Unless you are eligible for a e-Tv you must apply to the Embassy for a visa before your travel to India. Please read the checklist for information on the required documents to submit with your application.
To apply for a visa, applicants are required to complete the online application form: https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/
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After applying online, the applicant is requested to submit in person the printout of the online filled application form along with two passport photographs (size 2×2 inches) and all required documentation to the Embassy for issue of Visa between 09:00 – 12:00
No telephonic/fax/e-mail queries regarding receipt or status of applications will be entertained before the time limit indicated for processing the application. Processing time of applications is calculated from the date of delivery of completed applications and correct payment only.
The status enquiries will only be entertained after the given processing time. Only the completed applications will be accepted for processing. Incomplete applications will be returned.
Emergencies by definition refer to unexpected urgent situation. Emergency applications must be supported by documentary evidence.
Holidays, business trips, confirmed bookings made before obtaining visa do not qualify as emergencies and will not be treated as such.
Most of the applications are processed within 5 working days however; it may take longer in certain cases. The Processing time indicated is subject to completion of all formalities.
There is no time limit to issue visa of Sri-Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, China & Afghanistan National. Please do not make firm booking prior to obtaining visa.
All applicants are advised to make their firm bookings/travel plans only after issue of visas as confirmed bookings will not be accepted as a ground for expediting visas.
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