About Us Emergency Visa


  1. When can you apply for Emergency Visa

In extreme genuine emergency cases, like death or serious illness of an immediate family member (spouse, father, mother, children, children’s spouse, grandchildren or their spouses, sibling or their spouse) subject to providing supporting documents as evidence from India, like death certificate/ hospital certificate duly stamped, and proof of relationship.

  1. Procedure for submitting application for emergency visa:

Applications for visa should be filled online via link www.indiavisaonline.gov.in. After filling an online application, applicant may contact High Commission of India London emergency number on 07768765035. Public Response Unit will verify the documents and coordinate with the visa officer after which the applicant will be given an appointment to visit High Commission of India in London (Aldwych, WC2B 4NA) or CGIs in Edinburgh & Birmingham to submit their visa application. 

Applicants are advised to bring printed and signed application form, passport (with minimum 6 months’ validity and 2 blank pages), 2 photographs (50mmx50mm), supporting documents and visa fee of £183.00.

  1. Procedure for Minor Applicants

In case of minor applicants, original and self-attested documents are required. Marriage certificate, birth certificate (full version), consent form duly signed by both the parents, self-attested copies of parent’s passport, proof of relationship for emergency are the required documents.  A minor’s application form can be signed either by one of the parents or both. Custody order from a Court will be required if the parents are legally separated.

  1. Fee: Exact amount is payable in cash at HCI London or the Consulate concerned.

(i) UK nationals (and persons with long term UK visa):£183.00 (Visa fee £116.00 + consular surcharge £3 + emergency visa fee £64.00). This fee will also be applicable to applicants domiciled in the UK with long-term visa or BRP for UK. 

(ii) Ukraine nationals: £180.00 (Visa fee £116.00 + consular surcharge £3 + emergency visa fee £61.00)

(iii) Mozambique nationals: 

  • Single entry urgent:  111.00 (Visa fee £108.00 + consular surcharge £3)

  • Multiple entry urgent: 218.00 (Visa fee £215.00 + consular surcharge £3)

  • All other type of visa except transit and student up to 6 months in emergency): 218.00 (Visa fee £215.00 + consular surcharge £3)