Journalist Visa

Journalist Visa

Granted to professional journalists, photographers, television and film crew. Visa is granted for a period up to three months. Journalists and photographers are granted only Journalist visa irrespective of the purpose of their visit. Those going on long term residential assignments to India may contact the Embassy for visa application.

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
  • Letter from the employer stating the purpose of travel.
  • Film crew will be required to furnish a synopsis of the film / documentary or new item they will be filming with the details of places they will visit, names of crew, list of equipment imported into India for the filming etc.
  • Special permits will be required for filming in archaeological, heritage and restricted sites
  • 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)


Address : Túngata 7, 101 Reykjavik

Postal Address : Túngata 7, 101 Reykjavik

Working hours : 08:30 till 17:00 Visa application and collection between 09:00-12:00 hrs

Telephone Numbers : 534 9955     

Fax : 534 9959

E-mail address :

Commercial Representative

Name : Ms. Alka Sarkar,
Email ID :
Contact No : 00354-5349958
Mobile No : 00354-8417870

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