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Indian Visa Eligibility

Business Visa Application Requirements for a India Visa

  1. Personal AppearanceThe consulate requires you to make a personal appearance to obtain your visa. For this reason Indian Visa Eligibility is unable to assist you with your visa application. We recommend that you contact the consulate directly to obtain the most current forms and requirements before making your personal appearance at:
    Consulate General India
    2536 Massachusetts Ave. NW
    Washington, DC 20008

Tourist Application Requirements for a India Visa

  1. PassportYou must provide your actual signed passport, including one copy of the personal information page of your passport. Your passport must:
    • Be valid for six months beyond the validity of your requested visa
    • Contain at least two blank visa pages for the visa stamp (amendments and endorsement pages cannot be used to fulfill this requirement)
    • Not be frayed, torn, separating, or altered in any other way
    If your passport does not meet these requirements, please contact CIBTvisas at 800-929-2428 for further details.
  2. PhotographsYou must provide two color, passport-type photographs that meets the following criteria:
    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high-quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be two inches by two inches
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither eyeglasses nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photos should not be affixed to your application and it may not display evidence of adhesive tape or staples
    • Glasses cannot be worn in photographs
    Additionally, one digital photograph must be upload when completing the online visa application form.
  3. Driver’s LicenseYou must provide a copy of your driver’s license. Your copy must display your home address as it appears on your visa application form.Please note: Your passport will be shipped back to the address indicated on your application under “Present Address” and the address must match your license or utility bill.
  4. Visa Application FormThe Consulate of India requires a visa application form that is completed online. To access the form follow this link: https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/index.html. Click on the blue button labeled “Indian Visa Documents Required” in the bottom-left corner to begin the process. Your application must:
    • Display your name exactly as it appears in your passportInclude answers for all fieldsBe signed on the first page under the photo, and, on the second page. Both signatures must match the signature in your passportInclude your email address on the online application. Applications missing a personal email address will be rejected by the consulateBe printed on single-sided sheets of paper. Double-sided applications will be rejected. You must fully print the bar code on the bottom of page 1Your passport will be shipped back to the address indicated on your application under “Present Address.”Note: All Tourist applications for U.S. passport holders must ask for Multiple Entries and 120 months validity. Remember that this must also be reflected in all other documentation.
    CIBTvisas provides a guide to assist you in completing the application. To access the guide follow this link: https://cibtvisas.com/forms?formname=IndiaGuide.pdf or type the address into your browser.   At this time CIBTvisas strongly advises against using the India visa on arrival option because the online authorization process lacks support as well as the travel risks and uncertainty surrounding the process.
  5. Additional Particulars FormYou must sign and complete the Additional Particulars Form found in this kit. All questions must be answered with a “yes” or “no”. Do not use N/A on the form. In the case of an application for a minor child, both parents must sign the Additional Particulars Form.
  6. CIBTvisas Order FormProvide the CIBTvisas Order Form included in this kit.
  7. Applicants Under the Age of 18If traveling with a child or children under the age of 18, then you must provide the following additional documents:
    • Photocopies of both parents driver’s licenses and a copy of the information pages of their passports. If the parents do not have passports, you must include a notarized statement stating the parents do not have passports.
    • A photocopy of the minor’s birth certificate showing both parents’ full names, date of birth and nationality. Your birth certificate must be translated into English. You may also provide a notarized government document from your country of origin that shows parents’ names, the minor’s date of birth and nationality.
    • Only for persons of Indian origin and former Indian nationals: a birth certificate, a previous Indian passport, or a school leaving certificate. Please refer to the “Persons of Indian Origin Only” section for additional information.
      Additionally, all minors aged five and above must sign their name in the signature box on the first page of the visa application under their photograph.  Minors under age five should affix their thumb print in the blue or black ink in the same box. For all minor applicants both parents must sign their names on the second page and have their signatures duly authorized with a notary stamp and seal on the second page.NOTE: Both parents must also sign and complete the Parental Authorization Form for Minors included in this kit. This form must be notarized.

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