All visitors are required to carry a passport valid for the next 6 months and a valid Indian Visa. Visa on Arrival is not available, but there is a provision of granting TLF (Temporary Landing Facility) / TLP (Temporary Landing Permit) for emergencies to allow entry of foreigners without a visa. However, provision of TLF/TLP is not available for countries like Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Iran, Afghanistan, Somalia, Nigeria, Ethiopia and Algeria.
The Consular Passport and Visa (CPV) Division of the Ministry of External Affairs is in charge to issue any visa to the foreign nationals. A fee for a visa is not refundable and also subject to change without notice. Application forms are available at the office of Indian Embassy.
Visa exemptions include:
Documents for visa:
Visa for NRI (Non-Resident Indians):
The NRIs and PIOs who have PIO card or OCI (Overseas Indian Citizenship) are allowed to visit India without a visa at any time. But if NRIs and PIOs don’t have OCI or PIO card then they have to apply for an Indian visa in a regular pattern.
Types of Visa:
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