|UK visa application centre (UKVAC) is a service provided by VFS (Ghana) Private Ltd. ("VFS") on behalf of UK Border Agency providing services to visa applicants who require a visa to enter the United Kingdom.
||To receive the applicant's passport, completed visa form, supporting documentation (collectively, the "documents") and the applicable visa application fees.
||To submit the documents to the UK Border Agency at the British High Commission Accra, on behalf of the applicant.
||To collect the relevant documents back from the UK Border Agency at the British High Commission Accra, after completion of all formalities, and return the relevant documents back to the applicant by hand delivery or by courier to an address provided by the applicant on the visa application form.
|Notwithstanding anything else to the contrary, the UK Border Agency at the British High Commission Accra reserves the right to ask for further documentation and to refuse the visa application.
In certain casesthe UK Border Agency at the British High Commission Accra 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.
The decision to issue or refuse a visa is made by the UK Border Agency at the British High Commission Accra. VFS is not involved in the decision making process and are not responsible for any delay in visa processing associated with issuing a decision on visa applications.
VFS takes every reasonable precaution while handling documents. VFS will not be responsible in any manner whatsoever to the applicant for any documents that 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 manage the UK Border Agency at the British High Commission nor does it control or operate the services provided by them. 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 UK Border Agency at the British High Commission Accra.
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 thier documents are delayed, misplaced, lost or 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. 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.
Advertising material may accompany the relevant Documents at the time they are returned to the applicant. If the applicant does not wish to receive any such advertising material along with the relevant Documents, the applicant must intimate the VFS in advance at the time of submitting the Documents. Please note that no advertising material accompanying the relevant Documents has the endorsement of the UK Government.
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 of VFS.
These terms and conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of Ghana. 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 Accra.
The applicant hereby accepts and confirms that the applicant and thier 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 herein.