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A visa is required for this destination.

India visa issuance/services are suspended until further notice due to the pandemic. If you have an emergency reason to travel to India please contact the nearest Indian Embassy directly.

India E-visas must be obtained prior to travel to India. No documents need to be mailed to VisaHQ for processing. You will receive an Electronic Travel Authority by e-mail. Biometric details will be taken upon arrival in India.

Those who visited People's Republic of China on or after January 15, 2020 may contact nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate for regular visa.

India sticker visa issuance is suspended until further notice due to the pandemic. If you have an emergency reason to travel to India please contact the nearest Indian Embassy directly

India sticker visa issuance is suspended until further notice due to the pandemic. If you have an emergency reason to travel to India please contact the nearest Indian Embassy directly

India visa issuance/services are suspended until further notice due to the pandemic. If you have an emergency reason to travel to India please contact the nearest Indian Embassy directly.

India E-visas must be obtained prior to travel to India. No documents need to be mailed to VisaHQ for processing. You will receive an Electronic Travel Authority by e-mail. Biometric details will be taken upon arrival in India.

Those who visited People's Republic of China on or after January 15, 2020 may contact nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate for regular visa.

India tourist visa issuance as well as sticker visa issuance is suspended until further notice due to the pandemic. If you have an emergency reason to travel to India please contact the nearest Indian Embassy directly.

India tourist visa issuance as well as sticker visa issuance is suspended until further notice due to the pandemic. If you have an emergency reason to travel to India please contact the nearest Indian Embassy directly.

India sticker visa issuance is suspended until further notice due to the pandemic. If you have an emergency reason to travel to India please contact the nearest Indian Embassy directly

India tourist visa issuance as well as sticker visa issuance is suspended until further notice due to the pandemic. If you have an emergency reason to travel to India please contact the nearest Indian Embassy directly.

India sticker visa issuance is suspended until further notice due to the pandemic. If you have an emergency reason to travel to India please contact the nearest Indian Embassy directly

India sticker visa issuance is suspended until further notice due to the pandemic. If you have an emergency reason to travel to India please contact the nearest Indian Embassy directly

India visa issuance/services are suspended until further notice due to the pandemic. If you have an emergency reason to travel to India please contact the nearest Indian Embassy directly.

India E-visas must be obtained prior to travel to India. No documents need to be mailed to VisaHQ for processing. You will receive an Electronic Travel Authority by e-mail. Biometric details will be taken upon arrival in India.

Those who visited People's Republic of China on or after January 15, 2020 may contact nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate for regular visa.

India sticker visa issuance is suspended until further notice due to the pandemic. If you have an emergency reason to travel to India please contact the nearest Indian Embassy directly

India sticker visa issuance is suspended until further notice due to the pandemic. If you have an emergency reason to travel to India please contact the nearest Indian Embassy directly.

Visas for documentary filmmaking require an approval which may take an additional 2-8 weeks.

India sticker visa issuance is suspended until further notice due to the pandemic. If you have an emergency reason to travel to India please contact the nearest Indian Embassy directly.

Visas for documentary filmmaking require an approval which may take an additional 2-8 weeks.

India tourist visa issuance as well as sticker visa issuance is suspended until further notice due to the pandemic. If you have an emergency reason to travel to India please contact the nearest Indian Embassy directly.

India tourist visa issuance as well as sticker visa issuance is suspended until further notice due to the pandemic. If you have an emergency reason to travel to India please contact the nearest Indian Embassy directly.

India E-visas must be obtained prior to travel to India. No documents need to be mailed to VisaHQ for processing. You will receive an Electronic Travel Authority by e-mail. Biometric details will be taken upon arrival in India.

India tourist visa issuance as well as sticker visa issuance is suspended until further notice due to the pandemic. If you have an emergency reason to travel to India please contact the nearest Indian Embassy directly.

India E-visas must be obtained prior to travel to India. No documents need to be mailed to VisaHQ for processing. You will receive an Electronic Travel Authority by e-mail. Biometric details will be taken upon arrival in India.

India E-visas must be obtained prior to travel to India. No documents need to be mailed to VisaHQ for processing. You will receive an Electronic Travel Authority by e-mail. Biometric details will be taken upon arrival in India.

India sticker visa issuance is suspended until further notice due to the pandemic. If you have an emergency reason to travel to India please contact the nearest Indian Embassy directly

India sticker visa issuance is suspended until further notice due to the pandemic. If you have an emergency reason to travel to India please contact the nearest Indian Embassy directly

India sticker visa issuance is suspended until further notice due to the pandemic. If you have an emergency reason to travel to India please contact the nearest Indian Embassy directly

India sticker visa issuance is suspended until further notice due to the pandemic. If you have an emergency reason to travel to India please contact the nearest Indian Embassy directly

India E-visas must be obtained prior to travel to India. No documents need to be mailed to VisaHQ for processing. You will receive an Electronic Travel Authority by e-mail. Biometric details will be taken upon arrival in India.

Those who visited People's Republic of China on or after January 15, 2020 may contact nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate for regular visa.

India E-visas must be obtained prior to travel to India. No documents need to be mailed to VisaHQ for processing. You will receive an Electronic Travel Authority by e-mail. Biometric details will be taken upon arrival in India.

Those who visited People's Republic of China on or after January 15, 2020 may contact nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate for regular visa.

India tourist visa issuance as well as sticker visa issuance is suspended until further notice due to the pandemic. If you have an emergency reason to travel to India please contact the nearest Indian Embassy directly.

India E-visas must be obtained prior to travel to India. No documents need to be mailed to VisaHQ for processing. You will receive an Electronic Travel Authority by e-mail. Biometric details will be taken upon arrival in India.

India E-visas must be obtained prior to travel to India. No documents need to be mailed to VisaHQ for processing. You will receive an Electronic Travel Authority by e-mail. Biometric details will be taken upon arrival in India.

India sticker visa issuance is suspended until further notice due to the pandemic. If you have an emergency reason to travel to India please contact the nearest Indian Embassy directly

India sticker visa issuance is suspended until further notice due to the pandemic. If you have an emergency reason to travel to India please contact the nearest Indian Embassy directly

India sticker visa issuance is suspended until further notice due to the pandemic. If you have an emergency reason to travel to India please contact the nearest Indian Embassy directly

India E-visas must be obtained prior to travel to India. No documents need to be mailed to VisaHQ for processing. You will receive an Electronic Travel Authority by e-mail. Biometric details will be taken upon arrival in India.

Travel and Visa restrictions related to COVID-19: all existing e-visas issued to nationals of any country stand suspended until further notice.

India visa issuance/services are suspended until further notice due to the pandemic. If you have an emergency reason to travel to India please contact the nearest Indian Embassy directly.

India E-visas must be obtained prior to travel to India. No documents need to be mailed to VisaHQ for processing. You will receive an Electronic Travel Authority by e-mail. Biometric details will be taken upon arrival in India.

Those who visited People's Republic of China on or after January 15, 2020 may contact nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate for regular visa.

India sticker visa issuance is suspended until further notice due to the pandemic. If you have an emergency reason to travel to India please contact the nearest Indian Embassy directly

India sticker visa issuance is suspended until further notice due to the pandemic. If you have an emergency reason to travel to India please contact the nearest Indian Embassy directly

India sticker visa issuance is suspended until further notice due to the pandemic. If you have an emergency reason to travel to India please contact the nearest Indian Embassy directly

India sticker visa issuance is suspended until further notice due to the pandemic. If you have an emergency reason to travel to India please contact the nearest Indian Embassy directly

All passengers traveling to India MUST complete Health declaration form within the 72 hours prior to the flight.

Fill out India Tourist E-visa application form online

and provide digital copies of the following documents:
COVID-19 / Health Insurance for travel to India
  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. 2 x 2 inches with a white or light background. The photo must show the head, shoulders, and chest and be taken within the last 6 months.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant.

  • Resume. A copy of the applicant's current resume.

  • Appointment Letter. Appointment Letter from the host company in India. Must state salary (minimum USD $25,000 per year) and location of work to be performed.

  • Business Letter. A letter from the host organization or company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • Letter of Incorporation. Copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant.

  • Non-US Citizens Form. A completed Non-US Citizens Form.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Driver's license. Copy of driver's license or state issued ID, or ORIGINAL major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. The address must not contain a PO Box. Address MUST match home address in your applicant profile.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa)..

  • Letter of Incorporation. The sponsoring company in India must provide a copy of its Letter of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Declaration Form. An original signed copy of the India Declaration Form.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity. Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service. Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa)..

  • Letter of Incorporation. The sponsoring company in India must provide a copy of its Letter of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Address. Address in the country of origin. If the traveler no longer maintains a residence in their country of origin, they may provide their most recent residential address or the address of a relative.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Driver's license. Copy of driver's license or state issued ID, or ORIGINAL major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. The address must not contain a PO Box. Address MUST match home address in your applicant profile.

  • Declaration Form. An original signed copy of the India Declaration Form.

  • Enrollment Letter. A letter from a recognized institute in India, including Indian Registration Number, confirming admission, course duration, and any other relevant details.

  • Exchange Letter. If the program in India is affiliated with a US institution, a letter from the US institution with details of the exchange program, and stating whether credit will be earned.

  • Visa approval. For medical or paramedical courses:
    • Letter of approval or no-objection certificate from the Ministry of Health, India.
    For technical and engineering courses:
    • Letter of approval or no-objection certificate from the Ministry of HRD, India.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity. Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service. Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. Driver's license or state ID must be issued within the past 12 months.

  • Declaration Form. An original signed copy of the India Declaration Form.

  • Undertaking Letter. If not traveling for journalism purposes, a completed and signed Journalist Undertaking Letter form.

  • Letter from Media Company. Journalists affiliated with a media company going to India for Journalism purposes OR for Tourism purposes are required to submit a letter from their company stating whether or not the applicant will be going for Journalism or Tourism only.

  • Additional documents. Additional forms for Documentary Film Making. These forms must be provided if applicant is going to India to film a documentary:
    • Application for filming Documentaries/Commercials in India
    • List of Crew members and Cinematic Equipment
    • Undertaking from the Indian Employer
    • Signed undertaking for filming documentaries/commercials in India
    Please follow the link here for instructions on how to provide these forms.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Address. Address in the country of origin. If the traveler no longer maintains a residence in their country of origin, they may provide their most recent residential address or the address of a relative.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity. Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service. Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. Driver's license or state ID must be issued within the past 12 months.

  • Declaration Form. An original signed copy of the India Declaration Form.

  • Undertaking Letter. If not traveling for journalism purposes, a completed and signed Journalist Undertaking Letter form.

  • Letter from Media Company. Journalists affiliated with a media company going to India for Journalism purposes OR for Tourism purposes are required to submit a letter from their company stating whether or not the applicant will be going for Journalism or Tourism only.

  • Additional documents. Additional forms for Documentary Film Making. These forms must be provided if applicant is going to India to film a documentary:
    • Application for filming Documentaries/Commercials in India
    • List of Crew members and Cinematic Equipment
    • Undertaking from the Indian Employer
    • Signed undertaking for filming documentaries/commercials in India
    Please follow the link here for instructions on how to provide these forms.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Address. Address in the country of origin. If the traveler no longer maintains a residence in their country of origin, they may provide their most recent residential address or the address of a relative.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity. Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service. Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Bank statement. A copy of the applicant's most recent monthly bank statement showing proof of sufficient funds. The statement must clearly show the applicant's name as the account holder, the balances of the accounts, and the date of the statement.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity. Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service. Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa)..

  • Letter of Incorporation. The sponsoring company in India must provide a copy of its Letter of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Business Card. Please upload a copy of your Business Card with your name, company name, company or business affiliation and contact information or an Invitation Letter from the company in India.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. 2 x 2 inches with a white or light background. The photo must show the head, shoulders, and chest and be taken within the last 6 months.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant.

  • Resume. A copy of the applicant's current resume.

  • Appointment Letter. Appointment Letter from the host company in India. Must state salary (minimum USD $25,000 per year) and location of work to be performed.

  • Business Letter. A letter from the host organization or company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • Letter of Incorporation. Copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant.

  • Non-US Citizens Form. A completed Non-US Citizens Form.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. 2 x 2 inches with a white or light background. The photo must show the head, shoulders, and chest and be taken within the last 6 months.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant.

  • Resume. A copy of the applicant's current resume.

  • Appointment Letter. Appointment Letter from the host company in India. Must state salary (minimum USD $25,000 per year) and location of work to be performed.

  • Business Letter. A letter from the host organization or company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • Letter of Incorporation. Copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant.

  • Non-US Citizens Form. A completed Non-US Citizens Form.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be 2 x inches x 2 inches.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Disclaimer Form. An original, signed disclaimer form.

  • Proof of Name Change. If applicant has changed their legal name at any point in time, please provide a copy for the proof of name change.

  • Proof of Relationship. Spouses of Persons of Indian Origin must submit the following:
    • Marriage Certificate
    • Copy of spouses Indian passport or naturalization certificate that shows previous nationality is Indian
    • Copy of passport and copy of visa issued to the Principle Visa Holder if dependent.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be 2 x inches x 2 inches.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Disclaimer Form. An original, signed disclaimer form.

  • Proof of Name Change. If applicant has changed their legal name at any point in time, please provide a copy for the proof of name change.

  • Proof of Relationship. Spouses of Persons of Indian Origin must submit the following:
    • Marriage Certificate
    • Copy of spouses Indian passport or naturalization certificate that shows previous nationality is Indian
    • Copy of passport and copy of visa issued to the Principle Visa Holder if dependent.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be 2 in x 2 in.

  • Driver's license. Copy of driver's license or state issued ID, or ORIGINAL major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. The address must not contain a PO Box. Address MUST match home address in your applicant profile.

  • Conference invitation. A conference invitation letter from the conference organizer in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The conference invitation must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the dates of the conference, the subjects to be covered, and the names and addresses of the conference venues.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry conference visa).

  • Conference Clearance. If the Conference/Seminar/workshop is organized by a private entity, then a CONFERENCE clearance from Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of External Affairs is required.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.
    • Specify the place of accommodation in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Address. Address in the country of origin. If the traveler no longer maintains a residence in their country of origin, they may provide their most recent residential address or the address of a relative.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Business Card. Please upload a copy of your Business Card with your name, company name, company or business affiliation and contact information or an Invitation Letter from the company in India.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Letter from hospital. Copy of letter from the hospital in India written on letterhead.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be 2 x inches x 2 inches.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Disclaimer Form. An original, signed disclaimer form.

  • Proof of Name Change. If applicant has changed their legal name at any point in time, please provide a copy for the proof of name change.

  • Proof of Relationship. Spouses of Persons of Indian Origin must submit the following:
    • Marriage Certificate
    • Copy of spouses Indian passport or naturalization certificate that shows previous nationality is Indian
    • Copy of passport and copy of visa issued to the Principle Visa Holder if dependent.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity. Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service. Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. Driver's license or state ID must be issued within the past 12 months.

  • Declaration Form. An original signed copy of the India Declaration Form.

  • Undertaking Letter. If not traveling for journalism purposes, a completed and signed Journalist Undertaking Letter form.

  • Letter from Media Company. Journalists affiliated with a media company going to India for Journalism purposes OR for Tourism purposes are required to submit a letter from their company stating whether or not the applicant will be going for Journalism or Tourism only.

  • Additional documents. Additional forms for Documentary Film Making. These forms must be provided if applicant is going to India to film a documentary:
    • Application for filming Documentaries/Commercials in India
    • List of Crew members and Cinematic Equipment
    • Undertaking from the Indian Employer
    • Signed undertaking for filming documentaries/commercials in India
    Please follow the link here for instructions on how to provide these forms.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Address. Address in the country of origin. If the traveler no longer maintains a residence in their country of origin, they may provide their most recent residential address or the address of a relative.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Driver's license. Copy of driver's license or state issued ID, or ORIGINAL major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. The address must not contain a PO Box. Address MUST match home address in your applicant profile.

  • Declaration Form. An original signed copy of the India Declaration Form.

  • Enrollment Letter. A letter from a recognized institute in India, including Indian Registration Number, confirming admission, course duration, and any other relevant details.

  • Exchange Letter. If the program in India is affiliated with a US institution, a letter from the US institution with details of the exchange program, and stating whether credit will be earned.

  • Visa approval. For medical or paramedical courses:
    • Letter of approval or no-objection certificate from the Ministry of Health, India.
    For technical and engineering courses:
    • Letter of approval or no-objection certificate from the Ministry of HRD, India.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information page of your valid, signed passport.

  • Passport-type photograph. A digital passport-type photograph taken within the last 6 months (2inX2in, less than 1MB). This may be taken using a cell phone against a white wall provided if it meets the standards of a passport-type photograph.

  • Conference Clearance. If the Conference/Seminar/workshop is organized by a private entity, then a CONFERENCE clearance from Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of External Affairs is required.

  • Conference invitation. If attending, a letter of invitation from the organization or conference hosting the event.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Letter from hospital. Copy of letter from the hospital in India written on letterhead.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign. IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign. IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Mandatory form before entering country. The form you will fill may be checked at the borders of India whether you have filled in this form or not, and If you haven’t filled in the form or made misleading statements, you may face legal and administrative sanctions. Furthermore, you might not be allowed to enter India

  • Negative COVID-19 test result. Test should be taken within 72 hours of departure.
    All international arriving passengers must upload RT-PCR negative certificate while filling this form. Passengers arriving from UK, Europe and Middle East will have to also undergo self-paid RT PCR test on arrival at the first port of entry.

  • Passport copy. Photocopy of the photo page of the applicant's passport. Upload file type JPEG & PDF
    The maximum upload size is 1MB.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. 2 x 2 inches with a white or light background. The photo must show the head, shoulders, and chest and be taken within the last 6 months.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant.

  • Resume. A copy of the applicant's current resume.

  • Appointment Letter. Appointment Letter from the host company in India. Must state salary (minimum USD $25,000 per year) and location of work to be performed.

