The British High Commission in India is located at Chanakyapuri
, the bustling diplomatic enclave of New Delhi
. It has been set up to extend both routine and emergency services to UK citizens residing or in transit in various states of India.
Its services include issuing emergency passports, immigrant and non-immigrant visa processing, assisting its citizens in emergencies, representing them while talking to local authorities and providing tourist information, apart from ensuring the overall welfare of UK citizens in India.
Indira Gandhi International Airport is 15 km to the north-west of Chanakyapuri. The British High Commission is 10 km to the south-west of New Delhi railway station and is 12 km from the Interstate Bus Stand at Kashmiri Gate.