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 West London India Visa application centres.

Birmingham
India Visa Application Centre
5 -14 South Road,
Smethwick,
Birmingham
B67 7BN

Important Note for applicants –
1. Applicants applying for an Indian Visa should have a valid appointment confirmation to submit their applications, Click here to make an appointment. Applicants applying for a Surrender Certificate are not required to make an appointment; they can Walk-In between 8:30 to 14:30.
2. There is no parking on site and 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

Passport pickup: 1500 - 1630 Monday-Friday (Subject to processing time)
Important Applicant Advise:
3. Please do not send any postal applications to this center. VF Services UK Ltd. will not accept any liabilities for loss of documents if sent by post.
4. All postal applications should be sent to India Visa Application Center in West London.
5. Applicants from Gloucestershire & Worcestershire should only submit their applications in our London Centres. To find our more details about the Centres in London, please click here.
6. Alternatively applicants from Gloucestershire & Worcestershire can apply by Post


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

Change in Visa Application process - Applicants applying for an Indian Visa should have a valid appointment confirmation to submit their applications, Click here to make an appointment. Applicants applying for a Surrender Certificate are not required to make an appointment; they can Walk-In between 8:30 to 14:30.

Working hours: 09:00 - 14:30 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 £10.20 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

Important Applicant Advise:
Please do not send any postal applications to this center. VF Services UK Ltd. will not accept any liabilities for loss of documents jf sent by post.
All postal applications should be sent to India Visa Application Center in West London.
Applicants from Gloucestershire and Worcestershire should only submit their applications in our London Centres. To find our more details about the Centres in London, please click here.
Alternatively applicants from Gloucestershire & Worcestershire can apply by Post


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

Change in visa application process: Applicants applying for an Indian Visa should have a valid appointment confirmation to submit their applications, Click here to make an appointment. Applicants applying for a Surrender Certificate are not required to make an appointment; they can Walk-In between 8:30 to 14:30.

This centre is operational only once week (Friday)

Working Hours: 10:00 to 14:00 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 West London.

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

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

West London
India Visa Application Center
The Vista Centre
First Floor – Part A Block
50 Salisbury Road
Hounslow
TW4 6JQ

Important Note – Applicants applying for an Indian Visa should have a valid appointment confirmation to submit their applications, Click here to make an appointment. Applicants applying for a Surrender Certificate are not required to make an appointment; they can Walk-In between 8:30 to 14:30.

For information on Collection of processed documents please click here

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

Working hours: 0900 - 1430 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 £10.20 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 WEST LONDON, CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS
Edinburgh
India Visa Application Center
Citibase
One St Colme Street
Ground Floor
Edinburgh
EH3 6AA

Submission of Application: 0830 - 1430
Passport Collection: Please note that the processed passports for any submissions in Edinburgh 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 £10.20 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.

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 West London

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

Working hours: 0930 - 1430 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 £10.20 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 West London.

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

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

West London
India Visa Application Center
The Vista Centre
First Floor – Part A Block
50 Salisbury Road
Hounslow
TW4 6JQ

Important Note – Applicants applying for an Indian Visa should have a valid appointment confirmation to submit their applications, Click here to make an appointment. Applicants applying for a Surrender Certificate are not required to make an appointment; they can Walk-In between 8:30 to 14:30.

For information on Collection of processed documents please click here

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

Working hours: 0900 - 1430 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 £10.20 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 WEST LONDON, CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS
London
India Visa Application Center
142-148 Goswell Road,
London EC1V 7DU.

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

West London
India Visa Application Center
The Vista Centre
First Floor – Part A Block
50 Salisbury Road
Hounslow
TW4 6JQ

Important Note – Applicants applying for an Indian Visa should have a valid appointment confirmation to submit their applications, Click here to make an appointment. Applicants applying for a Surrender Certificate are not required to make an appointment; they can Walk-In between 8:30 to 14:30.

For information on Collection of processed documents please click here

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

Working hours: 0900 - 1430 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 £10.20 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 West London.