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Austrian Ministry for European and International Affairs has authorized VFS Global for provision of visa facilitation services in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou in China. Subsequently, VFS Global has appointed various local partners in China as Service Partners, in Beijing-Bailino Investment Consulting Co., Ltd, in Shanghai – Shanghai Shenhui Overseas affairs service co. ltd & in Guangzhou - GZL Travel Abroad services to provide these services. Thus the Austrian Visa Application Centre is a service provided for the Austrian Embassy in Beijing and Austrian Consulate General in Shanghai by the service partners in China on behalf of VFS Global
The Service Partners provides logistic services to visa applicants seeking an entry into Austria and is only responsible for the following:

To receive from an applicant his / her passport, completed visa application form, supporting documentation (collectively, the "Documents") and the applicable fees.
To submit the Documents to the Austrian Embassy/Consulate General in Beijing or Shanghai for VAC at Beijing, Shanghai or Guangzhou on behalf of the applicant.
To collect the relevant Documents back from Austrian Embassy/Consulate General in Beijing, Shanghai for VAC at Beijing Shanghai or Guangzhou after completion of all formalities, and return the relevant Documents back to the applicant by hand delivery to the applicant.
Notwithstanding anything else to the contrary, the Austrian Embassy/Consulate General in Beijing or Shanghai for Visa Application Centers in China reserves the right to ask for further documentation, personal appearance of the applicant at the Austrian Embassy/Consulate General as well as to refuse the issuance of visa.
In certain cases, instead of the aforesaid procedure, the Austrian Embassy/Consulate General will hand over the relevant Documents to the Applicants directly.
The Service Partners in China takes every reasonable precaution while handling the Documents of applicants. However the service partners shall not be responsible in any matter whatsoever to the applicant for any Documents which are lost in transit by accident, theft, natural calamities (act of God) or any other reason outside the control of, or not arising out a willful of the partners.
The applicable Chinese law allows the exclusion or limitation of liability for the circumstances mentioned above
The application fees once received by the service partners from the applicant will not be refundable. in case the services mentioned in the part ii of this disclaimer are rendered completely, irrespective of whether or not the desired visa is granted by the Austrian Embassy/Consulate General, to the applicant
The service Provider, in its sole discretion, may change, amend, cancel or withdraw any or all of the terms and conditions mentioned herein at any time without any prior notice. if an applicant is dissatisfied with the changes being made, the applicant's sole and exclusive remedy is to refuse the services which the VFS global provides
Any claims or disputes arising in relation to the services provided by the service provider to applicant shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in China.
The applicant hereby accepts and confirms that the applicant and / or his / her 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

The Service Providers and VFS Global declare that they shall not disclose, distribute, reveal, give or sell any of your personal information to any third party unless your prior consent or legally obliged to disclose such information by a court order or any other legal process