  • Business Letter. A letter from the host organization or company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • Letter of Incorporation. Copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant.

  • Non-US Citizens Form. A completed Non-US Citizens Form.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license or state issued ID, signed lease agreement, OR major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. The address must not contain a PO Box. Address MUST match home address in your applicant profile.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.
    The sample format for this letter can be found here.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).

  • Letter of Incorporation. Copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Disclaimer Form. An original, signed disclaimer form. This form is available here.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity. Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service. Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa)..

  • Letter of Incorporation. The sponsoring company in India must provide a copy of its Letter of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Address. Address in the country of origin. If the traveler no longer maintains a residence in their country of origin, they may provide their most recent residential address or the address of a relative.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Driver's license. Copy of driver's license or state issued ID, or ORIGINAL major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. The address must not contain a PO Box. Address MUST match home address in your applicant profile.

  • Disclaimer Form. An original, signed disclaimer form. This form is available here.

  • Enrollment Letter. A letter from a recognized institute in India, including Indian Registration Number, confirming admission, course duration, and any other relevant details.

  • Exchange Letter. If the program in India is affiliated with a US institution, a letter from the US institution with details of the exchange program, and stating whether credit will be earned.

  • Visa approval. A letter of approval from the relevant agency in India:
    For medical or paramedical courses:
    • Letter of approval or no-objection certificate from the Ministry of Health, India.
    For technical and engineering courses:
    • Letter of approval or no-objection certificate from the Ministry of HRD, India.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. Driver's license or state ID must be issued within the past 12 months.

  • Declaration Form. An original signed copy of the India Declaration Form. This form is available here.

  • Undertaking Letter. If not traveling for journalism purposes, a completed and signed Journalist Undertaking Letter form. This form is available here.

  • Disclaimer Form. An original, signed disclaimer form. This form is available here.

  • Letter from Media Company. Journalists affiliated with a media company going to India for Journalism purposes OR for Tourism purposes are required to submit a letter from their company stating whether or not the applicant will be going for Journalism or Tourism only.

  • Additional documents. These forms must be provided if applicant is going to India to film a documentary:
    • Application for filming Documentaries/Commercials in India
    • List of Crew members and Cinematic Equipment
    • Undertaking from the Indian Employer
    • Signed undertaking for filming documentaries/commercials in India
    Please follow the link here for instructions on how to provide these forms https://mea.gov.in/documentary-filming-in-india.htm

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. Driver's license or state ID must be issued within the past 12 months.

  • Declaration Form. An original signed copy of the India Declaration Form. This form is available here.

  • Undertaking Letter. If not traveling for journalism purposes, a completed and signed Journalist Undertaking Letter form. This form is available here.

  • Letter from Media Company. Journalists affiliated with a media company going to India for Journalism purposes OR for Tourism purposes are required to submit a letter from their company stating whether or not the applicant will be going for Journalism or Tourism only.

  • Additional documents. These forms must be provided if applicant is going to India to film a documentary:
    • Application for filming Documentaries/Commercials in India
    • List of Crew members and Cinematic Equipment
    • Undertaking from the Indian Employer
    • Signed undertaking for filming documentaries/commercials in India.
    Please follow the link here for instructions on how to provide these forms https://mea.gov.in/documentary-filming-in-india.htm

  • Media Identification. A copy of the applicant's Journalist or Media ID.

  • Media Clearance. Clearance from the Ministry of Home Affairs in India

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity. Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service. Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Bank statement. A copy of the applicant's most recent monthly bank statement showing proof of sufficient funds. The statement must clearly show the applicant's name as the account holder, the balances of the accounts, and the date of the statement.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. Driver's license or state ID must be issued within the past 12 months.

  • Undertaking Letter. If not traveling for journalism purposes, a completed and signed Journalist Undertaking Letter form. This form is available here.

  • Letter from Media Company. Journalists affiliated with a media company going to India for Journalism purposes OR for Tourism purposes are required to submit a letter from their company stating whether or not the applicant will be going for Journalism or Tourism only.

  • Additional documents. These forms must be provided if applicant is going to India to film a documentary:
    • Application for filming Documentaries/Commercials in India
    • List of Crew members and Cinematic Equipment
    • Undertaking from the Indian Employer
    • Signed undertaking for filming documentaries/commercials in India.
    Please follow the link here for instructions on how to provide these forms http://mea.gov.in/documentary-filming-in-india.htm

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity. Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service. Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa)..

  • Letter of Incorporation. The sponsoring company in India must provide a copy of its Letter of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Address. Address in the country of origin. If the traveler no longer maintains a residence in their country of origin, they may provide their most recent residential address or the address of a relative.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Business Card. Please upload a copy of your Business Card with your name, company name, company or business affiliation and contact information or an Invitation Letter from the company in India.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. 2 x 2 inches with a white or light background. The photo must show the head, shoulders, and chest and be taken within the last 6 months.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant.

  • Resume. A copy of the applicant's current resume.

  • Appointment Letter. Appointment Letter from the host company in India. Must state salary (minimum USD $25,000 per year) and location of work to be performed.

  • Business Letter. A letter from the host organization or company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • Letter of Incorporation. Copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant.

  • Non-US Citizens Form. A completed Non-US Citizens Form.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. 2 x 2 inches with a white or light background. The photo must show the head, shoulders, and chest and be taken within the last 6 months.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant. This form is available here https://www.visahq.com/pdf/india_employment_letter.pdf

  • Resume. A copy of the applicant's current resume.

  • Appointment Letter. Appointment Letter from the host company in India. Must state salary (minimum USD $25,000 per year) and location of work to be performed.

  • Business Letter. A letter from the host organization or company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • Letter of Incorporation. Copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Disclaimer Form. An original, signed disclaimer form. This form is available here https://www.in.ckgs.us/resources/pdf/disclaimer-form.pdf

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be 2 x inches x 2 inches.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Disclaimer Form. An original, signed disclaimer form. This form is available here.

  • Proof of Name Change. If applicant has changed their legal name at any point in time, please provide a copy for the proof of name change.

  • Proof of Relationship. Spouses of Persons of Indian Origin must submit the following:
    • Marriage Certificate
    • Copy of spouses Indian passport or naturalization certificate that shows previous nationality is Indian
    • Copy of passport and copy of visa issued to the Principle Visa Holder if dependent.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be 2 x inches x 2 inches.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Disclaimer Form. An original, signed disclaimer form.This form is available here.

  • Proof of Name Change. If applicant has changed their legal name at any point in time, please provide a copy for the proof of name change.

  • Proof of Relationship. Spouses of Persons of Indian Origin must submit the following:
    • Marriage Certificate
    • Copy of spouses Indian passport or naturalization certificate that shows previous nationality is Indian
    • Copy of passport and copy of visa issued to the Principle Visa Holder if dependent.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be 2 in x 2 in.

  • Driver's license. Copy of driver's license or state issued ID, or ORIGINAL major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. The address must not contain a PO Box. Address MUST match home address in your applicant profile.

  • Conference invitation. A conference invitation letter from the conference organizer in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The conference invitation must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the dates of the conference, the subjects to be covered, and the names and addresses of the conference venues.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry conference visa).

  • Conference Clearance. If the Conference/Seminar/workshop is organized by a private entity, then a CONFERENCE clearance from Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of External Affairs is required.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.
    • Specify the place of accommodation in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Address. Address in the country of origin. If the traveler no longer maintains a residence in their country of origin, they may provide their most recent residential address or the address of a relative.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Business Card. Please upload a copy of your Business Card with your name, company name, company or business affiliation and contact information or an Invitation Letter from the company in India.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Letter from hospital. Copy of letter from the hospital in India written on letterhead.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be 2 x inches x 2 inches.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Disclaimer Form. An original, signed disclaimer form. This form is available here.

  • Proof of Name Change. If applicant has changed their legal name at any point in time, please provide a copy for the proof of name change.

  • Proof of Relationship. Spouses of Persons of Indian Origin must submit the following:
    • Marriage Certificate
    • Copy of spouses Indian passport or naturalization certificate that shows previous nationality is Indian
    • Copy of passport and copy of visa issued to the Principle Visa Holder if dependent.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. Driver's license or state ID must be issued within the past 12 months.

  • Declaration Form. An original signed copy of the India Declaration Form. This form is available here.

  • Undertaking Letter. If not traveling for journalism purposes, a completed and signed Journalist Undertaking Letter form. This form is available here.

  • Letter from Media Company. Journalists affiliated with a media company going to India for Journalism purposes OR for Tourism purposes are required to submit a letter from their company stating whether or not the applicant will be going for Journalism or Tourism only.

  • Additional documents. These forms must be provided if applicant is going to India to film a documentary:
    • Application for filming Documentaries/Commercials in India
    • List of Crew members and Cinematic Equipment
    • Undertaking from the Indian Employer
    • Signed undertaking for filming documentaries/commercials in India.
    Please follow the link here for instructions on how to provide these forms https://mea.gov.in/documentary-filming-in-india.htm

  • Media Identification. A copy of the applicant's Journalist or Media ID.

  • Media Clearance. Clearance from the Ministry of Home Affairs in India

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license or state issued ID, or ORIGINAL major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. The address must not contain a PO Box. Address MUST match home address in your applicant profile.

  • Declaration Form. An original signed copy of the India Declaration Form. This form is available here.

  • Visa approval. A letter of approval from the relevant agency in India:
    For medical or paramedical courses:
    • Letter of approval or no-objection certificate from the Ministry of Health, India.
    For technical and engineering courses:
    • Letter of approval or no-objection certificate from the Ministry of HRD, India.

  • Exchange Letter. If the program in India is affiliated with a US institution, a letter from the US institution with details of the exchange program, and stating whether credit will be earned.

  • Enrollment Letter. A letter from a recognized institute in India, including Indian Registration Number, confirming admission, course duration, and any other relevant details.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information page of your valid, signed passport.

  • Passport-type photograph. A digital passport-type photograph taken within the last 6 months (2inX2in, less than 1MB). This may be taken using a cell phone against a white wall provided if it meets the standards of a passport-type photograph.

  • Conference Clearance. If the Conference/Seminar/workshop is organized by a private entity, then a CONFERENCE clearance from Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of External Affairs is required.

  • Conference invitation. If attending, a letter of invitation from the organization or conference hosting the event.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Letter from hospital. Copy of letter from the hospital in India written on letterhead.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign. IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign. IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Mandatory form before entering country. The form you will fill may be checked at the borders of India whether you have filled in this form or not, and If you haven’t filled in the form or made misleading statements, you may face legal and administrative sanctions. Furthermore, you might not be allowed to enter India

  • Negative COVID-19 test result. Test should be taken within 72 hours of departure.
    All international arriving passengers must upload RT-PCR negative certificate while filling this form. Passengers arriving from UK, Europe and Middle East will have to also undergo self-paid RT PCR test on arrival at the first port of entry.

  • Passport copy. Photocopy of the photo page of the applicant's passport. Upload file type JPEG & PDF
    The maximum upload size is 1MB.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. 2 x 2 inches with a white or light background. The photo must show the head, shoulders, and chest and be taken within the last 6 months.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant.

  • Resume. A copy of the applicant's current resume.

  • Appointment Letter. Appointment Letter from the host company in India. Must state salary (minimum USD $25,000 per year) and location of work to be performed.

  • Business Letter. A letter from the host organization or company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • Letter of Incorporation. Copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant.

  • Non-US Citizens Form. A completed Non-US Citizens Form.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license or state issued ID, signed lease agreement, OR major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. The address must not contain a PO Box. Address MUST match home address in your applicant profile.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.
    The sample format for this letter can be found here.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).

  • Letter of Incorporation. Copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity. Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service. Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa)..

  • Letter of Incorporation. The sponsoring company in India must provide a copy of its Letter of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Address. Address in the country of origin. If the traveler no longer maintains a residence in their country of origin, they may provide their most recent residential address or the address of a relative.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Driver's license. Copy of driver's license or state issued ID, or ORIGINAL major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. The address must not contain a PO Box. Address MUST match home address in your applicant profile.

  • Disclaimer Form. An original, signed disclaimer form. This form is available here.

  • Enrollment Letter. A letter from a recognized institute in India, including Indian Registration Number, confirming admission, course duration, and any other relevant details.

  • Exchange Letter. If the program in India is affiliated with a US institution, a letter from the US institution with details of the exchange program, and stating whether credit will be earned.

  • Visa approval. A letter of approval from the relevant agency in India:
    For medical or paramedical courses:
    • Letter of approval or no-objection certificate from the Ministry of Health, India.
    For technical and engineering courses:
    • Letter of approval or no-objection certificate from the Ministry of HRD, India.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. Driver's license or state ID must be issued within the past 12 months.

  • Declaration Form. An original signed copy of the India Declaration Form. This form is available here.

  • Undertaking Letter. If not traveling for journalism purposes, a completed and signed Journalist Undertaking Letter form. This form is available here.

  • Letter from Media Company. Journalists affiliated with a media company going to India for Journalism purposes OR for Tourism purposes are required to submit a letter from their company stating whether or not the applicant will be going for Journalism or Tourism only.

  • Additional documents. These forms must be provided if applicant is going to India to film a documentary:
    • Application for filming Documentaries/Commercials in India
    • List of Crew members and Cinematic Equipment
    • Undertaking from the Indian Employer
    • Signed undertaking for filming documentaries/commercials in India.
    Please follow the link here for instructions on how to provide these forms https://mea.gov.in/documentary-filming-in-india.htm

  • Media Identification. A copy of the applicant's Journalist or Media ID.

  • Media Clearance. Clearance from the Ministry of Home Affairs in India

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. Driver's license or state ID must be issued within the past 12 months.

  • Declaration Form. An original signed copy of the India Declaration Form. This form is available here.

  • Undertaking Letter. If not traveling for journalism purposes, a completed and signed Journalist Undertaking Letter form. This form is available here.

  • Letter from Media Company. Journalists affiliated with a media company going to India for Journalism purposes OR for Tourism purposes are required to submit a letter from their company stating whether or not the applicant will be going for Journalism or Tourism only.

  • Additional documents. These forms must be provided if applicant is going to India to film a documentary:
    • Application for filming Documentaries/Commercials in India
    • List of Crew members and Cinematic Equipment
    • Undertaking from the Indian Employer
    • Signed undertaking for filming documentaries/commercials in India.
    Please follow the link here for instructions on how to provide these forms https://mea.gov.in/documentary-filming-in-india.htm

  • Media Identification. A copy of the applicant's Journalist or Media ID.

  • Media Clearance. Clearance from the Ministry of Home Affairs in India

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity. Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service. Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Bank statement. A copy of the applicant's most recent monthly bank statement showing proof of sufficient funds. The statement must clearly show the applicant's name as the account holder, the balances of the accounts, and the date of the statement.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. Driver's license or state ID must be issued within the past 12 months.

  • Undertaking Letter. If not traveling for journalism purposes, a completed and signed Journalist Undertaking Letter form. This form is available here.

  • Letter from Media Company. Journalists affiliated with a media company going to India for Journalism purposes OR for Tourism purposes are required to submit a letter from their company stating whether or not the applicant will be going for Journalism or Tourism only.

  • Additional documents. These forms must be provided if applicant is going to India to film a documentary:
    • Application for filming Documentaries/Commercials in India
    • List of Crew members and Cinematic Equipment
    • Undertaking from the Indian Employer
    • Signed undertaking for filming documentaries/commercials in India.
    Please follow the link here for instructions on how to provide these forms http://mea.gov.in/documentary-filming-in-india.htm

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity. Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service. Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa)..

  • Letter of Incorporation. The sponsoring company in India must provide a copy of its Letter of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Address. Address in the country of origin. If the traveler no longer maintains a residence in their country of origin, they may provide their most recent residential address or the address of a relative.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Business Card. Please upload a copy of your Business Card with your name, company name, company or business affiliation and contact information or an Invitation Letter from the company in India.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. 2 x 2 inches with a white or light background. The photo must show the head, shoulders, and chest and be taken within the last 6 months.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant.

  • Resume. A copy of the applicant's current resume.

  • Appointment Letter. Appointment Letter from the host company in India. Must state salary (minimum USD $25,000 per year) and location of work to be performed.

  • Business Letter. A letter from the host organization or company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • Letter of Incorporation. Copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant.

  • Non-US Citizens Form. A completed Non-US Citizens Form.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. 2 x 2 inches with a white or light background. The photo must show the head, shoulders, and chest and be taken within the last 6 months.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Tax liability letter. A copy of the tax liability letter from the company in India explaining to the consulate that the Indian office will take responsibility for paying Indian employment taxes for the employee.

  • Justification Letter. A justification letter from the Indian employer justifying why a foreign national is being hired rather than an Indian national and explaining why a suitable Indian has not been found to fill the position. Additionally the letter should include details of the applicant's specialized skills and qualifications or technical expertise. If the applicant is being hired in a managerial position it is necessary to mention this in the letter.

  • Resume. A copy of the applicant's current resume.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant. This form is available here https://www.visahq.com/pdf/india_employment_letter.pdf

  • Appointment Letter. Appointment Letter from the host company in India. Must state salary (minimum USD $25,000 per year) and location of work to be performed.

  • Employment letter. A letter from the company in India with applicants name, position, job details, salary and how long the applicant will be employed. Letter must be signed by both parties.

  • Letter of Incorporation. Copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be 2 x inches x 2 inches.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Disclaimer Form. An original, signed disclaimer form. This form is available here.

  • Proof of Name Change. If applicant has changed their legal name at any point in time, please provide a copy for the proof of name change.

  • Proof of Relationship. Spouses of Persons of Indian Origin must submit the following:
    • Marriage Certificate
    • Copy of spouses Indian passport or naturalization certificate that shows previous nationality is Indian
    • Copy of passport and copy of visa issued to the Principle Visa Holder if dependent.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be 2 x inches x 2 inches.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Disclaimer Form. An original, signed disclaimer form.This form is available here.

