Visa Services for INDIA

Tourist visa requirements

What you will need to supply

  • Fill in our online application form.
  • Complete and sign the Indian visa application form: http://in.vfsglobal.co.uk/mandatory.html 
    Please remember to make note of the Temporary Application ID.
    Important: Please select London- Goswell Road as the place of submission.
    After completing the form, you will come to a screen that asks whether you want to make an appointment and payment. Please select NO as the visa centre cannot always link your payment with our application and you might end up paying twice. NO need to upload a photo.
    Please book a realistic date for your appointment so that your documents have reached us on the previous day. If you have difficulties booking your appointment, please e-mail us a copy of your application form and we will book your appointment for you.
    Please note that you need to sign each of the two pages of your application form and your signature should be similar to the one in your passport.
  • Passport Should be valid at least 6 months longer than your visa expiry date and with at least 2 blank visa pages.
  • Two recent identical colour photos
    Dimensions:  2 inch x 2 inch (50 mm x 50 mm).
  • Non-UK passport holders will need to present additional documents and may need to fill in additional forms.
    Please contact us if you are a non-UK passport holder.

Business visa requirements

WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO SUPPLY

  • Fill in our online application form.
  • Complete and sign the Indian visa application form: http://in.vfsglobal.co.uk/mandatory.html
    Please remember to make note of the Temporary Application ID.
    Important: Please select London- Goswell Road as the place of submission.
    After completing the form, you will come to a screen that asks whether you want to make an appointment and payment. Please select NO as the visa centre cannot always link your payment with our application and you might end up paying twice. NO need to upload a photo.
    Please book a realistic date for your appointment so that your documents have reached us on the previous day. If you have difficulties booking your appointment, please e-mail us a copy of your application form and we will book your appointment for you.
    Please note that you need to sign each of the two pages of your application form and your signature should be similar to the one in your passport.

  • Passport
    Should be valid at least 6 months longer than your visa expiry date and with at least 2 blank visa pages

  • Two recent identical colour photos
    Dimensions: 2 inch x 2 inch (50 mm x 50 mm).
  • Non-UK passport holders will need to present additional documents and may need to fill in additional forms.
    Please contact us if you are a non-UK passport holder.
  • Invitation
    A signed Letter of invitation from an Indian company on their official company letterhead clearly stating the purpose and duration for which visa is requested. The business letters should be provided on the letter head of the inviting company with applicants name and passport details (Passport number, Issue date and Expiry date ) and addressed to High Commission of India and its respective Consulates.
  • Company letter
    From your UK employer, has to confirm that your company will cover your expenses and travel insurance for your trip to India. The letter should be printed on a company letterhead and signed. The letter should also state the purpose and duration of your trip/trips.
  • Payment
    An invoice will be provided once you apply online.

INDIAN VISA PRICES*

Type of visa Up to 1 year validity Up to 5 years validity
Tourist visa £165.44 £394.44
Business visa £219.44 £560.44

* Prices apply for UK passport holders. If you are a non-UK passport holder, please contact us to confirm the cost and requirements for your visa.

Prices above include: Consular fees, Indian visa application service fees and our visa service fee.

Application form

Important Notes

  • Processing time for all Indian visas is 4 working days. Processing time does not include postage time for delivery of your passport back to you.
  • Urgent Same day service business visa is available for an additional fee of £200.00.
  • All Indian visas allow multiple entries.
  • Non-UK nationals must provide proof of residency in the UK for 2 years
  • A one or two year business visa would only be issued if you can present a copy of a previous visa for India.
  • Applications for British Nationals born outside of the UK may take longer and additional documents may be required.
  • Consular visa fees are paid for consideration of the application and are not refundable.
  • We offer discounts for groups of 3 or more people. Please contact us for more information.

 

 

Passport Delivery options

 

Delivery option Price
Royal Mail Special Delivery next day 1pm guaranteed £7.25
Royal Mail Special Delivery next day 1pm guaranteed including additional insurance £10.25
Royal Mail Special Delivery next day 9am guaranteed £20.76
Royal Mail Special Delivery next day 9am guaranteed including additional insurance £26.46
Royal Mail Special Delivery, Saturday guaranteed £11.70
Central London Courier collection or delivery £20.00
Courier delivery in the UK (UPS, TNT, Fedex or DHL) contact us