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2016-01-05 Belarus: Automation System Processes e-Visa Service Project

Automation System Processes e-Visa Service Project

Description of the project offered: 
Nowadays different countries’ governments face problems connected to issuing the visa. Thus, currently the electronic visa system functions only in the countries with highest level of high-tech development, where information technology is rapidly introduced into public life. In addition, the number of those who apply for visas to diplomatic missions is growing. Various companies offering solutions in IT, have their vision of the solution. Belarusian company BelHard also possesses its own vision regarding how to solve the problem. In addition, we see the possibility of involving other participants to the project.
Implementation of this project is able to contribute to the process of unification of electronic visas issue for all countries.
In order to enhance the project, we are open for cooperation so that to bring together parties to the process involved in this issue.
General description:
«е-Visa» solution is designed to automate the process of short-term electronic visas issuing. Particular attention is paid to:
- the possibility of online payment;
- work with mobile devices;
- receiving e-mail via a unique identification number.

The system provides the following possibilities:
- filling of standard forms;
- feedback;
- detailed short timelines;
- cooperation between regulatory authorities (e.g., Ministry of Internal Affairs, Customs, State Border Committee, etc.)
- safety of information transmitted through the communication channels.
The basis of operation consists of the following:
- placement of information on two geographically dispersed data processing centres with 100% of their redundancy;
- identification in accordance with the law requirements.

Thus, the proposed system’s implementation will result in an electronic visa registration portal in accordance with the requirements of international standards on the handling of information of limited distribution. 

The simplification of the application process through the electronic portal
- payment universality
- correctness of the registration
- information readability
- Convenience of receiving the visa (in the host country)
- Confidentiality
Project proposer:   BelHard Group CJSC (Belarus)
Partner role:  Project participant 
Partner organisation:  Small or medium-sized enterprise (SME)
Call for proposal title:  N/A 

Description of the collaboration sought: 
Primarily BelHard's team is looking for reliable coordinator for the project who will lead the project realization as well as the proposal preparation. Surely, being an author of the idea we will help with technical part of the proposal

Apart from BelHard's team is looking for reliable partners. We expect the following organizations to join the consortium:

- ministries of foreign affairs,
- border police,
- departments on migration,
- organization with expertise in legislation,
- embassys and consulates. 
Expertise sought: Business aspects, Coordination. Cooperation, Innovation. Technology transfer, Legislation. Regulations, Security, Information. Media, Automation, Network technologies, ICT Applications, Telecommunications, Information processing. Information systems, 
Roles sought: Project coordinator, Project participant, 
Organisation types sought: Consultancy, Public administration, Non-governmental organisation (NGO), Small or medium-sized enterprise (SME), 
Countries sought: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Iceland, Israel, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of, Montenegro, Norway, Serbia, Switzerland, Turkey,