  • Proof of Name Change. If applicant has changed their legal name at any point in time, please provide a copy for the proof of name change.

  • Proof of Relationship. Spouses of Persons of Indian Origin must submit the following:
    • Marriage Certificate
    • Copy of spouses Indian passport or naturalization certificate that shows previous nationality is Indian
    • Copy of passport and copy of visa issued to the Principle Visa Holder if dependent.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be 2 in x 2 in.

  • Driver's license. Copy of driver's license or state issued ID, or ORIGINAL major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. The address must not contain a PO Box. Address MUST match home address in your applicant profile.

  • Conference invitation. A conference invitation letter from the conference organizer in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The conference invitation must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the dates of the conference, the subjects to be covered, and the names and addresses of the conference venues.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry conference visa).

  • Conference Clearance. If the Conference/Seminar/workshop is organized by a private entity, then a CONFERENCE clearance from Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of External Affairs is required.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.
    • Specify the place of accommodation in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Address. Address in the country of origin. If the traveler no longer maintains a residence in their country of origin, they may provide their most recent residential address or the address of a relative.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Business Card. Please upload a copy of your Business Card with your name, company name, company or business affiliation and contact information or an Invitation Letter from the company in India.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Letter from hospital. Copy of letter from the hospital in India written on letterhead.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be 2 x inches x 2 inches.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Disclaimer Form. An original, signed disclaimer form. This form is available here.

  • Proof of Name Change. If applicant has changed their legal name at any point in time, please provide a copy for the proof of name change.

  • Proof of Relationship. Spouses of Persons of Indian Origin must submit the following:
    • Marriage Certificate
    • Copy of spouses Indian passport or naturalization certificate that shows previous nationality is Indian
    • Copy of passport and copy of visa issued to the Principle Visa Holder if dependent.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. Driver's license or state ID must be issued within the past 12 months.

  • Declaration Form. An original signed copy of the India Declaration Form. This form is available here.

  • Undertaking Letter. If not traveling for journalism purposes, a completed and signed Journalist Undertaking Letter form. This form is available here.

  • Letter from Media Company. Journalists affiliated with a media company going to India for Journalism purposes OR for Tourism purposes are required to submit a letter from their company stating whether or not the applicant will be going for Journalism or Tourism only.

  • Additional documents. These forms must be provided if applicant is going to India to film a documentary:
    • Application for filming Documentaries/Commercials in India
    • List of Crew members and Cinematic Equipment
    • Undertaking from the Indian Employer
    • Signed undertaking for filming documentaries/commercials in India.
    Please follow the link here for instructions on how to provide these forms https://mea.gov.in/documentary-filming-in-india.htm

  • Media Identification. A copy of the applicant's Journalist or Media ID.

  • Media Clearance. Clearance from the Ministry of Home Affairs in India

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license or state issued ID, or ORIGINAL major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. The address must not contain a PO Box. Address MUST match home address in your applicant profile.

  • Declaration Form. An original signed copy of the India Declaration Form. This form is available here.

  • Visa approval. A letter of approval from the relevant agency in India:
    For medical or paramedical courses:
    • Letter of approval or no-objection certificate from the Ministry of Health, India.
    For technical and engineering courses:
    • Letter of approval or no-objection certificate from the Ministry of HRD, India.

  • Exchange Letter. If the program in India is affiliated with a US institution, a letter from the US institution with details of the exchange program, and stating whether credit will be earned.

  • Enrollment Letter. A letter from a recognized institute in India, including Indian Registration Number, confirming admission, course duration, and any other relevant details.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information page of your valid, signed passport.

  • Passport-type photograph. A digital passport-type photograph taken within the last 6 months (2inX2in, less than 1MB). This may be taken using a cell phone against a white wall provided if it meets the standards of a passport-type photograph.

  • Conference Clearance. If the Conference/Seminar/workshop is organized by a private entity, then a CONFERENCE clearance from Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of External Affairs is required.

  • Conference invitation. If attending, a letter of invitation from the organization or conference hosting the event.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Letter from hospital. Copy of letter from the hospital in India written on letterhead.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign. IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign. IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Mandatory form before entering country. The form you will fill may be checked at the borders of India whether you have filled in this form or not, and If you haven’t filled in the form or made misleading statements, you may face legal and administrative sanctions. Furthermore, you might not be allowed to enter India

  • Negative COVID-19 test result. Test should be taken within 72 hours of departure.
    All international arriving passengers must upload RT-PCR negative certificate while filling this form. Passengers arriving from UK, Europe and Middle East will have to also undergo self-paid RT PCR test on arrival at the first port of entry.

  • Passport copy. Photocopy of the photo page of the applicant's passport. Upload file type JPEG & PDF
    The maximum upload size is 1MB.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. 2 x 2 inches with a white or light background. The photo must show the head, shoulders, and chest and be taken within the last 6 months.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant.

  • Resume. A copy of the applicant's current resume.

  • Appointment Letter. Appointment Letter from the host company in India. Must state salary (minimum USD $25,000 per year) and location of work to be performed.

  • Business Letter. A letter from the host organization or company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • Letter of Incorporation. Copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant.

  • Non-US Citizens Form. A completed Non-US Citizens Form.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license or state issued ID, signed lease agreement, OR major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. The address must not contain a PO Box. Address MUST match home address in your applicant profile.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.
    The sample format for this letter can be found here.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).

  • Letter of Incorporation. Copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity. Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service. Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa)..

  • Letter of Incorporation. The sponsoring company in India must provide a copy of its Letter of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Address. Address in the country of origin. If the traveler no longer maintains a residence in their country of origin, they may provide their most recent residential address or the address of a relative.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Driver's license. Copy of driver's license or state issued ID, or ORIGINAL major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. The address must not contain a PO Box. Address MUST match home address in your applicant profile.

  • Disclaimer Form. An original, signed disclaimer form. This form is available here.

  • Enrollment Letter. A letter from a recognized institute in India, including Indian Registration Number, confirming admission, course duration, and any other relevant details.

  • Exchange Letter. If the program in India is affiliated with a US institution, a letter from the US institution with details of the exchange program, and stating whether credit will be earned.

  • Visa approval. A letter of approval from the relevant agency in India:
    For medical or paramedical courses:
    • Letter of approval or no-objection certificate from the Ministry of Health, India.
    For technical and engineering courses:
    • Letter of approval or no-objection certificate from the Ministry of HRD, India.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. Driver's license or state ID must be issued within the past 12 months.

  • Declaration Form. An original signed copy of the India Declaration Form. This form is available here.

  • Undertaking Letter. If not traveling for journalism purposes, a completed and signed Journalist Undertaking Letter form. This form is available here.

  • Letter from Media Company. Journalists affiliated with a media company going to India for Journalism purposes OR for Tourism purposes are required to submit a letter from their company stating whether or not the applicant will be going for Journalism or Tourism only.

  • Additional documents. These forms must be provided if applicant is going to India to film a documentary:
    • Application for filming Documentaries/Commercials in India
    • List of Crew members and Cinematic Equipment
    • Undertaking from the Indian Employer
    • Signed undertaking for filming documentaries/commercials in India
    Please follow the link here for instructions on how to provide these forms http://mea.gov.in/documentary-filming-in-india.htm

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. Driver's license or state ID must be issued within the past 12 months.

  • Declaration Form. An original signed copy of the India Declaration Form. This form is available here.

  • Undertaking Letter. If not traveling for journalism purposes, a completed and signed Journalist Undertaking Letter form. This form is available here.

  • Letter from Media Company. Journalists affiliated with a media company going to India for Journalism purposes OR for Tourism purposes are required to submit a letter from their company stating whether or not the applicant will be going for Journalism or Tourism only.

  • Additional documents. These forms must be provided if applicant is going to India to film a documentary:
    • Application for filming Documentaries/Commercials in India
    • List of Crew members and Cinematic Equipment
    • Undertaking from the Indian Employer
    • Signed undertaking for filming documentaries/commercials in India.
    Please follow the link here for instructions on how to provide these forms https://mea.gov.in/documentary-filming-in-india.htm

  • Media Identification. A copy of the applicant's Journalist or Media ID.

  • Media Clearance. Clearance from the Ministry of Home Affairs in India

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity. Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service. Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Bank statement. A copy of the applicant's most recent monthly bank statement showing proof of sufficient funds. The statement must clearly show the applicant's name as the account holder, the balances of the accounts, and the date of the statement.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. Driver's license or state ID must be issued within the past 12 months.

  • Undertaking Letter. If not traveling for journalism purposes, a completed and signed Journalist Undertaking Letter form. This form is available here.

  • Letter from Media Company. Journalists affiliated with a media company going to India for Journalism purposes OR for Tourism purposes are required to submit a letter from their company stating whether or not the applicant will be going for Journalism or Tourism only.

  • Additional documents. These forms must be provided if applicant is going to India to film a documentary:
    • Application for filming Documentaries/Commercials in India
    • List of Crew members and Cinematic Equipment
    • Undertaking from the Indian Employer
    • Signed undertaking for filming documentaries/commercials in India.
    Please follow the link here for instructions on how to provide these forms http://mea.gov.in/documentary-filming-in-india.htm

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity. Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service. Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa)..

  • Letter of Incorporation. The sponsoring company in India must provide a copy of its Letter of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Address. Address in the country of origin. If the traveler no longer maintains a residence in their country of origin, they may provide their most recent residential address or the address of a relative.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Business Card. Please upload a copy of your Business Card with your name, company name, company or business affiliation and contact information or an Invitation Letter from the company in India.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. 2 x 2 inches with a white or light background. The photo must show the head, shoulders, and chest and be taken within the last 6 months.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant.

  • Resume. A copy of the applicant's current resume.

  • Appointment Letter. Appointment Letter from the host company in India. Must state salary (minimum USD $25,000 per year) and location of work to be performed.

  • Business Letter. A letter from the host organization or company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • Letter of Incorporation. Copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant.

  • Non-US Citizens Form. A completed Non-US Citizens Form.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. 2 x 2 inches with a white or light background. The photo must show the head, shoulders, and chest and be taken within the last 6 months.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Resume. A copy of the applicant's current resume.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant. This form is available here https://www.visahq.com/pdf/india_employment_letter.pdf

  • Business Letter. A letter from the host organization or company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • Appointment Letter. Appointment Letter from the host company in India. Must state salary (minimum USD $25,000 per year) and location of work to be performed.

  • Letter of Incorporation. Copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be 2 x inches x 2 inches.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Disclaimer Form. An original, signed disclaimer form. This form is available here.

  • Proof of Name Change. If applicant has changed their legal name at any point in time, please provide a copy for the proof of name change.

  • Proof of Relationship. Spouses of Persons of Indian Origin must submit the following:
    • Marriage Certificate
    • Copy of spouses Indian passport or naturalization certificate that shows previous nationality is Indian
    • Copy of passport and copy of visa issued to the Principle Visa Holder if dependent.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be 2 x inches x 2 inches.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Disclaimer Form. An original, signed disclaimer form.This form is available here.

  • Proof of Name Change. If applicant has changed their legal name at any point in time, please provide a copy for the proof of name change.

  • Proof of Relationship. Spouses of Persons of Indian Origin must submit the following:
    • Marriage Certificate
    • Copy of spouses Indian passport or naturalization certificate that shows previous nationality is Indian
    • Copy of passport and copy of visa issued to the Principle Visa Holder if dependent.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be 2 in x 2 in.

  • Driver's license. Copy of driver's license or state issued ID, or ORIGINAL major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. The address must not contain a PO Box. Address MUST match home address in your applicant profile.

  • Conference invitation. A conference invitation letter from the conference organizer in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The conference invitation must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the dates of the conference, the subjects to be covered, and the names and addresses of the conference venues.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry conference visa).

  • Conference Clearance. If the Conference/Seminar/workshop is organized by a private entity, then a CONFERENCE clearance from Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of External Affairs is required.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.
    • Specify the place of accommodation in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Address. Address in the country of origin. If the traveler no longer maintains a residence in their country of origin, they may provide their most recent residential address or the address of a relative.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Business Card. Please upload a copy of your Business Card with your name, company name, company or business affiliation and contact information or an Invitation Letter from the company in India.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Letter from hospital. Copy of letter from the hospital in India written on letterhead.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be 2 x inches x 2 inches.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Disclaimer Form. An original, signed disclaimer form. This form is available here.

  • Proof of Name Change. If applicant has changed their legal name at any point in time, please provide a copy for the proof of name change.

  • Proof of Relationship. Spouses of Persons of Indian Origin must submit the following:
    • Marriage Certificate
    • Copy of spouses Indian passport or naturalization certificate that shows previous nationality is Indian
    • Copy of passport and copy of visa issued to the Principle Visa Holder if dependent.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. Driver's license or state ID must be issued within the past 12 months.

  • Declaration Form. An original signed copy of the India Declaration Form. This form is available here.

  • Undertaking Letter. If not traveling for journalism purposes, a completed and signed Journalist Undertaking Letter form. This form is available here.

  • Letter from Media Company. Journalists affiliated with a media company going to India for Journalism purposes OR for Tourism purposes are required to submit a letter from their company stating whether or not the applicant will be going for Journalism or Tourism only.

  • Additional documents. These forms must be provided if applicant is going to India to film a documentary:
    • Application for filming Documentaries/Commercials in India
    • List of Crew members and Cinematic Equipment
    • Undertaking from the Indian Employer
    • Signed undertaking for filming documentaries/commercials in India.
    Please follow the link here for instructions on how to provide these forms https://mea.gov.in/documentary-filming-in-india.htm

  • Media Identification. A copy of the applicant's Journalist or Media ID.

  • Media Clearance. Clearance from the Ministry of Home Affairs in India

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license or state issued ID, or ORIGINAL major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. The address must not contain a PO Box. Address MUST match home address in your applicant profile.

  • Declaration Form. An original signed copy of the India Declaration Form. This form is available here.

  • Visa approval. A letter of approval from the relevant agency in India:
    For medical or paramedical courses:
    • Letter of approval or no-objection certificate from the Ministry of Health, India.
    For technical and engineering courses:
    • Letter of approval or no-objection certificate from the Ministry of HRD, India.

  • Exchange Letter. If the program in India is affiliated with a US institution, a letter from the US institution with details of the exchange program, and stating whether credit will be earned.

  • Enrollment Letter. A letter from a recognized institute in India, including Indian Registration Number, confirming admission, course duration, and any other relevant details.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information page of your valid, signed passport.

  • Passport-type photograph. A digital passport-type photograph taken within the last 6 months (2inX2in, less than 1MB). This may be taken using a cell phone against a white wall provided if it meets the standards of a passport-type photograph.

  • Conference Clearance. If the Conference/Seminar/workshop is organized by a private entity, then a CONFERENCE clearance from Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of External Affairs is required.

  • Conference invitation. If attending, a letter of invitation from the organization or conference hosting the event.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Letter from hospital. Copy of letter from the hospital in India written on letterhead.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign. IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign. IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Mandatory form before entering country. The form you will fill may be checked at the borders of India whether you have filled in this form or not, and If you haven’t filled in the form or made misleading statements, you may face legal and administrative sanctions. Furthermore, you might not be allowed to enter India

  • Negative COVID-19 test result. Test should be taken within 72 hours of departure.
    All international arriving passengers must upload RT-PCR negative certificate while filling this form. Passengers arriving from UK, Europe and Middle East will have to also undergo self-paid RT PCR test on arrival at the first port of entry.

  • Passport copy. Photocopy of the photo page of the applicant's passport. Upload file type JPEG & PDF
    The maximum upload size is 1MB.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. 2 x 2 inches with a white or light background. The photo must show the head, shoulders, and chest and be taken within the last 6 months.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant.

  • Resume. A copy of the applicant's current resume.

  • Appointment Letter. Appointment Letter from the host company in India. Must state salary (minimum USD $25,000 per year) and location of work to be performed.

  • Business Letter. A letter from the host organization or company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • Letter of Incorporation. Copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant.

  • Non-US Citizens Form. A completed Non-US Citizens Form.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license or state issued ID, signed lease agreement, OR major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. The address must not contain a PO Box. Address MUST match home address in your applicant profile.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.
    The sample format for this letter can be found here.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).

  • Letter of Incorporation. Copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Religious Undertaking Letter. A letter stating that the applicant will not be taking part in any religious activities in India. This form is available here.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity. Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service. Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa)..

  • Letter of Incorporation. The sponsoring company in India must provide a copy of its Letter of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Address. Address in the country of origin. If the traveler no longer maintains a residence in their country of origin, they may provide their most recent residential address or the address of a relative.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Driver's license. Copy of driver's license or state issued ID, or ORIGINAL major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. The address must not contain a PO Box. Address MUST match home address in your applicant profile.

  • Disclaimer Form. An original, signed disclaimer form. This form is available here.

  • Enrollment Letter. A letter from a recognized institute in India, including Indian Registration Number, confirming admission, course duration, and any other relevant details.

  • Exchange Letter. If the program in India is affiliated with a US institution, a letter from the US institution with details of the exchange program, and stating whether credit will be earned.

  • Visa approval. A letter of approval from the relevant agency in India:
    For medical or paramedical courses:
    • Letter of approval or no-objection certificate from the Ministry of Health, India.
    For technical and engineering courses:
    • Letter of approval or no-objection certificate from the Ministry of HRD, India.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be 2 x inches x 2 inches.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Disclaimer Form. An original, signed disclaimer form. This form is available here.

  • Proof of Name Change. If applicant has changed their legal name at any point in time, please provide a copy for the proof of name change.

  • Proof of Relationship. Spouses of Persons of Indian Origin must submit the following:
    • Marriage Certificate
    • Copy of spouses Indian passport or naturalization certificate that shows previous nationality is Indian
    • Copy of passport and copy of visa issued to the Principle Visa Holder if dependent.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. Driver's license or state ID must be issued within the past 12 months.

  • Declaration Form. An original signed copy of the India Declaration Form. This form is available here.

