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Yet more Visa questions.....

Devon
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Yet more Visa questions.....

Hi

Well after a HUGE panic trying to find somewhere to get our photos done, I now have everything ready for posting, I think.

Just bare with me and let me know if this is ALL I need to send ;

Vias application form x 2 ( 1 each )

Visa declaration forms signed x 2

2 pics each - 1 pasted to visa 1 unsigned and stapled to back of visa.

2 passports

2 Speacial delivery envelopes.

Is that it ????

We havent been to Goa for 5 years but I cant remember the visa process being anything like this. I'm feeling very anxious and I've not posted them off yet !!!!

Which office is the best one to send to ? I have put Birmingham but I can easily fill in another form and change it. We are in Devon so anywhere is nowhere near us.

We have 31 days before we leave and I have to bear in mind that there is Christmas in amongst the 31 days....

I'm going to need thearpy after this !!!!

I'm off to go and sit in a dark room now........

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1. Re: Yet more Visa questions.....

Personally I'd put Hayes as that's the main office, but I think it's your choice.

I'm sure that's all you need. Have you made sure that your pics are the right size? They should be 50mm x 50mm (2 ins x 2ins) - requirements changed a couple of weeks ago.

Sorry - have you paid online for the visas? If not, you'll also need to enclose a postal order or pay online.

Edited: 08 December 2010, 18:54
manchester
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2. Re: Yet more Visa questions.....

Don't send them to Birmingham as they'll only send them to Hayes to be processed, send them to Hayes.

India Visa Application Center

1-3, Canalside,

Uxbridge Road

Hayes, Middlesex, UB4 0JN

aldershot u.k
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3. Re: Yet more Visa questions.....

I agree with Bindoobaba All postal applications have to go through Hayes.

The other places are only if you are taking them yourself

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4. Re: Yet more Visa questions.....

If you're only sending two passports you only need to include ONE self addressed special delivery envelope.

The only other thing I can think of is if you're in any of the named occupations then you have to include a letter from your employer stating your purpose of travel (see link).

in.vfsglobal.co.uk/touristvisa_CheckList.html

Good Luck!

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5. Re: Yet more Visa questions.....

Tippie don't forget to sign the application form as well!

Devon
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6. Re: Yet more Visa questions.....

Now how did I know you were all going to say Hayes...lol. I shall fill them out again and put Hayes. And no we're not in the named occupations, so at least that bits ok. And I will get 2 SD envelopes one to send and one to return. Thanks

Devon
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7. Re: Yet more Visa questions.....

Ah didnt realise both forms had to be signed Thanks

manchester
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8. Re: Yet more Visa questions.....

Don't forget to note all your application and S D E reference numbers down. And good luck.

Devon
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9. Re: Yet more Visa questions.....

One last thing..... promise.... on the visa form it asks for port of arrival, for which I put Dabolim Goa. But when you print it out it asks for port of exit, but I cant find that on the form on line !!!! what do i do about this ???

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10. Re: Yet more Visa questions.....

I think people have just been writing this in. Don't forget your postal orders if you havnt paid on line.