The British Deputy High Commission Ahmedabad is responsible for developing and maintaining relations between the UK and India.

Find out what services are available in New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Goa, Chandigarh, Hyderabad and Kolkata.

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This Deputy High Commission does not deal with visa matters. For information on whether you need a visa to travel to the United Kingdom and how to apply, please see the UK Visas & Immigration page.

Births, deaths and marriages

Information on how you can register a birth or death which occurred overseas, and legal documents for couples marrying or entering into civil partnerships abroad.


How to renew or replace your British passport when visiting the UK.

Emergency travel documents

We may be able to provide an emergency travel document if you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel. If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, you should contact your nearest consulate as soon as possible.

For all other applications, please check what you must bring with you and then make an appointment at your nearest consulate using the links below. Please call your nearest consulate for advice before making an appointment if:

  • you have never applied for a British passport before
  • you are applying on behalf of a child

An emergency travel document does not guarantee entry to every country. Read what an emergency travel document does.

  • Book an appointment for an emergency travel document in Delhi
  • Book an appointment an emergency travel document in Mumbai
  • Book an appointment an emergency travel document in Chennai
  • Book an appointment an emergency travel document in Kolkata
  • Book an appointment an emergency travel document in Goa


For legal reasons we cannot provide notarial services, administer oaths or take affidavits in Commonwealth countries. You should contact a local notary. A standard letter is available to confirm we do not offer these services in India.

Travel advice

Information on staying safe and avoiding problems when living or travelling abroad, with links to our embassies, high commissions and other diplomatic posts across the world.

Legalisation service

How to get official confirmation that your UK public documentation is genuine so it can be accepted by foreign authorities. The UK does not require any documents to be legalised for use within the UK.

Important guidance

Our people

  • Geoff Wain

    British Deputy High Commissioner Ahmedabad

Contact us

British Deputy High Commission Ahmedabad

Courtyard by Marriott
Ramdev Nagar

Ahmedabad 380015

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