Return of Passports
Once we receive your passport(s) from the High Commission or Consulate General, we can arrange the mode of delivery in either of the following options:

Important Note: A maximum of one processed passports shall be returned in one(Royal MailSDE/DX) envelope. Applicants are requested to pay the required courier to return the processed passport along with the visa fees and VFS service charges, if one envelope is not provided per application.

Counter Delivery
Processed passport(s) should be collected from the India Visa Application Centre where the application was submitted. This service is not available at our collection centres (Manchester, Glasgow, Cardiff, Edinburgh & West London Centre - Hounslow) and the processed passports submitted at these centres can be returned through DX secure, UK's leading independent courier and Mail Company. Only one processed passport can be returned in one envelope.

Applicants are requested to

Adhere to to the processing time advised at the time of submitting the application, Apart from Urgent Visa Applications, all applications take 4 working days & more.
Provide/present the original receipt issued at the application centre at the time of submission to collect the processed passports/applications.
Adhere to the designated pick up times, passports/documents will only be handed over as per the time specified in our Contact Us section.

All applicants are personally responsible for their receipts. Delivery of passport(s) would be done to the bearer of the original receipt. Hence, you are strongly advised to report any loss or theft of receipt immediately to the India Visa Application Centre where you submitted your application.

Applicants applying in the West London Application Centre & Edinburgh Application Centre are requested to provide a Self Addressed Envelope (Royal Mail Special Delivery) - one passport per envelopeor request for DX courier services (one passport/envelope) at the time of submission, at the application centre. Collection of processed passports/documents is not available at these centres

DX Courier Delivery
All India Visa  Application Centres across UK  have been using DX secure, UK’s leading independent courier and Mail Company, for returning the passport(s) to the applicants who wish to use the service from us for a nominal charge of £10.20 inclusive of VAT. DX secure www.thedx.co.uk offers a trusted, reliable and secure service with a signed for delivery by the recipient. This service will be accordingly extended to all India Visa application centres in the UK.

Please remember a maximum of one processed passports shall be returned in one envelope. You are requested to pay the charges for the same along with the visa fees and VFS service charges.

Mode of payment could be made by cash or debit/credit card when an application is submitted at the counters and we accept Postal Orders only for Postal applications. Please note the postal orders need to be addressed to VF Services Ltd.

Royal Mail
The Indian Visa application centres can arrange the delivery of your passport(s) to be sent with your pre-paid Special Delivery Royal Mail envelope to your home/office address. This service can be provided if a special delivery envelope is enclosed with your visa application at the time of submission at the counters OR also submission by post.

Please remember a maximum of one processed passports shall be returned in one (Royal Mail/DX) envelope. You are requested to pay the charges for the same along with the visa fees and VFS service charges, if one envelope is not provided per application.