VisaHQ: News All News en-en VisaHQ Announces Launch of 2 Canadian Locations WASHINGTON – Today VisaHQ announced the opening of its 2 brand new Canadian Locations: Toronto and Vancouver. In addition to the now 5 year old Ottawa office, the new openings provide VisaHQ’s Canadian customers with 3 convenient locations where they can apply or drop their applications off in person and receive their visa in as a little as 1 day, depending on country. "We're very excited to ramp up our Canadian expansion efforts," commented Gary Dupuis, Director of Operations for VisaHQ Canada. Mr. Dupuis continued, "The Toronto and Vancouver locations will make processing visa requests for our clients more efficient while providing a faster and more convenient service." Mon, 03 Jun 2013 04:25:00 -0400 VisaHQ Launches Mobile Visa Web-App WASHINGTON – VisaHQ today announced the launch of its Mobile Visa Web-App. This development provides international travelers easier mobile device access to visa and passport requirements. “At VisaHQ, our fundamental difference is the focus we put on providing the best products and services available to our customers; with that focus in mind, it gives me great pleasure to introduce our Mobile Visa Web-App,” said Richard Bangs, Director of Marketing. The streamlined Mobile Visa Web-App automatically recognizes mobile device browsers, providing VisaHQ customers a more dynamic and easy to use website for finding detailed visa requirements. Tue, 18 Dec 2012 04:25:00 -0500 VisaHQ Teams Up With Travelocity To Make Passport and Visa Services More Efficient For Travelers. (Dateline, June 23, 2011) - has signed an agreement with Travelocity that will help international travelers apply for passports and visas online from their own homes. Travelocity is well known for having great deals on hotels, airfare and vacation packages for travelers from around the world. Thanks to its relationship with VisaHQ, Travelocity users will be able to see passport and visa requirements instantly while they are searching for and booking their trips. Thu, 23 Jun 2011 04:26:00 -0400 Relocates To Ottawa's Prestigious Financial District Washington, DC, November 12, 2010 – 12, 2010, the Canadian branch of the U.S.-based pioneer of online travel visa services,, announces its relocation in Ottawa, Ontario. The new, larger facility will also offer passport photographs as an additional service. This move offers clients a more central location amid Ottawa’s prestigious financial district. The new address for is 195-A Bank Street, Suite 102, Ottawa, ON K2P 1W7. For more details and assistance with services, please visit, telephone 613-777-0408, or e-mail, Fri, 12 Nov 2010 04:26:00 -0500 Global Expansion at as London, U.K. Office Opens,-u.k.-office-opens/,-u.k.-office-opens/ Washington, DC, July 29, 2010 –, the pioneer of online travel visas services, continues its global expansion by officially launching a London, U.K. office and region-specific website: The opening at a prime location for the U.K. branch, in the exclusive central Mayfair area, heralds another milestone in the growth and worldwide scope of VisaHQ. Company executives have been travelling to the U.K. in preparation for the launch, the first office outside North America of the trusted travel visa and passport service provider. Thu, 29 Jul 2010 04:26:00 -0400 To Offer Customers Money-Saving Coupons Washington, DC -, the pioneer of online passport and travel visa services, announces a new money-saving coupon campaign. Customers will be able to use the coupons and instantly save money on service fees. The initiative is set to encourage first time users of's online travel visa and passport tools. will also create custom coupon offers for select companies, institutions, including; charities, universities and alumni groups. Coupons will also be available to existing clients, online coupon directories and the company’s followers and fans on popular social networking platform pages. Fri, 29 Jan 2010 04:26:00 -0500, the International Airfare Specialist Partners with the Online Source for Travel Visas Washington, DC -, the industry innovator of online travel visa services has collaborated with, the Web's leading provider of international airfares, in a move geared towards delivering to the public the best in international flight deals and the best in online travel visa and passport services.'s success is the result of its commitment to offer American and Canadian travelers the widest selection of airlines and discounted airfares???many of which are unavailable on other travel sites.'s online tools allow travelers to apply for a visa to any country and enjoy real-time electronic status updates and dedicated customer service. Clients also gain access to the world???s most comprehensive database of visa requirements for all nationalities and the largest online directory of Embassies and Consulates worldwide. Sat, 30 May 2009 04:26:00 -0400 Puts Formula One Race Fans Traveling to Australia in Pole