Friday, 31. October 2014
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Austria can expect to see more visitors from the Middle East following the launch of a new Austrian visa centre in a large Iraqi city by the Embassy of Austria in Jordan.
Officially opened by the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and partners VFS Global, the Austrian Visa Application Centre in the Iraqi city of Erbil will make it easier for travellers from region to apply and obtain visas. The centre was opened in a bid to boost tourism to the country.
Visitors and holidaymakers looking to travel to Slovenia will also be able to apply for a visa from the same centre, following an agreement between Austrian and Slovenian governments.
Although all applications will be assessed by Austrian Embassy in Jordan, London based VFS Global, who managed the administration connected with visa issuing around the world, will be responsible for accepting applications.
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