  • Undertaking Letter. If not traveling for journalism purposes, a completed and signed Journalist Undertaking Letter form. This form is available here.

  • Letter from Media Company. Journalists affiliated with a media company going to India for Journalism purposes OR for Tourism purposes are required to submit a letter from their company stating whether or not the applicant will be going for Journalism or Tourism only.

  • Additional documents. These forms must be provided if applicant is going to India to film a documentary:
    • Application for filming Documentaries/Commercials in India
    • List of Crew members and Cinematic Equipment
    • Undertaking from the Indian Employer
    • Signed undertaking for filming documentaries/commercials in India.
    Please follow the link here for instructions on how to provide these forms https://mea.gov.in/documentary-filming-in-india.htm

  • Media Identification. A copy of the applicant's Journalist or Media ID.

  • Media Clearance. Clearance from the Ministry of Home Affairs in India

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity. Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service. Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Bank statement. A copy of the applicant's most recent monthly bank statement showing proof of sufficient funds. The statement must clearly show the applicant's name as the account holder, the balances of the accounts, and the date of the statement.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity. Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service. Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa)..

  • Letter of Incorporation. The sponsoring company in India must provide a copy of its Letter of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Address. Address in the country of origin. If the traveler no longer maintains a residence in their country of origin, they may provide their most recent residential address or the address of a relative.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Business Card. Please upload a copy of your Business Card with your name, company name, company or business affiliation and contact information or an Invitation Letter from the company in India.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. 2 x 2 inches with a white or light background. The photo must show the head, shoulders, and chest and be taken within the last 6 months.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant.

  • Resume. A copy of the applicant's current resume.

  • Appointment Letter. Appointment Letter from the host company in India. Must state salary (minimum USD $25,000 per year) and location of work to be performed.

  • Business Letter. A letter from the host organization or company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • Letter of Incorporation. Copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant.

  • Non-US Citizens Form. A completed Non-US Citizens Form.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. 2 x 2 inches with a white or light background. The photo must show the head, shoulders, and chest and be taken within the last 6 months.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Tax liability letter. A copy of the tax liability letter from the company in India explaining to the consulate that the Indian office will take responsibility for paying Indian employment taxes for the employee.

  • Justification Letter. A justification letter from the Indian employer, justifying why a foreign national is being hired rather than an Indian national and explaining why a suitable Indian has not been found to fill the position. Additionally, the letter should include details of the applicant’s specialized skills and qualifications or technical expertise. If the applicant is being hired in a managerial position it is necessary to mention this in the letter.

  • Resume. A copy of the applicant's current resume.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant. This form is available here https://www.visahq.com/pdf/india_employment_letter.pdf

  • Business Letter. A letter from the host organization or company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • Appointment Letter. Appointment Letter from the host company in India. Must state salary (minimum USD $25,000 per year) and location of work to be performed.

  • Letter of Incorporation. Copy of the sending company's Certificate of Incorporation.

  • Religious Undertaking Letter. A letter stating that the applicant will not be taking part in any religious activities in India. This form is available here https://www.visahq.com/pdf/india_religious_undertaking_letter.pdf

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be 2 x inches x 2 inches.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Disclaimer Form. An original, signed disclaimer form. This form is available here.

  • Proof of Name Change. If applicant has changed their legal name at any point in time, please provide a copy for the proof of name change.

  • Proof of Relationship. Spouses of Persons of Indian Origin must submit the following:
    • Marriage Certificate
    • Copy of spouses Indian passport or naturalization certificate that shows previous nationality is Indian
    • Copy of passport and copy of visa issued to the Principle Visa Holder if dependent.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be 2 x inches x 2 inches.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Disclaimer Form. An original, signed disclaimer form.This form is available here.

  • Proof of Name Change. If applicant has changed their legal name at any point in time, please provide a copy for the proof of name change.

  • Proof of Relationship. Spouses of Persons of Indian Origin must submit the following:
    • Marriage Certificate
    • Copy of spouses Indian passport or naturalization certificate that shows previous nationality is Indian
    • Copy of passport and copy of visa issued to the Principle Visa Holder if dependent.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be 2 in x 2 in.

  • Driver's license. Copy of driver's license or state issued ID, or ORIGINAL major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. The address must not contain a PO Box. Address MUST match home address in your applicant profile.

  • Conference invitation. A conference invitation letter from the conference organizer in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The conference invitation must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the dates of the conference, the subjects to be covered, and the names and addresses of the conference venues.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry conference visa).

  • Conference Clearance. If the Conference/Seminar/workshop is organized by a private entity, then a CONFERENCE clearance from Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of External Affairs is required.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.
    • Specify the place of accommodation in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Address. Address in the country of origin. If the traveler no longer maintains a residence in their country of origin, they may provide their most recent residential address or the address of a relative.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Business Card. Please upload a copy of your Business Card with your name, company name, company or business affiliation and contact information or an Invitation Letter from the company in India.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Letter from hospital. Copy of letter from the hospital in India written on letterhead.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be 2 x inches x 2 inches.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Disclaimer Form. An original, signed disclaimer form. This form is available here.

  • Proof of Name Change. If applicant has changed their legal name at any point in time, please provide a copy for the proof of name change.

  • Proof of Relationship. Spouses of Persons of Indian Origin must submit the following:
    • Marriage Certificate
    • Copy of spouses Indian passport or naturalization certificate that shows previous nationality is Indian
    • Copy of passport and copy of visa issued to the Principle Visa Holder if dependent.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. Driver's license or state ID must be issued within the past 12 months.

  • Declaration Form. An original signed copy of the India Declaration Form. This form is available here.

  • Undertaking Letter. If not traveling for journalism purposes, a completed and signed Journalist Undertaking Letter form. This form is available here.

  • Letter from Media Company. Journalists affiliated with a media company going to India for Journalism purposes OR for Tourism purposes are required to submit a letter from their company stating whether or not the applicant will be going for Journalism or Tourism only.

  • Additional documents. These forms must be provided if applicant is going to India to film a documentary:
    • Application for filming Documentaries/Commercials in India
    • List of Crew members and Cinematic Equipment
    • Undertaking from the Indian Employer
    • Signed undertaking for filming documentaries/commercials in India.
    Please follow the link here for instructions on how to provide these forms https://mea.gov.in/documentary-filming-in-india.htm

  • Media Identification. A copy of the applicant's Journalist or Media ID.

  • Media Clearance. Clearance from the Ministry of Home Affairs in India

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license or state issued ID, or ORIGINAL major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. The address must not contain a PO Box. Address MUST match home address in your applicant profile.

  • Declaration Form. An original signed copy of the India Declaration Form. This form is available here.

  • Visa approval. A letter of approval from the relevant agency in India:
    For medical or paramedical courses:
    • Letter of approval or no-objection certificate from the Ministry of Health, India.
    For technical and engineering courses:
    • Letter of approval or no-objection certificate from the Ministry of HRD, India.

  • Exchange Letter. If the program in India is affiliated with a US institution, a letter from the US institution with details of the exchange program, and stating whether credit will be earned.

  • Enrollment Letter. A letter from a recognized institute in India, including Indian Registration Number, confirming admission, course duration, and any other relevant details.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information page of your valid, signed passport.

  • Passport-type photograph. A digital passport-type photograph taken within the last 6 months (2inX2in, less than 1MB). This may be taken using a cell phone against a white wall provided if it meets the standards of a passport-type photograph.

  • Conference Clearance. If the Conference/Seminar/workshop is organized by a private entity, then a CONFERENCE clearance from Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of External Affairs is required.

  • Conference invitation. If attending, a letter of invitation from the organization or conference hosting the event.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Letter from hospital. Copy of letter from the hospital in India written on letterhead.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign. IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign. IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Mandatory form before entering country. The form you will fill may be checked at the borders of India whether you have filled in this form or not, and If you haven’t filled in the form or made misleading statements, you may face legal and administrative sanctions. Furthermore, you might not be allowed to enter India

  • Negative COVID-19 test result. Test should be taken within 72 hours of departure.
    All international arriving passengers must upload RT-PCR negative certificate while filling this form. Passengers arriving from UK, Europe and Middle East will have to also undergo self-paid RT PCR test on arrival at the first port of entry.

  • Passport copy. Photocopy of the photo page of the applicant's passport. Upload file type JPEG & PDF
    The maximum upload size is 1MB.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. 2 x 2 inches with a white or light background. The photo must show the head, shoulders, and chest and be taken within the last 6 months.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant.

  • Resume. A copy of the applicant's current resume.

  • Appointment Letter. Appointment Letter from the host company in India. Must state salary (minimum USD $25,000 per year) and location of work to be performed.

  • Business Letter. A letter from the host organization or company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • Letter of Incorporation. Copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant.

  • Non-US Citizens Form. A completed Non-US Citizens Form.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license or state issued ID, signed lease agreement, OR major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. The address must not contain a PO Box. Address MUST match home address in your applicant profile.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.
    The sample format for this letter can be found here.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).

  • Letter of Incorporation. Copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity. Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service. Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa)..

  • Letter of Incorporation. The sponsoring company in India must provide a copy of its Letter of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Address. Address in the country of origin. If the traveler no longer maintains a residence in their country of origin, they may provide their most recent residential address or the address of a relative.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Driver's license. Copy of driver's license or state issued ID, or ORIGINAL major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. The address must not contain a PO Box. Address MUST match home address in your applicant profile.

  • Disclaimer Form. An original, signed disclaimer form. This form is available here.

  • Enrollment Letter. A letter from a recognized institute in India, including Indian Registration Number, confirming admission, course duration, and any other relevant details.

  • Exchange Letter. If the program in India is affiliated with a US institution, a letter from the US institution with details of the exchange program, and stating whether credit will be earned.

  • Visa approval. A letter of approval from the relevant agency in India:
    For medical or paramedical courses:
    • Letter of approval or no-objection certificate from the Ministry of Health, India.
    For technical and engineering courses:
    • Letter of approval or no-objection certificate from the Ministry of HRD, India.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. Driver's license or state ID must be issued within the past 12 months.

  • Undertaking Letter. If not traveling for journalism purposes, a completed and signed Journalist Undertaking Letter form. This form is available here.

  • Letter from Media Company. Journalists affiliated with a media company going to India for Journalism purposes OR for Tourism purposes are required to submit a letter from their company stating whether or not the applicant will be going for Journalism or Tourism only.

  • Additional documents. These forms must be provided if applicant is going to India to film a documentary:
    • Application for filming Documentaries/Commercials in India
    • List of Crew members and Cinematic Equipment
    • Undertaking from the Indian Employer
    • Signed undertaking for filming documentaries/commercials in India.
    Please follow the link here for instructions on how to provide these forms http://mea.gov.in/documentary-filming-in-india.htm

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. Driver's license or state ID must be issued within the past 12 months.

  • Declaration Form. An original signed copy of the India Declaration Form. This form is available here.

  • Undertaking Letter. If not traveling for journalism purposes, a completed and signed Journalist Undertaking Letter form. This form is available here.

  • Letter from Media Company. Journalists affiliated with a media company going to India for Journalism purposes OR for Tourism purposes are required to submit a letter from their company stating whether or not the applicant will be going for Journalism or Tourism only.

  • Additional documents. These forms must be provided if applicant is going to India to film a documentary:
    • Application for filming Documentaries/Commercials in India
    • List of Crew members and Cinematic Equipment
    • Undertaking from the Indian Employer
    • Signed undertaking for filming documentaries/commercials in India.
    Please follow the link here for instructions on how to provide these forms https://mea.gov.in/documentary-filming-in-india.htm

  • Media Identification. A copy of the applicant's Journalist or Media ID.

  • Media Clearance. Clearance from the Ministry of Home Affairs in India

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity. Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service. Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Bank statement. A copy of the applicant's most recent monthly bank statement showing proof of sufficient funds. The statement must clearly show the applicant's name as the account holder, the balances of the accounts, and the date of the statement.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity. Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service. Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa)..

  • Letter of Incorporation. The sponsoring company in India must provide a copy of its Letter of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Address. Address in the country of origin. If the traveler no longer maintains a residence in their country of origin, they may provide their most recent residential address or the address of a relative.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Business Card. Please upload a copy of your Business Card with your name, company name, company or business affiliation and contact information or an Invitation Letter from the company in India.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. 2 x 2 inches with a white or light background. The photo must show the head, shoulders, and chest and be taken within the last 6 months.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant.

  • Resume. A copy of the applicant's current resume.

  • Appointment Letter. Appointment Letter from the host company in India. Must state salary (minimum USD $25,000 per year) and location of work to be performed.

  • Business Letter. A letter from the host organization or company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • Letter of Incorporation. Copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant.

  • Non-US Citizens Form. A completed Non-US Citizens Form.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. 2 x 2 inches with a white or light background. The photo must show the head, shoulders, and chest and be taken within the last 6 months.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license or state issued ID, signed lease agreement, OR major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. The address must not contain a PO Box. Address MUST match home address in your applicant profile.

  • Tax liability letter. A copy of the tax liability letter explaining to the consulate that the Indian office will take responsibility for paying Indian employment taxes for the employee.

  • Resume. A copy of the applicant's current resume.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant. This form is available here https://www.visahq.com/pdf/india_employment_letter.pdf

  • Appointment Letter. Appointment Letter from the host company in India. Must state salary (minimum USD $25,000 per year) and location of work to be performed.

  • Business Letter. A letter from the host organization or company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • Letter of Incorporation. Copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be 2 x inches x 2 inches.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Disclaimer Form. An original, signed disclaimer form. This form is available here.

  • Proof of Name Change. If applicant has changed their legal name at any point in time, please provide a copy for the proof of name change.

  • Proof of Relationship. Spouses of Persons of Indian Origin must submit the following:
    • Marriage Certificate
    • Copy of spouses Indian passport or naturalization certificate that shows previous nationality is Indian
    • Copy of passport and copy of visa issued to the Principle Visa Holder if dependent.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be 2 x inches x 2 inches.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Disclaimer Form. An original, signed disclaimer form.This form is available here.

  • Proof of Name Change. If applicant has changed their legal name at any point in time, please provide a copy for the proof of name change.

  • Proof of Relationship. Spouses of Persons of Indian Origin must submit the following:
    • Marriage Certificate
    • Copy of spouses Indian passport or naturalization certificate that shows previous nationality is Indian
    • Copy of passport and copy of visa issued to the Principle Visa Holder if dependent.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be 2 in x 2 in.

  • Driver's license. Copy of driver's license or state issued ID, or ORIGINAL major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. The address must not contain a PO Box. Address MUST match home address in your applicant profile.

  • Conference invitation. A conference invitation letter from the conference organizer in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The conference invitation must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the dates of the conference, the subjects to be covered, and the names and addresses of the conference venues.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry conference visa).

  • Conference Clearance. If the Conference/Seminar/workshop is organized by a private entity, then a CONFERENCE clearance from Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of External Affairs is required.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.
    • Specify the place of accommodation in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Address. Address in the country of origin. If the traveler no longer maintains a residence in their country of origin, they may provide their most recent residential address or the address of a relative.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Business Card. Please upload a copy of your Business Card with your name, company name, company or business affiliation and contact information or an Invitation Letter from the company in India.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Letter from hospital. Copy of letter from the hospital in India written on letterhead.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be 2 x inches x 2 inches.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Disclaimer Form. An original, signed disclaimer form. This form is available here.

  • Proof of Name Change. If applicant has changed their legal name at any point in time, please provide a copy for the proof of name change.

  • Proof of Relationship. Spouses of Persons of Indian Origin must submit the following:
    • Marriage Certificate
    • Copy of spouses Indian passport or naturalization certificate that shows previous nationality is Indian
    • Copy of passport and copy of visa issued to the Principle Visa Holder if dependent.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. Driver's license or state ID must be issued within the past 12 months.

  • Declaration Form. An original signed copy of the India Declaration Form. This form is available here.

  • Undertaking Letter. If not traveling for journalism purposes, a completed and signed Journalist Undertaking Letter form. This form is available here.

  • Letter from Media Company. Journalists affiliated with a media company going to India for Journalism purposes OR for Tourism purposes are required to submit a letter from their company stating whether or not the applicant will be going for Journalism or Tourism only.

  • Additional documents. These forms must be provided if applicant is going to India to film a documentary:
    • Application for filming Documentaries/Commercials in India
    • List of Crew members and Cinematic Equipment
    • Undertaking from the Indian Employer
    • Signed undertaking for filming documentaries/commercials in India.
    Please follow the link here for instructions on how to provide these forms https://mea.gov.in/documentary-filming-in-india.htm

  • Media Identification. A copy of the applicant's Journalist or Media ID.

  • Media Clearance. Clearance from the Ministry of Home Affairs in India

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license or state issued ID, or ORIGINAL major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. The address must not contain a PO Box. Address MUST match home address in your applicant profile.

  • Declaration Form. An original signed copy of the India Declaration Form. This form is available here.

  • Visa approval. A letter of approval from the relevant agency in India:
    For medical or paramedical courses:
    • Letter of approval or no-objection certificate from the Ministry of Health, India.
    For technical and engineering courses:
    • Letter of approval or no-objection certificate from the Ministry of HRD, India.

  • Exchange Letter. If the program in India is affiliated with a US institution, a letter from the US institution with details of the exchange program, and stating whether credit will be earned.

  • Enrollment Letter. A letter from a recognized institute in India, including Indian Registration Number, confirming admission, course duration, and any other relevant details.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information page of your valid, signed passport.

  • Passport-type photograph. A digital passport-type photograph taken within the last 6 months (2inX2in, less than 1MB). This may be taken using a cell phone against a white wall provided if it meets the standards of a passport-type photograph.

  • Conference Clearance. If the Conference/Seminar/workshop is organized by a private entity, then a CONFERENCE clearance from Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of External Affairs is required.

