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It has been decided to outsource OCI Visa Service to VF Services (UK) Ltd, from 02 March, 2015. With this effect, it has now been decided to stop accepting postal applications at the High Commission of India in London from 3rd April, 2015 onwards. Applicants are advised not to send any application by post which will not be received by the High Commission of India, London after 3rd April, 2015.

From 02 March 2015, application forms for OCI services will be accepted at the VFS centres for OCI services, depending on the jurisdiction of the applicant.

For detailed information please visit VFS Website : http://in.vfsglobal.co.uk/

E-mail : info.inuk@vfshelpline.co.uk

Embassy has not appointed or authorized any other agency or individual agent to render any OCI service on behalf of the Embassy and it shall not be responsible for any transaction made with unauthorized agencies / agents.

Please Note :

The OCI visa card of all the acknowledged OCI applications deposited at the High Commission of India till 27.02.2015 will be delivered through Post only. Applicants are advised to follow the procedure as below for collection of their OCI visa card :

OCI Cards will be delivered by post only. Before sending the documents, applicant should check the status of his/her application. When status shows OCI received in London on a particular date, the following documents must be sent to OCI Section, High Commission of India, India House, Aldwych, London WC2B 4NA.

1. Printout of on-line status report.

2. British/Foreign Passport in original.

3. PIO Card holders should send the Original PIO Card for Cancellation.

4. For transfer of OCI visa from old to the new passport: Please send old passport and OCI Visa Card for cancellation and New British/Foreign Passport for affixing new OCI Visa on that. 

5. Self addressed Special Delivery envelope to return the Passport with OCI.

Note: It will take about 7-10 working days to return the passport after affixing OCI Visa along with OCI Card. The High Commission of India, London will not be responsible for loss or delay of the documents.

May 21, 2015
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