Indian Embassy in London, United Kingdom and the Embassy of United Kingdom in India are the result of India's age old relation dated back to the era of colonialism when India was the colony of Britain. The first High Commissioner of India, Sir William S. Meyer, was appointed during in 1920. After independence from the United Kingdom, Jawaharlal Nehru established the diplomatic relations with United Kingdom through the Commonwealth of Nations framework. Since that time, both the Embassy of India and Embassy of United Kingdom are consolidating the cultures of East and West which are reflected in English language, cricket, Indian music, food, clothing and many other aspects of daily life. Both the Embassy of India and Embassy of United Kingdom are promoting the multi-faceted relationship in various fields like Information Technology, Air Services, Energy, Environment, Biotechnology and Healthcare, Customs cooperation, education, Film Co-Production Agreement and Tourism etc. The depth of diplomatic relations between India and United Kingdom can be visualized with the fact that India has become the second largest investor in Britain after the US.
Indian Embassy in London, UK
High Commission of India
India House, Aldwych,
London WC2B 4NA,
Application forms for the Passport and Consular services can be submitted to the High Commission of India, London on working days between 9.30 a.m. and 1.00 p.m.
Applicants are advised to check whether the Embassy is working on a particualr day. An appropriate notice is put up in the Embassy premise about the forthcoming holidays.