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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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  • Advisory – Closure of India Visa & Consular Service Application Centre in UK

    In the wake of COVID-19 outbreak in UK & keeping in mind the safety of all our applicants and staff members, effective 24 March 2020, All India Visa & Consular Service Application Centres in UK will remain closed until further notice. Information regarding the reopening of Centres will be published on the VFS Website ( and please refer to the website for regular updates.

    In case of an emergency, applicants can contact the High Commission of India, London or its respective Consulates in Birmingham & Edinburgh directly using the contact details provided below:

    High Commission of India, London 44(0)7768765035/7739363521
    Consulate General of India, Birmingham 44(0)74245 45269
    Consulate General of India, Edinburgh 44(0)7983029591

    Apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused you. We strongly urge you to follow the UK Government’s advisory to avoid the risk of exposure to COVID-19.


    VFS Management

  • Advisory for OCI Miscellaneous applications Please click here
  • Biometric enrolment is mandatory for some specified visa categories. Please click here for more details.
  • Advisory for refund of fees for PIO to OCI converted between 01 Jan- 07 Mar 2018 conversion of valid PIO to OCI. Please click here for details.
  • 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.
  • Applicants can submit their OCI, Renewal of Indian Passports, Surrender of Indian Passport or Consular Services, by walking in in our centres – Please click here for more details.
  • 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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