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Welcome to the Visa Service of the Embassy of India, Ankara

Applicants are advised to send an email to consular@indembassy.org.tr in case of any queries regarding visa or difficulty in getting required appointment date.

Online Visa

Online Visa application has been introduced by Embassy of India, Ankara with effect from 5th Feb 2013. 
All applicants are requested to visit the website http://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/ for applying visas online. Applicants are also requested to apply online for their visa at least 20 days prior to their scheduled date of travel. 
 
No handwritten visa application would be accepted by the Embassy.

All visa applicants need to visit the Embassy in person with the requisite documents to submit the online application form with photo uploaded and enroll for Biometric. Please note that applications without the requisite documents and online application without photo uploaded will not be acceptable. 
While filling the application, follow the steps given below 
1.    Open the website http://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/ and click on the Online Visa Application Registration button given below. 
2.    A separate window opens and a Temporary Application ID is provided. You need to fill up all the details online and continue to next pages. 
3.    On the last page please upload your recent photo. For details of photo, click on the Photo Requirement button on the left side the home page.

4.    The duly signed copy of the application form completed in all respect and submitted successfully, is to be submitted at Embassy of India, Ankara, on the scheduled date of interview along with the requisite supporting documents and fees.

Important Information:  Please note that satellite telephone services are not permitted in India.  Therefore, people including tourists found to be making unauthorized use of Thuraya satellite telephone services will be prosecuted and all the sets found in possession of any individual will be seized. Foreigners visiting India  are advised not to carry  satellite phones with them. 

All foreigners travelling to India should strictly abide by the local laws. All foreign nationals entering India are required to possess a valid international travel document in the form of a national passport or UN Laissez Faire with a valid visa obtained from an Indian Mission or Post abroad. 
This Embassy requires one working day to process your visa application if you are a Turkish national or a bonafide resident of Turkey. However, if you are not a Turkish national or a long-term resident of Turkey, a maximum period of three working days is required to process the case. 
Applicants living in following areas are requested to submit their Visa Applications at Consulate General of India, Istanbul: 
Istanbul, Edirne, Kirklareli, Tekirdag, Kocaeli, Bursa, Yalova, Balikesir and Canakkale. 
All visa seekers are required to apply in the prescribed online form for visa. The application, complete in all respects, with 2 passport-size photographs and passport (original) alongwith photocopy of the passport (first 2 pages) and other documents as required, should be submitted with the prescribed fee at the designated counter on any working day. 

Working hours of Visa counter: 10.00 am to 11.30 am
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Delivery of Visa stamped Passports : 05.00 pm to 05.30 pm

Fees for visa service are accepted at the Embassy in cash in US Dollars (Please tender exact amount).  For any clarification or further information, please e-mail as at consular@indembassy.org.tr
Gratis (free of charge) Visas are issued to those holding Diplomatic or Official passports travelling for official visits and to persons of the following nationalities: Afghanistan, Argentina, Bangladesh, People's Republic of Korea, Jamaica, Maldives, Mauritius,  South Africa and Uruguay. 
Nationals of Nepal and Bhutan do not require visa to enter India. 

"e-Tourist Visa (eTV) Scheme"   e-TOURIST VISA (eTV)

e-Tourist Visa Facility is available for holders of passport of following countries:

Albania, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameron Union Republic, Canada, Cape Verde, Cayman Island, Chile, China, China- SAR Hongkong, China- SAR Macau, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cote d'lvoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Eritrea, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger Republic, Niue Island, Norway, Oman, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal , Republic of Korea, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Christopher and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos Island, Tuvalu, UAE,Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay, USA, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican City-Holy See, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe. 

Eligibility

    • * International Travellers whose sole objective of visiting India is recreation, sightseeing, casual visit to meet friends or relatives, short duration medical treatment or casual business visit.
    • * Passport should have at least six months validity from the date of arrival in India. The passport should have at least two blank pages for stamping by the Immigration Officer.
    • * International Travellers should have return ticket or onward journey ticket, with sufficient money to spend during his/her stay in India.
    • * International Travellers having Pakistani Passport or Pakistani origin may please apply for regular Visa at Indian Mission.
    • * e-TV is not available to Diplomatic/Official Passport Holders.
    • * Not available to individuals endorsed on Parent’s/Spouse’s Passport i.e. each individual should have a separate passport.
    • * Not available to International Travel Document Holders.

