In order to provide better services to applicants and to upgrade the services, the collection and delivery of visa applications was outsourced to M/s. VF Services (Switzerland) Ltd. with effect from 12th August 2009. M/s. VFS have opened the office at the below address:
India Visa Application Centre (IVAC)
Most of the visa applications are already being filled by applicants online followed by submission of the printed copies of their applications, photos, passports and fees to IVAC for processing by Embassy of India, Berne.
2. With a view to further improving visa services, it has been decided that all visa applications in Switzerland under the Jurisdiction of the Embassy of India, Berne would have to be filled online at http://in.vfsglobal.ch with effect from 22nd July 2011.
After the mandatory electronic filling of visa applications, the applicants will continue to submit the printed copies of their applications, photos, passports and fees to the respective IVAC. Applications sent by post to the Embassy of India, Berne or India Visa Application Centre, Berne will not be accepted for processing of visa.