Indian Visa:
A VISA Certificate is a stamp marked certificate on the applicant's passport by the immigration authorities of a country to indicate that the applicant's credentials have been verified and he or she has been granted permission to enter the country for a temporary stay within a specified period.
Foreign Nationals desirous of coming into India are required to possess a valid passport of their country and a valid Indian Visa. The Consular Passport and Visa (CPV) Division of the Ministry of External Affairs is responsible for issuance of Indian visas to the foreign nationals for their visit for various purposes. This facility is granted through various Indian missions abroad. In general, a VISA is required for visiting India. You require a invitation from host Institute while applying for the visa.
  • MEA (Ref. No: AA/162/01/2012-938 dated 12/11/12 ) and MHA ( Ref. No: 42121242/CC dated 02/11/12) clearances have been obtained.
Visa fees are non-refundable and subject to change without notice. The High Commission reserves the right on granting and deciding type/duration of visa irrespective of the fees tendered at the time of making application. Granting of Visa does not confer the right of entry to India and is subject to the discretion of the Immigration Authorities.

Note :

  • There is no provision of 'Visa on Arrival' in India and no fee is charged for immigration facilities at the airports. Foreign passengers should ensure that they are in possession of valid Indian Visa before they start their journey to India.
  • Gratis (Free) visa is issued many to the nationals of many countries including Burundi, Cape Verde, Haiti, Mauritius, Jamaica, Maldives, Mongolia etc.


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