The India Visa Application Centre is the outsourced partner of the Embassy of India in France. In this capacity, the India Visa Application Centre is responsible for receipt of visa applications for travel to India and visa fees, submission of applications at the Embassy of India in Paris, collecting the processed passports from the Embassy of India in Paris, and returning passports back to applicants.
The India Visa Application Center is managed by VF Services (UK) Limited who is not involved in the process of assessment of visa applications. The assessment of visa applications is carried out by the Embassy of India, and the decision to grant or refuse a visa to India is at their sole discretion. Staff members of VF Services (UK) Limited have no role or influence over the outcome of an application.
All applicants of Indian origins that have held an Indian passport in the past must
provide a copy of their "surrender certificate
" when applying for a visa to India.
It is brought to the notice of all Indian Visa seekers that the Indian Visa applications are submitted to the Embassy through M/s VFS, which is the only company authorized by Embassy of India, Paris to collect Indian Visa applications and requisite fee on its behalf. The schedule of the Visa fee for all categories of Visas is mentioned in VFS website http://www.vfs-in-fr.com
The Visa application can be filled in and downloaded from the VFS website http://www.vfs-in-fr
.com or https://indianvisaonline.gov.in
. The Visa applications filled from any other source or website are not acceptable at the Embassy.
It is also brought to the notice of all concerned that there is no provision for online payment of Visa fees in respect of Indian Visa applications submitted in France. The payment for the Indian Visa applications in France is accepted only by M/s VFS and the various modes of payment accepted by VFS is also given at http://www.vfs-in-fr.com
Embassy of India, Paris does not take any responsibility for incorrect Visa applications filled in from any other source, and payment made to any other website or source, except for M/s VFS, the authorized outsourcing agency for Embassy of India, Paris.