Position Washington, DC -, a leader in providing travel visa and passport services to residents within the U.S. and Canada is on track for Formula 1 motor racing fans heading to the Grand Prix in Melbourne, Australia at the end of March. Despite the economy-related downturn across the travel industry, is experiencing an increased number of Australia visa requests for U.S. residents traveling for the Grand Prix beginning on March 29 in Australia. The demand is due to the growing popularity among fans of Formula 1 racing within the U.S. U.S. Citizens and many legal residents require a valid travel visa in order enter Australia as a tourist. Inc. capabilities can assist clients in obtaining travel visas to virtually any overseas destination around the world. Wed, 18 Mar 2009 04:26:00 -0400 Offers Corporate Travel Planners Savings Incentives Washington, DC -, a U.S.-based pioneer of online travel visa and passport services is set to offer corporate account discounts on all orders. In the face of an economic-downturn and rising costs, corporate travel managers, HR departments and executive assistants are looking to save money when planning travel. Despite pressure on companies to curb expenses, international travel is still a necessity for many businesses, and finding cost-cutting deals continues to be difficult. Leaning on its corporate agility, is offering savings on travel visa services by borrowing practices from its model of collaborating with large travel industry entities. "As a large portion of our business model involves partnering with travel portals, websites and travel agents providing them commission, we realized we could easily pass on savings to corporate travel planners and absorb commission fees, extending the savings to corporate clients," states Oleg Naydonov, president. Tue, 17 Mar 2009 04:26:00 -0400 Begins International Expansion: As New Office Opens in Ottawa, Canada Washington, DC -, a U.S.-based pioneer of online passport and visa services, announces its international expansion with the opening of a new office in Ottawa, ON, Canada - delivering to Canadians the innovative online tools that provide a one-stop solution for affordable, expedited travel documents. Since 2002 has offered residents of the U.S. unparalleled levels of service and security in handling travel visa and passport applications. Travel agents, corporate clients and individuals alike can benefit from a variety of customized online solutions that modernize travel planning, simplify processing and reduce costs. The new office in Canada represents another step in the global development of and consolidates our position as one of the leaders in visa and passport services in North America. Mon, 15 Dec 2008 04:27:00 -0500 Introduces Ground-Breaking Travel Visa Requirement Tool Washington, DC - As part of its Passport and Travel Visa Partnership program, introduces a unique online tool for checking worldwide travel visa requirements. By selecting a country of nationality and a country of destination, one can see whether travel visa is required and view detailed information on the types of visa available, embassy fees, maximum duration of stay and Embassy contact information. With easy installation and user-friendly capabilities, this cutting-edge feature helps travel professionals provide citizens of all countries with online viewing access to travel visa requirements worldwide. The new travel visa requirements tool can be found at Travel Tools section of website can become partner for free by adding fully customizable visa requirements tool to its pages. Fri, 22 Feb 2008 04:27:00 -0500 Introduces Innovative Customs Regulations Database Washington, DC -, a leading provider of online passport and visa services launched an all new customs database. This customs database is available to citizens of all countries for free. It provides detailed, indispensable customs information for all countries, including import and export regulations, food and drink standards, and general health issues. There is no registration required. This new customs database can provide invaluable access for business travelers and domestic passengers traveling internationally. This new customs database leverages's commitment, investment, and expertise in the electronic travel management solutions industry. " continues to transform the electronic travel management solutions industry by methodically enhancing informational services for all users," said Alexander Yaroshenko, ceo of Thu, 21 Feb 2008 04:27:00 -0500 STA Travel and announce exclusive visa services partnership Washington, DC - STA Travel, Inc. and, Inc. are excited to announce a new partnership, which makes the exclusive visa services partner of STA Travel. This partnership allows STA Travel to provide online visa application services to student and youth travelers at competitive rates for virtually any country in the world. The new service becomes available today at STA Travel will utilize VisaHQ's online technology