    Fee for eTV

     A fee of US $ 60/- or an equivalent amount in Indian rupees per passenger (including children) will be charged from each foreigner for the grant of eTV. 
    Please ensure the following, when submitting your application:

    • * Passport should be valid for a minimum of six months beyond the date of intended departure from India. 
    • * Paste one photo and staple the other one on the form at the specified place.
    • * The application forms should be filled only in English. Please fill all columns and do not leave any column blank.
    • * Each visa application is considered on its merits and the Embassy may ask for additional information at any stage during the processing of the application. Submission of application along with prescribed fee does not guarantee issuance of visa. 

    Following types of visas are available:

    • * Tourist Visa
    • * Business Visa
    • * Conference Visa
    • * Employment Visa
    • * Transit Visa
    • * Student Visa
    • * Entry Visa
    • * Research Visa
    • * Journalist Visa
    • * Medical/Medical Attendant Visa
    • * Intern Visa
    • * Missionary Visa
    • * Mountaineering Visa
    • * Film Visa
    • * Visa For Pakistan Nationals
    • * Visa For Afghan Nationals
    • * Visa For Bangladesh Nationals
    • * Miscellaneous Information

     
    Visa types and Fees

    *With effect from 01.04.2017 the visa fees chargeable is mentioned against each visa service. 
    * With effect from 01.09.2017, a service charge of US $ 3.00 would be charged in addition to the fees   against each visa service.

    * Visa fee is non-refundable and subject to change without notice.
    * The Embassy of India, Ankara reserves the right on granting and deciding type/duration of visa irrespective of the fees tendered at the time of making application.

    VISA SERVICE

    DETAILS & DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

    FEES

     

    Tourist Visa

    • Visa application form.
    • Two recent Passport size photos.
    • Original Passport with photocopy.
    • Copy of Hotel booking confirmation.
    • Flight details (to and return).
    • Copy of Residence Permit for non-Turkish applicant
    • Latest bank account statement or any other proof to satisfy financial soundness of the applicant.

    Note: There shall be a gap of at least 2 (two) months between two visits to India on a Tourist Visa on re-entry of nationals of Afghanistan, China, Iran, Pakistan, Iraq, Sudan, foreigners of Pakistan origin and Stateless persons 

     

    $ 103*


    Business Visa

    • Visa application form.
    • 2 recent Passport size photos.
    • Original Passport.
    • Passport photocopy with the resident permit
    • Letter of invitation from the company in India with copy of Company Registration in India.
    • Letter from the employer giving the position of applicant in the company, the reason for the visit with particulars of companies to be visited.
    • Commercial License Copy of the Local Company/Company registration papers/Authorised signatory, Bank Statement, Company Tax Papers.
    •  

    Note: Applicants from Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, China, Nigeria, Somalia, Iran, Iraq and Pak origin foreigners are required to fill Reference Form for MHA India.

     

     $ 123* 

    Conference Visa

    • Visa application form.
    • 2 recent Passport size photos.
    • Original Passport.
    • Passport photocopy
    • Invitation letter from the organizer of the conference.
    • Letter from employer in Turkey
    • MHA & MEA Clearance copies from India.
    • NOC from the local sponsor (If traveling in personal capacity, NOC not required).
    • Reference Form for faxing: Participants from AFGANISTAN, CHINA, IRAN, Pakistan, IRAQ, SUDAN, PAK-Origin foreigners Prior authorization from Ministry of External Affairs, India & Ministry of Home Affairs, India required.

     

    $ 83*

    Employment Visa

    • Visa application form.
    • Employment Visa Additional Form Annex I & Annex II .
    • Two recent passport size photographs.
    • Original Passport.
    • A photocopy of relevant pages of passport with the residence visa page/Residence Permit
    • The employing company/ organization should be registered in India and a copy of such registration should be submitted.
    • Professional or educational certificate.
    • The employing company / organization should certify that not more than 1% of their work force is foreigner.
    • The applicant must submit the proof of employment or contract or engagement by the company or organization in India.  (Employment/ Contract letter should be notarized and attested by Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Ministry of External Affairs {MEA}).
    • Reference Form for Faxing (Applicants from Afghanistan, China, Pakistan and PAK-Origin foreigners ).

