Tourist Visa (Regular)

for citizens of the United Kingdom

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DOCUMENTS REQUIRED


  1. Original, signed passport: Passport must have at least 2 blank pages for visa purposes, must be valid for at least 6 months.
  2. Passport-type photograph: Two recent photographs should be in colour and of the size of 2-inch x 2 inch (50 mm x 50 mm). Photo specification here
  3. Minor: Click here
  4. Remarks: Biometric enrolment is mandatory for issue of visas with duration of 5 years or above.
  5. Previous Nationality Indian: For Person whose previous nationality was Indian before acquiring foreign nationality
    • Copy of Surrender Certificate and Copy of the Cancelled Indian Passport (Self-Attested) OR
    • lf travelled to India before, please provide your previous Passport with Indian Visa.
  6. Pakistani origin: International Travellers having Pakistani Passport or Pakistani origin may please apply for regular Visa at Indian Mission.
  7. Please Note: That this list is not exhaustive and does not guarantee a visa. The High Commission of India or its Consulates reserve the right to ask for additional documents if required.

Tourist Visa Fee (for citizens of UK)

Visa Category

Visa Type

Validity

Processing

Embassy fee

Service fee

Total cost

Standard

Single/Multiple entry

up to 1 year

3-5 business days

£ 140

£ 250

£ 390

Express

Multiple entry

1 to 5 years

3-5 business days

£ 360

£ 250

£ 610

Tourist Visa (Regular)

for other nationals living in the United Kingdom

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED


  1. Original, signed passport: Passport must have at least 2 blank pages for visa purposes, must be valid for at least 6 months.
  2. Passport-type photograph: Two recent photographs should be in colour and of the size of 2-inch x 2 inch (50 mm x 50 mm). Photo specification here
  3. Proof of Status: UK Residence permit, endorsed in the passport or issued as a Biometrics card, this should be valid for more than 6 months after your return from India.
  4. Confirmation of Employment: Employer letter (original -less than one month), signed, headed letter (addressed to the HCI, London OR its respective consulates stating the purpose of travel)
  5. Self- employment: letter (original) from Accountant recent (less than 1 month old), addressed to the HCI, London OR its respective consulates stating the purpose of travel.
  6. Student letter (original): recent (less than 1 month old) signed UK university/college/school letter (addressed to the HCI, London OR its respective consulates stating the purpose of travel)
  7. Domestic employees: Passport must have at least 2 blank pages for visa purposes, must be valid for at least 6 months.
  8. Unemployed - Receiving Benefits/pension: recent original letter obtained from local Job center or Pension Service
  9. Bank statements: Original or pdf copy of 3 months UK current account bank statements.
  10. Minor: Click here
  11. Declaration: Please provide filled Declaration (Printed and duly signed)
  12. Authorization: Please provide filled Authorization (Printed and duly signed)
  13. Additional Document Checklist: Download the additional document checklist here
  14. Additional Form: Download the additional Form here
  15. Tourist Visa for passport holders: Tourist Visa for all passport holders of Pakistani Origin/Pakistani Passport,Bangladesh,Sri Lanka,China, Nigeria and Afghanistan.
  16. Please Note: That this list is not exhaustive and does not guarantee a visa. The High Commission of India or its Consulates reserve the right to ask for additional documents if required.

Tourist Visa Fee (for other nationals living in UK)

Visa Category

Visa Type

Validity

Processing

Embassy fee

Service fee

Total cost

Standard

Single/Multiple entry

up to 1 year

5-15 business days

£ 120

£ 75

£ 195