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Conference Visa

Conference Visas are granted to applicants on production of an invitation to an International conference /seminar/workshop being organized in India by a Ministry or Department of the Government of India; public sector undertaking; central educational institution; public funded universities; organizations owned and controlled by the Government of India/State Government/Union Territory/United Nations or its specialized agencies. The organizers of the conference etc are required to obtain prior clearances from nodal/line Ministry concerned of the Central/state governments, the Central Ministries of Home and External Affairs. These approvals are to be conveyed to the Embassy and to the applicants who should include them with their applications

Documents required

  • Signed printout of the online filled application form. In case of Minors (Under 18 years of age) both parents must sign the Declaration part on visa application form
  • Two photographs size 2” x 2” inch ( 51 x 51mm ) one uploaded with online application. Do not staple/pin the other photograph
  • Original passport with minimum validity of 6 months and at least two blank pages on the passport
  • Visa fees – Visa fee and Bank account information will be given after submission of application
  • A copy of the signed Letter of Invitation for the Conference from organizers in India.
  • A copy of the letter from the Institution represented in Iceland.
  • Clearance letters from the Indian Ministries as indicated above.
  • Recent utility bill or Bank statement with name and address of applicant printed on it for proof of residence in Iceland (only for non-Icelandic passport holders)