     

    $ 123* (up to 6 months) 

    $ 203*   (up to 1 year)

    Transit visa

    • Visa Application Form
    • Undertaking Form
    • 2 photographs
    • Valid visa for destination after India
    • Confirmed onward air tickets
    • Application not before one week of departure.
    • Photocopy of Resident Permit

    Note: Upto 15 days single/double entry

     

    $ 23*

    Student visa

    • Visa application form.
    • Two recent passport size photographs.
    • Original Passport.
    • A photocopy of relevant pages of passport with the residence visa page.
    • Student declaration form.
    • A Bonafide certificate from the concerned Government recognised educational institution in India with proof of admission.
    • Bank account statement or photocopy of demand draft in the name of the student for $1500.
    • In case of minors, NOC and passport copy of parent is required.
    • Clearance from the education department.
    • Reference Form (Applicants from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, China, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Sudan and PAK-Origin 
      Foreigners).
    • Note Verbal from the concerned Embassy (Students from African Countries only).
    • Salary statement of the student's sponsor in Turkey (Students from African Countries only).
    • 2 Months Bank statement of the Student's Sponsor(Students from African Countries only).

    $ 83*

    Entry Visa

    • Visa application form.
    • 2 recent Passport size photos.
    • Original Passport.
    • Passport photocopy with copy of resident permit.
    • Documentary evidence for Entry Visa.

    Following category of applicants will be eligible for X- Visa

    • Spouse and dependent family members of a foreign national coming on long term visas like Employment, Business, Research etc. may be granted only 'X' visa (Not Tourist visa) co-terminus with the period of the principal visa holder.
    • Persons of Indian Origin, his /her spouse and dependent children may be granted only 'X' visas subject to their producing proof of the PIO status marriage certificate(in respect of spouse) and birth certificate(in respect of children).
    • Foreign nationals married to an Indian national (holding Indian passport) or spouse of an OCI/PIO card holder and dependent children may be granted only 'X' visas subject to production of necessary proof.
    • The family members of diplomatic households who do not qualify for diplomatic visas may have to come on an 'Entry (X)' Visa if eligible
    • Seamen going to inspect/visit a vessel in India.
    • Foreign nationals going to India for training purpose.

      $ 83* (up to 6 months)
      
      $ 123* (up to 1 year)

    Research Visa

    • *  Visa application form.
    • 2 recent Passport size photos.
    • Original Passport.
    • Passport photocopy
    • Information from the institute/ organization where applicant studying/employed.
    • Original letter from the Indian institution stating that the applicant has been selected as a Research fellow.
    • A proforma (seven sets) should be filled and submitted along with the visa application
    • Proforma for Research Visa

     

    $ 83* (up to 6 months)
    $ 123* (up to 1 year)

    Journalist Visa

    • Visa application form.
    • 2 recent Passport size photos.
    • Original Passport
    • Passport photocopy with the Turkey residence visa page.
    • Letter from employer stating purpose of visit.
    • Copy of Journalist accreditation card or Press ID.

    For photographers/ Cameraman.       
    ~   List of equipments being carried by him/her.
    For Documentary/Filmmakers.
    ~   Document mentioning the synopsis of the documentary, crew-list, filming locations.

     $ 83* (up to 6 months)

     

    Medical Visa

    • Visa application form.
    • 2 recent Passport size photos.
    • Original Passport.
    • Photocopy of the passport with the relevant pages including residence visa page
    • Letter from a recognized/reputed Indian hospital/treatment centre.
    • Valid medical documents from a recognized hospital in Turkey stating their illness.

     

    $ 83* (up to 6 months)
    $ 123* (up to 1 year)

    Medical Attendant Visa

    • Visa application form.
    • 2 recent Passport size photos.
    • Original Passport.
    • Document establishing relationship with the patient.
    • Copy of Medical credentials (In case medical professionals accompanying the patient).

    Note:- Applicant will have to register with the concerned FRRO's/FRO within 14 days from the date of arrival in India.

