Audit services for High Commission offices employing Authorized Visa Agent (AVA)

Audit services for High Commission offices employing Authorized Visa Agent

Audit services for High Commission offices employing Authorized Visa Agent

High Commissions appoint several travel agents as the Authorized Visa Agent (AVA) to assist in processing the visa applications through their internal computerized system. The High Commission audits the AVAs. Today the most effective method is to outsource the audits of these AVAs to specialized external auditors, such as SP Chopra & Co.

SP Chopra & Co Expertise to provide consultancy for visa clearance, documentation, data management, processing with migration either in India or abroad – countries including Singapore, Australia, UAE. Customer service excellence has always been and will always be one of the critical competitive advantages for our business. Our customers include employees of largest MNC’s, individual clients, government officials, famous celebrities, airlines and corporate clients, students, diplomats, International NGO’s, Hoteliers and over more than 500 tour operators & travel agents spread all across the country.

General Scope of Work includes

  • Safekeeping and Storage of Visa Application Material
  • Completeness of Application Material and Data Entry Accuracy
  • Management and Security on Access rights to Visa System (SAVE)
  • Robustness of Workflow to ensure Data Integrity and Authenticity
  • Proper Documentation for Revenue Collection.
  • Proper Documentations for Application Record/Instruction by Authority.
  • Knowledge Management and Staff Competency to ensure Data Integrity

Manage Track Record and Experiences with UN Agencies

SP Chopra & Co firm has vast experience in conducting the audit in Development sector and is presently conducting audit on behalf of following UN agencies for last over 9 years as detailed are given below:

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) 2007 onwards i.e. 9 years experiences
United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF) 2007 onwards i.e. 9 years experiences
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) 2011 onwards i.e. 5 years experiences
UNAIDS 2011 onwards i.e. 5 years experiences

A) Our Experience with UN Agencies- INDIA

SP Chopra & Co firm has entered into a Long Term Agreements with various UN Agencies i.e. UNDP, UNICEF and UNFPA for providing various services, as summarized below:

NEX/ NIM Audits for the year 2007 onwards of which LTA in under renewal since the year 2016.

We had conducted NEX/ NIM audit of UNDP projects since 2007 besides other assignments carried out at Country Office and State Office at Tamil Nadu. Further, the firm has carried out the Scheduled Audits of various partners of UNICEF. (The detailed list of partners covered under the audit is enclosed).

Micro assessments for assessing the financial capacities of the Implementing Partners as per Harmonized Approach to Cash Transfers (HACT) guidelines since 23.06.2008 which is valid upto September 2017.

Track Record and Experiencein UN Agencies

We had conducted the micro assessment under HACT guidelines of more than 125 partners since 2008 for various UN Agencies.

Capacity assessments for assessing the programmatic and financial capacities of 38 Implementing Partners i.e. NGOs/ CBOs for UNDP for IKEA project during 2015 and 2016.

Spot checks of Implementing Partners i.e. NGOs/ CBOs for UNDP and Unicef since 2015 onwards.

B) Our Experience with UN Agencies – INTERNATIONAL

Firm has conducted NIM audit of 3 Projects for United Nations Development Programme, Afghanistan for the year 2015 and 2016 successfully.

Firm had also conducted NIM audit of 8 Projects for United Nations Development Programme, Malawi successfully for the year 2014.

Firm had conducted the audit of Urban Partnerships for Poverty Reduction (UPPR) project, a DIM Project (more than 10 million US$ expenses), supported by UNDP Bangladesh on behalf of OAI, Asia Pacific during the year 2013.

We already providing round of the clock service to our existing respected customers and the scenario of development “Make In India” objective of the Government of India we taking it to expand our network by adding business and commercial clients by offering them a platform where their travel needs are taken care softly.

Our Location

We are located at one of the best, most central location in Connaught Place in the heart of City New Delhi, National Capital Territory, India.We are maintaining a well furnished& efficient office with trained staff.