Welcome to the website of the India Visa and Consular Service Application Centre in UK. VFS Services (UK) Ltd is a trusted partner to “The Government of India” in UK and manages the administrative function of the Visa, Passport, OCI,and selected Consular Services application process.

  • Important Closure Notice: India Visa and Consular Service Application Centre, 142 – 148 Goswell Road, EC1V 7DU will be temporarily closed for repair and maintenance work from 22 June 2015 till 3 July 2015 (both dates inclusive). The services will be resumed as normal from  Monday 6 July 2015. Applicants applying for Urgent/Same day Business Visa during this period should visit the India Visa and Consular Service Application Centre in Paddington between 08:30 and 11:00. Please click here for the address details and directions.
  • Mandatory collection of Biometric Data for visa applicants has been deferred until further notice
  • All applicants must have a valid appointment before attending the Visa Application Centre to apply.
  • All applicants must ensure that the signature on the application form is written only within the box provided.
  • All applicants are advised to book their travel plan upon obtaining the appropriate visa. VFS will not be responsible for any loss for any bookings made in anticipation of obtaining a Visa.
  • Please note Indian visas are valid / issued from date of issue not from Date of Travel.
  • All applicants are requested to check the list of Consular Holidays before visiting the Centre

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News And updates

Press Release - Outsourcing of Indian Visa Services - FAQs

Published on 22 March 2015




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