     

    $ 83* (up to 6 months)
    $ 123* (up to 1 year)

    Intern Visa

    • Visa application form.
    • 2 recent Passport size photos.
    • Original Passport.
    • Photocopy of the passport with the relevant pages including residence visa page
    • Intern visa (including AIESEC internship) would be granted immediately after graduation/post graduation with no more than a gap of 1 year immediately after graduation/post graduation.
    • Required documents - letter from the sponsoring Indian company/educational institution/NGO concerned clearly indicating the period of internship. Supporting letter from AIESEC and AIESEC acceptance letter. Copies of relevant educational certificates are to be submitted by the applicant.
    • In case of internship in a company, the foreign national being sponsored should draw a minimum remuneration of Rs. 7.80 lakhs per annum. Grant of Intern visa to foreigners in NGOs will be subject to prior clearance of Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
    • Undertaking from the company/organization concerned that they will ensure departure of the foreigner on completion of the internship.
    • Interns would be required to register with the Foreigners Regional Registration Officer (FRRO)/Foreigners Registration Officer (FRO) within 14 days of arrival in India.
    • Interns are not permitted to take up employment in India immediately after completion of internship. Conversion of Intern visa to any other type of visa is not permitted.
    • Earnings from internship with Indian company/educational institution/NGO concerned will be subject to the Indian Income Tax Regulations.
    • Additional documents may be asked for in certain cases.
    •  

     

    $ 83* (up to 1 year)

    Missionary Visa

    • Visa application form.
    • 2 recent Passport size photos.
    • Original Passport.
    • Photocopy of the passport with the relevant pages including residence visa page
    • Financial record
    • Applications for visa from members of recognized societies should be accompanied by a sponsorship letter from a responsible official of the society on its official letter-head giving an undertaking for the maintenance in, and repatriation from, India of the applicant should the need arise. The applicants are required to cite two responsible persons in India who will furnish a guarantee bond to the Government for his/her maintenance in and repatriation from India. Prior approval of the Ministry of Home affairs, Govt. of India may be necessary. Additional documents may be asked for in certain cases.
    •  

    $ 83* (up to 6 months)

    $ 123* (up to 1 year)

     

    Mountaineering Visa

    • Visa application form.
    • 2 recent Passport size photos.
    • Original Passport.
    • Photocopy of the passport with the relevant pages including residence visa page
    • Applicants desiring to visit India for mountaineering/climbing mountain peaks, have to obtain permission for such expeditions from the Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF), C/o Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India, New Delhi which coordinates all expeditions in the Himalayas. Applications/Requests (in triplicate) for such expeditions should be addressed to Ministry of Defence Govt. of India and should be submitted at the Embassy at least four months in advance with full details of the expedition. Visas are issued after authorization/approval from the concerned authorities in India. Additional documents may be asked for in certain cases.
    •  

     

    $ 83 * (up to 6 months)

    $ 123* (up to 1 year)

    Film Visa

    • Visa application form.
    • 2 recent Passport size photos.
    • Original Passport.
    • Photocopy of the passport with the relevant pages including residence visa page

    Film Visa Procedure: The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting is the nodal ministry to process requests for a shooting of feature films, reality TV shows and Commercial TV serials in India. Proposals regarding the shooting of a feature film/reality TV show and/or commercial TV serials will be processed in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Govt. of India who will process the request. These include documentary films, reportages, institutional or educational films, radio documentary, still shoots, corporate videos, television commercials and publicity, or any other audiovisual report meant for public diffusion or telecast. For further information, please contact Joint Secretary (Films), Ministry of Information & Broadcasting at jsfilms.inb@nic.in or fax to +91-11-23073775.
    Foreign Audio Visual Agencies intending to shoot documentary films/AV commercials should send the completed application form and signed undertaking (The form is available at website: http://www.mea.gov.in/documentary-filming-in-india.htm) to the officer responsible for Press and Information work in the Embassy of India for processing. All pages of the filming application form have to be printed on the letter-head paper of the company. The Undertaking has to be duly signed, dated and stamped. Two copies of the duly filled application form and Undertaking have to be submitted to the Embassy of India, Ankara for processing, and should contain the following information in the order indicated:

