About Us Who

High Commission of India

India House, Aldwych, London, WC2B 4NA

E-mail: inf.london@mea.gov.in/ info.london@hcilondon.in

Telephone No. : 00-44 (0) 20 8629 5950, After Office Hours : (0) 20-7632-3035


Emergency Services:

Only in case of a genuine emergency, like death or serious illness of immediate family, (subject to production of documentary evidence), please contact the High Commission of India, London on the following

Mobile Contact no’s:

Only in case of any medical emergency during out of office hours, members of public can contact the High Commission of India, London at 00 44 (0) 7768 765 035 / (0)7739363521

It may be noted that the above mobile numbers is dedicated for emergency cases only and not for non-emergency queries like general information, status enquiry, visa application etc, for which the normal Landline contact number i.e. 02086295950 should be utilised during the times indicated thereof.

Applicants of Consular services are required to apply online only (for visa at 
https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/index.html  for passport at https://embassy.passportindia.gov.in/ for Consular Services at http://in.vfsglobal.co.uk/Consular_Services.html and for OCI at http://passport.gov.in/oci/ ) and submit, with prior online appointment, print of their applications along with requisite documentation, photos, passport, fees etc at the designated Service Centre (IVCSC) operated by M/s VF Service UK Ltd. For detailed information please visit Website of VFS http://www.vfsglobal.com/India/UK/ The High Commission of India in the UK has outsourced collection of applications and delivery of processed documents to M/s VF Services UK Ltd with effect from 2nd March 2015.

2. For general enquiries, please send email to:  inf.london@mea.gov.in. Applicants are advised to mail details, as briefly and concise as possible indicating their name, contacts, subject matter and brief description of the issue.

3. For other queries pertaining to Passport, OCI, PIO, Visa and Consular services, applicants are advised to see the Q & As at "Common Telephone Queries" at the website of the High Commission and/or contact the Public Response Unit.

Public Response Unit, High Commission of India, London

E-mail inf.london@mea.gov.in

Tel No.: 02086295950 ( Between 0930 to 1700 hrs on all working days) 

Mobile Number for Emergency services: 00 44 (0) 7768 765 035

4. Assistance to Distressed Indian Women
    Distressed Women Cell 
    Contact No.- 00 44 (0) 7768 765 035 / 02076323091
    E-mail Address - womencell.london@mea.gov.in

High Commission of India

India House, Aldwych, London, WC2B 4NA

E-mail: inf.london@mea.gov.in

Telephone No. : 00-44 (0) 20 8629 5950, After Office Hours : (0) 20-7632-3035
Applicants of Consular services are required to apply online only (for visa at 
https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/index.html  for passport at https://embassy.passportindia.gov.in/ for Consular Services at http://in.vfsglobal.co.uk/Consular_Services.html and for OCI at http://passport.gov.in/oci/ ) and submit, with prior online appointment, print of their applications along with requisite documentation, photos, passport, fees etc at the designated Service Centre (IVCSC) operated by M/s VF Service UK Ltd. For detailed information please visit Website of VFS http://www.vfsglobal.com/India/UK/ The High Commission of India in the UK has outsourced collection of applications and delivery of processed documents to M/s VF Services UK Ltd with effect from 2nd March 2015.

2. The High Commission conducts Open House at the High Commission of India, India House, Aldwych London WC2B 4NA on Wednesdays and last Friday of the month (except holidays). Applicants can visit between 1100-1300 hrs.

3. For general enquiries, please send email to:  inf.london@mea.gov.in. Applicants are advised to mail details, as briefly and concise as possible indicating their name, contacts, subject matter and brief description of the issue.

4. For other queries pertaining to Passport, OCI, PIO, Visa and Consular services, applicants are advised to see the Q & As at "Common Telephone Queries" at the website of the High Commission and/or contact the Public Response Unit.

Public Response Unit, High Commission of India, London

E-mailinf.london@mea.gov.in

Tel No.: 02086295950 ( Between 0930 to 1700 hrs on all working days) 

Mobile Number for Emergency services: 00 44 (0) 7768 765 035

5. Assistance to Distressed Indian Women
    Distressed Women Cell 
    Contact No.-02076323091
    E-mail Address - womencell.london@mea.gov.in

Name of the Officer/Official Designation E-mail
Mrs. Ruchi Ghanashyam High Commissioner hcoffice.london@mea.gov.in
Shri Charanjeet Singh Deputy High Commissioner dhcoffice.london@mea.gov.in
Shri Vishwesh Negi Minister (Political & Extradition and Press & Information) minpol.london@mea.gov.in
Shri Samir Kumar Jha Minister (Public Diplomacy & Consular) mincons.london@mea.gov.in
Shri Manmeet Singh Narang Minister(Coordination) mincoord.london@mea.gov.in
Shri Saurabh Narain Minister (Audit) audit.london@mea.gov.in
Shri Manish Singh Minister (Economic) mineco.london@mea.gov.in
Shri Anil Nautiyal Counsellor (Passport & OCI) counsppt.london@mea.gov.in
Sh. Amar Jit Singh Counsellor (Coordination and Diaspora) fscoord.london@mea.gov.in
Ms Smriti Counsellor (Audit) audit.london@mea.gov.in
Shri D P Singh Counsellor (Consular) counsconsular.london@mea.gov.in
Mrs. Yamuna S.V Counsellor (TAD, DWC & Education) tad.london@mea.gov.in
Brigadier VMB Krishnan Military Adviser miladv.london@mea.gov.in
Commodore Anil Jaggi Naval Adviser navadv.london@mea.gov.in
Air Commodore Prashant Mohan Air Adviser airadv.london@mea.gov.in
Shri M Keivom First Secretary (Political & Extradition) counspol.london@mea.gov.in
Shri Rohit Vadhwana First Secretary (Economic) counseco.london@mea.gov.in
Smt. Vishakha Yaduvanshi First Secretary (Special Assistant to the High Commissioner) sahc.london@mea.gov.in
Sh. Prem Kumar Jhell FS/SPPS to Minister(Coordination) pamincoord.london@mea.gov.in
Shri Rahul Nangare First Secretary (Trade ) fstrade.london@mea.gov.in
Smt. Anima Barnwal First Secretary (ITOU & Eco) itou.london@mea.gov.in
Shri Samant Rohan Rajendra First Secretary (Political & Immigration) fspol.london@mea.gov.in
Shri Shitanshu Chaurasia Second Secretary( P&M & Education) sspnm.london@mea.gov.in
Shri. Abhishek Sharma Second Secretary (Political and International Organisations) sspol.london@mea.gov.in
Shri Manoj Sharma Second Secretary(HoC) & Protocol hoc.london@mea.gov.in
Smt. Chinghoihkim Keivom Second Secretary(PPS) to the Deputy High Commissioner dhcoffice.london@mea.gov.in
Shri R. S Virdi Second Secretary ( Press & Information) sspni.london@mea.gov.in
Shri Abhay Kumar Toppo Second Secretary (PPS) to Minister (Political & Extradition and Press & Information) minpol.london@mea.gov.in
Shri Sandeep Kumar Second Secretary/PPS to the High Commissioner hcoffice.london@mea.gov.in
Shri Mahesh Chawla Second Secretary (Political, PD & RTI) sspol2.london@mea.gov.in
Shri Nilratan Mridha    
Shri Soumendra Mahapatra Second Secretary (Visa) ssvisa.london@mea.gov.in
Shri. Amish Tripathi Director (Nehru Centre) director@nehrucentre.org.uk
Shri Brij Kumar Guhare Deputy Director (Nehru Centre) deputydirector@nehrucentre.org.uk