Kenyans visiting China will from 15th October be
required to submit documents for VISAs at the 7th
floor of Chancery building after the Chinese Embassy in Nairobi
appointed VFS Global to provide the services.
VFS Global, which
also handles South African and Schengen visa processes, today
unveiled the China Visa Application Service Facility located at
7th Floor, Chancery Building, Valley Road, Milimani
of the centre will greatly improve the situation that the
Kenyans applying for Chinese visas have been experiencing,
such as difficulty in getting appointments or waiting in long
will also enjoy more convenient, considerate, comfortable and
“So as to
facilitate frequent visitors to China, the Chinese Embassy in
Kenya will, on the basis of all requirements met, issue more
multiple visas,” said Embassy of the People’s Republic of
China in a statement, with reference to the launch of the new
According to VFS
Global, the new centrally-located facility will provide easy
access to visitors applying for China visas in Kenya and will
offer a high level of service in a comfortable and secure
Services at this
location commenced on 12 October 2015.
Speaking during the
launch of the facility, Mr. Jiten Vyas, VFS Global Chief
Operating Officer in Africa said, “We are honoured to partner
with the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in providing
services to facilitate the visa process for applicants.
“We are committed
to provide professional and convenient services to applicants
and are confident of enhancing the visa application process in
a manner that is safe, secure, and ultimately results in a
smooth travel experience.”
According to Mr.
Vyas, over 15000 outbound tourists from Kenya annually visit
China for business and leisure among other reasons.
VFS Global has been
serving the Government of the People’s Republic of China since
2008, and currently serves the client in India and Kenya.