In the UK, the Indian Embassy redistributes its India visa process to VFS(Visa Facilitation Services). This site can be very befuddling so this guide has been composed to assist you with exploring through the troubles.
A drawn-out traveler visa will permit you to have a visa to enter India somewhere in the range of 1 and 5 years with different reemergence. The India visa lets you remain in India for a limit of 180 days for each excursion. On the off chance that you need a 5-year visa to India, Biometric data will be gathered at the VFS Center(Visa Facilitation Services Global). You can’t make a difference for a 5-year UK visa for Indian by post.
Two methods of applying for a long term Indian Tourist visa in the UK: by appointment in person and by post.
Through Appointment at a VFS Visa Center in the UK–Currently situated in the accompanying areas: London (Goswell Road, Hounslow, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Manchester, Belfast, Bristol, Bradford, Newcastle, Cardiff, Liverpool, Leicester, and Glasgow. Here are the area and contact subtleties for each middle. It would be ideal if you read Step 1, Page 1, Indian Mission of this manual to ensure you select the right strategic application procedure. The strategic selection during the application structure isn’t crucial will make an arrangement at! Truly, confounding!
By Post in the UK–This alternative is accessible anyway VFS encourages you to make the application by means of arrangement to dodge any bother/delay. Postal applications are known to take 2-3 weeks longer than an arrangement. VFS will likewise assume no liability for your Indian visa.
In the event that you genuinely can’t make an arrangement however you know a companion/relative that can visit a VFS Center (Visa Facilitation Services), an authorization letter can be submitted approving them to present your application for your sake. The connection for the authorization letter is here.
Step by step instructions to Apply For An Indian Visa From The UK – Starting the Application
Step 1- Click through to the Online India Visa Application
Page 1- Indian Visa Application
Select Country– UK(united Kingdom)
Page 2- Applicant Details Form
Applicant Details-Complete all fields for the individual wishing to get a drawn-out India Tourist Visa, for Citizenship ID No addition NA.
Passport Details-Insert the subtleties of the individual wishing to acquire a drawn-out Tourist Visa.
Page 3- Applicants Address
Applicants Address Details – Present Address and Permanent Address, if they are the same tick the box.
Family Details– Father and Mothers Name, Nationality, Place of Birth (Town), Country of Birth.
Family Details–Father and Mothers Name, Nationality, Place of Birth (Town), Country of Birth.
Marital Status–Single or Married, give subtleties whenever wedded.
Guardians/Grandparents Pakistan Nationals or Belong to Pakistan Area–If yes give data.
Profession/Occupation of Traveller–Present Occupation (select from list), Employer/Business Name, Address, Past Occupation, assuming any, Military Services (Yes/No-if yes give subtleties)
Page 4- Details of Visa, Countries Visited in 10 Years, SAARC Countries, References, Previous Visa Information.
Places to be Visited–Insert puts in India wanting to visit into box one and two whenever required. Obviously, on the off chance that you change designs once in India, it is anything but a serious deal. In any event, get the flying into and out of goal on there.
Duration of Visa–Please embed the term in months-so 1 year would be 12, 1.5 years would be 18 and so forth.
No of Entries–This implies how frequently you can return India, as there is no cost distinction among single and numerous sections, its best to choose various except if you realize you will just make a trip to India once while the visa is dynamic.
Port of Arrival-Please embed the Airport/Sea Port city you are wanting to enter India, eg Mumbai.
Expected Port of Exit-This is certainly not a compulsory field yet in the event that you know, if you don’t mind enter the air terminal or port you have booked to leave India.
Previous Visa/Current Visa--If you have had or have an Indian Visa please give the subtleties required.
Other Information–List nations you have visited in most recent 10 years.
SAARC Countries–If you have visited any of these nations in the previous 3 years select Yes and fill in the subtleties Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka.
India-This would be a known reference on the off chance that you have one in India in the event that you don’t utilize your lodging/settlement as a kind of perspective.
UK(United Kingdom)-This can be anybody you realize who can go about as a kind of perspective for you in the UK.
At the point when completed snap Save and Continue (Orange Button)
Page 5- Passport Photo Upload
Choose File–Select the Choose File button first, at that point a window will open, find and select your visa photograph picture document, it must be in JPEG design and be no bigger than 1mb in size. The picture should 350 pixels (width) and 350 pixels (tallness). It ought to be an ongoing forward-looking photo with a white foundation, don’t filter your visa picture and utilize this, it ought to be another identification style photograph.
The application is obligated to be dismissed if the transferred photo isn’t clear and according to particular.
Upload Photo–After picking the record to transfer, click the orange Upload Photo Button. This will take you to the resize screen.
Page 6 -Confirm Application And Review .
Review the form and make sure all information is completed and accurate, the India visa could get rejected if this is not the case. On the off chance that upbeat please select Verified and Continue button at the base. On the off chance that you need to make changes select Modify.
Page 9- Confirmation
Presently your application has been affirmed!
On the off chance that you will do a postal application there is no compelling reason to Book an Appointment, except if you are applying for a 5-year visa and bio metric information is required.
Snap the Print Form (orange catch), the finished application will at that point consequently download a PDF, into your Downloads organizer.
Snap Book Appointment to continue to the subsequent stage.
Step 2- Complete Declaration Form/Insert Passport Photo and Sign Printed Application Form