VFS TasHeel International which processes visas to Saudi Arabia said it has diverted all visa applications from Abu Dhabi to its Dubai centre at the Wafi Mall after a fire mishap in Mina Mall where the centre is located.
In a statement, VFS TasHeel, a joint venture between VFS Global (A division of Kuoni Travel Group, Switzerland) and TasHeel, Saudi Arabia, said its Abu Dhabi centre will be temporarily closed till the restoration of normalcy at the Mina Mall.
Assuring continuity of services, VFS TasHeel said that visa processing for Saudi visa applicants from the UAE is going on usual. “We will ensure that the diversion will only cause minimal delay. The Abu Dhabi centre will reopen as soon as the repair works at the premises is completed,” said a spokesperson of VFS TasHeel.
Adding to the convenience, VFS TasHeel is also offering applicants bus services plying between Abu Dhabi and Dubai at specific times. Bus services can be availed by Saudi visa applicants based on their appointment timing, the statement said.