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Company Timeline

VisaHQ.com was founded in 2002. Below are some milestones in the company's history and ongoing development

October 2016

The VisaHQ integrated solutions for travel agencies and websites are now available at VisaHQ.net portal.

May 2016

Mumbai welcomes the second VisaHQ.in office in India

April 2016

VisaHQ.id opens its Indonesian branch in Jakarta

March 2016

Apostille services are now offered on the VisaHQ AuthenticationHQ.com portal

July 2015

VisaHQ enters the German and Indian markets with offices in Frankfurt and New Delhi

October 2014

California sees its second VisaHQ branch open in Los Angeles

April 2014

The full range of travel document solutions are now available for the VisaHQ corporate clients at BusinessVisaHQ.com.

April 2014

VisaHQ adopts to the new standard of responsive design, making its website accessible across all platforms on desktop and mobile devices

February 2014

VisaHQ expands into the Middle Eastern market with office openings in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

June 2013

San Francisco, CA and Houston, TX are the latest additions to the growing base of local VisaHQ offices in North America

May 2013

VisaHQ extends its presence in Canada with opening of two new offices in Toronto, ON and Vancouver, BC

September 2012

The Inc 500 magazine awards the second top 25 travel industry ranking for VisaHQ, who was ranked #19 in 2011 as well

March 2012

The Big Apple welcomes VisaHQ office on the Fifth Avenue in the heart of Manhattan

August 2011

In August 2011, VisaHQ was added to the Inc. 5000 as the #1 in Travel for the DC area as well as #19 for Travel Nationwide. VisaHQ also sits at #2645 amongst the 5,000 companies total

November 2010

In Canada, VisaHQ.ca changes its location to the prestigious financial district of downtown Ottawa, ON. The new Bank Street location also launches a complimentary service, offering instant passport photographs, on site for walk-in clients in need of photographs to support their visa applications

July 2010

Launch of London, U.K. office and region-specific website: VisaHQ.co.uk. 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 the VisaHQ brand

January 2010

VisaHQ.com moves its servers to Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud. A green solution, due to its enhanced energy efficiencies, cloud computing arms VisaHQ customers with the most reliable and robust service, regardless of how many users are simultaneously submitting applications online

July 2009

VisaHQ collaborates with the popular travel portal BootsnAll.com, who adds VisaHQ travel visa and passport solutions to their website

June 2009

VisaHQ.com re-launches a new consumer website, adding a new design and many enhancements to streamline the visa and passport application processing. The new site is the most sophisticated online travel visa and passport solutions resource found anywhere on the web

May 2009

VisaHQ partners with Vayama and JohnnyJet. As both websites add travel visa and passport solutions using VisaHQ.com tools

September 2008

VisaHQ announces its international expansion with the opening of a new office in Ottawa, ON, Canada. The company's new operation delivers the same unrivalled levels of travel services expertise, reliability and customer service to Canadian travelers

March 2008

VisaHQ.com introduces a unique online tool for checking worldwide travel visa requirements. By selecting a country of nationality and a country of destination, users can determine if a travel visa is required and view detailed information on the types of visa available, related fees, allowed duration of stay and Embassy contact information. With easy installation and user-friendly capabilities, this cutting-edge feature allows travel professionals and travelers access to travel visa requirements worldwide

February 2008

VisaHQ.com adds new customs database to its repertoire of online tools for clients. This database (available to citizens of any country free of charge) provides indispensable customs information for all countries, including import and export regulations, food and drink standards, and general health issues

June 2007

A partnership is brokered, which makes VisaHQ the exclusive visa services partner of STA Travel - the largest student travel association in the world. This 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 service launches online at: statravel.visaheadquarters.com/visas.php

October 2005

A new tool is added to VisaHQ.com a free to database comprising the largest online directory of international Embassies and Consulates

April 2004

VisaHQ moves its headquarters to Embassy Row, Washington, DC. This strategic location, within easy access to Consular offices and Embassies, enables VisaHQ to forge alliances with diplomatic staff and brings many practical benefits that improve efficiency and visa application turnaround

January 2003

VisaHQ.com officially launches. The new site enables travelers to apply online for visas to virtually any country that has a Consulate in the United States, simply by filling out one universal, 100% paperless electronic application form - an industry first. U.S. Citizens visiting the website can also renew, replace or add pages to their passports

March 2002
The company's co-founders develop several websites specifically accommodating travel solutions for obtaining business and recreational travel visa for Eastern European nations