  • Conference invitation. If attending, a letter of invitation from the organization or conference hosting the event.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Letter from hospital. Copy of letter from the hospital in India written on letterhead.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign. IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign. IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Mandatory form before entering country. The form you will fill may be checked at the borders of India whether you have filled in this form or not, and If you haven’t filled in the form or made misleading statements, you may face legal and administrative sanctions. Furthermore, you might not be allowed to enter India

  • Negative COVID-19 test result. Test should be taken within 72 hours of departure.
    All international arriving passengers must upload RT-PCR negative certificate while filling this form. Passengers arriving from UK, Europe and Middle East will have to also undergo self-paid RT PCR test on arrival at the first port of entry.

  • Passport copy. Photocopy of the photo page of the applicant's passport. Upload file type JPEG & PDF
    The maximum upload size is 1MB.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. 2 x 2 inches with a white or light background. The photo must show the head, shoulders, and chest and be taken within the last 6 months.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant.

  • Resume. A copy of the applicant's current resume.

  • Appointment Letter. Appointment Letter from the host company in India. Must state salary (minimum USD $25,000 per year) and location of work to be performed.

  • Business Letter. A letter from the host organization or company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • Letter of Incorporation. Copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant.

  • Non-US Citizens Form. A completed Non-US Citizens Form.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license or state issued ID, signed lease agreement, OR major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. The address must not contain a PO Box. Address MUST match home address in your applicant profile.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.
    The sample format for this letter can be found here.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).

  • Letter of Incorporation. Copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity. Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service. Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa)..

  • Letter of Incorporation. The sponsoring company in India must provide a copy of its Letter of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Address. Address in the country of origin. If the traveler no longer maintains a residence in their country of origin, they may provide their most recent residential address or the address of a relative.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license or state issued ID, signed lease agreement, OR major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. The address must not contain a PO Box. Address MUST match home address in your applicant profile.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.
    The sample for this letter can be found here.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    The sample for this letter can be found here\.

  • Letter of Incorporation. Copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Driver's license. Copy of driver's license or state issued ID, or ORIGINAL major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. The address must not contain a PO Box. Address MUST match home address in your applicant profile.

  • Disclaimer Form. An original, signed disclaimer form. This form is available here.

  • Enrollment Letter. A letter from a recognized institute in India, including Indian Registration Number, confirming admission, course duration, and any other relevant details.

  • Exchange Letter. If the program in India is affiliated with a US institution, a letter from the US institution with details of the exchange program, and stating whether credit will be earned.

  • Visa approval. A letter of approval from the relevant agency in India:
    For medical or paramedical courses:
    • Letter of approval or no-objection certificate from the Ministry of Health, India.
    For technical and engineering courses:
    • Letter of approval or no-objection certificate from the Ministry of HRD, India.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. Driver's license or state ID must be issued within the past 12 months.

  • Undertaking Letter. If not traveling for journalism purposes, a completed and signed Journalist Undertaking Letter form. This form is available here.

  • Letter from Media Company. Journalists affiliated with a media company going to India for Journalism purposes OR for Tourism purposes are required to submit a letter from their company stating whether or not the applicant will be going for Journalism or Tourism only.

  • Additional documents. These forms must be provided if applicant is going to India to film a documentary:
    • Application for filming Documentaries/Commercials in India
    • List of Crew members and Cinematic Equipment
    • Undertaking from the Indian Employer
    • Signed undertaking for filming documentaries/commercials in India.
    Please follow the link here for instructions on how to provide these forms http://mea.gov.in/documentary-filming-in-india.htm

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. Driver's license or state ID must be issued within the past 12 months.

  • Declaration Form. An original signed copy of the India Declaration Form. This form is available here.

  • Undertaking Letter. If not traveling for journalism purposes, a completed and signed Journalist Undertaking Letter form. This form is available here.

  • Letter from Media Company. Journalists affiliated with a media company going to India for Journalism purposes OR for Tourism purposes are required to submit a letter from their company stating whether or not the applicant will be going for Journalism or Tourism only.

  • Additional documents. These forms must be provided if applicant is going to India to film a documentary:
    • Application for filming Documentaries/Commercials in India
    • List of Crew members and Cinematic Equipment
    • Undertaking from the Indian Employer
    • Signed undertaking for filming documentaries/commercials in India.
    Please follow the link here for instructions on how to provide these forms https://mea.gov.in/documentary-filming-in-india.htm

  • Media Identification. A copy of the applicant's Journalist or Media ID.

  • Media Clearance. Clearance from the Ministry of Home Affairs in India

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity. Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service. Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Bank statement. A copy of the applicant's most recent monthly bank statement showing proof of sufficient funds. The statement must clearly show the applicant's name as the account holder, the balances of the accounts, and the date of the statement.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity. Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service. Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa)..

  • Letter of Incorporation. The sponsoring company in India must provide a copy of its Letter of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Address. Address in the country of origin. If the traveler no longer maintains a residence in their country of origin, they may provide their most recent residential address or the address of a relative.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Business Card. Please upload a copy of your Business Card with your name, company name, company or business affiliation and contact information or an Invitation Letter from the company in India.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. 2 x 2 inches with a white or light background. The photo must show the head, shoulders, and chest and be taken within the last 6 months.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant.

  • Resume. A copy of the applicant's current resume.

  • Appointment Letter. Appointment Letter from the host company in India. Must state salary (minimum USD $25,000 per year) and location of work to be performed.

  • Business Letter. A letter from the host organization or company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • Letter of Incorporation. Copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant.

  • Non-US Citizens Form. A completed Non-US Citizens Form.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. 2 x 2 inches with a white or light background. The photo must show the head, shoulders, and chest and be taken within the last 6 months.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Tax liability letter. A copy of the tax liability letter from the company in India explaining to the consulate that the Indian office will take responsibility for paying Indian employment taxes for the employee.

  • Justification Letter. A justification letter from the Indian employer, justifying why a foreign national is being hired rather than an Indian national and explaining why a suitable Indian has not been found to fill the position. Additionally, the letter should include details of the applicant’s specialized skills and qualifications or technical expertise. If the applicant is being hired in a managerial position it is necessary to mention this in the letter.

  • Resume. A copy of the applicant's current resume.

  • Employment Detail Form. A completed Employment Detail Form, signed by the applicant. This form is available here https://www.visahq.com/pdf/india_employment_letter.pdf

  • Business Letter. A letter from the host organization or company in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • Appointment Letter. Appointment Letter from the host company in India. Must state salary (minimum USD $25,000 per year) and location of work to be performed.

  • Letter of Incorporation. Copy of the sponsoring company's Certificate of Incorporation from the Registrar of Companies in India.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be 2 x inches x 2 inches.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Disclaimer Form. An original, signed disclaimer form. This form is available here.

  • Proof of Name Change. If applicant has changed their legal name at any point in time, please provide a copy for the proof of name change.

  • Proof of Relationship. Spouses of Persons of Indian Origin must submit the following:
    • Marriage Certificate
    • Copy of spouses Indian passport or naturalization certificate that shows previous nationality is Indian
    • Copy of passport and copy of visa issued to the Principle Visa Holder if dependent.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be 2 x inches x 2 inches.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Disclaimer Form. An original, signed disclaimer form.This form is available here.

  • Proof of Name Change. If applicant has changed their legal name at any point in time, please provide a copy for the proof of name change.

  • Proof of Relationship. Spouses of Persons of Indian Origin must submit the following:
    • Marriage Certificate
    • Copy of spouses Indian passport or naturalization certificate that shows previous nationality is Indian
    • Copy of passport and copy of visa issued to the Principle Visa Holder if dependent.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be 2 in x 2 in.

  • Driver's license. Copy of driver's license or state issued ID, or ORIGINAL major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. The address must not contain a PO Box. Address MUST match home address in your applicant profile.

  • Conference invitation. A conference invitation letter from the conference organizer in India. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The conference invitation must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the dates of the conference, the subjects to be covered, and the names and addresses of the conference venues.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry conference visa).

  • Conference Clearance. If the Conference/Seminar/workshop is organized by a private entity, then a CONFERENCE clearance from Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of External Affairs is required.

  • Business Support Letter. A business letter from the sending company in the US. The letter should be printed on the company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of India, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in India.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.
    • Specify the place of accommodation in India.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the country of residence such as a resident card, work, or study permit.

  • Address. Address in the country of origin. If the traveler no longer maintains a residence in their country of origin, they may provide their most recent residential address or the address of a relative.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Business Card. Please upload a copy of your Business Card with your name, company name, company or business affiliation and contact information or an Invitation Letter from the company in India.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Letter from hospital. Copy of letter from the hospital in India written on letterhead.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be 2 x inches x 2 inches.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Disclaimer Form. An original, signed disclaimer form. This form is available here.

  • Proof of Name Change. If applicant has changed their legal name at any point in time, please provide a copy for the proof of name change.

  • Proof of Relationship. Spouses of Persons of Indian Origin must submit the following:
    • Marriage Certificate
    • Copy of spouses Indian passport or naturalization certificate that shows previous nationality is Indian
    • Copy of passport and copy of visa issued to the Principle Visa Holder if dependent.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. Driver's license or state ID must be issued within the past 12 months.

  • Undertaking Letter. If not traveling for journalism purposes, a completed and signed Journalist Undertaking Letter form. This form is available here.

  • Letter from Media Company. Journalists affiliated with a media company going to India for Journalism purposes OR for Tourism purposes are required to submit a letter from their company stating whether or not the applicant will be going for Journalism or Tourism only.

  • Additional documents. These forms must be provided if applicant is going to India to film a documentary:
    • Application for filming Documentaries/Commercials in India
    • List of Crew members and Cinematic Equipment
    • Undertaking from the Indian Employer
    • Signed undertaking for filming documentaries/commercials in India
    Please follow the link here for instructions on how to provide these forms http://mea.gov.in/documentary-filming-in-india.htm

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
    IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. With at least 6 months of remaining validity.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a surcharge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license or state issued ID, or ORIGINAL major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. The address must not contain a PO Box. Address MUST match home address in your applicant profile.

  • Declaration Form. An original signed copy of the India Declaration Form. This form is available here.

  • Visa approval. A letter of approval from the relevant agency in India:
    For medical or paramedical courses:
    • Letter of approval or no-objection certificate from the Ministry of Health, India.
    For technical and engineering courses:
    • Letter of approval or no-objection certificate from the Ministry of HRD, India.

  • Exchange Letter. If the program in India is affiliated with a US institution, a letter from the US institution with details of the exchange program, and stating whether credit will be earned.

  • Enrollment Letter. A letter from a recognized institute in India, including Indian Registration Number, confirming admission, course duration, and any other relevant details.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information page of your valid, signed passport.

  • Passport-type photograph. A digital passport-type photograph taken within the last 6 months (2inX2in, less than 1MB). This may be taken using a cell phone against a white wall provided if it meets the standards of a passport-type photograph.

  • Conference Clearance. If the Conference/Seminar/workshop is organized by a private entity, then a CONFERENCE clearance from Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of External Affairs is required.

  • Conference invitation. If attending, a letter of invitation from the organization or conference hosting the event.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.

  • Passport-type photograph. Must be uploaded to your applicant profile.

  • Letter from hospital. Copy of letter from the hospital in India written on letterhead.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign. IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign. IMPORTANT: Please note that ALL 3 PAGES of your application require your original signature! Also please note that each page of your application must be printed SINGLE-SIDED only. Applications printed/signed double-sided will be rejected.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Proof of residency. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address.

  • Mandatory form before entering country. The form you will fill may be checked at the borders of India whether you have filled in this form or not, and If you haven’t filled in the form or made misleading statements, you may face legal and administrative sanctions. Furthermore, you might not be allowed to enter India

  • Negative COVID-19 test result. Test should be taken within 72 hours of departure.
    All international arriving passengers must upload RT-PCR negative certificate while filling this form. Passengers arriving from UK, Europe and Middle East will have to also undergo self-paid RT PCR test on arrival at the first port of entry.

  • Passport copy. Photocopy of the photo page of the applicant's passport. Upload file type JPEG & PDF
    The maximum upload size is 1MB.

Unfortunately, at this time VisaHQ does not provide service for

A visa is not required for this destination.

