Handwritten forms for passports are no longer accepted and applicants need to fill a form online with category and carry the printed version of the application form to the application centre.
Fees are not refunded after submission of the application form unless authorized by High Commission of India.
Processing Times (Indian Passport)
All fresh Indian Passport or re-issue with take 8-10 working days as a normal procedure.
In some cases, it might take 4-6 weeks where clearance is required from the Indian authorities. Tatkal Applications will take 3-5 working days with a additional fee of GBP 110