GVWC with whom we are working since 2018,” said Prabuddha Sen, chief operating officer (South Asia) of VFS Global.
The state-of-the-art new VAC is equipped with dedicated submission counters for regular applicants as well as the optional premium lounge service for travellers looking for a seamless visa experience.
GVCW operates in 18 countries and 82 cities around the world. Leveraging on its operational capabilities and the valuable contribution of its partners, notably the Hellenic Telecommunication Organization (OTE), the largest telecom company in Europe and VFS Global, GVCW is servicing thousands of visa applicants daily.
The continuous efforts of almost 300 visa handling personnel now manning GVCW’s 82 VACs and its cutting-edge on-line visa application technology, allow for a more efﬁcient workﬂow and have enabled the substantial reduction of the respective Greek consulates’ workload leading to the streamlining of visa-application procedures.
“No official circular has yet been received from Greece. When asked to the Bangladesh Embassy located in Greece, they also told the reporter that they are not aware of the matter yet. However, it is known from special sources that the official activities are being organized in the above-mentioned place as a preliminary preparation for the opening of the Embassy of Greece in Bangladesh very soon. It is said that all activities will start in Dhaka only after the official announcement by the Greek government”.
With approximately 7,000 Greece visa applications received annually, the country is one of the emerging destinations for Bangladesh.