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  • BLS International wins contract for Italy Visa Processing Services in Russia

    Published on September 29, 2021

    Strengthening its visa portfolio for Schengen countries 

    New Delhi – BSE and NSE listed (BSE: 540073; NSE: BLS), BLS International, a trusted global tech-enabled services partner for governments and citizens, announced today that it has won the contract with Embassy of Italy in Russia for visa processing for a period of 5 years in partnership. Under the contract, the company is expected to process approx. 1,40,000 applications every year with 20 centres across Russia.

    Under this mandate, BLS will be providing Italian Visas along with several value-added services like mobile biometric, translation, prime time submission, premium lounge, doorstep service, photocopy, courier, SMS alert, photo booths, etc. for the convenience of applicants. BLS will initiate the visa processing along with promotions for tourism and investment opportunities in Italy through social platforms and events.

    Commenting on this, Mr. Shikhar Aggarwal, Joint Managing Director, BLS International, said, “We are pleased to partner with The Embassy of Italy in Russia to provide seamless visa processing across Russia. With BLS, I am confident that the applicants will enjoy quality service, faster visa processing coupled with convenience. This contract strengthens our visa portfolio with another Schengen country (Italy) as we are already working with them in Singapore.” 

    BLS has partnered with AlmavivA for this project; AlmavivA is a group in the information and communication technology segment that focuses on digital innovation. This contract is in addition to the already robust portfolio of visa, passport, consular and citizen services of BLS International with over 46 client governments. This reflects company’s focus on efficiency and continuous excellence in its operations. BLS centres are equipped with state-of-the-art digital facilities and has the capability to service other countries.