India visa application and requirements

                    India Visa

India Visa

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Tourist E-visa
required
Business E-visa
required
Tourist visa
required
Conference E-visa
required
Business visa
required
Student visa
required
Entry Visa
required
Transit visa
required
Employment Visa
required
Journalist visa
required
Medical visa
required
Conference visa
required
Internship Visa
required
Film/Media visa
required
OCI
Overseas Citizen of Indiarequired


Fill out India tourist visa application form online

and send the following documents to VisaHQ:

a
India visa application form. Completed application form for India will be prepared within 5 business hours of order submission, and emailed to you to download, print and sign.
b
Original, signed passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity.
c
Photographs: 2. Photographs for an Indian Visa Application must be 50mmx50mm ('2x2') and taken by a professional photographer.
d
Multiple Entry Letter and Itineray. If multiple entry visa valid more than 6 months is required, you must include a letter explaining precisely why a multiple entry visa is necessary. The decision to grant or deny the Multiple entry visa to India lays entirely with the India Embassy.
e
Declaration Form. An original signed copy of the India Declaration Form. This form is available here.
f
Authorisation Letter. An Original signed copy of the India Authorisation Letter can be found here.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: All letters should be addressed to Indian High Commission in London: India House, Aldwych, London WC2B 4NA

Additional Documents for Children (Under 16):
- A copy of birth certificate showing the names of both parents.
- The written consent of one or both parents for the child to travel or and a sworn affidavit of guardianship/ or original court order in the case of sole guardianship.
- Copies of photo ID for both parents, as named on the birth certificate, which includes their signatures.

Applicants of Bangladeshi, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, Nigerian, Afghan or Chinese origin
Please submit a letter from your employer and 3 months bank statements. Processing for nationals originating from these countries will be referred to competent authorities in India for clearance, which can take between 2-12 months.


Please note

The length of visa and number of entries to be granted, is at the sole discretion of the competent authorities issuing the visa.

Extended processing times and requests for additional documentation lies entirely at the discretion of the Indian Application Centre. Due to the high volume of applications dealt with by the Application Centre, VisaHQ advises that you do not book last minute travel and that you give yourself as much time as possible to obtain your visa.

Advisory : Travel and Visa restrictions related to COVID-19


• All regular (sticker) Visas/e-Visa (including VoA for Japan and South Korea) granted to nationals of Italy, Iran, South Korea, Japan and issued on or before 03.03.2020 and who have not yet entered India, stand suspended with immediate effect. Such foreign nationals may not enter India from any Air, Land or Seaport ICPs. Those requiring to travel to India due to compelling reasons, may seek fresh visa from nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate.

• Regular (sticker) visa / e-Visa granted to nationals of Peoples Republic of China, issued on or before 05.02.2020 were suspended earlier. It shall remain in force. Such Chinese nationals may not enter India from any Air, Land or Seaport ICPs. Those needing to travel to India under compelling circumstances may apply for fresh visa to nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate.

• Regular (sticker) visas/e-Visas granted to all foreign nationals who have travelled to Peoples Republic of China, Iran, Italy, South Korea and Japan on or after 01.02.2020, and who have not yet entered India stand suspended with immediate effect. Such foreign nationals may not enter India from any Air, Land or Seaport ICPs. Those requiring to travel to India under compelling circumstances may apply for fresh visa to nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate.

• Diplomats, officials of UN and other International bodies, OCI cardholders and Aircrew from above countries are exempted from such restriction on entry. However, their medical screening is compulsory.

• All foreign and Indian nationals entering into India from any port are required to furnish duly filled self declaration form (including personal particulars i.e. phone no. and address in India) and travel history, to Health officials and Immigration officials at all port.

• Passengers (foreign and Indian) other than those restricted, arriving directly or indirectly from China, South Korea, Japan, Iran, Italy, Hong Kong, Macau, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Nepal, Thailand, Singapore and Taiwan must undergo medical screening at port of entry.

India tourist visa fees for citizens of United Kingdom

Single entry
  • Validity: up to 1 year
  • Processing: 3-5 business days
  • Total cost: 314.20 
    India visa help
    Cost calculation
    Embassy fee: 159.40 Processing: 129.00VAT: 25.80 Total cost: 314.20
Multiple entry
  • Validity: up to 1 year
  • Processing: 3-5 business days
  • Total cost: 335.24 
    India visa help
    Cost calculation
    Embassy fee: 180.44 Processing: 129.00VAT: 25.80 Total cost: 335.24
  • Validity: up to 5 years
  • Processing: 3-5 business days
  • Total cost: 495.24 
    India visa help
    Cost calculation
    Embassy fee: 340.44 Processing: 129.00VAT: 25.80 Total cost: 495.24
Maximum stay in India: 180 days  
India visa help Maximum stay refers to the number of days allowed on a single visit.
Maximum stay in India: 180 days
India visa help Maximum stay refers to the number of days allowed on a single visit.
India visa for citizens of United Kingdom is required. For more information please contact the nearest India embassy.

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