      • Application Form
      • Undertaking
      • Detailed Synopsis
      • Itinerary (Ports of entry and exit from India to be indicated)
      • Bio-profile of the journalist/ film-director
      • Brief presentation of the production agency
      • List of crew-members giving the following details:
    • Name and surname as featuring in the passport
    • Contact coordinates - telephone & e-mail
    • Profession
    • Nationality
    • Date and place of birth (Day/ Month/ Year)
    • Passport number & validity

    The maximum number of crew for a specific film will be 125. The foreigners coming to India will have to register with the FRRO/FRO concerned irrespective of the duration of the Film Visa. Import of only filming equipment is facilitated upon issue of the clearance. The usual processing time is up to 15 working days. However, it is underlined that the processing time is approximately up to 15 weeks in specific cases.

     

    $ 123* (up to 1 year)


    Additional Forms for download

    1.     Employment Annex – I
    2.     Employment Annex – II
    3.     Proforma for Research Visa

    PAKISTAN NATIONALS

    • Application form specific for Pakistani nationals (Duplicate).
    • Mandatory Attested Sponsorship Certificate from India with details of the Indian sponsor.
    • Two recent passport size photographs.
    • Current and all previous passports.
    • Photocopy of the passport with the relevant pages, including residence visa page.
    • Documentary evidence establishing the relationship with the contacts in India.
    • Documentary evidence in case of other reasons for travel.

    Please ensure the following, while submitting your Indian visa application:

    • Original Passport and photocopies of relevant pages.
    • Verifiable addresses and phone numbers of the contacts in India need to be clearly mentioned.
    • Entry & Exit points need to be clearly mentioned and has to be same.
    • Address and phone number in Pakistan.
    • 6 months validity should be there in the passport.
    • Minimum 2 blank visa pages in the passport.
    • 2 Passport size recent photographs.
    • Online visa application form duly filled in and signed by the applicant.
    • Copy of the residence permit issued by the Turkish government.

    Note:- Non-Residents are not eligible.

    AFGHAN NATIONALS

    • Application in duplicate in the form specific for Afghani nationals.
    • Two recent passport size photographs.
    • Original Passport.
    • Photocopy of the passport with the relevant pages, including residence visa page.

    Please ensure the following, while submitting your Indian visa application.

    • Original Passport with photocopies of relevant pages and copy of Taskara (ID card) for Afghan nationals.
    • 6 months validity should be there in the passport.
    • Minimum 2 blank visa pages in the passport.
    • 2 Passport size recent photographs.
    • Visa application form duly filled in capital letters and signed by the applicant.
    • Copy of the resident permit issued Turkish government. 

    Note: - Validity of the visa is effective from the date of issue. Each visa application is considered on its merits and the Indian Embassy may ask for additional information at any stage during the processing of the application. Submission of application along with prescribed fee does not guarantee issuance of visa. Non-Residents are not eligible.

    • * Visa applicants are required to submit their own bank statements proving financial ability to pay all costs of the trip. In case of minor applicant (aged 15 and below) or a dependent, if they do not have individual bank account then they can submit bank statement of their parents/ spouse/ children.
    • * Applicants should apply for appropriate category of visa. Visas of tourist visa holders found to be travelling for other purposes such as business, study or medical treatment are liable to be cancelled and they may be denied future visa services. 
    • * All Afghan nationals are required to register within 14 days of their arrival in India with the FRROs at Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Amritsar and Kolkata. 
    • * Business visa is issued from the country of origin, or from the country of domicile of the foreigner, provided the period of permanent residence of that applicant in that particular country is more than two years.

    BANGLADESH NATIONALS

    • * Application in duplicate in form specific for Bangladeshi nationals (Note: The entry, exit points need to be clearly mentioned and has to be the same.)
    • * Three recent passport size photographs.
    • * Original Passport.
    • * Photocopy of the passport with the relevant pages, including residence visa page.

    Please ensure the following, while submitting your Indian visa application.

    • * Original Passport and photocopies of relevant pages.
    • * 6 months validity should be there in the passport.
    • * Minimum 2 blank visa pages in the passport.
    • * 2 Passport size recent photographs.
    • * Online visa application form duly filled in and signed by the applicant.

