UKVI awards visa renewal contract to Sopra Steria

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BLS INTERNATIONAL IN STRATEGIC ALLIANCE WITH SOPRA STERIA FOR DELIVERY OF CONTRACT AWARDED WITH UNITED KINGDOM VISAS & IMMIGRATION (UKVI).

United Kingdom Visas & Immigration (UKVI), a division of the UK Home Office, responsible for deciding who can visit and stay within the UK; has awarded Sopra Steria a new contract to enable visa renewals for those individuals who are already in the UK.

BLS INTERNATIONAL SERVICES LIMITED will be supporting Sopra Steria and UKVI by providing many of the key deliverables under the contract, as well as a suite of added value services.

This is a significant milestone for BLS INTERNATIONAL SERVICES LIMITED which currently handles approximately 11 million visa applications annually across its global network and will now also assist in the processing of applications for permission to remain in the UK on behalf of the Home Office.

Joint Managing Director of BLS International, Shikhar Aggarwal commented “We are privileged to be part of this new partnership in the United Kingdom. It reinforces our Company’s position within the UK and significantly enhances our stature as a leading service partner to client Governments worldwide. We will deploy our world class solution to provide an innovative and convenient service to the UK Home Office and its applicants.”

BLS International is amongst the world’s largest specialist service providers for outsourcing of visa, passport, consular, attestation and citizen services to Governments and diplomatic missions globally since 2005.