Visa applications for UK citizens are usually processed in one day. You can apply for a tourist visa and that will enable you to visit different parts of India as a tourist. Contact the nearest Indian Embassy:
Indian Embassy in London, United Kingdom
Indian High Commission
Phone: 44 71 836 8484
Fax: 44 71 836 4331
Requirements for Tourist Visa to India for UK citizens:
a. Passport valid for a minimum of 190 days with at least two blank pages.
b. Correct visa fee.
c. Two recent identical passport-size photographs.
d. Filled application form (all columns in the form are mandatory and must be filled).
The Visa applications for India in UK are processed by V F Services (UK) Ltd, registered in England and Wales. More info is available at http://in.vfsglobal.co.uk/index.aspx. Here are their India Visa Application Center Addresses:
• India Visa Application Center 60-62 Wilton Road, Victoria, London, SW1V 1DE.
• India Visa Application Center 142-148 Goswell Road, London EC1V 7DU. Hayes
• India Visa Application Center 1-3, Canalside, Uxbridge Road Hayes, Middlesex, UB4 0JN. Birmingham
• India Visa Application Center 20 - 21 Pemberton Street Birmingham B18 6NY Edinburgh
• India Visa Application Center 66 Handover Buildings Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 2NN Cardiff
• India Visa Application Center C/o. The India Centre, Sanquhar Street, Splott, Cardiff, CF24 2AA.
Working hours: 0900 - 1430 Hrs Monday - Friday
Limited Parking Space
Mode of payment: Postal order/ Online payment
If you wish to contact V F Services (UK) Ltd please use the following methods:
You can write to V F Services (UK) Ltd at 1-3, Canalside, Uxbridge Road, Hayes, Middlesex, UB4 0JN.
You can e-mail V F Services (UK) Ltd at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephones answered between 0830hrs -1730hrs Monday to Friday.
V F Services (UK) Ltd telephone number is 09057570060
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