Consular Service Hours
Selected Consular Services on appointment basis only and for delivery of documents related with consular services, applicants are requested to provide self address pre paid enevelop , as the documents would not be deliver at consulate.
Public Response Unit (PRU)
Telephone No. 0044 - 121 –236 1556/212 0467
PRU Working hours:-
09.30 to 01.00 pm / 02.00 to 05.00 pm (Mon-Fri)
Only in case of a genuine emergency, like death or serious illness of immediate family, (subject to production of documentary evidence), please contact the Consulate General of India, Birmingham on the following (for cases pertaining to Consular jurisdiction of Consulate General of India, Birmingham) :
Mobile Contact no:
Only in case of any emergency during out of office hours, members of public can contact the Consulate General of India, Birmingham at +44-(0)-74245 45269.
It may be noted that the above mobile number is dedicated for emergency cases only and not for non-emergency queries like general information, status enquiry, visa application etc, for which the normal Landline contact number i.e + 44-121-236 1556 should be utilised during the times indicated thereof.
Landline Contact no:
Please call at +44-(0)121-212-3217 on Saturday, Sundays, public holidays and after hours to fix appointment and submit applications
Office hours: 09:00 AM- 5:30 PM (Monday-Friday)
10.00 AM-5.00 PM (Weekends and Holidays with prior telephone appointment made on the landline number for Emergency Visas only)
Contact Details of Officials
To resolve OCI related issues, an OPEN HOUSE is conducted every Wednesday from 1100 - 1230 hrs at the Chancery, which is chaired by Vice Consul (OCI). In case your consular problems are not resolved in spite of several requests, you are advised to meet the following officers on any Wednesday (except for closed holidays) from 11:00hrs to 12:30hrs without prior appointment.
Consul General will meet consular applicants during open day session from 1100 hrs to 1200 hrs on the last Friday of every month.