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A country in the Schengen area announces a change

The Schengen Area consists of 27 countries since the beginning of the year with Croatia entering the Eurozone.

In fact, Croatia has become the 27th country to join the Schengen Area, a vast area where more than 400 million people can travel freely, without internal border controls.

Schengen visa application: Switzerland announces a change

Algerian citizens submit their applications visa Schengen-level services that ensure the collection of Schengen visa applications.

Unlike other Schengen countries, Schengen visa applicants are received by the Swiss Embassy at the Swiss Embassy in Algeria.

The Swiss Embassy in Algeria said on its Facebook page that since January 1, the Schengen visa application for short stays in Switzerland has been outsourced to VFS Global.

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Schengen visa for Algerians: a new country that removes border controls

Schengen visa for Algerians: a new country that removes border controls

Schengen visa application: the official opening of the Swiss counter

The Swiss Embassy in Algeria specified that the official opening of the Swiss counter took place there on Wednesday.

Press release from the Swiss Embassy in Algeria

The submission of Schengen visa applications for short stays in Switzerland has been outsourced to VFS Global Algeria since the 1st of January this year. The official opening of the Swiss counter took place this afternoon. We are looking forward to this cooperation!

Visa applicants beware

Netizens expressed their concern after this decision. On social networks, many people fear that the VFS Global provider will not be up to the task.

Indeed, appointments are rare on the VFS Global website, especially in France. Visa applicants can no longer find dates without going through an intermediary who demands money for his service.

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