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Important information

  • Indian Visa & Consular Service Application Centres except Glasgow will resume all services (except Visa application) effective 3rd December 2020. Applicants will now be able to make appointments for services operational now.

    Processing Time for all Fresh/Renewal passport applications submitted in VFS Centers is 5 to 6 weeks.

  • Time lines/processing times provided for all services are indicative, certain cases may take longer to be processed.
  • Applicants are requested not to make any travel arrangements without having a valid visa/OCI or any other document needed for you to travel.
  • Longer wait times due to heavy call volumes.

    We are currently experiencing long wait times due to heavy call volumes. Applicants are requested to email their enquires to below email ID’s for the respective service:

  • Applicants who wish to apply for Urgent Business Visa(Same day) click here for more information
  • All applicants are advised to book their travel plan upon obtaining an appropriate Visa/OCI/Indian Passport or any other document you may need to travel. VFS will not be responsible for any loss for any bookings made in anticipation of obtaining a Visa/OCI/Passport or any other document you may need to travel.
  • Please note Indian visas are valid / issued from date of issue not from Date of Travel.
  • All applicants are requested to check the list of Consular Holidays before visiting the Centre
  • Beware of fraudulent job offers. For more details – click here