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Lithuanian citizens living in the UK can now apply for their passports or IDs at VFS Global

(TRAVPR.COM) UK - October 15th, 2020 - Passport centres in London and Edinburgh will manage processing of Lithuanian passport and ID card applications

The Repubic of Lithuania is the second Schengen government for which VFS Global offers passport and ID card services

VFS Global has launched The Lithuanian Passport and ID Application Centre in London and Edinburgh, as an extension to its visa application services, on behalf of the Government of The Republic of Lithuania.

The two centres will accept first applications for a Lithuanian passport and ID card, as well as applications for renewals. The key services delivered are:

·       Passport Application processing for Adults (Renewal)

·       Passport Application processing for Minors (New & Renewal)

·       ID Card Application processing for Adults (Renewal)

·       ID Card Application processing for Minors (New & Renewal)

The Lithuanian diaspora in the United Kingdom can take advantage of two convenient locations. The centre in London, located at 66 Wilson Street, London, EC2A 2BT, United Kingdom rolled out these services in July, whereas the new centre in Edingburgh, located at 1 Rennie's Isle, Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6QT United Kingdom opened last month.

Key benefits for applicants:

·       Operating times in London (0900 hrs to 1600hrs) and (0900 hrs to 1700hrs) in Edinburgh

·       Dedicated courier service for processed passports

·       Application tracking facility from the time the application is submitted

·       Dedicated email for applicant queries

·       Next day appointments available

·       Passport photo service also available in London and Edinburgh

Chris Dix, Head of Business Development for VFS Global, said, “VFS Global has enjoyed a long association with the government of the Republic of Lithuania and we are delighted to extend our partnership to include passport and ID card services in the UK. Our aim is to provide a safe, high quality service to the Lithuanian citizens in a hassle-free and convenient manner, I am sure these new service will greatly benefit the 200,000 Lithuanian diaspora who reside in the UK”.

VFS Global has been serving the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania worldwide since 2013 through a network of 141 Visa Application Centres in 17 countries.

This is the second Schengen government, after The Netherlands, for which VFS Global will provide passport and ID card services. The company offers passport and consular services for 9 additional client governments in 30 countries through 95 centres, with more locations opening soon.

About VFS Global

VFS Global is the world's largest outsourcing and technology services specialist for governments and diplomatic missions worldwide. VFS Global has Swiss parentage and is a portfolio company of EQT, a leading global private equity firm headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.

With 3422 Application Centres, operations in 144 countries across five continents and over 224 million applications processed (since inception in 2001) as on 31 August 2020, VFS Global is the trusted partner of 64 client governments.


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