Indian Business Visas

The Indian High Commissions in the UK will usually issue 6 month multiple entry Indian business visa for first time application, and optional 6/12 month multiple entry visa for non-first time applications. Please beware that non-UK passport holders will need to provide proof of residence (show as below) and may not apply with 24 hrs service (Subject to the High Commissions).

 

Documents

Indian Business Visa applications will need to provide the following documents:
Passport  1. With at least 2 blank pages
2. With at least 6 months validity remaining
Passport size photo Two  Indian size, coloured photo

  • WHITE background
  • NO visible distortion of facial features (i.e. NO glasses/ Ear rings)
  • 5cm * 5cm
  • Should include applicant’s shoulder
  • Should be taken within 6 months

 

Mandarin Visa Order form
Application Form Must fill in via official website https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/ Please select “UK-London” as the submission locationWe offer form filling service as well. Please contact us for more information.
Company Letter from Employer An original letter of introduction from the applicant’s UK employer. This letter must:–      Addressed to:”The Indian High Commission, India House, Aldwych, London, WC2B 4NA”

–      Be on company letterhead paper with the name and address matching exactly to that which is stated on the visa form

–      Include the applicant’s full name as stated in their passport

–      Include the passport number of the applicant

–      Include the date of issue of the passport

–      Include the date of expiry of the passport

–      Specify the purpose of journey

–      Specify the exact nature of the business being conducted

–      Include the name of the organisation(s) to be visited

–      Specify the requested number of entries and the length of visa required

–      Include an acceptance of financial responsibility for the applicant

–      Be signed by the applicant’s supervisor or the company’s HR department

Invitation Letter from India A letter of invitation from the company to be visited in India. A copy is acceptable. This letter must:–      Be addressed to:”The Indian High Commission, India House, Aldwych, London, WC2B 4NA”

–      Be on company letterhead paper with the name and address matching exactly to that which is stated on the visa form

–      Include the applicant’s full name as stated in their passport

–      Include the passport number of the applicant

–      Include the date of issue of the passport

–      Include the date of expiry of the passport

–      Specify the purpose of journey

–      Specify the exact nature of the business being conducted

–      Specify requested number of entries and the length of visa required

–      Bear the signature of the inviting party

Proof of Residence for Non-UK Passport Holder For non-UK passport holder, applicant must provide the following proof of address:–      A utility bill that must be 24-30 months old, showing applicant’s name & UK residential address. Accepted documents are gas, electric, council tax, landline phone, tenancy agreement or water bill. Bank statements are not accepted.

–      A utility bill that must be for the current month, showing applicant’s name & UK residential address.

–      A utility bill that must be 12 months old for those who submit bills with different addresses.


How to submit your application

Mandarin Visa accepts applications via different channels, and all successful applications received by 9:00am will be submitted to the authority on the same working day. Our office address is: Mandarin Visa, Executive Offices, 41 Lothbury, London, EC2R 7HG.

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Submission  Method Process
Application made in person Our office opens from Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm (excl Bank holidays). For applications delivered in person to our offices an application checking service is available but is provided on a discretionary basis. Charges may apply for this service. More information about our address is available at http://mandarinvisa.com/about-us/find-us/
Application deliver by courier You may send your application by a same day/ next day courier, and we will review your application as soon as your documents arrived at our office. For same day submission, please make sure your documents arrive by 9:00am.
Application send by post You may send your application via post, and we will review your application as soon as your documents arrived at our office. Please make sure you send it via Royal Mail Special Delivery as it can be tracked via Royal Mail’s system. For same day submission, please make sure your documents arrive by 9:00am.

Processing Time & Fees

Processing Time

All successful applications received by 9:00am will be submitted to the authority on the same working day.
Processing time :

  • 24/ 72 working hrs.
  • You may not submit with 24 hrs service if you do not have indefinite leave to remain in the UK.

 Fees

All fees are charged per applicant. Total price of your order will depend on the services you select and the number of applications.
Fees charged by Mandarin Visa are per application and inclusive of VAT. All fees are listed and charged in Pound Sterling.

 

24 Working Hours Service 72 Working Hours Service
Multiple Entry/ up to 12 Months £550 £320
Multiple Entry/ 24 Months £800 £600

Payments – How to Pay

Mandarin Visa offers varies payment methods, and you will only need to pay before collection, and all fees will be charged according to the type of visa issued and the service you have chosen.

Payment Method Process
Online Card Payment After we have submitted your application to theHigh Commission, we will send you a confirmation email and a payment link.The payment link allows you to pay over the internet, and it is all secured by Paypal.

Don’t worry, you will not need a Paypal account in order to pay via Paypal.

Bank Transfer Please confirm the amount with us before making a bank payment, as price may vary and sometimes additional postage may incur.Our bank account is:

Company name: Mandarin Management Limited
Sort code: 30-95-74
Account Number: 41779560

After making a payment, please provide the proof of payment (e.g. payment record) in your application document.

Cheque If you wish to pay by cheque, please send us a cheque address to: Mandarin Management LimitedPlease confirm the amount with us before sending your cheque, as price may vary and sometimes additional postage may incur.

We will return your passport and visa back to you after the payment has been cleared.


Our Solution

With our expertise, your visa application will be processed quickly, securely and as easily for you as possible. Our service is:

  • Fast. We provide the fastest way to obtain a visa.
  • Secure. All of your data will be protected.
  • Easy. Our expertise is available by phone or email.