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Chennai: Britain offers same day visa to Indians

Indian travellers in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu will now be issued Britain visas on the same day they have applied for it from June 18, 2013. Britain’s deputy high commission in Chennai, in order to ease the visa application process for Indians in these states will be starting the scheme from this Tuesday.

Thomas Grieg, UK Visas and Immigration regional director said, “The new visa service will facilitate urgent travel to Britain and compliments our fast track service with online payment options. The service under super priority category is available to those applying for a six-month to two-year multiple entry visit visa. It is also available to visa applicants sponsored by companies who are members of our business express programme..

“Applicants must complete on online form and submit it before 9:30am at the visa application centre in Chennai for securing the visa by 5.30 p.m. the same day,” Grieg added.