Visa Application Process
Applicants can submit their visa applications either IN PERSON AT THE APPLICATION CENTRES or BY POST, however all applicants must fill the ONLINE FORM and submit/send the printed application form along with the documents checklists.

Please note that applicants should submit their application(s) as per their county of residence. Please select your county of residence from the below list to ascertain your place of submission
Applicants who would like to submit your application (s) via post are requested to send it to our centralised postal application centre. Postal application needs a minimum of 10 working days to be processed. This does not include the period they are in transit to and from the High Commission or the Consulate General.

All applicants submitting visa application via post must select “UK-LONDON” as “INDIAN MISSION” while filling the online form. Application forms filled for other Indian Missions (Birmingham/Edinburgh) in the UK WILL NOT be accepted at the postal application centre for Indian visa. All the supporting documents/letters should be addressed to the High Commission of India, London.

All the applicants are requested to download the Checklists for the respective VISA CATEGORIES and send the requisite documents along with the visa applications as per the Checklists.

Please select your county from the list below to check the Jurisdiction; If your county is not available in the list you can submit your application to any of our London and Hayes India Visa application centres.

Birmingham
India Visa Application Centre
4 Vicarage Court
Ground floor
Vicarage Road
(off Hagley Road)
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 3ES

Important Note for applicants - There is no parking on site & fix penalty tickets will be issued for un-authorised vehicles. To avoid such charges applicants are advised to make use of public transport. Nearest bus stop is only a 1-2 minutes’ walk from our centre.
Submission of Application:.0830 - 1430 Hrs

Passport pickup: 1500 - 1630 Hrs Monday-Friday (Subject to processing time)
Applicants Are Advised Not To Send Any Postal Applications To This Center. VFS UK Ltd. Will Not Accept Any Liabilities For Loss Of Documents If Sent By Post. All Postal Applications Should Be Sent To India Visa Application Center In Hayes.

Manchester
India Visa Application Center
18-22 Mosley Street
Manchester
M2 3AG

Working hours: 0900 - 1430 Hrs Monday-Friday

Passport Collection: Please note that the processed passports for any submissions in Manchester will only be returned to the applicants by secured post. You can buy a DX secure mail delivery envelope from VFS by paying an additional charge of £7.40 per envelope or provide a pre-paid envelope. No collections will be available at the centre location. The processing time for applications submitted at this center is a minimum of 5 working days.

Limited Parking Space
Mode of payment:
Postal order/ Online payment/Credit/Debit Card

APPLICANTS ARE ADVISED NOT TO SEND ANY POSTAL APPLICATIONS TO THIS CENTER. VFS UK LTD. WILL NOT ACCEPT ANY LIABILITIES FOR LOSS OF DOCUMENTS IF SENT BY POST. ALL POSTAL APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO INDIA VISA APPLICATION CENTER IN HAYES.

Leicester
India Visa Application Centre
c/o Peepul Centre,
Orchardson Avenue,
Leicester,
L E4 6DP.

This centre is operational only once week (Friday)

Working Hours: 10:00 am to 02:00 pm Fridays only.

Submission is only once in a week – Every Friday.

Mode of payment: Postal order/ Online payment/Credit/Debit Card

Applicants Are Advised Not To Send Any Postal Applications To This Center. VFS UK Ltd. Will Not Accept Any Liabilities For Loss Of Documents If Sent By Post. All Postal Applications Should Be Sent To India Visa Application Center In Hayes.

London
India Visa Application Center
142-148 Goswell Road,
London EC1V 7DU.

Submission of Application: 0830 - 1430 Hrs
Passport pickup: 1600 - 1730 Hrs Monday-Friday

Hayes
India Visa Application Center
1-3, Canalside,
Uxbridge Road
Hayes, Middlesex, UB4 0JN.

Submission of Application: 0830 - 1430 Hrs
Passport pickup: 1600 - 1730 Hrs Monday-Friday

NO PARKING FACILITY ON SITE. NEAREST LANDMARK TO THE VISA CENTRE IS 'FIAT CAR SHOWROOM'.

Important Notice:

Please note that there is an authorised clamping in operation placed by 'Fiat Direct' for any unregulated parking in front of their showroom on the road leading to 'Canalside'. Applicants are requested NOT to park on either sides of the road to avoid heavy fines and penalties. VF Services UK Ltd. will not accept any liability for any penalties imposed by the clamping company in respect of unauthorised parking on the road.

Cardiff
India Visa Application Center
C/o. The India Centre,
Sanquhar Street,
Splott, Cardiff, CF24 2AA.

Working hours: 0900 - 1430 Hrs Monday-Friday

Passport Collection: Please note that the processed passports for any submissions in Cardiff will only be returned to the applicants by secured post. You can buy a DX secure mail delivery envelope from VFS by paying an additional charge of £7.40 per envelope or provide a pre-paid envelope. No collections will be available at the center location. The processing time for applications submitted at this center is a minimum of 5 working days.

