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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.

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  • Due to COVID-19 restrictions imposed by the Govt of the UK, suspension of all Consular Services (Passport, Surrender of Indian Passport, Visa, OCI, Attestation & other Consular Services etc) have now been extended till 20 February 2021. For information regarding resumption of Consular Services, applicants may be advised to monitor High Commission of India’s website, Twitter handle or Facebook. For an emergency, applicants may send a mail to:
  • 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. Please mail us queries at….. read details here
  • 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

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