    Copy of the residence permit issued by the Turkish government

    Note:- Validity of the visa is effective from the date of issue. Each visa application is considered on its merits and the Embassy may ask for additional information at any stage during the processing of the application. Submission of application along with prescribed fee does not guarantee issuance of visa. Non-Residents are not eligible.

    Details for Other Nationalities

    Nationality

    Details

    Visa Fee/Surcharge

    NON-TURKISH NATIONALS WHO ARE NOT RESIDENT IN TURKEY

     

    As for relevant regular Visa

    AMERICAN NATIONALS
    (diplomatic passport holders and official passport holders on official travel exempt from all charges; official passport holders on non-official travel will be liable to charge as indicated)

     

    $ 103 for Tourist Visa, for all other types
    of visa as for relevant regular Visa plus application fee/service charge of $ 20 in addition to the visa fee.

    JAPANESE NATIONALS

     

    $ 1 for Transit Visa and $ 8
    for all other types of visa.

    PRC NATIONALS

    Visa will be issued only after clearance from New Delhi, for which a minimum of four weeks is required

    As for regular visa

    RUSSIAN NATIONALS

     

    As for relevant regular Visa,
    plus Additional Service charge of $ 40/-
    for single entry, $ 90/- for double entry
    and $ 120/-.for multiple entry.

    ROMANIAN NATIONALS

     

    Service charge of $ 10/-.

    UK NATIONALS

    Type of Visa

    Validity

    Visa fee in US$

    Tourist

    Upto 1 year

    164

    Tourist

    1-5 years

    486

    Business

    Upto 1 year

    244

    Business

    1-5 years

    728

    Entry

    Upto 1 year

    164

    Entry

    1-5 years

    486

    Employment

    Upto 6 months

    462

    Employment

    Upto 1 year

    502

    Employment

    More than one year

    599

    Student

    Upto five years or period of the course, whichever is less

    231

    Transit

    Upto three months with upto 15 days stay

    90

    Research

    Upto 3 years or duration of course (whichever is less)

    231

    Medical

    Upto One year

    131

     

    NATIONALS ELIGIBLE FOR GRATIS VISA

     

    Afghanistan, Argentina (only Business, Tourist and Transit), Bangladesh, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Jamaica, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, Myanmar, South Africa and Uruguay (only Tourist Visa). In respect of Seychelles nationals, all type of visas except for work/employment are issued on gratis basis.

     

     Gratis

    TRANSFER OF VISA FROM OLD PASSPORT TO NEW PASSPORT

     

    Service fee of $ 5
    will be levied

    VISA FREE COUNTRIES

    Nationals of Nepal and Bhutan do not require visa to enter India. However, Nepali nationals require visa if they enter India from China, which may be granted gratis

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    SINGAPOREAN NATÄ°ONALS

     

    The charges for Tourist visa valid for up to six months in respect of Singapore nationals will be US$ 25. However, fee for all other types of visas will be same as applicable for other countries.

    NIGERIAN NATÄ°ONALS

     

    A uniform fee of US$  250 will be charged for all types of visas valid for any duration from the nationals of Nigeria.

    UKRAINIAN NATIONAL

     

    VISA CATEGORY

    DURATION

    Fee in US$

    Transit Visa

    15 Days (Single/Double Entry)

    US$  85

    Tourist Visa #

    UP to one year (S/D/M Entry)

    US$  100

    Student Visa

    Less than 5 years (M Entry)

    US$  85

    Business Visa

    Less than 1 year (S/D/M Entry)

    US$  130

    Business Visa

    1 to 5 year (S/D/M Entry)

    US$  250

    Employment Visa

    Less than 6 months

    US$  120

     

    Less than 1 year

    US$  200

     

    Less than 5 years (S/D/M Entry)

    US$  300

    All other types of visas

    Less than 6 months

    US$  85

    Less than 1 year

    US$  130

    Less than 5 years (S/D/M Entry)

    US$  200

     

     

    SRI LANKAN NATIONALS

     

    Type of Visa

    Validity

    Fee in US$ 

    Transit Visa

    Up to 15 days (S/D Entry)

    US$  10

    Tourist Visa

     

