VFS Global Partners With Responsible AI Institute to Champion Ethical AI Development

The company will develop all AI solutions within its advanced Development Centres located in Mumbai, Dubai, and Berlin

VFS Global announces its partnership with the Responsible AI Institute (RAI Institute). The RAI Institute is dedicated to fostering responsible AI practices within organizations.

Through this partnership, VFS Global will leverage the RAI Institute’s expertise in AI ethics and data privacy, ensuring the development of AI solutions that are secure, ethical, and aligned with the operational needs of visa processing. The partnership will enable continuous technological innovation, ensuring VFS Global provides more convenience for customers while delivering secure and responsible visa and citizen services to governments worldwide.

VFS Global will develop its AI solutions in strict accordance with the needs and regulations of its Client Governments. This collaborative effort will give them the certainty that all developments are transparent, regulated, and tailored to their specific needs. It will exclusively develop all AI solutions within its advanced Development Centres located in Mumbai, Dubai, and Berlin. These centres will serve as collaborative platforms where the company will work closely with Client Governments to tailor solutions that enhance visa processing efficiency, security, and user experience.

Zubin Karkaria, Founder and CEO, VFS Global, emphasizes, “Our alliance with the Responsible AI Institute reinforces our dedication to ethical AI development. We have always been at the forefront of technological innovation, committed to ensuring security, integrity, and strict compliance with the regulatory frameworks of our Client Governments. This partnership underscores our resolve to lead in AI advancement in a responsible manner.”

Alyssa Lefaivre Škopac, Head of Global Partnerships and Growth of the Responsible AI Institute, commented, “VFS Global’s impressive track record and global outlook makes it an invaluable addition as we work to steer AI towards public good.”