The UK Border Agency introduces a new Fast Track Visa Service in India. W.e.f. 20th
January 2011, customers who are applying for a UK visitor visa can request a new
Fast Track service. For an additional fee of Rs 4320, the UK Border Agency will
process the application and return the documents within guaranteed timescales. For
further information about this new service, including eligibility criteria.
The services on the page are in addition to the visa application fee and can be
paid for at the visa application centre.
Fast Track Service:
The UK Border Agency expedites the processing of your visa application and return
of your documents within a guaranteed timescale. Customers may request this service
if they are applying for a visitor visa (excluding student visas) and have travelled
without difficulty in the last five years to one of the following countries: UK,
US, Australia, New Zealand, Canada or a Schengen country.
What does it cost?:
The cost of Fast Track is an additional Rs 4320 (including taxes).
If you submit your visa application on working day 1, your documents will be ready
for collection at the visa application centre at the following times.
At the end of the next working day (day 2) in Chennai, Mumbai and New Delhi;
At the end of the third working day in Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Kolkata
At the end of fourth working day in Bangalore, Cochin and Hyderabad.
If your application exceeds these timescales, the UK Border Agency will refund the
cost of the Fast Track Service fee except where the delay has been due to additional
checks as a result of undeclared facts that have a bearing on the application (such
as immigration and criminal issues). The Fast Track fee will not be refunded if
your visa is refused.