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 2400
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)
Monday-Friday: 0900-1700 hrs
Monday-Friday: 0900-1500 hrs (Consular phone enquiries)
Monday-Friday: 0930-1230 hrs (Consular counter hours)
Our offices will be closed for the following public holidays in 2016:
|Friday 1 January||New Year’s Day|
|Tuesday 26 January||Republic Day|
|Thursday 24 March||Holi|
|Friday 25 March||Good Friday|
|Monday 28 March||Easter Monday|
|Friday 6 May||Queen’s Birthday Privilege Holiday|
|Wednesday 6 July||Idul Fitr|
|Monday 15 August||Independence Day|
|Thursday 18 August||Raksha Bandhan|
|Tuesday 11 October||Dussehra|
|Monday 31 October||Diwali Privilege Holiday|
|Monday 14 November||Gurunanak’s Birthday|
|Monday 26 December||Boxing day|
|Tuesday 27 December||Christmas Privilege Holiday|
Holidays that fall on Saturdays & Sundays have been excluded from this list.
Security regulations for visitors
No Weapons Policy:
The British High Commission, New Delhi has a strict ‘No Weapons Policy’.
No weapons will be allowed onto the compound and there are no facilities to store such weapons. Any person attempting to bring a weapon onto the compound will be required to leave immediately.
The British High Commission does not have the facility to screen or hold large bags, rucksacks etc. Customers may bring in a bag no larger than a briefcase or ladies handbag, but should be aware that this will be subject to a search by a suitably qualified guard.
Photography & Filming:
If you intend to film or photograph the British High Commission, please contact the main switchboard on +91 11 2419 2100 and ask to speak with the Press & Communications Group.
There are no public parking facilities at the British High Commission. Persons visiting the Visa or Consular offices are advised to seek alternative parking.