CKGS announces opening of VAC in Kolkata

Published on : Tuesday, January 27, 2015

CKGS opens Visa Application CentreCox & Kings Global Services (CKGS), has announced the opening of Vietnam Visa Application Centre (VAC), in Kolkata . The Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in India has authorized CKGS to accept visa applications at their centre with effect from February 1st 2015.

The Centre was inaugurated this morning by His Excellency Mr. Ton Sinh Thanh, the Ambassador in India for the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in the presence of Mr. Arup Sen, Director, CKGS and other senior officials.

CKGS is the only authorized visa service provider for Vietnam in West Bengal.

Speaking on the occasion, His Excellency Mr. Ton Sinh Thanh, said, “Facilitation of visa service is one of the priorities of the Embassy. Through the Visa Application Center in Kolkata, I strongly believe that Indian travelers from West Bengal will find a faster and reliable way to obtain visa to visit our beautiful and friendly country”.

The VAC will process tourist visa applications for residents of West Bengal and applicants would have to visit the centre to submit their applications and collect them once the visa has been issued. The whole process will take approximately five working days.

Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Arup Sen, Director, CKGS said, “We are privileged to partner with the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to open a VAC in Kolkata to serve the people of West Bengal and we will smoothen the process to encourage more people to travel to the country.’’

The details of the office is provided below



Submission Time

Collection Time


6, Little Russel Street, Kankaria Estate, Ground Floor, Kolkata–700071

8:30 am -1.30 pm

2.30 pm- 5:00 pm

For obtaining a visa, an applicant will have to submit his passport and a copy of it along with the application form and the visa fees. The tourist visa is valid for one month and it is a single entry visa.

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