Visa Fees
Service Charge & Visa Fee

The High Commission of India has revised the visa fee for all UK nationals with effect from
15 December, 2012. All applications submitted in person or sent by post should be as per the revised fee.
Please note: All applications received by post on or after 15 December, 2012 should be as per the revised visa fee.  

All applications received by post with the incorrect fee will be returned back to the applicants.

The High commission of India has increased the service fee for regular visa and surrender of Indian passport applications w.e.f 12 September 2011. The New Service fee for all regular visa & surrender applications will be £10.20 instead of £9.24 inclusive of applicable VAT. All the applicants are requested to include the new service fee while organising their payments.

Mode of payment could be Online (if made an application online) Cash, Debit or Credit Card (except American Express Card), Postal Order or Bank Draft payable to “VF Services UK Ltd”.

Visa Fees (For United Kingdom Passport Holders)
Type of Visa
Validity
Fees GBP (£)
VFS Service Charge (£)
Total
Student Up to Five Years 144 10.20 154.20

Visa Fees (For Passports Other than United Kingdom, Russian, Sri Lankan, Japanese, Pakistani and Gratis Countries)
Type of Visa Validity Fees GBP (£) VFS Service Charge (£) Total
Student Up to Five Years 57 10.20 67.20

Applicants holding gratis Countries Passports please refer to the table below for applicable Visa fees.

Visa Fees Chart (Gratis countries Passport Holders)
S. No.
Country Name
Fees
GBP (£)
VFS Service
Charge (£)
Total (£)
1. Afghanistan 2 10.20 12.20
2. Argentina 2 10.20 12.20
3. Bangladesh 2 10.20 12.20
4. Democratic People's Republic of Korea 2 10.20 12.20
5. Jamaica 2 10.20 12.20
6. Maldives 2 10.20 12.20
7. Mongolia 2 10.20 12.20
8. Mauritius 2 10.20 12.20
9. South Africa 2 10.20 12.20
10. Uruguay 2 10.20 12.20

The fee in the table is inclusive of the £2 Consular Surcharge.

Applicants holding Sri Lankan, Japanese and Pakistani Passports please refer to the table below for applicable visa fees.

Visa Fees Chart (Sri Lankan, Japanese and Pakistani)
Passport
Validity
Fees
GBP (£)
Additional Charges (£)
VFS Service Charge (£)
Total(£)
Sri Lankan
For institutions covered by bilateral agreement
For institutions not covered by bilateral agreement
29
53
10
10
10.20
10.20
49.20
73.20
Japanese Nationals Transit Visa All other categories 2.75
8
0
0
10.20
10.20
12.95
18.20
Pakistani Nationals All Visa Categories 2.50 10 10.20 22.70

The fee in the table is inclusive of the £2 Consular Surcharge.

Fee Chart (Russian Nationals)
Passport
Validity(All Visa Categories)
Fees GBP (£)
VFS Service Charge (£)
Total(£)
Russian
Single Entry
29
10.20
39. 20
Double Entry
62
10.20
72. 20
Multiple Entry
82
10.20
92. 20

The fee in the table is inclusive of the £2 Consular Surcharge.

Applicants holding Sri Lankan, Japanese and Pakistani Passports please refer to the table below for applicable visa fees.

Table D

Visa Fees Chart (Japanese & Pakistani Passport Holders)
S No
Type of Applicant
Fees
GBP (£)
1. Japanese nationals
Transit Visa
All other categories


2.75
8

2. Pakistani nationals 2.50

The fee in the table is inclusive of the £2 Consular Surcharge.

Additional and Service Charges (in addition to the Visa Fee)
Type of Charge
Type of the Applicant
Fees
GBP (£)
Additional Charge Referral Fee - Applicable to all Non UK nationals who are residing in UK for less than two years 10
Additional Charge Referral Fee- Applicable to all Travel Document holders 10
Additional Charge American nationals 15

Please Note: All visa fee once tendered are non–refundable