Terms of use

General Terms and Conditions of service for visaboard.com, a service of skillandtalent GmbH

§ 1 General

By using our services you acknowledge our General Terms and Conditions (GTC) as binding legal foundation of the provision of our services. Any supplementary or collateral agreements are effective only upon our written consent. This contract is subject solely to our Terms and Conditions. Additional terms and conditions do not become parts of this agreement even in the absence of our express opposition.

§ 2 Services

We offer a payable service for the handling of application procedures for visas, work permits and other permits from authorities of various countries around the world. Any activities requiring a license, especially legal or tax advice, are not part of this contract and are not offered. In the absence of explicit instructions from you we can - under protection of your interests - carry out our services with reasonable discretion. We are in particular entitled to wholly or partly delegate the execution of the contract to third parties. The contract for our services is considered as concluded upon receipt of our explicit written order confirmation.

§ 3 Fees

The fee payable for our services as well as the reimbursement of any incurred third-party cost such as e.g. visa fees or postage is governed by our current valid rates. As we are only obliged to provide our services without owing a whatever-deemed success, your obligation to pay depends on our applicable rate and can exist even if the application process ends with the refusal of the visa, work permit or other authorization by the authority of the country in question. Our prices are non-binding.

§ 4 Liability

All services that fall within our area of ​​responsibility are provided with the care demanded of a prudent merchant. Notwithstanding, all decisions about granting or denial of a visa, work permit and other permits lie with the responsible authorities of the respective countries. Therefore we can not assume any liability for the success of any application process even if filed through us. Similarly, we assume no liability for adherence to any deadlines, since the processing time is solely under the control of the respective authority. We provide information and advice to the best of our knowledge and belief, but can not assume any liability for the accuracy of any statements made, as legally binding statements can only be made by the authorities of the respective countries. Should there be an obvious shortcoming of our service, you must declare it in writing within 2 weeks of becoming aware of the defect. After expiry of this 2 week notice period an assertion of claims for damages is no longer possible.

§ 5 Cancellation

For any cancellation of contract the written form is required. In the event of cancellation, we will charge any costs incurred up to the time of cancellation and a pro-rata fee based on our applicable rate.

§ 6 Other Agreements

Agreements and collateral agreements that alter these conditions and / or supplement them need to be made in writing.

§ 7 Severability

In the event of any of the provisions of these terms and conditions becoming void, the validity of the remaining terms remains unaffected.

§ 8 Place and Jurisdiction

If case the customer is considered a merchant in the sense of  §§ 1 following of the German Commercial Code (HGB), the place of fulfillment is Gormannstr. 5, 10119 Berlin, and the place of jurisdiction is Berlin.