Local Advisory & Visa Guidance

Local community drop-in advice service
Providing guidance for daily needs in our local community and for people nationwide

We are aware that some people may need a helping hand with essential form-filling or guidance in the right direction when making applications etc. You may call in at our Head Office located at 311 Birchfield Road, Perry Barr, Birmingham B20 3BX and we would be happy to assist in the best way we can.

We also offer advice on India Visa Applications. Below are a few basic FAQs:

What is an E-VISA?
This is the quickest and easiest way to acquire a Visa which lasts for up to 4 weeks. You do not need to visit the Indian Consulate nor book any appointments. On acceptance, the Visa will be emailed to you within a few days.
Using the following link, click on the orange box titled 'e-Tourist Visa application' and fill out the online form click here.

This Application is for people who wish to visit India for a period of more than 4 weeks OR are of other nationalities. The applicant will be required to make an appointment at their nearest Indian Consulate accompanied by proof of particulars such as ID, passports, previous visas, birth certificate etc. Please fill out an application form first and thereafter an appointment may be arranged using the allocated web file reference number and your passport number.

Using the following link, click on the orange box titled 'Regular Visa Application' and fill out the form online click here.

Please advise me on OCI SERVICES
An OCI card is a multiple entry life-long visa which enables the holder to have unlimited travel and stay within India. For information on how to acquire an OCI card and more details, click on the links below:
- OCI Application
- OCI Info


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