Additional information
  • Former citizens of India
    Former Indian Nationals that have been Naturalized must provide copy of stamped Renunciation Form or Deemed Surrender Certificate in order to apply. To order a Renunciation Certificate with your visa application, see the list for full pricing details. Completed and signed Renunciation Form or Deemed Surrender Certificate. Copy of Naturalization certificate. Either the original Indian passport if you have it or a copy of your indian passport if you do not have it. For a child 5 years and older, signatures of the child and BOTH PARENTS are required. For child less than 5 years of age thumb impression of the minor child and signatures of BOTH PARENTS are mandatory.
  • Persons with Occupation Related to Media
    For journalists, writers, photographers, designers, and those who work with media; regardless of purpose in India, must apply for a Journalist Visa.
  • Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.
  • Additional required documents for applicants who have undergone a name change
    Marriage Certificate: A copy of the Marriage Certificate if the applicant's name differs between the documents provided
  • Visa validity alert
    Non-US citizens are strongly recommended to apply for the shortest duration available. The Embassy may issue a lesser validity visa at their discretion, regardless of the fee that is paid.
  • Applicants of Bangladeshi Origin
    Any applicant, regardless of their nationality, of Bangladeshi origin must fill out an additional application form, IN DUPLICATE, and must provide 2 ADDITIONAL passport photos, one for each form, in addition to the one photo for their visa application.
  • According to Indian Consulate's regulations, the passport will be mailed DIRECTLY to the traveler once their visa is issued. The passport will be shipped via FedEx or UPS and will only be sent to your RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS. Therefore it is mandatory that the home address listed on your application is accurate and matches your driver’s license or a current utility bill.
  • The return delivery fee of $15 has been added as part of the standard consular fee. Please note this fee may be higher for residents in certain parts of Alaska and Hawaii where standard FedEx service is not available.
  • Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.
  • Business letter
    If your Business Letter displays letterhead containing your company's headquarters and you work remotely in a different region/jurisdiction of the US, you may need to provide an additional letter explaining that you are an employee that works from home or remotely. This letter should include where you work remotely and an explanation of where your company is based versus where your home office is located. Please make sure this letter is signed and contains your contact information.
  • Applicants that have not resided in the US for at least 2 years continuously
    Applicants who have not maintained their current US visa status for 2 consecutive years, must apply in their country of citizenship.
  • Both Invitation Letter and US Business Letter MUST request the visa validity time.
  • Former citizens of India
    Former Indian Nationals that have been Naturalized must provide copy of stamped Renunciation Form or Deemed Surrender Certificate in order to apply. To order a Renunciation Certificate with your visa application, see the list for full pricing details. Completed and signed Renunciation Form or Deemed Surrender Certificate. Copy of Naturalization certificate. Either the original Indian passport if you have it or a copy of your indian passport if you do not have it. For a child 5 years and older, signatures of the child and BOTH PARENTS are required. For child less than 5 years of age thumb impression of the minor child and signatures of BOTH PARENTS are mandatory.
  • Persons with Occupation Related to Media
    For journalists, writers, photographers, designers, and those who work with media; regardless of purpose in India, must apply for a Journalist Visa.
  • Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.
  • Additional required documents for applicants who have undergone a name change
    Marriage Certificate: A copy of the Marriage Certificate if the applicant's name differs between the documents provided
  • Visa validity alert
    Non-US citizens are strongly recommended to apply for the shortest duration available. The Embassy may issue a lesser validity visa at their discretion, regardless of the fee that is paid.
  • Applicants of Bangladeshi Origin
    Any applicant, regardless of their nationality, of Bangladeshi origin must fill out an additional application form, IN DUPLICATE, and must provide 2 ADDITIONAL passport photos, one for each form, in addition to the one photo for their visa application.
  • According to Indian Consulate's regulations, the passport will be mailed DIRECTLY to the traveler once their visa is issued. The passport will be shipped via FedEx or UPS and will only be sent to your RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS. Therefore it is mandatory that the home address listed on your application is accurate and matches your driver’s license or a current utility bill.
  • The return delivery fee of $15 has been added as part of the standard consular fee. Please note this fee may be higher for residents in certain parts of Alaska and Hawaii where standard FedEx service is not available.
  • Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.
  • Business letter
    If your Business Letter displays letterhead containing your company's headquarters and you work remotely in a different region/jurisdiction of the US, you may need to provide an additional letter explaining that you are an employee that works from home or remotely. This letter should include where you work remotely and an explanation of where your company is based versus where your home office is located. Please make sure this letter is signed and contains your contact information.
  • Applicants that have not resided in the US for at least 2 years continuously
    Applicants who have not maintained their current US visa status for 2 consecutive years, must apply in their country of citizenship.
  • Both Invitation Letter and US Business Letter MUST request the visa validity time.
  • Former citizens of India
    Former Indian Nationals that have been Naturalized must provide copy of stamped Renunciation Form or Deemed Surrender Certificate in order to apply. To order a Renunciation Certificate with your visa application, see the list for full pricing details. Completed and signed Renunciation Form or Deemed Surrender Certificate. Copy of Naturalization certificate. Either the original Indian passport if you have it or a copy of your indian passport if you do not have it. For a child 5 years and older, signatures of the child and BOTH PARENTS are required. For child less than 5 years of age thumb impression of the minor child and signatures of BOTH PARENTS are mandatory.
  • Persons with Occupation Related to Media
    For journalists, writers, photographers, designers, and those who work with media; regardless of purpose in India, must apply for a Journalist Visa.
  • Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.
  • Additional required documents for minors (under 18)
    Application form. The minor must sign or print his or her name in the signature box under the photograph on page one. Minors that are too young to print their name should have their thumbprint stamped into the box in blue or black ink. The second page of the application form must be signed by both parents.
    Birth certificate. A photocopy of the applicant's birth certificate. The birth certificate must be the "long form" certificate which shows the names and nationalities of the applicant's parents. Applicants born outside of the US who cannot obtain a copy of their birth certificate may submit a copy of an official document issued by Government authorities, provided it shows their personal particulars like name, date of birth, parents names, and nationality. Foreign language documents must be accompanied by a notarized English translation.
    Parental Authorization. A Parental Authorization for Minors form from the Indian Consulate, signed by both parents and NOTARIZED. This form is available here
    Parents' passport copies. NOTARIZED copy of the information pages of both parents' signed passports.
    Parents' driver's licenses. NOTARIZED copy of both parents' driver's licenses.
  • Additional required documents for applicants who have undergone a name change
    Marriage Certificate: A copy of the Marriage Certificate if the applicant's name differs between the documents provided
  • Visa validity alert
    Non-US citizens are strongly recommended to apply for the shortest duration available. The Embassy may issue a lesser validity visa at their discretion, regardless of the fee that is paid.
  • Applicants of Bangladeshi Origin
    Any applicant, regardless of their nationality, of Bangladeshi origin must fill out an additional application form, IN DUPLICATE, and must provide 2 ADDITIONAL passport photos, one for each form, in addition to the one photo for their visa application.
  • According to Indian Consulate's regulations, the passport will be mailed DIRECTLY to the traveler once their visa is issued. The passport will be shipped via FedEx or UPS and will only be sent to your RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS. Therefore it is mandatory that the home address listed on your application is accurate and matches your driver’s license or a current utility bill.
  • The return delivery fee of $15 has been added as part of the standard consular fee. Please note this fee may be higher for residents in certain parts of Alaska and Hawaii where standard FedEx service is not available.
  • Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.
  • Former citizens of India
    Former Indian Nationals that have been Naturalized must provide copy of stamped Renunciation Form or Deemed Surrender Certificate in order to apply.
  • Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.
  • Additional required documents for minors (under 18)
    Application form. The minor must sign or print his or her name in the signature box under the photograph on page one. Minors that are too young to print their name should have their thumbprint stamped into the box in blue or black ink. The second page of the application form must be signed by both parents.
    Birth certificate. A photocopy of the applicant's birth certificate. The birth certificate must be the "long form" certificate which shows the names and nationalities of the applicant's parents. Applicants born outside of the US who cannot obtain a copy of their birth certificate may submit a copy of an official document issued by Government authorities, provided it shows their personal particulars like name, date of birth, parents names, and nationality. Foreign language documents must be accompanied by a notarized English translation.
    Parental Authorization. A Parental Authorization for Minors form from the Indian Consulate, signed by both parents and NOTARIZED. This form is available here
    Parents' passport copies. NOTARIZED copy of the information pages of both parents' signed passports.
    Parents' driver's licenses. NOTARIZED copy of both parents' driver's licenses.
  • Additional required documents for applicants who have undergone a name change
    Marriage Certificate: A copy of the Marriage Certificate if the applicant's name differs between the documents provided
  • Visa validity alert
    Non-US citizens are strongly recommended to apply for the shortest duration available. The Embassy may issue a lesser validity visa at their discretion, regardless of the fee that is paid.
  • Applicants of Bangladeshi Origin
    Any applicant, regardless of their nationality, of Bangladeshi origin must fill out an additional application form, IN DUPLICATE, and must provide 2 ADDITIONAL passport photos, one for each form, in addition to the one photo for their visa application.
  • According to Indian Consulate's regulations, the passport will be mailed DIRECTLY to the traveler once their visa is issued. The passport will be shipped via FedEx or UPS and will only be sent to your RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS. Therefore it is mandatory that the home address listed on your application is accurate and matches your driver’s license or a current utility bill.
  • The return delivery fee of $15 has been added as part of the standard consular fee. Please note this fee may be higher for residents in certain parts of Alaska and Hawaii where standard FedEx service is not available.
  • Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.
  • Former citizens of India
    Former Indian Nationals that have been Naturalized must provide copy of stamped Renunciation Form or Deemed Surrender Certificate in order to apply.
  • Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.
  • Additional required documents for minors (under 18)
    Application form. The minor must sign or print his or her name in the signature box under the photograph on page one. Minors that are too young to print their name should have their thumbprint stamped into the box in blue or black ink. The second page of the application form must be signed by both parents.
    Birth certificate. A photocopy of the applicant's birth certificate. The birth certificate must be the "long form" certificate which shows the names and nationalities of the applicant's parents. Applicants born outside of the US who cannot obtain a copy of their birth certificate may submit a copy of an official document issued by Government authorities, provided it shows their personal particulars like name, date of birth, parents names, and nationality. Foreign language documents must be accompanied by a notarized English translation.
    Parental Authorization. A Parental Authorization for Minors form from the Indian Consulate, signed by both parents and NOTARIZED. This form is available here
    Parents' passport copies. NOTARIZED copy of the information pages of both parents' signed passports.
    Parents' driver's licenses. NOTARIZED copy of both parents' driver's licenses.
  • Additional required documents for applicants who have undergone a name change
    Marriage Certificate: A copy of the Marriage Certificate if the applicant's name differs between the documents provided
  • Visa validity alert
    Non-US citizens are strongly recommended to apply for the shortest duration available. The Embassy may issue a lesser validity visa at their discretion, regardless of the fee that is paid.
  • Applicants of Bangladeshi Origin
    Any applicant, regardless of their nationality, of Bangladeshi origin must fill out an additional application form, IN DUPLICATE, and must provide 2 ADDITIONAL passport photos, one for each form, in addition to the one photo for their visa application.
  • According to Indian Consulate's regulations, the passport will be mailed DIRECTLY to the traveler once their visa is issued. The passport will be shipped via FedEx or UPS and will only be sent to your RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS. Therefore it is mandatory that the home address listed on your application is accurate and matches your driver’s license or a current utility bill.
  • The return delivery fee of $15 has been added as part of the standard consular fee. Please note this fee may be higher for residents in certain parts of Alaska and Hawaii where standard FedEx service is not available.
  • Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.
  • Former citizens of India
    Former Indian Nationals that have been Naturalized must provide copy of stamped Renunciation Form or Deemed Surrender Certificate in order to apply. To order a Renunciation Certificate with your visa application, see the list for full pricing details. Completed and signed Renunciation Form or Deemed Surrender Certificate. Copy of Naturalization certificate. Either the original Indian passport if you have it or a copy of your indian passport if you do not have it. For a child 5 years and older, signatures of the child and BOTH PARENTS are required. For child less than 5 years of age thumb impression of the minor child and signatures of BOTH PARENTS are mandatory.
  • Persons with Occupation Related to Media
    For journalists, writers, photographers, designers, and those who work with media; regardless of purpose in India, must apply for a Journalist Visa.
    For journalists, writers, photographers, designers, and those who work with media; regardless of purpose in India, must apply for a Journalist Visa.
  • Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.
  • Additional required documents for minors (under 18)
    Application form. The minor must sign or print his or her name in the signature box under the photograph on page one. Minors that are too young to print their name should have their thumbprint stamped into the box in blue or black ink. The second page of the application form must be signed by both parents.
    Birth certificate. A photocopy of the applicant's birth certificate. The birth certificate must be the "long form" certificate which shows the names and nationalities of the applicant's parents. Applicants born outside of the US who cannot obtain a copy of their birth certificate may submit a copy of an official document issued by Government authorities, provided it shows their personal particulars like name, date of birth, parents names, and nationality. Foreign language documents must be accompanied by a notarized English translation.
    Parental Authorization. A Parental Authorization for Minors form from the Indian Consulate, signed by both parents and NOTARIZED. This form is available here
    Parents' passport copies. NOTARIZED copy of the information pages of both parents' signed passports.
    Parents' driver's licenses. NOTARIZED copy of both parents' driver's licenses.
  • Additional required documents for applicants who have undergone a name change
    Marriage Certificate: A copy of the Marriage Certificate if the applicant's name differs between the documents provided
  • Visa validity alert
    Non-US citizens are strongly recommended to apply for the shortest duration available. The Embassy may issue a lesser validity visa at their discretion, regardless of the fee that is paid.
  • Applicants of Bangladeshi Origin
    Any applicant, regardless of their nationality, of Bangladeshi origin must fill out an additional application form, IN DUPLICATE, and must provide 2 ADDITIONAL passport photos, one for each form, in addition to the one photo for their visa application.
  • Persons with Occupation Related to Religion
    Any applicant with an occupation related to religion must also include a completed and signed Religious Undertaking Letter. Such applications will extend processing times and may receive a visa with shorter validity.
  • According to Indian Consulate's regulations, the passport will be mailed DIRECTLY to the traveler once their visa is issued. The passport will be shipped via FedEx or UPS and will only be sent to your RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS. Therefore it is mandatory that the home address listed on your application is accurate and matches your driver’s license or a current utility bill.
  • The return delivery fee of $15 has been added as part of the standard consular fee. Please note this fee may be higher for residents in certain parts of Alaska and Hawaii where standard FedEx service is not available.
  • Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.
  • Former citizens of India
    Former Indian Nationals that have been Naturalized must provide copy of stamped Renunciation Form or Deemed Surrender Certificate in order to apply.
  • Required ports of entry
    Travelers must enter at one of the following airports: Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bagdogra, Bengaluru, Calicut, Chennai, Chandigarh, Cochin, Coimbatore, Delhi, Gaya, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Tiruchirapalli, Trivandrum, Varanasi & Vishakhapatnam or seaports: Cochin, Goa, Mangalore, Mumbai, Chennai. However, travelers can exit from any of the authorized Immigration Check Posts (ICPs) in India.
  • Persons with Occupation Related to Media
    For journalists, writers, photographers, designers, and those who work with media; regardless of purpose in India, must apply for a Journalist Visa.
  • IMPORTANT:
    Applicants who: have been arrested/ prosecuted/ convicted by Court of Law of any country; have been refused entry / deported by any country including India; have been engaged in human trafficking/ drug trafficking/ child abuse/ crime against women/ Economic offense / Financial fraud; have ever been engaged in cyber crime/ terrorist activities/ sabotage/ espionage/ genocide/ political killing/ other act of violence; have by any means or medium, expressed views that justify or glorify terrorist violence or that may encourage others to terrorist acts or other serious criminal acts; have sought asylum (political or otherwise)in any country Are ineligible for e-Visa and must instead apply for a visa at the nearest Indian Consulate. Please contact VisaHQ for more information.
  • FOR TRAVELLERS WITH PAKISTANI PASSPORT OR PAKISTANI ORIGIN
    International Travellers having Pakistani Passport or Pakistani origin may please apply for regular Visa at Indian Mission.
  • ADVISORY : TRAVEL AND VISA RESTRICTIONS RELATED TO COVID-19
    All regular (sticker) Visas/e-Visa (including VoA for Japan and South Korea) granted to nationals of Italy, Iran, South Korea, Japan and issued on or before 03.03.2020 and who have not yet entered India, stand suspended with immediate effect. Such foreign nationals may not enter India from any Air, Land or Seaport ICPs. Those requiring to travel to India due to compelling reasons, may seek fresh visa from nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate.
    Regular (sticker) visa / e-Visa granted to nationals of Peoples Republic of China, issued on or before 05.02.2020 were suspended earlier. It shall remain in force. Such Chinese nationals may not enter India from any Air, Land or Seaport ICPs. Those needing to travel to India under compelling circumstances may apply for fresh visa to nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate.
    All foreign and Indian nationals entering into India from any port are required to furnish duly filled self declaration form (including personal particulars i.e. phone no. and address in India) and travel history, to Health officials and Immigration officials at all port.
    Regular (sticker) visas/e-Visas granted to all foreign nationals who have travelled to Peoples Republic of China, Iran, Italy, South Korea and Japan on or after 01.02.2020, and who have not yet entered India stand suspended with immediate effect. Such foreign nationals may not enter India from any Air, Land or Seaport ICPs. Those requiring to travel to India under compelling circumstances may apply for fresh visa to nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate.
    Diplomats, officials of UN and other International bodies, OCI cardholders and Aircrew from above countries are exempted from such restriction on entry. However, their medical screening is compulsory.
    Passengers (foreign and Indian) other than those restricted, arriving directly or indirectly from China, South Korea, Japan, Iran, Italy, Hong Kong, Macau, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Nepal, Thailand, Singapore and Taiwan must undergo medical screening at port of entry.
  • Former citizens of India
    Former Indian Nationals that have been Naturalized must provide copy of stamped Renunciation Form or Deemed Surrender Certificate in order to apply.
  • Required ports of entry
    Travelers must enter at one of the following airports: Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bagdogra, Bengaluru, Calicut, Chennai, Chandigarh, Cochin, Coimbatore, Delhi, Gaya, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Tiruchirapalli, Trivandrum, Varanasi & Vishakhapatnam or seaports: Cochin, Goa, Mangalore, Mumbai, Chennai. However, travelers can exit from any of the authorized Immigration Check Posts (ICPs) in India.
  • Persons with Occupation Related to Media
    For journalists, writers, photographers, designers, and those who work with media; regardless of purpose in India, must apply for a Journalist Visa.
  • IMPORTANT:
    Applicants who: have been arrested/ prosecuted/ convicted by Court of Law of any country; have been refused entry / deported by any country including India; have been engaged in human trafficking/ drug trafficking/ child abuse/ crime against women/ Economic offense / Financial fraud; have ever been engaged in cyber crime/ terrorist activities/ sabotage/ espionage/ genocide/ political killing/ other act of violence; have by any means or medium, expressed views that justify or glorify terrorist violence or that may encourage others to terrorist acts or other serious criminal acts; have sought asylum (political or otherwise)in any country Are ineligible for e-Visa and must instead apply for a visa at the nearest Indian Consulate. Please contact VisaHQ for more information.
  • FOR TRAVELLERS WITH PAKISTANI PASSPORT OR PAKISTANI ORIGIN
    International Travellers having Pakistani Passport or Pakistani origin may please apply for regular Visa at Indian Mission.
  • ADVISORY : TRAVEL AND VISA RESTRICTIONS RELATED TO COVID-19
    All regular (sticker) Visas/e-Visa (including VoA for Japan and South Korea) granted to nationals of Italy, Iran, South Korea, Japan and issued on or before 03.03.2020 and who have not yet entered India, stand suspended with immediate effect. Such foreign nationals may not enter India from any Air, Land or Seaport ICPs. Those requiring to travel to India due to compelling reasons, may seek fresh visa from nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate.
    Regular (sticker) visa / e-Visa granted to nationals of Peoples Republic of China, issued on or before 05.02.2020 were suspended earlier. It shall remain in force. Such Chinese nationals may not enter India from any Air, Land or Seaport ICPs. Those needing to travel to India under compelling circumstances may apply for fresh visa to nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate.
    All foreign and Indian nationals entering into India from any port are required to furnish duly filled self declaration form (including personal particulars i.e. phone no. and address in India) and travel history, to Health officials and Immigration officials at all port.
    Regular (sticker) visas/e-Visas granted to all foreign nationals who have travelled to Peoples Republic of China, Iran, Italy, South Korea and Japan on or after 01.02.2020, and who have not yet entered India stand suspended with immediate effect. Such foreign nationals may not enter India from any Air, Land or Seaport ICPs. Those requiring to travel to India under compelling circumstances may apply for fresh visa to nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate.
    Diplomats, officials of UN and other International bodies, OCI cardholders and Aircrew from above countries are exempted from such restriction on entry. However, their medical screening is compulsory.
    Passengers (foreign and Indian) other than those restricted, arriving directly or indirectly from China, South Korea, Japan, Iran, Italy, Hong Kong, Macau, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Nepal, Thailand, Singapore and Taiwan must undergo medical screening at port of entry.
  • Former citizens of India
    Former Indian Nationals that have been Naturalized must provide copy of stamped Renunciation Form or Deemed Surrender Certificate in order to apply.
  • Required ports of entry
    Travelers must enter at one of the following airports: Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bagdogra, Bengaluru, Calicut, Chennai, Chandigarh, Cochin, Coimbatore, Delhi, Gaya, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Tiruchirapalli, Trivandrum, Varanasi & Vishakhapatnam or seaports: Cochin, Goa, Mangalore, Mumbai, Chennai. However, travelers can exit from any of the authorized Immigration Check Posts (ICPs) in India.
