UK Visa Application

General Info

Visa applications will be procesed at The British Deputy High Commission, No: 20, Anderson Road, Chennai 600 006, India. Letters should be addressed to the same.

Business Visa

  • Request letter from the company – If employed.or Request letter in the letter head – If self employed (Purpose and sponsorship should be included and previous visits if available).
  • Financial Documents – Savings or Current Account statements – 6 months or FD Certificates with balance confirmation letters
  • Pay Slips for the last 6 months
  • Copy of Company Business Registration Certificate
  • Company Bank Statements for last six months – If company is financially sponsoring
  • Company’s last financial Audit report
  • Birth Certificates (Original with English translation).
  • Property details (Deeds/ Lease agreements) – If available
  • Vehicle registrations.- If available
  • Travel confirmation or Itinerary
  • Hotel confirmation / Sponsor details (passport copies, invitation letter, latest utility bills)

Sponsor’s / Invitor’s Documents

  • Invitation letter
  • Event schedule / Online registration confirmation – Conference or Exhibition

Tourist / Visitor Visa

  • Personal request letter by main applicant – mentioning all members names and passports numbers.
  • Financial Documents – Savings or Current Account statements – 6 months or FD Certificates with balance confirmation letters
  • Employment confirmation letter with leave details
  • Business Registration / 6 months Company Bank Statements / Tax payment details for past two years – If self employed
  • Pay slips for last 6 months
  • Property Deeds.
  • Vehicle Registration.
  • All family member’s Birth Certificates (Original with English translation).
  • Marriage Certificate (Original with English translation).
  • Residence confirmation from Grama Sevaka Officer – Optional
  • Travel Itinerary.
  • Hotel Confirmation

Sponsor’s / Invitor’s Documents

  • Invitation letter.
  • Passport bio page copy
  • Birth certificate/ Marriage certificate to proof the relationship
  • Six months bank statements – if financially supporting
  • Tenancy agreement / Property deed / Mortgage statements.- if applicable
  • Latest utility bill

Contact Details

Visa Application Centre Address – No 75, Arnold Rathnayake Mawatha, Colombo 10

Submission hours – Monday to Friday 0800hrs to 1430hrs

Primetime appointment – Monday to Friday 1430hrs to 1445hrs

Walk-in hours – Moday to Friday 1200hrs to 1400hrs

Passport collection – Monday to Thursday 1100hrs to 1700hrs and Friday 1100hrs to 1600hrs

Processing times

Normal Service – Visa process will takes 15 working days to process for normal application. (VISA FEE- Approximately USD 125)

Priority Service – Visa process will takes 5 working days to process for priority application. (VISA FEE- Approximately USD 250)

Super Priority Service – Visa process will takes only 24 hoursto process for super priority application. (VISA FEE- Approximately USD 1080)

Related links

VFS Website – www.vfsglobal.co.uk/lk

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