Italian Visa & Legalization Application Centre is a service provided
for the Embassy of Italy in Bangladesh by VFS Bangladesh Private
VFS provides logistic services to visa applicants seeking visa to
enter Italy and is only responsible for the following:
- To receive from an applicant his/her passport, completed visa
form, Legalization Documents & supporting documentation (collectively,
the "Documents") and the applicable fees.
- To submit the Documents to the Embassy of Italy in Dhaka on
behalf of the applicant.
- To collect the relevant Documents back from the Embassy of
Italy after completion of all formalities, and return the relevant
Documents back to the applicant by hand delivery to the applicant.
Notwithstanding anything else to the contrary, the Embassy of Italy
in Dhaka reserves the right to ask for further documentation and
to refuse the visa application.
In certain cases, instead of the aforesaid procedure, the Embassy
of Italy will hand over the relevant Documents to the Applicants
directly. In such cases, VFS shall not be responsible for any loss
or damage to the Documents, in any manner whatsoever.
It must be noted that the grant or refusal of the Italian visa is
at the sole discretion of the Embassy of Italy and VFS is neither
involved in the process nor is liable or responsible in any manner
whatsoever for any delay in processing or grant or rejection of
the visa application of any applicant by the Embassy of Italy.
VFS takes every reasonable precaution while handling the Documents
of applicants. However, VFS shall not be responsible in any manner
whatsoever to the applicant for any Documents which are lost in
transit by accident, theft, natural calamities (act of god) or any
other reason outside the control of, or not arising out of a willful
default of, VFS.
The applicant agrees and accepts that VFS neither controls the Embassy
of Italy in nor does it control or operate the services provided
by them. Hence, VFS will not be liable or responsible in any manner
whatsoever for the loss or damage of applicant's Documents due to
any default on the part of the Embassy of Italy.
The applicant agrees and accepts that the courier acceptance and
delivery service through which the Documents are returned to the
applicants by VFS is operated by a third-party. VFS does not control
or operate any courier company, neither does it control or operate
any facility or service provided by the courier company. VFS disclaims
any and all liability for any loss or damage caused to the applicant
in the event that his/her Documents are delayed/ misplaced/ lost/
damaged by the courier company, whether such delay/ misplacement/
loss/ damage result from negligence, accident or any other cause.
In no event shall VFS and/or its representatives be liable for any
direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages
or any damages whatsoever due to such delay/ misplacement/ loss/
damage of the Documents, including the applicant's passport. Without
prejudice to the aforesaid, VFS's and/or its representatives sole
and exclusive liability in case a passport is lost or damaged in
transit, is limited/restricted to the reimbursement of the amount
of fees charged by the Department of Passport & Immigration, Government
of Bangladesh, for the replacement of a lost / damaged passport
through normal application procedure. Such reimbursement of the
fee amount will be made by VFS to the applicant only on the presentation
by the applicant of the payment receipt issued by the Department
of Passport & Immigration, Government of Bangladesh. The applicant
agrees that the foregoing limitation of liability is an agreed allocation
of risk between the parties and this limitation of liability is
and shall be an integral part of this disclaimer.
The application fees once received by VFS from the applicant will
not be refundable under any circumstances, irrespective of whether
or not the desired visa is granted by the Embassy of Italy to the
VFS, in its sole discretion, may change, amend, cancel or withdraw
any or all of the terms and conditions mentioned herein at any time
without any prior notice. No employee of VFS has any authority whatsoever
to change / amend / amplify or withdraw any or all of the terms
and conditions mentioned herein without the prior written approval
These terms and conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance
with the laws of Bangladesh. Any claims or disputes arising in relation
to the services provided by VFS to the applicant shall be subject
to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in Bangladesh.
The applicant hereby accepts and confirms that the applicant and/or
his/her representative, prior to submitting the visa application,
has read, understood and agreed to be bound by, without limitation
or qualification, all of the terms, conditions and details provided