  • Persons with Occupation Related to Media
    For journalists, writers, photographers, designers, and those who work with media; regardless of purpose in India, must apply for a Journalist Visa.
  • In case of deleviring lecture/s under Global Initiative for Academic Networks (GIAN)
    Copy of the sanction order under GIAN issued by the National Coordinating Institute viz. IIT Kharagpur.
  • IMPORTANT:
    Applicants who: have been arrested/ prosecuted/ convicted by Court of Law of any country; have been refused entry / deported by any country including India; have been engaged in human trafficking/ drug trafficking/ child abuse/ crime against women/ Economic offense / Financial fraud; have ever been engaged in cyber crime/ terrorist activities/ sabotage/ espionage/ genocide/ political killing/ other act of violence; have by any means or medium, expressed views that justify or glorify terrorist violence or that may encourage others to terrorist acts or other serious criminal acts; have sought asylum (political or otherwise)in any country Are ineligible for e-Visa and must instead apply for a visa at the nearest Indian Consulate. Please contact VisaHQ for more information.
  • For travellers with Pakistani passport or origin
    International Travellers having Pakistani Passport or Pakistani origin may please apply for regular Visa at Indian Mission.
  • Advisory: travel and visa restrictions related to COVID-19
    All regular (sticker) Visas/e-Visa (including VoA for Japan and South Korea) granted to nationals of Italy, Iran, South Korea, Japan and issued on or before 03.03.2020 and who have not yet entered India, stand suspended with immediate effect. Such foreign nationals may not enter India from any Air, Land or Seaport ICPs. Those requiring to travel to India due to compelling reasons, may seek fresh visa from nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate.
    Regular (sticker) visa / e-Visa granted to nationals of Peoples Republic of China, issued on or before 05.02.2020 were suspended earlier. It shall remain in force. Such Chinese nationals may not enter India from any Air, Land or Seaport ICPs. Those needing to travel to India under compelling circumstances may apply for fresh visa to nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate.
    All foreign and Indian nationals entering into India from any port are required to furnish duly filled self declaration form (including personal particulars i.e. phone no. and address in India) and travel history, to Health officials and Immigration officials at all port.
    Regular (sticker) visas/e-Visas granted to all foreign nationals who have travelled to Peoples Republic of China, Iran, Italy, South Korea and Japan on or after 01.02.2020, and who have not yet entered India stand suspended with immediate effect. Such foreign nationals may not enter India from any Air, Land or Seaport ICPs. Those requiring to travel to India under compelling circumstances may apply for fresh visa to nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate.
    Diplomats, officials of UN and other International bodies, OCI cardholders and Aircrew from above countries are exempted from such restriction on entry. However, their medical screening is compulsory.
    Passengers (foreign and Indian) other than those restricted, arriving directly or indirectly from China, South Korea, Japan, Iran, Italy, Hong Kong, Macau, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Nepal, Thailand, Singapore and Taiwan must undergo medical screening at port of entry.
  • Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.
  • According to Indian Consulate's regulations, the passport will be mailed DIRECTLY to the traveler once their visa is issued. The passport will be shipped via FedEx or UPS and will only be sent to your RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS. Therefore it is mandatory that the home address listed on your application is accurate and matches your driver’s license or a current utility bill.
  • The return delivery fee of $15 has been added as part of the standard consular fee. Please note this fee may be higher for residents in certain parts of Alaska and Hawaii where standard FedEx service is not available.
  • Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.
  • Business letter
    If your Business Letter displays letterhead containing your company's headquarters and you work remotely in a different region/jurisdiction of the US, you may need to provide an additional letter explaining that you are an employee that works from home or remotely. This letter should include where you work remotely and an explanation of where your company is based versus where your home office is located. Please make sure this letter is signed and contains your contact information.
  • Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.
  • According to Indian Consulate's regulations, the passport will be mailed DIRECTLY to the traveler once their visa is issued. The passport will be shipped via FedEx or UPS and will only be sent to your RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS. Therefore it is mandatory that the home address listed on your application is accurate and matches your driver’s license or a current utility bill.
  • The return delivery fee of $15 has been added as part of the standard consular fee. Please note this fee may be higher for residents in certain parts of Alaska and Hawaii where standard FedEx service is not available.
  • Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.
  • Business letter
    If your Business Letter displays letterhead containing your company's headquarters and you work remotely in a different region/jurisdiction of the US, you may need to provide an additional letter explaining that you are an employee that works from home or remotely. This letter should include where you work remotely and an explanation of where your company is based versus where your home office is located. Please make sure this letter is signed and contains your contact information.
  • Eligibility for this visa: Applicant is of INDIAN origin, who has held previous Indian nationality or is a Child/Grandchild of someone who held Indian nationality Applicant is a spouse or child of someone who has Indian nationality Applicant is spouse or dependent family member of a FOREIGN national coming into India holding a long-term visa (work, student, employment, etc...) to India. Applicant's purpose of visit does not match any other visa type, in which applicant must write a letter detailing purpose of trip.
  • Eligibility for this visa: Applicant is of INDIAN origin, who has held previous Indian nationality or is a Child/Grandchild of someone who held Indian nationality Applicant is a spouse or child of someone who has Indian nationality Applicant is spouse or dependent family member of a FOREIGN national coming into India holding a long-term visa (work, student, employment, etc...) to India. Applicant's purpose of visit does not match any other visa type, in which applicant must write a letter detailing purpose of trip.
  • According to Indian Consulate's regulations, the passport will be mailed DIRECTLY to the traveler once their visa is issued. The passport will be shipped via FedEx or UPS and will only be sent to your RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS. Therefore it is mandatory that the home address listed on your application is accurate and matches your driver’s license or a current utility bill.
  • The return delivery fee of $15 has been added as part of the standard consular fee. Please note this fee may be higher for residents in certain parts of Alaska and Hawaii where standard FedEx service is not available.
  • Business letter
    If your Business Letter displays letterhead containing your company's headquarters and you work remotely in a different region/jurisdiction of the US, you may need to provide an additional letter explaining that you are an employee that works from home or remotely. This letter should include where you work remotely and an explanation of where your company is based versus where your home office is located. Please make sure this letter is signed and contains your contact information.
  • According to Indian Consulate's regulations, the passport will be mailed DIRECTLY to the traveler once their visa is issued. The passport will be shipped via FedEx or UPS and will only be sent to your RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS. Therefore it is mandatory that the home address listed on your application is accurate and matches your driver’s license or a current utility bill.
  • The return delivery fee of $15 has been added as part of the standard consular fee. Please note this fee may be higher for residents in certain parts of Alaska and Hawaii where standard FedEx service is not available.
  • Business letter
    If your Business Letter displays letterhead containing your company's headquarters and you work remotely in a different region/jurisdiction of the US, you may need to provide an additional letter explaining that you are an employee that works from home or remotely. This letter should include where you work remotely and an explanation of where your company is based versus where your home office is located. Please make sure this letter is signed and contains your contact information.
  • Former citizens of India
    Former Indian Nationals that have been Naturalized must provide copy of stamped Renunciation Form or Deemed Surrender Certificate in order to apply.
  • Required ports of entry
    Travelers must enter at one of the following airports: Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bagdogra, Bengaluru, Calicut, Chennai, Chandigarh, Cochin, Coimbatore, Delhi, Gaya, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Tiruchirapalli, Trivandrum, Varanasi & Vishakhapatnam or seaports: Cochin, Goa, Mangalore, Mumbai, Chennai. However, travelers can exit from any of the authorized Immigration Check Posts (ICPs) in India.
  • Persons with Occupation Related to Media
    For journalists, writers, photographers, designers, and those who work with media; regardless of purpose in India, must apply for a Journalist Visa.
  • IMPORTANT:
    Applicants who: have been arrested/ prosecuted/ convicted by Court of Law of any country; have been refused entry / deported by any country including India; have been engaged in human trafficking/ drug trafficking/ child abuse/ crime against women/ Economic offense / Financial fraud; have ever been engaged in cyber crime/ terrorist activities/ sabotage/ espionage/ genocide/ political killing/ other act of violence; have by any means or medium, expressed views that justify or glorify terrorist violence or that may encourage others to terrorist acts or other serious criminal acts; have sought asylum (political or otherwise)in any country Are ineligible for e-Visa and must instead apply for a visa at the nearest Indian Consulate. Please contact VisaHQ for more information.
  • FOR TRAVELLERS WITH PAKISTANI PASSPORT OR PAKISTANI ORIGIN
    International Travellers having Pakistani Passport or Pakistani origin may please apply for regular Visa at Indian Mission.
  • ADVISORY : TRAVEL AND VISA RESTRICTIONS RELATED TO COVID-19
    All regular (sticker) Visas/e-Visa (including VoA for Japan and South Korea) granted to nationals of Italy, Iran, South Korea, Japan and issued on or before 03.03.2020 and who have not yet entered India, stand suspended with immediate effect. Such foreign nationals may not enter India from any Air, Land or Seaport ICPs. Those requiring to travel to India due to compelling reasons, may seek fresh visa from nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate.
    Regular (sticker) visa / e-Visa granted to nationals of Peoples Republic of China, issued on or before 05.02.2020 were suspended earlier. It shall remain in force. Such Chinese nationals may not enter India from any Air, Land or Seaport ICPs. Those needing to travel to India under compelling circumstances may apply for fresh visa to nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate.
    All foreign and Indian nationals entering into India from any port are required to furnish duly filled self declaration form (including personal particulars i.e. phone no. and address in India) and travel history, to Health officials and Immigration officials at all port.
    Regular (sticker) visas/e-Visas granted to all foreign nationals who have travelled to Peoples Republic of China, Iran, Italy, South Korea and Japan on or after 01.02.2020, and who have not yet entered India stand suspended with immediate effect. Such foreign nationals may not enter India from any Air, Land or Seaport ICPs. Those requiring to travel to India under compelling circumstances may apply for fresh visa to nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate.
    Diplomats, officials of UN and other International bodies, OCI cardholders and Aircrew from above countries are exempted from such restriction on entry. However, their medical screening is compulsory.
    Passengers (foreign and Indian) other than those restricted, arriving directly or indirectly from China, South Korea, Japan, Iran, Italy, Hong Kong, Macau, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Nepal, Thailand, Singapore and Taiwan must undergo medical screening at port of entry.
  • Former citizens of India
    Former Indian Nationals that have been Naturalized must provide copy of stamped Renunciation Form or Deemed Surrender Certificate in order to apply.
  • Required ports of entry
    Travelers must enter at one of the following airports: Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bagdogra, Bengaluru, Calicut, Chennai, Chandigarh, Cochin, Coimbatore, Delhi, Gaya, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Tiruchirapalli, Trivandrum, Varanasi & Vishakhapatnam or seaports: Cochin, Goa, Mangalore, Mumbai, Chennai. However, travelers can exit from any of the authorized Immigration Check Posts (ICPs) in India.
  • Persons with Occupation Related to Media
    For journalists, writers, photographers, designers, and those who work with media; regardless of purpose in India, must apply for a Journalist Visa.
  • IMPORTANT:
    Applicants who: have been arrested/ prosecuted/ convicted by Court of Law of any country; have been refused entry / deported by any country including India; have been engaged in human trafficking/ drug trafficking/ child abuse/ crime against women/ Economic offense / Financial fraud; have ever been engaged in cyber crime/ terrorist activities/ sabotage/ espionage/ genocide/ political killing/ other act of violence; have by any means or medium, expressed views that justify or glorify terrorist violence or that may encourage others to terrorist acts or other serious criminal acts; have sought asylum (political or otherwise)in any country Are ineligible for e-Visa and must instead apply for a visa at the nearest Indian Consulate. Please contact VisaHQ for more information.
  • FOR TRAVELLERS WITH PAKISTANI PASSPORT OR PAKISTANI ORIGIN
    International Travellers having Pakistani Passport or Pakistani origin may please apply for regular Visa at Indian Mission.
  • ADVISORY : TRAVEL AND VISA RESTRICTIONS RELATED TO COVID-19
    All regular (sticker) Visas/e-Visa (including VoA for Japan and South Korea) granted to nationals of Italy, Iran, South Korea, Japan and issued on or before 03.03.2020 and who have not yet entered India, stand suspended with immediate effect. Such foreign nationals may not enter India from any Air, Land or Seaport ICPs. Those requiring to travel to India due to compelling reasons, may seek fresh visa from nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate.
    Regular (sticker) visa / e-Visa granted to nationals of Peoples Republic of China, issued on or before 05.02.2020 were suspended earlier. It shall remain in force. Such Chinese nationals may not enter India from any Air, Land or Seaport ICPs. Those needing to travel to India under compelling circumstances may apply for fresh visa to nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate.
    All foreign and Indian nationals entering into India from any port are required to furnish duly filled self declaration form (including personal particulars i.e. phone no. and address in India) and travel history, to Health officials and Immigration officials at all port.
    Regular (sticker) visas/e-Visas granted to all foreign nationals who have travelled to Peoples Republic of China, Iran, Italy, South Korea and Japan on or after 01.02.2020, and who have not yet entered India stand suspended with immediate effect. Such foreign nationals may not enter India from any Air, Land or Seaport ICPs. Those requiring to travel to India under compelling circumstances may apply for fresh visa to nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate.
    Diplomats, officials of UN and other International bodies, OCI cardholders and Aircrew from above countries are exempted from such restriction on entry. However, their medical screening is compulsory.
    Passengers (foreign and Indian) other than those restricted, arriving directly or indirectly from China, South Korea, Japan, Iran, Italy, Hong Kong, Macau, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Nepal, Thailand, Singapore and Taiwan must undergo medical screening at port of entry.
  • Eligibility for this visa: Applicant is of INDIAN origin, who has held previous Indian nationality or is a Child/Grandchild of someone who held Indian nationality Applicant is a spouse or child of someone who has Indian nationality Applicant is spouse or dependent family member of a FOREIGN national coming into India holding a long-term visa (work, student, employment, etc...) to India. Applicant's purpose of visit does not match any other visa type, in which applicant must write a letter detailing purpose of trip.
  • Former citizens of India
    Former Indian Nationals that have been Naturalized must provide copy of stamped Renunciation Form or Deemed Surrender Certificate in order to apply.
  • Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.
  • Additional required documents for minors (under 18)
    Application form. The minor must sign or print his or her name in the signature box under the photograph on page one. Minors that are too young to print their name should have their thumbprint stamped into the box in blue or black ink. The second page of the application form must be signed by both parents.
    Birth certificate. A photocopy of the applicant's birth certificate. The birth certificate must be the "long form" certificate which shows the names and nationalities of the applicant's parents. Applicants born outside of the US who cannot obtain a copy of their birth certificate may submit a copy of an official document issued by Government authorities, provided it shows their personal particulars like name, date of birth, parents names, and nationality. Foreign language documents must be accompanied by a notarized English translation.
    Parental Authorization. A Parental Authorization for Minors form from the Indian Consulate, signed by both parents and NOTARIZED. This form is available here
    Parents' passport copies. NOTARIZED copy of the information pages of both parents' signed passports.
    Parents' driver's licenses. NOTARIZED copy of both parents' driver's licenses.
  • Additional required documents for applicants who have undergone a name change
    Marriage Certificate: A copy of the Marriage Certificate if the applicant's name differs between the documents provided
  • Visa validity alert
    Non-US citizens are strongly recommended to apply for the shortest duration available. The Embassy may issue a lesser validity visa at their discretion, regardless of the fee that is paid.
  • Applicants of Bangladeshi Origin
    Any applicant, regardless of their nationality, of Bangladeshi origin must fill out an additional application form, IN DUPLICATE, and must provide 2 ADDITIONAL passport photos, one for each form, in addition to the one photo for their visa application.
  • According to Indian Consulate's regulations, the passport will be mailed DIRECTLY to the traveler once their visa is issued. The passport will be shipped via FedEx or UPS and will only be sent to your RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS. Therefore it is mandatory that the home address listed on your application is accurate and matches your driver’s license or a current utility bill.
  • The return delivery fee of $15 has been added as part of the standard consular fee. Please note this fee may be higher for residents in certain parts of Alaska and Hawaii where standard FedEx service is not available.
  • Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.
  • Former citizens of India
    Former Indian Nationals that have been Naturalized must provide copy of stamped Renunciation Form or Deemed Surrender Certificate in order to apply. To order a Renunciation Certificate with your visa application, see the list for full pricing details. Completed and signed Renunciation Form or Deemed Surrender Certificate. Copy of Naturalization certificate. Either the original Indian passport if you have it or a copy of your indian passport if you do not have it. For a child 5 years and older, signatures of the child and BOTH PARENTS are required. For child less than 5 years of age thumb impression of the minor child and signatures of BOTH PARENTS are mandatory.
  • Persons with Occupation Related to Media
    For journalists, writers, photographers, designers, and those who work with media; regardless of purpose in India, must apply for a Journalist Visa.
  • Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.
  • Additional required documents for minors (under 18)
    Application form. The minor must sign or print his or her name in the signature box under the photograph on page one. Minors that are too young to print their name should have their thumbprint stamped into the box in blue or black ink. The second page of the application form must be signed by both parents.
    Birth certificate. A photocopy of the applicant's birth certificate. The birth certificate must be the "long form" certificate which shows the names and nationalities of the applicant's parents. Applicants born outside of the US who cannot obtain a copy of their birth certificate may submit a copy of an official document issued by Government authorities, provided it shows their personal particulars like name, date of birth, parents names, and nationality. Foreign language documents must be accompanied by a notarized English translation.
    Parental Authorization. A Parental Authorization for Minors form from the Indian Consulate, signed by both parents and NOTARIZED. This form is available here
    Parents' passport copies. NOTARIZED copy of the information pages of both parents' signed passports.
    Parents' driver's licenses. NOTARIZED copy of both parents' driver's licenses.
  • Additional required documents for applicants who have undergone a name change
    Marriage Certificate: A copy of the Marriage Certificate if the applicant's name differs between the documents provided
  • Visa validity alert
    Non-US citizens are strongly recommended to apply for the shortest duration available. The Embassy may issue a lesser validity visa at their discretion, regardless of the fee that is paid.
  • Applicants of Bangladeshi Origin
    Any applicant, regardless of their nationality, of Bangladeshi origin must fill out an additional application form, IN DUPLICATE, and must provide 2 ADDITIONAL passport photos, one for each form, in addition to the one photo for their visa application.
  • According to Indian Consulate's regulations, the passport will be mailed DIRECTLY to the traveler once their visa is issued. The passport will be shipped via FedEx or UPS and will only be sent to your RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS. Therefore it is mandatory that the home address listed on your application is accurate and matches your driver’s license or a current utility bill.
  • The return delivery fee of $15 has been added as part of the standard consular fee. Please note this fee may be higher for residents in certain parts of Alaska and Hawaii where standard FedEx service is not available.
  • Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.
  • Advisory: travel and visa restrictions related to COVID-19
    All regular (sticker) Visas/e-Visa (including VoA for Japan and South Korea) granted to nationals of Italy, Iran, South Korea, Japan and issued on or before 03.03.2020 and who have not yet entered India, stand suspended with immediate effect. Such foreign nationals may not enter India from any Air, Land or Seaport ICPs. Those requiring to travel to India due to compelling reasons, may seek fresh visa from nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate.
    All foreign and Indian nationals entering into India from any port are required to furnish duly filled self declaration form (including personal particulars i.e. phone no. and address in India) and travel history, to Health officials and Immigration officials at all port.
    Regular (sticker) visas/e-Visas granted to all foreign nationals who have travelled to Peoples Republic of China, Iran, Italy, South Korea and Japan on or after 01.02.2020, and who have not yet entered India stand suspended with immediate effect. Such foreign nationals may not enter India from any Air, Land or Seaport ICPs. Those requiring to travel to India under compelling circumstances may apply for fresh visa to nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate.
    Diplomats, officials of UN and other International bodies, OCI cardholders and Aircrew from above countries are exempted from such restriction on entry. However, their medical screening is compulsory.
    Passengers (foreign and Indian) other than those restricted, arriving directly or indirectly from China, South Korea, Japan, Iran, Italy, Hong Kong, Macau, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Nepal, Thailand, Singapore and Taiwan must undergo medical screening at port of entry.
    Regular (sticker) visa / e-Visa granted to nationals of Peoples Republic of China, issued on or before 05.02.2020 were suspended earlier. It shall remain in force. Such Chinese nationals may not enter India from any Air, Land or Seaport ICPs. Those needing to travel to India under compelling circumstances may apply for fresh visa to nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate.
  • Former citizens of India
    Former Indian Nationals that have been Naturalized must provide copy of stamped Renunciation Form or Deemed Surrender Certificate in order to apply.
  • Required ports of entry
    Travelers must enter at one of the following airports: Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bagdogra, Bengaluru, Calicut, Chennai, Chandigarh, Cochin, Coimbatore, Delhi, Gaya, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Tiruchirapalli, Trivandrum, Varanasi & Vishakhapatnam or seaports: Cochin, Goa, Mangalore, Mumbai, Chennai. However, travelers can exit from any of the authorized Immigration Check Posts (ICPs) in India.
  • Persons with Occupation Related to Media
    For journalists, writers, photographers, designers, and those who work with media; regardless of purpose in India, must apply for a Journalist Visa.
  • IMPORTANT:
    Applicants who: have been arrested/ prosecuted/ convicted by Court of Law of any country; have been refused entry / deported by any country including India; have been engaged in human trafficking/ drug trafficking/ child abuse/ crime against women/ Economic offense / Financial fraud; have ever been engaged in cyber crime/ terrorist activities/ sabotage/ espionage/ genocide/ political killing/ other act of violence; have by any means or medium, expressed views that justify or glorify terrorist violence or that may encourage others to terrorist acts or other serious criminal acts; have sought asylum (political or otherwise)in any country Are ineligible for e-Visa and must instead apply for a visa at the nearest Indian Consulate. Please contact VisaHQ for more information.

