(Applied through VFS) Agents Not Allowed

  • Valid passportwith at least 6 month validity from the date of travel, having minimum one blank back to back page.
  • 1 Formto be filled online after creating applicant profile. Airocity  team does online form filling on behalf of the applicant – please provide details in the Performa given in FORM SECTION of our website.
  • Covering letteraddressed to The Visa Officer, British High Commission explaining the reason of travel with name
  • Travel Itinerary (ticket).
  • Stay Itinerary (hotel)
  • Proof of incomei.e. last 3 years I-T Challan or TDS Certificate
  • Bank statement last 3 months with Seal and Sign.
  • Salary Slips of last 3 months.
  • Bank FDRs , Bank Fixed deposit receipts
  • Sponsorship/ Invitation letter in case of family visit.


VFS Document scanning charges : Rs 1000/-

Handling charges applicable for Profile creation, onlining fee payment, appointment scheduling

Fees payable online through credit card. Other miscellaneous fees are to be paid in cash over the counter at the time of submission.

For the latest fees please refer website http://www.vfsglobal.co.uk/India/

Processing Time

6 Weeks.

Special Instructions

Applicant to come personally for submission after taking appointment from VFS to get the biometrics done …The checklist is tentative, as agents are not allowed, so please refer to the updated checklist on VFS website before proceeding.

Also for all visa applications submitted from Wednesday 10 October 2012, it will no longer be possible for a third party to collect the documents on behalf of an applicant, except in the following cases: a parent collecting for a dependent child; one member of a family group collecting the passports for the whole family; Government Ministry representatives and a Business Express Programme company representative, approved by the company`s authorised signatories.

Applicants who do not wish to collect their documents in person, and whose documents cannot be collected by one of the above, should select return delivery by courier at the time they make their visa application. This procedural change is to ensure the safe and secure return of documents to applicants.

Visa Type Visa Fee (INR) VFS & Courier Charges (INR) Handling Charges (INR) Total Amount (INR)
Upto 6 months 12583.00 1200.00 2360.00 16143.00
Valid upto 2 yrs 43768.00 1200.00 2360.00 47328.00
Valid upto 5 yrs 84363.00 1200.00 2360.00 87923.00
Valid upto 10 yrs 105372.00 1200.00 2360.00 108932.00