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Consular Services

The India Visa and Consular Service Application Centre is the outsourced partner of the High Commission of India in South Africa. In this capacity, the India Visa and Consular Service Application Centre is responsible for receipt of applications for consular services, collection of fees, submission of applications at the High Commission / Consulate of India in South Africa, collecting the processed passports from the High Commission of India in South Africa, and returning them back to applicants.

The India Visa and Consular Service Application Centre is managed by VFS Visa Processing SA Pty Ltd who is not involved in the process of assessment of visa applications. The assessment of visa applications is carried out by the High Commission / Consulate of India in South Africa and the decision to grant or refuse a visa to India is at their sole discretion. Staff members of VFS Visa Processing SA Pty Ltd have no role or influence over the outcome of an application.

The Government of India provides the following consular services for applicants through the India Visa and Consular Service Application Centre South Africa. Please refer to each service to check your eligibility and to apply.