India Tourist Pre Check & Application Registration

India

India Tourist Visa: Pre-Check & Application Registration

Important

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

– This visa is valid for 6/12 months from the date of issue depending on your nationality and permits multiple entries of up to 180 days at a time.

– This visa requires all applicants to attend an appointment at the Indian Visa Application Centre where you will then be required to pay the embassy fees. Once you have attended your appoitment, it will take a further 3-5 working days for your visa to be issued and you can decide whether to collect your passport or have it returned via post (for UK Citizens, processingtimes for other nationalities may vary).

– If you are, or are travelling with someone under the age of 16, please contact us before applying as you may be required to provide additional documents.



What is included with our Pre-Check and Application Registration service?

  • We quality check your application form and all supporting documents to ensure you have provided all the required information, reducing the risk of refusal at the application centre.
  • We complete the official online India Visa application forms on your behalf.
  • We arrange your appointment at the application centre at a convenient date and time (dependant on opening hours and appointment availability). We also provide you with the relevant paperwork and instructions for your appointment.

Service Fee Breakdown

Service Type Processing Time Embassy Fee Service Fee VAT Total
Standard 15 Working Days Paid at centre £83.29 £16.66 £99.95
Priority 5 Working Days Paid at centre £158.29 £31.66 £189.95

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.
  • Passport Copy – Please provide a quality copy of your passport details page. For clarification this includes both the photo page and the details below. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months upon return to the UK.
  • Travel Itinerary – Please include a copy of your hotel and flight booking confirmations or cruise itinerary. This must include the traveller’s names, hotel names, and addresses for your entire stay in India with check in and check out dates. This must also include flight confirmations.
  • 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 form.
  • 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 one parent is deceased a copy of the death certificate will be required.
  • Previous Indian Visa – If you have previously held a visa for India, please provide a copy of each page in your passport with an Indian visa.