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 Notice for Travellers: Visa applicants can now make use of our special Out of office hours’ service. Service is available at selected offices only, no appointments required! Please click here for more details.
  • Longer wait times due to heavy call volumes. Please mail us queries at….. read details here
  • NEW UPDATE FOR OCI - With effect from 23 November 2015, All OCI applicants are required to upload the documents/photos online, as per the guidelines received from  the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. Please click here for detailed information & Press Release.
  • All applicants are required to book Prior Appointment to submit their applications for all services apart from the Applicants applying for Urgent Business Visa Applicants – which is on First come First Served Basis at selected offices click here for more information
  • All applicants are advised to book their travel plan upon obtaining an appropriate Visa/OCI. VFS will not be responsible for any loss for any bookings made in anticipation of obtaining a Visa/OCI.
  • Please note Indian visas are valid / issued from date of issue not from Date of Travel.
  • The practice of accepting visa applications on handwritten or non-Machine Readable passports is hereby discontinued with immediate effect, except in cases requiring emergency visits to India.
  • All applicants are requested to check the list of Consular Holidays before visiting the Centre

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Areas of Jurisdiction


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India Visa Application Centres

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News And updates

The practice of accepting visa applications on handwritten...

Published on 25 December 2015

We are currently experiencing long wait times due to heavy call volumes...

Published on 04 December 2015


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