    30 Days (Double Entry)

    US$  15

    90 Days (Single Entry)

    US$  15

    90 Days (Double Entry)

    US$  25

    6 Months (D/M Entry)

    US$  25

    Entry Visa

    1 Year (Multiple Entry)

    US$  25

    Business Visa

    30 Days (Multiple Entry)

    US$  25

     

    90 Days (Single Entry)

    US$  27

     

    90 Days (Multiple Entry)

    US$  40

     

    6 Months (M Entry)

    US$  80

     

    1 Year (Multiple Entry)

    US$  80

     

    5 Years (Multiple Entry)

    US$  120

    Employment Visa

    1 Year (Multiple Entry)

    US$  157

    Student Visa
    (For institutions covered by bilateral agreement)

    1 Year

    US$  43

    More than 1 year

    US$  81

    Student Visa
    (For institutions not covered by bilateral agreement)

     

    US$ 81

     

    MOZAMBIQUE NATIONALS

     

    Visa Category

    Duration/Entries/Urgency

    Visa Fee in US$

    Tourist Visa

    Single Entry

    US$  80

     

    Single Entry - Urgent

    US$  150

     

    Multiple Entry

    US$  220

     

    Multiple Entry - Urgent

    US$  300

    Business Visa/Employment Visa

    As conveyed vide
    Ministry’s circular message dated 14.12.2015

    Gratis

    All other types visas (Except Transit and Student)

    Up to 6 Months

    US$  220

     

    Up to 6 Months (In Emergency)

    US$  300

     

    Up to 1 Year

    US$  300

     

    Up to 1 Year (In Emergency)

    US$  300

     

    Up to 5 Years

    US$  300

     

    Up to 5 Years (In Emergency)

    US$  300


    BUSINESS VISA FEES FOR NATIONALS OF THE FOLLOWING
    COUNTRIES ON RECIPROCAL BASIS

    S.No.

    COUNTRY

    UP TO 1 YEAR
    (IN US$)

    MORE THAN 1 YEAR
    UP TO 5 YEARS
    (IN US$)

    1.

    USA

    140

    250

    2.

    Ecuador

    240

    320

    3.

    New Zealand

    130

    250

    4.

    France

    165

    250

    5.

    Australia

    215

    295

    6.

    Czech Republic

    190

    270

    7.

    Iran

    275

    355

    8.

    Ireland

    200

    280

    9.

    Philippines

    220

    300

    10.

    Poland

    145

    250

    11.

    Saudi Arabia

    215

    295

    12.

    Thailand

    200

    280

    13.

    U.A.E.

    415

    495

        
    EMPLOYMENT VISA FEES FOR NATIONALS OF THE FOLLOWING
    COUNTRIES ON RECIPROCAL BASIS

    S.No.

    COUNTRY

    VISA FEE IN US$

     

     

    UP TO 6 MONTHS

    UP TO 1 YEAR

    MORE THAN 1 YEAR UP TO 5 YEARS

    1.

    Canada

    150

    200

    300

    2.

    Ireland

    160

    200

    300

    3.

    France

    135

    200

    300

    4.

    Denmark

    125

    200

    300

    5.

    Australia

    180

    220

    300

    6.

    New Zealand

    145

    200

    300

    7.

    Thailand

    160

    200

    300

    8.

    UAE

    375

    415

    495

    9.

    Israel

    1000

    1040

    1120

    10.

    Iran

    235

    275

    355

    MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION

    The duration of stay in India, for each visit on a tourist visa or business visa is only for a period of 6 months even though a visa may be valid for more than 6 months. 
    Visa is given for a period for which passport is valid. Validity of all visas is counted from the date of their issue. Mission reserves the right regarding the duration of visa and number of entries.
    Type of visa issued to foreign journalist: All foreign journalists, regardless of the purpose of their visit should apply for Journalist Visa (“J” Visa), except for those journalists who are employed by Indian media houses.

    RE-ENTRY WITHIN TWO MONTHS ON TOURIST VISA

    There shall be a gap of at least 2 (two) months between two visits to India on a Tourist Visa on re-entry of nationals of Afghanistan, China, Iran, Pakistan, Iraq, Sudan, foreigners of Pakistan origin and Stateless persons.