India Pre Check & Appointment Confirmation


India Pre Check & Appointment Confirmation – Tourist & Business

Indian E-Visa Reinstated

India have reinstated the India E-Visa for British Passport holders – you are no longer required to attend an appointment in-person to obtain a visa in your passport. If you would like to apply for the E-Visa please click here.

If you still wish to apply for our pre-check service for a passport visa, please be aware there is currently limited availability for appointments at the Indian Application Centre. You may need to visit a London centre for your application to be submitted in time for your travel date.

Updated: 06/12/2022


This is a Pre-Checking service and you will need to attend an appointment as part of the process

– Once you have applied with The Travel Visa Company, your information and documentation will be thoroughly checked before your application is submitted to the Embassy on your behalf. If we need to clarify any information / documentation we will contact you within our stated processing time.

– We aim to have your appointment confirmed by the end of our stated processing time. You will have the option to indicate preferred availability whilst completing your application with us.

– There is usually a 3-5 week wait for an appointment although this can be longer during peak periods. You should apply as soon as possible to ensure we can secure an appointment suitable for your travel date

– Once your appointment has been confirmed, you will receive a pack from us via email or post containing everything you need to take to the appointment along with information related to what to expect on the day. If you have further queries you can contact us at any point.

Service Fee Breakdown

Service Type Processing Time Service Fee VAT Total
Standard 10 Working Days £62.50 £12.50 £75.00
Priority 3 Working Days £99.96 £19.99 £119.95


Visa Fees (payable on day of appointment)

Tourist (Up to 12 Months) – £116.00

Business (Up to 12 Months) – £173.00

View Supporting Document Checklist

It is important that, before you continue this online application, you ensure that you have digital copies of the following documents as you will be required to upload these.

  • Photograph (5cm x 5cm) – The photograph should be clear, on a white background, and sized 5cm by 5cm. If the photo you submit is not suitable we may contact you to ask for another, or if you would like us to edit this for a small fee (£5.00)
  • Passport Copy – Please provide a quality copy of your passport details page. For clarification this includes both the photo page and the details below.
  • LETTER FROM EMPLOYER – IF you are a registered social worker, public sector worker,
    government official or military personnel we will require a letter from your employer stating
    the main purpose of your trip is tourism and your expected return to work date. This must
    be addressed to The High Commission of India, London.
  • UTILITY BILLS – IF you are a non-UK citizen you will need to supply us with utility bills from
    the same provider from 2 years, 1 year and from the current month stating your name and
    address. If these cannot be provided please call a member of our team for an additional
  • BIRTH CERTIFICATES – IF you are travelling with a child of under 16 years of age we will
    require a copy of their birth certificate (full version) and a letter of consent for the holiday,
    signed by both parents, even if both of you are travelling with the child, also a photocopy
    of both parents passport photograph pages. If 1 parent is deceased a copy of the death
    certificate will be required.
  • CRUISE ITINERARY – IF you are cruising into India, you will need to provide full cruise
    itinerary featuring travellers’ full names – this cannot be handwritten.


  • If travelling for Business please provide the following;
  • Copy of the registration papers of the Company / Companies in India
  • Business Invite Letter – From Company in India
  • Business Letter – Headed letter from UK Company detailing reason for travel