that facilitates application for one or more visas with one universal electronic application. Since the traveler's profile is securely saved in an online account, STA Travel customers will be able to repeat the visa application process quickly each time they need to go abroad. The average application time is between 2 and 5 minutes compared to offline services which average 30 minutes for completion.The online service will allow STA Travel customers to track application status online 24/7 and receive real-time electronic updates. The site will also provide the most comprehensive visa and passport requirements database for citizens of all countries and contains the largest electronic directory of Embassies and Consulates worldwide available online. Thu, 28 Jun 2007 04:27:00 -0400 and Amadeus announce visa and passport services partnership Washington, DC - and Amadeus signed a partnership deal that would allow thousands of Amadeus travel professionals to add visa and passport services to their portfolio. The new service becomes available today. Amadeus is the chosen technology partner for providers, sellers, and buyers of travel. The company provides distribution, IT and point-of-sale solutions to help its customers adapt, grow and succeed in the fast changing travel industry. Customer groups include travel providers (airlines, hotels, car rental companies, railway companies, ferry lines, cruise lines, insurance companies and tour operators), travel sellers (travel agencies) and travel buyers (corporations and travelers). Solutions are grouped in four solution categories - Distribution & Content, Sales & e-Commerce, Business Management and Services & Consulting. Thu, 21 Jun 2007 04:27:00 -0400 rolls out the most comprehensive in the world online database of visa requirements Washington, DC - Today announced the roll-out of the most complete in the world electronic database of visa requirements for the citizens of all countries. The access to the database is free of charge and available at To view visa requirements, visitors have to go to the "Visas" section of the website, select the traveler's citizenship and click on the country of destination. "We are happy that we can offer the access to this newly created database to our retail and corporate clients, as well as travelers and Internet users from around the globe," commented President Oleg Naydonov. "VisaHQ online database is a unique electronic accumulation of visa requirements for all countries in the world and is a proof of our continued commitment to providing travel services of the highest quality and making international travel easy to manage for individuals, travel agents and corporate travel executives." Fri, 01 Jun 2007 04:28:00 -0400 introduces the most comprehensive in the world online global directory of embassies and consulates Washington, DC - Today announced the roll-out of the most complete in the world electronic directory of Embassies and Consulates worldwide. The access to the directory is free of charge and available at To view the contact information for the Embassy or Consulate of any country globally, visitors have to go to the "Visas" section of the website, select the traveler's citizenship and click on the country of destination. The search will return the contact information for the Embassy or Consulate of the chosen country of destination in the traveler's home country. At the same time, the traveler will be able to view the visa requirements for the country of destination through VisaHQ's online visa requirements database. "Today we are happy to introduce another valuable online tool that will assist individual travelers, travel agents and corporate travel executives in managing their travel needs," commented CEO Alex Yaroshenko. Thu, 10 May 2007 04:27:00 -0400 Corporate accounts become available at Washington, DC - Today introduced a unique corporate account management system that would allow corporate travel managers conveniently view and manage numerous visa applications for the company's employees through their administrative online master accounts and the employees handle the entire visa application process under the travel manager's supervision through their individual electronic travel accounts. The corporate account system enables corporate travel managers and the company's employees apply for visas to all countries that have Consulates in the United States at any time by filling out one universal 100% paperless application form at the time they initially create their accounts. Anytime employees need a visa, they log into their existing online accounts and add only the information related to the new country of destination, which reduces average application time to 2 minutes compared to 30 minutes when using other passport and visa services. The system is unique for the travel industry and is aimed at making corporate international travel easier and faster for both the travel executives and the employees. Tue, 25 Apr 2006 04:27:00 -0400