Step 1– Click through to the Online Visa Application
Page 1- Visa Application
Select Country – United Kingdom
If you live in Scotland you must select “UK- Edinburgh” as Mission, while filling the online application form.
If you live in:
If you live in any other part of the UK, including the counties mentioned above, you can book appointments at any of the 2 offices in London (Goswell Road and Hounslow), Bristol, Cardiff, and Belfast.
Insert – DOB, Email, Date of Arrival
Select – Tourist Visa and select purpose that best matches your trip.
Page 2- Applicant Details Form
Applicant Details- Complete all fields for the person wishing to obtain a long term Tourist Visa, for Citizenship ID No insert- NA.
Passport Details- Insert the details of the person wishing to obtain a long term Tourist Visa.
Click Save and Continue
Page 3- Applicants Address/Family Details/Marital Status/Occupation/Military Experience
Applicants Address Details – Present Address and Permanent Address, if they are the same tick the box.
Family Details – Father and Mothers Name, Nationality, Place of Birth (Town), Country of Birth.
Marital Status – Single or Married, provide details if married.
Parents/Grandparents Pakistan Nationals or Belong to Pakistan Area– If yes provide information.
Profession/Occupation of Traveller– Present Occupation (select from list), Employer/Business Name, Address, Past Occupation, if any, Military Services (Yes/No- if yes provide details)
When this section of the form is complete, click Save and Continue at the bottom of the form.
Page 4- Details of Visa, Previous Visa Information, and Countries Visited in 10 Years, SAARC Countries, and References
All applicants requiring 4 years or less can make a postal application.
After deciding the duration of your visa, complete the first section of the form.
Places to be Visited – Insert places in India planning to visit into box one and two if required. Of course, if you change plans once in India, it’s not a big deal. At least get the flying into and out of destination on there.
Duration of Visa – Please insert the duration in months- so 1 year would be 12, 1.5 years would be 18 etc.
No of Entries – This means how many times you can re-enter India, as there is no cost difference between single and multiple entries, its best to select multiple unless you know you will only travel to India once whilst the visa is active.
Port of Arrival – Please inserts the Airport/Sea Port city you are planning to enter India, eg Mumbai.
Expected Port of Exit – This is not a mandatory field but if you know, please enter the airport or port you have booked to leave India.
Previous Visa/Current Visa- If you have had or have an Indian Visa please provide the details required.
Other Information – List countries you have visited in last 10 years.
SAARC Countries – If you have visited any of these countries in the past 3 years select Yes and fill in the details- Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka.
Page 5- Upload Passport Photo
Choose File – Select the Choose File button first, then a window will open, find and select your passport photo image file, it must be in JPEG format and be no larger than 1mb in size. The image should 350 pixels (width) and 350 pixels (height). It should be a recent front-facing photograph with white background, do not scan your passport image and use this, it should be a new passport style photo.
The application is liable to be rejected if the uploaded photograph is not clear and as per specification.
Upload Photo – After choosing the file to upload, click the orange Upload Photo Button. This will take you to the resize screen.
Page 6- Resize and Select Photo
Resize and Select – A preview of the JPEG passport photo you uploaded will appear in the left-hand box, with your mouse select the area of the photo showing your whole face and white background when happy click the orange Save and continue button.
Page 7- Review Passport Photo
If happy with the photo select “Save and continue” if not happy select “Upload Image Again” and if you’re getting frustrated save and Temporarily Exit or use the hassle frees service!
Page 8- Review and Confirm Application
Review the form and make sure all information is completed and accurate, the visa could get rejected if this is not the case. If happy please select Verified and Continue button at the bottom. If you want to make changes select Modify.
Page 9- Confirmation
Now your application has been confirmed!
If you will be carrying out a postal application there is no need to Book an Appointment, unless you are applying for a 5-year visa and biometric data is required.
Click the Print Form (orange button), the completed application will then automatically download a PDF, into your Downloads folder.
Click Book Appointment to proceed to the next step.
If you click Book Appointment you will be taken to this screen: Select the UK Mission you inserted in the application form, then select- Get Appointment.