Tue, 19 Mar 2024 Maritime, Port & Aviation

New DVLA approved premium vehicle registration and driver license centre to open soon

Hariprasad Viswanathan, Head – Sub Saharan Africa, VFS GlobalHariprasad Viswanathan, Head – Sub Saharan Africa, VFS Global

Residents of Accra can soon apply for their Vehicle and Driver License applications at the new Ultra Centre for Licensing and Vehicle Registration Centre, located on the premises of the STC Training School on the Ring Road West, Accra.

Operated by Bridge Direct in collaboration with VFS Global, the Centre will provide applicants with a convenient and comfortable environment to submit their Vehicle and License applications.

A dedicated contact centre and email support service will also be available for customers to answer queries and track the application status.

Commenting on the new service, Hariprasad Viswanathan, Head – Sub Saharan Africa, VFS Global, said: “With the rollout of the new Ultra DVLA Centre in Accra, we are confident of providing applicants with a world-class service experience, by leveraging on our global experience of providing transparent and scalable solutions in the citizen services space. The conveniently located Centre will offer a premium and comfortable environment for all citizens and residents of Ghana who seek to apply for their Vehicle and Driver's License along with a host of other services.

I am proud to mention that since we commenced our operations back in 2005, VFS Global has supported the economic growth and development of Ghana through our strong workforce of 100 plus employees who support our operations every day by maintaining the highest levels of service and security.”

Key services at the Ultra Centre will include: Driver’s licence renewal, replacement of licenses missing licence, international driving permit, and vehicle registration.

VFS Global has also been operating International Driving Permit Centres across South Africa since 2022. Located in cities such as Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg, and Pretoria, the Application Centres are managed by VFS Global on behalf of the Automobile Association of South Africa (AASA), which is the country’s authorised issuer of International Driving Permits. The company also manages the Premium Driving License Application Center in Port Harcourt which is operated by Concierge Travels on behalf of River State Internal Revenue Service and Federal Road Safety Commission to facilitate the National Driver’s License Applications for residents of Nigeria.

As the world’s leading outsourcing and technology service specialist, VFS Global embraces technological innovation including Generative AI to support governments and diplomatic missions worldwide. The company manages non-judgmental and administrative tasks related to applications for visa, passport, and consular services for its client governments, increasing productivity and enabling them to focus entirely on the critical task of assessment.

With a responsible approach to technology development, adoption and integration, the company prioritizes ethical practices and sustainability while serving as the trusted partner to 67 client governments. Operating over 3,300 Application Centres in 150 countries, VFS Global has efficiently processed more than 280 million applications since 2001.

Headquartered in Zurich and Dubai and backed by majority shareholder Blackstone, along with the Swiss-based Kuoni and Hugentobler Foundation and EQT, VFS Global is committed to creating value for all stakeholders and leading in responsible, innovative solutions making government services more effective and efficient.

Dominick  Andoh
Dominick Andoh

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