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Urgent Business Visa

Applications would be accepted on all working days (except Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays) from 08:30 to 11:00 only at the following designated India Visa Application Centres on First- Come- First Serve basis as per the Jurisdiction

  • India Visa & Consular Application Centre, London, 142-148 Goswell Road, London- EC1V7DU
  • India Visa & Consular Application Centre, Birmingham 5 -14 South Road, Smethwick, Birmingham B67 7BN
  • India Visa Application Centre Edinburgh, India Visa & Consular Application Centre, 1 Rennie’s Isle, Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6QT”

Under this system, 'Urgent Business Visa' will be issued on the same day after 17:00 subject to eligibility for a normal Business Visa. Fee for urgent application for Business visas will be - Normal prescribed Business Visa fee + £134/- for UK Nationals and £75/- for Non-UK Nationals as urgent processing fee for HCI/CGIs in addition to VFS Global service charge* and Courier charge as applicable.

Please click here for the documents required for a Business Visa under Urgent category.

*A Surcharge of 1.98% - 2.05% will be applicable on all credit card payments, depends on the type of credit card used.

Please Note: All fees once tendered are non–refundable.

Suppression of facts and information will not only result in denial of visa applied for but will also debar the applicant from applying under this system in future. Decision of the Consular Officer in the matter shall be final. Visa fee once tendered is not refundable."

Since reference are required to be made to concerned authorities in respect of Non-UK Nationals resident for less than 2 years in UK, and Pakistani nationals/Pakistani origin applicants, this facility of same day Urgent Visa is not available to them.  Additionally, those applicants that are required to provide the Referral form along with the visa application form, as per their Nationality, are also not eligible for the same day Urgent Business Visa facility. They may apply in normal course.