India Tourist E-visa fees for citizens of United States of America

Type of visaValidityProcessingEmbassy feeService feeTaxTotal cost
30 days Single EntryUp to 120 days3-5 business days$82.00$69.00$0.00$151.00
30 days Single EntryUp to 120 days3-5 business days$82.00$69.00$0.00$151.00
30 days Single EntryUp to 120 days3-5 business days$82.00$69.00$0.00$151.00
30 days Single EntryUp to 120 days3-5 business days$82.00$69.00$0.00$151.00
30 days Single EntryUp to 120 days3-5 business days$82.00$69.00$0.00$151.00
30 days Single EntryUp to 120 days3-5 business days$82.00$69.00$0.00$151.00
30 days Single EntryUp to 120 days3-5 business days$82.00$69.00$0.00$151.00
30 days Single EntryUp to 90 days10 business days$137.90$209.00$0.00$346.90
30 days Single EntryUp to 90 days15 business days$137.90$209.00$0.00$346.90
30 days Single EntryUp to 90 days8 business days$137.90$209.00$0.00$346.90
30 days Single EntryUp to 90 days10-15 business days$137.90$209.00$0.00$346.90
30 days Single EntryUp to 90 days10 business days$137.90$209.00$0.00$346.90
30 days Single EntryUp to 90 days5-6 business days$137.90$209.00$0.00$346.90
30 days Single EntryUp to 90 days10 business days$137.90$209.00$0.00$346.90
Double entry (30 days stay)Up to 30 days3-5 business days$26.00$59.00$0.00$85.00
Double entry (30 days stay)Up to 30 days3-5 business days$26.00$59.00$0.00$85.00
Double entry (30 days stay)Up to 30 days3-5 business days$26.00$59.00$0.00$85.00
Double entry (30 days stay)Up to 30 days3-5 business days$26.00$59.00$0.00$85.00
Double entry (30 days stay)Up to 30 days3-5 business days$26.00$59.00$0.00$85.00
Double entry (30 days stay)Up to 30 days3-5 business days$26.00$59.00$0.00$85.00
Double entry (30 days stay)Up to 30 days3-5 business days$26.00$59.00$0.00$85.00
Multiple entry (180 days stay)Up to 1 year5 business days$41.00$59.00$0.00$100.00
Multiple entry (180 days stay)Up to 1 year5 business days$41.00$59.00$0.00$100.00
Multiple entry (180 days stay)Up to 1 year5 business days$41.00$59.00$0.00$100.00
Multiple entry (180 days stay)Up to 1 year5 business days$41.00$59.00$0.00$100.00
Multiple entry (180 days stay)Up to 1 year5 business days$41.00$59.00$0.00$100.00
Multiple entry (180 days stay)Up to 1 year5 business days$41.00$59.00$0.00$100.00
Multiple entry (180 days stay)Up to 1 year5 business days$41.00$59.00$0.00$100.00
Multiple entry (180 days stay)Up to 5 years3-5 business days$82.00$59.00$0.00$141.00
Multiple entry (180 days stay)Up to 5 years3-5 business days$82.00$59.00$0.00$141.00
Multiple entry (180 days stay)Up to 5 years3-5 business days$82.00$59.00$0.00$141.00
Multiple entry (180 days stay)Up to 5 years3-5 business days$82.00$59.00$0.00$141.00
Multiple entry (180 days stay)Up to 5 years3-5 business days$82.00$59.00$0.00$141.00
Multiple entry (180 days stay)Up to 5 years3-5 business days$82.00$59.00$0.00$141.00
Multiple entry (180 days stay)Up to 5 years3-5 business days$82.00$59.00$0.00$141.00
Multiple entry (180 days stay)Up to 1 year5 business days$103.00$69.00$0.00$172.00
Multiple entry (180 days stay)Up to 1 year5 business days$103.00$69.00$0.00$172.00
Multiple entry (180 days stay)Up to 1 year5 business days$103.00$69.00$0.00$172.00
Multiple entry (180 days stay)Up to 1 year5 business days$103.00$69.00$0.00$172.00
Multiple entry (180 days stay)Up to 1 year5 business days$103.00$69.00$0.00$172.00
Multiple entry (180 days stay)Up to 1 year5 business days$103.00$69.00$0.00$172.00
Multiple entry (180 days stay)Up to 1 year5 business days$103.00$69.00$0.00$172.00
365 days Multiple EntryUp to 1 year10 business days$137.90$99.00$0.00$236.90
365 days Multiple EntryUp to 5 years10 business days$137.90$99.00$0.00$236.90
365 days Multiple EntryUp to 5 years10 business days$137.90$99.00$0.00$236.90
365 days Multiple EntryUp to 1 year10 business days$137.90$99.00$0.00$236.90
365 days Multiple EntryUp to 1 year10 business days$137.90$99.00$0.00$236.90
365 days Multiple EntryUp to 5 years10 business days$137.90$99.00$0.00$236.90
365 days Multiple EntryUp to 1 year8 business days$137.90$99.00$0.00$236.90
365 days Multiple EntryUp to 1 year10 business days$137.90$99.00$0.00$236.90
365 days Multiple EntryUp to 5 years10 business days$137.90$99.00$0.00$236.90
365 days Multiple EntryUp to 1 year10 business days$137.90$99.00$0.00$236.90
365 days Multiple EntryUp to 1 year10 business days$137.90$99.00$0.00$236.90
365 days Multiple EntryUp to 5 years10 business days$137.90$99.00$0.00$236.90
365 days Multiple EntryUp to 5 years8 business days$137.90$99.00$0.00$236.90
365 days Multiple EntryUp to 5 years10 business days$137.90$99.00$0.00$236.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 10 years10 business days$197.90$99.00$0.00$296.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 10 years10 business days$197.90$99.00$0.00$296.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 10 years5-7 business days$197.90$99.00$0.00$296.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 10 years10 business days$197.90$99.00$0.00$296.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 10 years8 business days$197.90$99.00$0.00$296.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 10 years5-6 business days$197.90$99.00$0.00$296.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 10 years7 business days$197.90$99.00$0.00$296.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 1 year10 business days$162.90$139.00$0.00$301.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 1 year8 business days$162.90$139.00$0.00$301.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 1 year10-15 business days$162.90$139.00$0.00$301.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 1 year15 business days$162.90$139.00$0.00$301.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 1 year10 business days$162.90$139.00$0.00$301.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 1 year25 business days$162.90$139.00$0.00$301.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 1 year10 business days$162.90$139.00$0.00$301.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 180 days10 business days$137.90$209.00$0.00$346.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 180 days5-6 business days$137.90$209.00$0.00$346.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 180 days10 business days$137.90$209.00$0.00$346.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 180 days15-20 business days$137.90$209.00$0.00$346.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 1 year15-20 business days$157.90$209.00$0.00$366.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 1 year5-6 business days$157.90$209.00$0.00$366.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 180 days10 business days$157.90$209.00$0.00$366.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 1 year10 business days$157.90$209.00$0.00$366.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 1 year10 business days$157.90$209.00$0.00$366.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 1 year10 business days$157.90$209.00$0.00$366.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 5 years10 business days$242.90$139.00$0.00$381.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 5 years25 business days$242.90$139.00$0.00$381.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 5 years10-15 business days$242.90$139.00$0.00$381.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 5 years8 business days$242.90$139.00$0.00$381.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 5 years10 business days$242.90$139.00$0.00$381.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 5 years15 business days$242.90$139.00$0.00$381.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 5 years10 business days$242.90$139.00$0.00$381.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 180 days8 business days$177.90$209.00$0.00$386.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 1 year10 business days$177.90$209.00$0.00$386.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 180 days10 business days$177.90$209.00$0.00$386.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 180 days10 business days$197.90$209.00$0.00$406.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 180 days10 business days$197.90$209.00$0.00$406.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 10 years5-7 business days$197.90$209.00$0.00$406.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 5 years10 business days$197.90$209.00$0.00$406.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 180 days10 business days$197.90$209.00$0.00$406.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 5 years8 business days$197.90$209.00$0.00$406.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 5 years5-7 business days$197.90$209.00$0.00$406.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 180 days5-6 business days$197.90$209.00$0.00$406.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 5 years7 business days$197.90$209.00$0.00$406.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 5 years10 business days$197.90$209.00$0.00$406.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 5 years5-6 business days$197.90$209.00$0.00$406.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 5 years10 business days$197.90$209.00$0.00$406.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 180 days10 business days$197.90$209.00$0.00$406.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 1 year5-6 business days$257.90$209.00$0.00$466.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 1 year8 business days$257.90$209.00$0.00$466.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 1 year10 business days$257.90$209.00$0.00$466.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 1 year15 business days$257.90$209.00$0.00$466.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 1 year10 business days$257.90$209.00$0.00$466.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 1 year10 business days$257.90$209.00$0.00$466.90
180 days Multiple EntryUp to 1 year10 business days$257.90$209.00$0.00$466.90
Health formNext business day$0.00$30.00$0.00$30.00
Health formNext business day$0.00$30.00$0.00$30.00
Health formNext business day$0.00$30.00$0.00$30.00
Health formNext business day$0.00$30.00$0.00$30.00
Health formNext business day$0.00$30.00$0.00$30.00
Health formNext business day$0.00$30.00$0.00$30.00
Health formNext business day$0.00$30.00$0.00$30.00
30 days
stay
Single Entry
entries
Up to 120 days
Validity
3-5 business days
to get your visa
$151.00
price starts at
30 days
stay
Single Entry
entries
Up to 90 days
Validity
10 business days
to get your visa
$346.90
price starts at
(30 days stay)
stay
Double entry
entries
Up to 30 days
Validity
3-5 business days
to get your visa
$85.00
price starts at
(180 days stay)
stay
Multiple entry
entries
Up to 1 year
Validity
5 business days
to get your visa
$100.00
price starts at
(180 days stay)
stay
Multiple entry
entries
Up to 5 years
Validity
3-5 business days
to get your visa
$141.00
price starts at
(180 days stay)
stay
Multiple entry
entries
Up to 1 year
Validity
5 business days
to get your visa
$172.00
price starts at
365 days
stay
Multiple Entry
entries
Up to 1 year
Validity
10 business days
to get your visa
$236.90
price starts at
365 days
stay
Multiple Entry
entries
Up to 5 years
Validity
10 business days
to get your visa
$236.90
price starts at
180 days
stay
Multiple Entry
entries
Up to 10 years
Validity
10 business days
to get your visa
$296.90
price starts at
180 days
stay
Multiple Entry
entries
Up to 1 year
Validity
10 business days
to get your visa
$301.90
price starts at
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India COVID-19 travel restrictions

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    Passengers are not allowed to enter.
    This does not apply to nationals and residents of India.
    Prior to arrival restrictions
    Valid passport. Valid national passport with at least 6 month remaining validity after the date of departure.
    Valid visa. Please see the instructions above if visa is needed and apply.
    Negative COVID-19 test is required, the test must be taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. The test must be uploaded at www.newdelhiairport.in .
    Health form is required to fill in the 72 hours before arriving. The form can be found here https://www.newdelhiairport.in/airsuvidha/apho-registrati
    Upon arrival requirements
    🏠Quarantine for 14 days is required for all countries. This requirement can be removed if presenting a negative RT-PCR test, no older than 72 hours. Travelers coming from or transiting through the UK, Brazil, and South Africa will have to quarantine at least 7 days even if they test negative upon arrival.
    😷Masks are required in public spaces and transport.
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Frequently Asked Questions about India visa

  • How long is a visa valid for?
    e-Visa is valid for 120 days after issue. This means you must enter India within 120 days from the issuance date.
  • How long does it take to get a visa?
    e-Visa is processed within 72 hours.
  • Can I enter at any point of entry?
    e-Visa is valid for entry through 26 designated Airports (i.e. Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bagdogra, Bengaluru, Calicut, Chennai, Chandigarh,Cochin, Coimbatore, Delhi, Gaya, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai,Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Tiruchirapalli, Trivandrum, Varanasi & Vishakhapatnam) and 5 designated seaports (i.e. Cochin, Goa, Mangalore,Mumbai,Chennai). However, the foreigner can take exit from any of the authorized Immigration Check Posts (ICPs) in India.
  • Do I require a yellow fever vaccine when traveling?
    Nationals of Yellow Fever affected countries or travellers arriving from these countries must carry YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION CARD at the time of arrival, otherwise they may be quarantined for 6 days upon arrival in India.
  • Do I need an e-Visa if I am transiting through the destination country?
    You will not need a visa if you are transiting through India and you will not leave the transit area or go through customs.
  • How many times can I apply for e-Visa?
    e-Visa can be availed for maximum of three times in a calendar year i.e. between January to December.
  • If my e-Visa application is denied, will my fees be refunded?
    No, e-Visa fee once submitted is non-refundable as the fee is for processing of the application and is not dependent on either Grant or Rejection of Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA).
  • How long before my travel date should I apply for e-Visa?
    Applicants of the eligible countries/territories may apply online minimum 4 days in advance of the date of arrival with a window of 120 days.
  • How long is a visa valid for?
    The validity of e-Visa will be 60 days from the date of arrival in India.Double entry is permitted on e-Tourist Visa and e-Business Visa. Triple entry will be permitted on e-Medical Visa.
  • What should I do after I apply for my e-Visa?
    Once the application is approved, the evisa will be made available to your evisa account. Applicant should carry a copy of Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) along with him/her at the time of travel.
  • Can i extend my stay in destination country?
    e-Visa is non-extendable, non-convertible & not valid for visiting Protected/Restricted and Cantonment Areas. If you intend to visit Protected/Restricted/Cantonment areas, you would require prior permission from the Civil Authority

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    Allowed
    • Tobacco products200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 250 grammes of other tobacco products
    • Alcoholic beveragesUp to 2 litres of wines or alcoholic beverages
    • Perfume59 ml of perfume, 250 ml toiletries
    • CurrencyAn unlimited amount of foreign currency can be imported into the country. Sums equalling US 10000 in local currency must be declared upon entry. Foreign travellers cannot take more foreign currency with them than the amount they entered India with but sums less than US 10000 generally will not need to be declared.
    • Goods for personal use
    Restricted
    • Plant and plant productsPlants and plant products such as seeds or fruits are prohibited without prior permission.
    • CurrencyUnless taken by a native of the country, Indian currency is expressly prohibited from leaving India.
    • Species of wild lifeSpecies of wild life including ivory, musk and animal skins are prohibited from leaving the country.
    • NotesTravellers of Indian origin returning home or visitors entering the country from Pakistan, China or other countries may have different restrictions regarding the amount and nature of items that can be imported into the country. Travellers of Pakistani origin will likely be required to undergo additional customs procedures before being granted permission to enter or leave the country. All Indian currency is prohibited from being imported or exported out from the country by foreign travellers. Indian residents going on or returning from a holiday abroad can freely take or bring in up to Rs. 7500.
    Prohibited
    • Firearms and military ammunitions
    • Drugs
    • Hunting weaponsKnives and deadly weapons
    • Plant and plant productsPlants and plant products – unless permission has been obtained; endangered plants
    • Counterfeit money
    • Pornographic material
    • Pets and animalsPets and other live animals – unless permission has been obtained. Pigs and pig meat products
    • Antiques Culturally important or valuable antiques
    • Electronic devicesRadio transmitters
    • Birds and bird products
    Allowed
    • No information available
    Restricted
    • Medication
    • AntiquesVintage products, replicas of antiques or weapons
    • Sand and soil
    • Human blood plasma Whole human blood plasma and certain products derived from human blood
    • Sandal woodSandal wood (except handicraft products and oil)
    Prohibited
    • AntiquesCulturally important or valuable antiques
    • Drugs
    • Firearms and military ammunitions
    • Hunting weaponsKnives and deadly weapons
    • Plant and plant productsPlants and plant products – unless permission has been obtained; endangered plants
    • Counterfeit money
    • Pornographic material
    • Pets and animals Pets and other live animals – unless permission has been obtained. Pigs and pig meat products
    • Electronic devicesRadio transmitters
    • Bir