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Indian Tourist Visa

Indian Tourist visa is currently required by all nationalities wishing to travel to India as a tourist, to meet friends, family or holiday.
Applicants wishing to visit India are normally granted a short-term tourist visa, normally for three or six months effective from the date of issue. Tourist visas are non-extendible and non-convertible.

We are able to obtain Indian Tourist visa with fast turn-around time

Tourist Visa Requirements

Please Note- Apply for three months or more duration of visa, the validity of the visa begins from the date it is issued and not from the date of your departure. As visas are valid from the date of issue and not the date of travel, it is applicant's responsibility to ensure that the visa they have been granted is valid for the duration of their stay in India.

  • "Click on Online Visa Application Form choose PRINT option when completed"
  • Please choose Indian Mission as UK LONDON.
  • (New forms requires 2 signatures, once on the first page on top right hand corner and once on the 2nd page)
  • Please enter Full Names on Visa Application form as per your Passport including Middle Names if any and same for your parents as well.
    Two, 50mm by 50mm size photographs ( Larger than passport size, PHOTOS must be taken from photo machine or professional photographer )
  • Please enter full names of Parents, Spouse wherever Applicable.
  • Original Passport with at least 2 blank pages and 190 day validity remaining.
  • Signed Declaration Form (Please click for copy of Declaration Form)
  • Filled in and signed Letter of Authorization (Please click for copy of Authorization Letter)
  • Children under 16 must provide a copy of full birth certificate showing both parents names.
  • Prepaid Self Addressed Royal Mail Special Delivery Envelope.
  • Consent letter signed by both parents, please put full names of Parents, Spouse wherever applicable (Please click for Copy of Consent Letter) Photocopy of parents passports, in addition to copy of current visa if holding one. In divorced cases a child custody letter from the court in respect of the child is required, in cases of single parents a residence order from a magistrates court (section 7 of the children's act 1979) and a council benefit letter will be required.
  • Letter of Undertaking from employer stating that no work related activities will be performed whilst in India if applicant is travelling as a tourist but has indicated one of the following occupations: (Please click for Copy of Letter of Undertaking).
  • Media related: Writer; Photographer; Film Director; Sound/film Engineer;
  • Religious Ministers
  • Charity worker
  • Air crew member
  • Solicitor/Lawyer
  • Social Worker / Care or Support worker
  • Dancers/Performers
  • Armed Forces & Police
  • Civil Servant
  • Self-Employed

Non UK Passport Holders
  • Stamp of Indefinite Stay OR
  • Utility Bills, Includes, Landline Telephone, Gas, Electricity, Water, Council Tax Bills and Tenancy Agreement.
    ( You must sent these bills for the past TWO years.)
  • Mix and Match Utility Bills will not be accepted.
  • Bank Statements will not be accepted.
  • For NON UK passport holder who does not have proof of residency in the UK for more than 2 years, the Visa processing time is 15 to 20 working days. They are required to fill in a NON UK resident form and an extra £10 fee is chargeable. (Example of text is on our ‘Other Application form’ on home page).
  • Please make Cheques or Postal orders payable to "India Visa”.
  • Payment can also be made by DIRECT TRANSFER to our bank account (please call for details)

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If you need our express service please call us on 0845 500 2426 or Landline No. 01293 520 960 before sending Passport.

Please note: Include a self addressed prepaid Royal Mail Special Delivery Envelope for return of your passport securely.

Visa Type

Valid For

Processing Time


Standard Service up to 6 working days - Express Service - 3 working days

Tourist Visa

Up to 6 Months

Standard Service



Up to 6 Months

Express Service



Up to 1 Year

Standard Service



Up to 1 Year

Express Service


India Visa
40, Cuckmere Crescent,
Gossops Green,
Crawley, West Sussex.
RH11 8DL

Return of your passport:
Your passport and any documents sent to us will be returned to you via the prepaid Registered Special Delivery envelope that you send us.

Courier Service Available
If you require your documents picked up and dropped off. Please call 0845 500 2426 or Landline No. 01293 520 960
Our visa charges include the fee payable to the Government of India, our handling & administration charges.
Please note all visas are granted solely at the discretion of the High Commission of India and its Consulates.