British High Commissioner to India
We are responsible for managing all aspects of the relationship between the United Kingdom and India.
We work to enhance the India-UK relationship so that is stronger, wider, and deeper - generating more jobs, more growth and more security for our two nations. The UK-India relationship is founded on a broad range of mutual interests. We work closely together on issues as diverse as education and research, energy security and climate change, security and defence, international relations. We share the core values of democracy, pluralism and tolerance.
For information on whether you require a visa for the United Kingdom and how to apply go to the UK Border Agency website.
Births, deaths and marriages
Passports and emergency travel documents
Notarial and Documentary services
The consular teams in India do not provide any notarial services. Please see the following guide for further information.
Consular online booking appointment system
British nationals can make online appointments for documentary services on Clickbook.
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.
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.
- Living in India
- Marriage: Information Note on NOC
- First time Full Validity passports: Information Note
- Visa Recommendation Letters
- How to buy property in India
- Surrogacy overseas
Consular assistance at other offices in India
British Deputy High Commissioner New Delhi
British High Commission New Delhi
New Delhi 110021
General telephone +91 (11) 2419 2100 (24 hrs a day)
Management fax +91 (11) 2419 2492
Press & Public Affairs fax +91 (11) 2419 2411
Economic & Commercial fax +91 (11) 2419 2301
Defence fax +91 (11) 2419 2252
Political fax +91 (11) 2419 2464
Consular fax +91 (11) 2419 2491 (not for visa issues)