16 participants from 10 different companies participated together with representatives from the Visa Application Centre, VFS and the Danish-Thai Chamber in the seminar held at the Embassy on Friday 23rd November.
The Embassy explained about the general Schengen rules, application procedures and requirements for a business visa according to the Fast Track agreement. It was stressed that even though the Embassy has waived some rules for the Corporate Members of the Danish-Thai Chamber of Commerce there are still some regulations that has to be followed in order to issue a Schengen visa.
The seminar was conducted by Visa Attaché Ms. Eva Szeftel and Visa Officer Ms. Jatuporn Kimsuntorn who held most of the presentation in Thai which was highly appreciated by the participants.
Visa Officer Ms Jatuporn Kimsuntorn explaining about the Schengen rules
Visa Attaché Ms Eva Szeftel explaining about the Fast Track Agreement
Fast Track Agrement
The Fast Track agreement was introduced in October 2011 for the Corporate Members of the Danish Thai Chamber of Commerce. The agreement is for a Danish or Thai company, who is a corporate member of the Danish-Thai Chamber of Commerce and has signed an agreement with the Royal Danish Embassy in Bangkok and the Danish-Thai Chamber. The companies’ employees frequently travel to Denmark and often with a short notice.
The benefits for the members are:
• Visas will be issued within 5 days
• Less documents to be submitted
• Visa applicants does not have to apply in person*
• Standard long term visa with multiple entries
For further information about the Fast Track Agreement and how to become a member please contact the Chamber Secretariat (firstname.lastname@example.org) or the Visa Section at the Royal Danish Embassy (email@example.com)
If necessary the Embassy will hold a new seminar in 2013