After submission of documents at the Visa Application Centre, you can also check the status of your application online.
The minimum processing time of a visa application is 15 days. Applicants are advised to leave enough time between the appointment date and travel date to have their visa application processed. No guarantees can be given on the visa application’s return date as delays may occur.
If you have availed the SMS tracking service, you will receive SMS and email alerts, once the processed application is couriered or is ready for collection at the Visa Application Centre. These alerts will be received on the mobile number and email address provided while submitting the visa application.
You may track your application here.
Please note that the time for passport collection is from 09:00 to 16 :00 from Sunday to Thursday, except weekends and holidays.
During the passport collection at the Visa Application Centre it is required to provide the following:
Representatives/agents/consultants collecting the passport at the counter will have to provide an authority letter from the applicant clearly stating the name of person and agency authorising them to collect the passport on their behalf.