Limited Parking Space
Mode of payment:
Postal order/ Online payment/Credit/Debit Card

APPLICANTS ARE ADVISED NOT TO SEND ANY POSTAL APPLICATIONS TO THIS CENTER. VFS UK LTD. WILL NOT ACCEPT ANY LIABILITIES FOR LOSS OF DOCUMENTS IF SENT BY POST. ALL POSTAL APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO INDIA VISA APPLICATION CENTER IN HAYES.
Edinburgh
India Visa Application Center
66 Rose Street, Hanover Building
Edinburgh EH2 2NN

Submission of Application: 0830 - 1430 Hrs
Passport pickup: 1500 - 1630 Hrs Monday-Friday

Glasgow
India Visa Application Center
C/o. Mel Milaap, Anderson Centre
134 Berkeley Street,
Glasgow, G3 7HY.

Working hours: 0930 - 1430 Hrs Monday-Friday

Passport Collection: Please note that the processed passports for any submissions in Glasgow will only be returned to the applicants by secured post. You can buy a DX secure mail delivery envelope from VFS by paying an additional charge of £7.40 per envelope or provide a pre-paid envelope. No collections will be available at the center location. The processing time for applications submitted at this center is a minimum of 5 working days.

Limited Parking Space
Mode of payment:
Postal order/ Online payment/Credit/Debit Card

APPLICANTS ARE ADVISED NOT TO SEND ANY POSTAL APPLICATIONS TO THIS CENTER. VFS UK LTD. WILL NOT ACCEPT ANY LIABILITIES FOR LOSS OF DOCUMENTS IF SENT BY POST. ALL POSTAL APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO INDIA VISA APPLICATION CENTER IN HAYES.

London
India Visa Application Center
142-148 Goswell Road,
London EC1V 7DU.

Submission of Application: 0830 - 1430 Hrs
Passport pickup: 1600 - 1730 Hrs Monday-Friday

Hayes
India Visa Application Center
1-3, Canalside,
Uxbridge Road
Hayes, Middlesex, UB4 0JN.

Submission of Application: 0830 - 1430 Hrs
Passport pickup: 1600 - 1730 Hrs Monday-Friday

NO PARKING FACILITY ON SITE. NEAREST LANDMARK TO THE VISA CENTRE IS 'FIAT CAR SHOWROOM'.

Important Notice:

Please note that there is an authorised clamping in operation placed by 'Fiat Direct' for any unregulated parking in front of their showroom on the road leading to 'Canalside'. Applicants are requested NOT to park on either sides of the road to avoid heavy fines and penalties. VF Services UK Ltd. will not accept any liability for any penalties imposed by the clamping company in respect of unauthorised parking on the road.

Cardiff
India Visa Application Center
C/o. The India Centre,
Sanquhar Street,
Splott, Cardiff, CF24 2AA.

Working hours: 0900 - 1430 Hrs Monday-Friday

Passport Collection: Please note that the processed passports for any submissions in Cardiff will only be returned to the applicants by secured post. You can buy a DX secure mail delivery envelope from VFS by paying an additional charge of £7.40 per envelope or provide a pre-paid envelope. No collections will be available at the center location. The processing time for applications submitted at this center is a minimum of 5 working days.

Limited Parking Space
Mode of payment:
Postal order/ Online payment/Credit/Debit Card

APPLICANTS ARE ADVISED NOT TO SEND ANY POSTAL APPLICATIONS TO THIS CENTER. VFS UK LTD. WILL NOT ACCEPT ANY LIABILITIES FOR LOSS OF DOCUMENTS IF SENT BY POST. ALL POSTAL APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO INDIA VISA APPLICATION CENTER IN HAYES.
London
India Visa Application Center
142-148 Goswell Road,
London EC1V 7DU.

Submission of Application: 0830 - 1430 Hrs
Passport pickup: 1600 - 1730 Hrs Monday-Friday

Hayes
India Visa Application Center
1-3, Canalside,
Uxbridge Road
Hayes, Middlesex, UB4 0JN.

Submission of Application: 0830 - 1430 Hrs
Passport pickup: 1600 - 1730 Hrs Monday-Friday

NO PARKING FACILITY ON SITE. NEAREST LANDMARK TO THE VISA CENTRE IS 'FIAT CAR SHOWROOM'.

Important Notice:

Please note that there is an authorised clamping in operation placed by 'Fiat Direct' for any unregulated parking in front of their showroom on the road leading to 'Canalside'. Applicants are requested NOT to park on either sides of the road to avoid heavy fines and penalties. VF Services UK Ltd. will not accept any liability for any penalties imposed by the clamping company in respect of unauthorised parking on the road.

Cardiff
India Visa Application Center
C/o. The India Centre,
Sanquhar Street,
Splott, Cardiff, CF24 2AA.

Working hours: 0900 - 1430 Hrs Monday-Friday

Passport Collection: Please note that the processed passports for any submissions in Cardiff will only be returned to the applicants by secured post. You can buy a DX secure mail delivery envelope from VFS by paying an additional charge of £7.40 per envelope or provide a pre-paid envelope. No collections will be available at the center location. The processing time for applications submitted at this center is a minimum of 5 working days.

Limited Parking Space
Mode of payment:
Postal order/ Online payment/Credit/Debit Card

APPLICANTS ARE ADVISED NOT TO SEND ANY POSTAL APPLICATIONS TO THIS CENTER. VFS UK LTD. WILL NOT ACCEPT ANY LIABILITIES FOR LOSS OF DOCUMENTS IF SENT BY POST. ALL POSTAL APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO INDIA VISA APPLICATION CENTER IN HAYES.